Huge step forward as NGIA commits to reinvention

  Credit: Nursery and Garden Industry Australia  In November 2018, the Australian Nursery and Garden Industry Associations, along with the national body Nursery and Garden Industry Australia (NGIA) unanimously committed to reinventing their industry representation. The new strategic direction will see the industry move from the existing federated model to a new hybrid structure which will allow both industry businesses and associations to be direct members of the new national body. …

Ground-breaking Launch for Gascoyne Primary Producers

Inovact Consulting welcomes the official launch this week of Gascoyne Primary Producers (GPP), the new peak body formed to represent the seafood, horticulture and pastoral industries of the Gascoyne region in Western Australia. As the project manager, Inovact Consulting is proud to have contributed to the formation of GPP and congratulates all the business and industry leaders who have come together to make GPP a reality. 'The Gascoyne region has such incredible produce to offer and …

Is ag research in for a tinkering or an overhaul?

Inovact’s Managing Director Brian Ramsay was featured in an article recently published in FarmOnline National about what appetite exists for significant change in agricultural research and development. Brian said there was understandably much curiosity in the R&D sector “about what problems specifically we are looking to solve.” “There are lots of examples of consultation and workshops in this sector, and nothing happening as a result, and business people are tired of talk fests,” he …

Big players urged to drag red meat representation into this century

Inovact's Managing Director Brian Ramsay was featured today in an article which suggests the big players in red meat must step up and re-invent their peak representative bodies. Brian says that it is now "disturbingly common" for most businesses to reject joining an agricultural peak body, largely due to a critical failure to innovate and provide benefits for their commercial members. The original article was published at Farm Online National, by Kelly Butterworth and Shan …

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