Horticulture investment guide to Central Australia released

A comprehensive Central Australia horticulture growth prospectus has been developed to support investors in Central Australia, with a focus on the diversification of crops and unique opportunities to the region.

The prospectus highlights the Territory’s distinct market advantage in Australian markets as well as overseas markets with counter-seasonal opportunities to potential investors. The Territory’s abundant land, where suitable water and soil resources co-exist, offer significant potential for further horticulture development.

The prospectus covers all the water control districts in Central Australia including Alice Springs, Ti Tree, Western Davenport, Tennant Creek and the Great Artesian Basin. It details local information on:

  • climate conditions
  • water quality and availability
  • advantages of Central Australia for investment
  • potential crops
  • key infrastructure
  • topography
  • land tenure
  • key precincts for development.

To download a copy or find out more visit the Department of Primary Industry and Resources Plant Industries Development web page.

Bagging Barhee dates before harvest.
Bagging Barhee dates before harvest.

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