Training Opportunities for Melon growers!

Over the coming three year (2023 to 2025) Melons Australia, in partnership with the Hort Innovation Melon Fund, are funding up to 22 training and development opportunities for the Australian melon industry. These opportunities are targeted at entry level leadership right through to established leaders within our amazing industry. Opportunities also range from fully online courses right through to face-to-face intensive courses and everything in between.

We would love to hear from you if you have any interest in pursuing this great opportunity and would love to talk to you about which training opportunity would suit you best.

The courses that are available include (please click on each course for more information).

Moshie Lean Leaders (online)
AICD Foundations of Directorship Courses (online)
Marcus Oldham Rural Leadership Program (residential)
Melbourne Business School Leadership Program (online)
AICD Company Directors Course (online or residential)
Australian Rural Leadership Foundation – TRAIL Emerging Leaders (residential)
Click here for the expression of interest form

Funding Available: For information on how to register or create a nomination, contact Joanna Embry at Melons Australia ( All opportunities presented above are almost fully funded by the Hort Innovation Melon Fund, however there is a nominal fee of $400 plus travel costs for residential courses to be paid by levy paying participants. Note: these opportunities are open to all personnel within the Australian melon industry, however there is a co-contribution funding model in place for non-levy paying applicants which we are happy to discuss further.