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This is a summary of all current GGA activities across both our Brokered Programs are of work (collaborating R,D&E type projects) and GGA Network Capacity Building work (professional development type projects). 

Dry Season Response Outreach

2024

GGA is partnering within the WA government’s dry season response program. Through the newly formed Dry Season Task Force, GGA will administer a five-part plan to support mobilisation of on-ground […]

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Capacity Building Dates [2024]

The GGA capacity building program aims to support impact of local grower groups through building the human capital of the network. The program is tailored annually, aligning to members current […]

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Drought Hub Dry Season Resources

The South-West WA Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub has pulled these valuable resources together into one location for the livestock, grains and horticulture industries. These resources will be continuously […]

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Diploma of Project Management [2024]

JUN 4-7

Accredited Diploma of Project Management Course ideal for ag industry staff or volunteers required to deliver projects to a deadline, within budget and with a mix of stakeholders involved such as […]

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Reading Financial Statements Workshop [2024]

JUN 19

Join us online on June 19 for three hours, learning how to read financial statements and evaluate financial performance for not-for-profit groups. This is an essential workshop for volunteers, committees, […]

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Business Models Masterclass [2024]

JUL 31

Join us online for a 3 hour masterclass reviewing or building your ‘business model’ which is a critical piece of any groups strategic plan. An invigorating workshop for not-for-profits seeking […]

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Livestock Extension Resources

This repository of Livestock Resources comprises latest research, government regulation updates, biosecurity management information, and a series of extension workshops and trainings offered in this agricultural sector. Water Quality Water […]

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Industry-Focused Innovation Projects

In 2022, the Australian Government provided the SW WA Hub with $2.5 million to enable it to expand its remit beyond drought under the Agricultural Innovation Hubs Program. A total […]

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Grains Extension Resources

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has significant direct investment in grains research, development and extension capability and activities, research infrastructure and policy development. The Western Australian grains […]

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Planetary Boundaries Framework

The planetary boundaries framework is one of the most significant breakthroughs in earth science work of our generation. This body of work led to the development of the current the […]

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Emergency & Biosecurity Response

In times of emergency and disruptions, the GGA network has previously been engaged to assist in an on-ground outreach and logistics capacity in various ways. Examples of recent events where […]

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GGA Agricultural Innovation Ecosystem Database

2023

Identifying the composition of an agricultural innovation system within Western Australia presents a formidable challenge. The system involves a multitude of participants, ranging from farmers, researchers, agribusinesses, customers, and policymakers, […]

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GGA Governance Podcast

Support new or experienced Board members and staff to perform their duties through this nine-episode Governance training podcast designed to assist not-for-profit groups to lead with impact, confidence and compliance. […]

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Strategic Plan 75% Subsidy

2023/24

In the 2023/34 financial year, GGA will offer up to six GGA voting member group a 75% Subsidy to engage a consultant to prepare or update and existing strategic plan […]

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CBH Growing Leaders Scholarship

JUL 1 - OCT 4

As part of the GGA Capacity Building program, with the support of CBH and in partnership with Leadership WA, GGA is strengthening leadership development within WA’s agricultural community. The Growing […]

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Emerge Program Grants

2023

The Emerge program is a pilot pre-incubator run by GGA in partnership with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). The program involves a bespoke small grants round to facilitate […]

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Frost, now and in the future

2020-2023

This project aims to build knowledge informing grower and advisor decisions relative to current seasonal events. A priority is supporting and engaging with growers inexperienced with frost and underprepared to […]

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SheepLinks FEED365

2021-2025

The project aims to re-design livestock forage systems for grazing all-year round in Mediterranean environments minimising supplementary feeding.  The focus is sheep grazing systems in Southwest WA challenged by climate […]

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WA Farm Data Sharing

2021 - 2024

This project aims to help growers make more sophisticated investment decisions using their own farm data. Initially the model will assess an optimal liming strategy, however could later be adapted […]

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Best Practice Grain Storage Extension

2021-2024

This project supports connecting grower groups and growers with extension support around on-farm grain storage capacity and best practice grain storage procedures to help growers maximise grain quality retention and […]

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Agronomy of Farming e-course

2024

Fill technical agronomy knowledge gaps with affordable access to two of the Planfarm Academy training courses. Partnering with GGA, Planfarm is offering a 50 percent discount for staff (only) from GGA Network groups to enrol […]

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Benchmarking App

Aims The GGA Grower Group Benchmark App aims to establish a diagnostic process to gather baseline, then yearly data to measure the functionality, systems, processes, governance and development needs of […]

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