RAW wool would be available for 24/7 purchase via a bulletin board within a proposed Wool Exchange Portal created by Australia’s wool grower-funded body Australian Wool Innovation.
AUSTRALIA’S wool industry can celebrate in AFL grand final week as the Brownlow Medal count gets underway, with the Fibre of Football campaign counting a second successful year and soon to expand into other competitions.
YOUNG Canberra school girl and animal lover Annie Liao has won the right to have her unique equestrian uniform design made into a garment after winning Australian Wool Innovation’s 2016 Wool4School competition.
MYTH-BUSTING research is defining the skin health and comfort benefits of superfine Merino wool and the fibre parameters for wool growers hoping to supply the important therapeutic market sector.
SHERA the sheep, magically shorn without a shearer, is the latest educational tool from Australian Wool Innovation to be aimed at a new generation of wool lovers.
WOOL prices held firm this week as the $A-US exchange rate favoured buyers and demand focussed on high tensile strength and better-yielding, fleece and oddment lines.
FIRST-TIME entrants excelled at Australian Wool Innovation’s National Merino Challenge in Sydney, highlighting the role the event is playing in extending industry skills and opportunities to agricultural students from rural and city backgrounds.
TWO Merino rams — Fred and Truffles — were the stars of The Woolmark Company’s Wool Week Australia events in Sydney this week, as part of the global Campaign for Wool.
A DRONE has been used for the first time in a working woolshed to film star Melbourne Football Club midfielder Bernie Vince’s continued participation in Australian Wool Innovation’s Fibre of Football campaign.
AUSTRALIA’S mooted alternatives to surgical mulesing – Skintraction, liquid nitrogen applications and clips — are yet to win acceptance under Textile Exchange’s proposed Responsible Wool Standard.