Workshop on options for a statutory RD&E levy for the Australian horse industry

McFarlane Strategic Services

  • Project code: PRJ-008808

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

  • Project completion date: Friday, February 15, 2013

  • National Priority: HOR-Thoroughbred diseases and parasites


The proposed planning workshop is just a first step in Phase 1 of a complete levy


Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

McFarlane Strategic Services

Objective Summary

Workshop objectives:
1. To present and discuss: levy options; DAFF/LRS levy principles and guidelines; Industry Representative Bodies; critical elements for each phase of a successful levy project; indicative costs and industry resources needed for a statutory levy project; suggested timelines and stop-go points.
2. To scope the levy proposal: What is to be levied, how much and target industry sectors
3. to identify potential Representative Industry Body/Bodies to sponsor the levy project.