Wool

First AWI director election hopefuls declare their hands

NEW South Wales grower Michael Field and South Australian-based exporter executive Steven Read have declared their intention to seek nomination in the 2021 Australian Wool Innovation director election…Read More

Terry Sim, July 26, 2021

Conrayn Merino Stud scores fleece competition double

NEW South Wales’ Conrayn Merino Stud has won the prestigious grand champion fleece prize at this year’s Australian Fleece Competition…Read More

Sheep Central, July 16, 2021

AWI fails to provide legal advice on Olsson election ticket decision

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has failed to provide to the Senate separate legal advice supposedly supporting and then disallowing New South Wales wool grower Chick Olsson running a joint candidate ticket in the 2019 AWI director election…Read More

Terry Sim, May 17, 2021

Australian Wool Industry Medal nominations close in two weeks

MORE nominations are being sought for the 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal, but they close in two weeks…Read More

Sheep Central, April 19, 2021

Wool plans coalition to impress natural fibre case on EU

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation plans to form an international natural fibre coalition to ensure plant and animal fibres are not harmed under the European Union’s Product Environmental Footprint Scheme…Read More

Sheep Central, March 31, 2021

AWI grilled on 2019 election and agri-political activity claim

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has been grilled over its 2019 board election nomination process and a claim of agri-political activity, at a Senate Estimates hearing yesterday…Read More

Terry Sim, March 24, 2021

Trust In Australian Wool campaign attracts worldwide interest

MORE than 300 industry stakeholders worldwide registered for the inaugural Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch last night…Read More

Terry Sim, March 19, 2021

Innovative shearer trainer program is “a gamechanger”

A VICTORIAN-BASED sheep shearer trainer and trainee program was helping to solve the industry’s national labour shortage and providing a model for collaborative training in other sectors…Read More

Terry Sim, March 10, 2021

WoolProducers confirms Trust in Australian Wool campaign launch

PEAK wool grower body WoolProducers Australia will launch a ‘Trust in Australian Wool’ campaign on 18 March complete with its own handbook, interactive website, and links to other sites and resources…Read More

Terry Sim, March 5, 2021

Women In Wool zoom into second International Women’s Day conference

WOMEN in Wool will be celebrated with a special International Women’s Day Zoom conference this week. The second annual Women in Wool conference to be held online on 5 March..Read More

Terry Sim, March 1, 2021

Angus takes sheep shearing to LEGO land with woolshed idea

A LEGO woolshed has put Tahara’s Angus Dohle on the path to recognition as a designer, but he needs the help of every Sheep Central reader and their friends. After..Read More

Terry Sim, February 22, 2021

Nominations open for 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2021 Australian Wool Industry Medal, but the continuing COVID-19 pandemic is preventing presentations for all the 2020 winners from proceeding…Read More

Sheep Central, February 15, 2021

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