The Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales Hub (SQNNSW Hub) is led by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
The Australian Government is contributing $10 million over 4 years through the Future Drought Fund to boost drought resilience and agricultural innovation. Hub partners will provide co-contributions of $10.8 million over 4 years.
SQNNSW Hub and node locations
The core site is at USQ in Toowoomba.
Hub nodes are in:
Key industries include:
- horticulture and viticulture
- tree crops
The hub empowers stakeholders to co-design drought preparedness activities and apply innovation to ensure a thriving future for the region. Hub members, partners and stakeholders apply proven drought-resilience research on the ground to make this happen.
The hub will improve innovation and its adoption across agriculture, industry, and the community.
Visit the SQNNSW Hub website to learn more