The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport, and Resources (DEDJTR) focuses on boosting productivity in Victoria's world-class food and fibre sector, managing our natural resources, protecting our environment and responding to fire, flood and biosecurity emergencies.
Innovation is integral to DEDJTR's work, with leading facilities located throughout Victoria providing DEDJTR's staff with the resources they need to continue their ground-breaking work.
You can learn more about DEDJTR's scientific centres below.
AgriBio is one of Australia's premier bioscience facilities and focuses on cutting-edge research to improve productivity, fight disease and reduce environmental impact.
Set in the foothills of the rolling Strzelecki Ranges of West Gippsland, Victoria, DEDJTR Ellinbank is home to the National Centre for Dairy Research and Development.
The DEDJTR Hamilton research centre researches new genetic and nutritional technologies and on-farm practices for Victoria's lamb industry.
A national centre grain and pulse research, DEDJTR Horsham is home to the Australian Temperate Field Crops Collection, housing more than 34,000 varieties of seeds.
A national and international leader in agricultural research, the DEDJTR Mildura centre contributes significantly to industry through research in citrus, dried grape, table grape and wine grape research.
A national research leader, DEDJTR Rutherglen's research covers a broad range of agricultural industries from lamb production to soil fertility.
Set on 100 hectares, DEDJTR Tatura is a research leader in irrigated agricultural productions systems, pest and disease management and innovative practice change.
Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC)
Located in Parkville, the PICCC leads research, development and extension relating to climate change and the primary industries.