Case Studies

Case Studies

Coordinating pest and disease R&D for the Australian potato industry

15 NOV 2021

Kristen and Doris coordinated the Australian potato pest and disease R&D program, funded by Hort Innovation, from 2018 to 2021. Key activities to inform industry of pest and disease research outco...

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Developing irrigated agriculture in southern Victoria

03 NOV 2021

A willingness to invest in agriculture is currently strong in Victoria's central Gippsland region, given high demand for quality food supply, low interest rates, good access to markets and the natural...

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Trade barriers impacting Australian horticulture

02 NOV 2021

Market access is critical for the Australian horticulture industry. Australian growers export approximately $3 billion worth of horticultural commodities annually, accounting for about 25% of Australi...

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A practical guide to effective landholder engagement

07 SEP 2021

When engaging with landholders, we are often asking them to change practices on their property. This is not a straightforward request, and the term 'practice change' is often used without understandin...

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An agricultural workforce plan for Tasmania’s north west

31 MAR 2021

Agriculture is a significant contributor to the Tasmanian economy at $2.4 billion annually. While the sector has undergone a significant technological evolution over the past couple of decades, resul...

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GIS in practice: Using spatial data to add value

29 MAR 2021

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse workforce gaps in agriculture We conducted research for Agriculture Victoria to identify where Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities are co-l...

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Support to develop Regional Catchment Strategies

16 SEP 2020

Regional Catchment Strategies in Victoria are renewed every six years and aim to deliver a whole-of-system approach for land, water and biodiversity planning and delivery for the state's regional catc...

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Roadmap to a resilient Goulburn Murray region

20 AUG 2020

In the coming decades, agriculture and land management within Victoria’s Goulburn Murray region will face many major changes associated with climate change, water recovery for the environment, techn...

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Waste and resource management support for local governments

17 AUG 2020

The development of effective waste and resource management strategies is a key priority for many organisations, particularly local governments. RMCG's team of environmental consultants have strong ...

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Supporting Traditional Owner self-determination

14 FEB 2020

RMCG acknowledges and respects Traditional Owners as the custodians of Australia’s land and waters, their unique ability to care for Country and deep spiritual connection to it. We honour Elders p...

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World’s first Regional Resilience Strategy

16 FEB 2020

Over this summer and the seasons preceding it, we've seen the impact of various factors on the ability of rural and regional communities and regions to plan for and cope with drought and bushfire. The...

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Regional Resilience in the Goulburn Murray Irrigation District

15 JUL 2019

The Goulburn Murray Irrigation District (GMID) as a regional system is changing. While some of the change is outside our control (climate, global markets, technological change), we can shape the t...

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