Consultancy

The Flower Association offers a range of professional consultancy services to all of Australia’s horticultural industry sectors.

FA has successfully serviced the needs of the cut flower and foliage industry in Queensland for 30 years. Now, other horticultural industry sectors can benefit from the expertise of the FA team in a number of key service areas.

Whether it’s administration, information extension, event coordination or financial support services, we have the solution for you. With our proven expertise we will keep your members informed and engaged and support the smooth performance of your business operations.

Our management solutions are provided by a team with a proven track record in supporting horticultural businesses and industries. Our professionals include specialists in research, communication, extension, project management, marketing, social media, finance management and administration, with skills in all aspects of volunteer-governed organisations.

Our services can assist your association or organisation on a full-time or part-time basis. The services are designed to assist you in the implementation of strategies aimed at keeping your members connected and your industry growing.

Editing/proofreading/academic writing/industry writing

Preparing, collating, writing and editing a range of materials, including:

  • Industry newsletters
  • Technical factsheets
  • Media releases
  • Web page content
  • Research and project reports
  • Research proposals and funding applications/grants

Desktop research and literature reviews

Desktop research, information collection, collation and literature reviewing for academic papers, project reporting and industry communication.

Printed publication management services

FA can bring together supplied information and handle editing, communications with authors, and coordination with graphic designers and printers to ensure the delivery of professional printed horticultural publications.

Article writing services

Researching and sourcing information and writing of articles for existing horticultural industry publications, as required on an individual basis.

Extension material development

Preparing industry materials as the outcomes of research, to ensure extension of research efforts to your industry and maximise value for money from funded research projects.

Social media communications

FA can implement and maintain on your behalf, the latest social media tools such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and blogs to maximise effective communications with your industry members and other stakeholders.

Event coordination

FA has extensive experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and running industry events, such as conferences, workshops, field days and meetings. We can provide these services as well as follow-up services, such as preparing and disseminating minutes from meetings.

Research and project management

FA can manage your research project by assisting with writing milestone reports, keeping track of project activities, maintaining communications between all members of the project team and assuring that all final reporting is completed to the expectations of the funding body or other stakeholders.

Bookkeeping, accounting and secretariat services

Out secretariat services are a cost-effective option for organisations, in areas such as:

  • Organising and notifying members of meetings and events
  • Handling telephone, fax and email enquiries
  • Bookkeeping and financial management
  • Maintenance of financial records and preparation of financial statements

Call us to discuss your business requirements – P: 07 3821 3350

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