National Horticultural Research Network (NHRN) is a formal network of senior horticultural R&D representatives from the State and Commonwealth government agricultural agencies, Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture and Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL). It was formed in 2001. NHRN also has connections with the Rural Industries R&D Corporation, the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and the Grape and Wine R&D Corporation. NHRN provides a senior national forum for horticultural RD&E coordination and inter-agency communication to drive integrated national programs and activities. The NHRN is responsible for the development and ongoing delivery of the National RD&E Framework for Horticulture. The NHRN is committed to a vision of focused and cohesive research, development and extension that underpins a vibrant and growing Australian horticultural industries.