Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub: a consortium of nine regional partners including primary producers, Indigenous, industry and community groups, researchers, entrepreneurs, education institutions, resource management practitioners and government agencies.
The USQ-led Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales (SQNNSW) Hub is one of eight national Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hubs, a flagship of the multi-billion-dollar Future Drought Fund. The Australian Government is investing $10 million in the University of Southern Queensland-led Hub over four years, with more than $10 million contribution from Hub Members and Network Partners. The collaborative venture was announced by Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management the Hon David Littleproud MP on 9 April 2021, and the Hub’s capacity to support agricultural innovation was expanded with a further funding announcement on 6 October 2021.
The Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales (SQNNSW) Hub received funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.