PHA member meetings

May member meetings

Given the present circumstances the following alternative arrangements have been made for the member meetings originally scheduled for 25-26 May 2020 in Melbourne.

  • 19th General Meeting 

    The 19th General Meeting was held as a virtual meeting on Monday 25 May at 2:00 pm AEST.
    Chairman’s Address

  • 29th Plant Industry Forum 

    The 29th Plant Industry Forum was held as a virtual meeting on Monday 25 May at 10:00 am AEST.

  • Emergency Plant Pest Response Deed (EPPRD) meeting 

    In lieu of the May EPPRD meeting three teleconferences were held in April.  EPPRD Parties were updated on the status of important items and how these will be progressed. Most matters will be deferred to the November meeting. However, urgent matters will be progressed out of session as needed.

Member conferences, meetings and events

Hort Connections

When: 7-9 June 2021
Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium 2022

When: 11 and 12 May 2022
Where: TBC

Past events

Plant Biosecurity Priorities

Forum arranged by the National Plant Biosecurity RD&E Strategy Implementation Committee
When: 14-15 July 2016
Where: Centre for AgriBioscience, Bundoora, Melbourne

National Xylella Preparedness Workshop

The 2016 May PHA member meetings were followed by a special workshop about Xylella fastidiosa, a high priority pest of a number of crops relevant to industry members.

When: Wednesday 1 June 2016
Where: Holiday Inn, Melbourne Airport

Neonicotinoids and other insecticides – research and stewardship symposium

When: Wednesday 9 April 2014
Where: Federal Golf Club, Red Hill Lookout, Red Hill, ACT
Program and presentations and symposium report