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Appendix 1: Annual Performance Statement

Annual Performance Statement

The Annual Performance Statements fulfil Section 39(1) (a) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) for the 2019-20 financial year and accurately presents the entity’s performance in accordance with Section 39(2) of the PGPA Act.

Our vision is to grow the long-term prosperity of Australian rural industries

The development of this Strategic R&D Plan 2017-2022 involved an extensive stakeholder consultation process during 2016-17 that considered:

  Analysis and insights on research achievements and impacts

  Current and past performance of the organisation

  How the current and likely future rural industry operating environment might influence research and development investment

  Research priorities and preferences

  Organisational structure, approaches and systems.

In developing this revised Strategic R&D Plan 2017-2022, AgriFutures Australia engaged in additional consultation, including:

  A series of seven face-to-face Regional Innovation Conversations around Australia targeting emerging leaders

  Face-to-face meetings with our two declared Representative Organisations – National Farmers’ Federation and the Australian Chicken Meat Federation

  Face-to-face meetings with a number of our other key stakeholders.