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NDP Expression of Interest 2021


Jul 12th, 2021


Aug 9th, 2021


All NPBDN members are invited to apply for the National Diagnostic Protocol (NDP) projects.

Project details

SPHD are currently seeking expressions of interest from plant biosecurity diagnosticians or research scientists to undertake two types of projects:

  1. Review and update of the following endorsed NDPs (5-yearly review):
    • Tilletia indica (Karnal bunt) – NDP19
    • Phytophthora ramorum (Sudden Oak Death) – NDP5
    • Phakopsora euvitis (Grapevine leaf rust) – NDP29

 Completion of the draft protocol for Raffaelea lauricola (Laurel Wilt) and its beetle vector Xyleborus glabratus.

Applicant guidelines and additional details on the project specifications can be found on the NPBDN Portal.


Applications close at 5 pm AEST on the 9th August 2021.

The Application Form is available on the NPBDN Portal.  Please submit the Application Form to the NDP coordinator at The guideline documents noted above should also be used when completing the application.

Further information

Please contact the NDP Coordinator if you would like further information.