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Hort Innovation, in partnership with the Australian Olive Association (AOA), is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from suitably qualified growers and other supply chain stakeholders for the Olive Strategic Industry Advisory Panel (SIAP).

The Olive SIAP provides strategic investment advice to Hort Innovation in relation to industry research, development and extension programs funded by industry R&D levies and matching dollars from the Australian Government. They are guided by the strategic priorities set out in the industry Strategic Investment Plan.

Individuals with the following skills and experience are sought:

  • Post-harvest/supply chain (domestic/export)
  • Research/trials experience and or expertise
  • Knowledge or understanding of current extension and communications
  • Strong industry networks
  • Understanding of industry risks and challenges
  • Demonstrated awareness of innovation/new technology.

If you would like to help shape the future of the Australian olive industry, apply by using the Expressions of Interest form on the Hort Innovation website.

Applications will be assessed and shortlisted by a selection panel. The selection panel may then interview shortlisted candidates and will recommend the final panel composition to the Hort Innovation Executive and AOA Board.

Want to know more?

For more information, please contact Nicole Byrnes, Hort Innovation Industry Service and Delivery Manager, at 0499 989 791 or, or Australian Olive Association CEO Michael Southan at 0476 760 160.