Trade

Livestock export industry conference heads to Townsville

In a time of change and re-calibration for the livestock export industry, around 400 delegates are expected to attend the sector’s national conference in Townsville in October…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

Wellard issues debt restructure update, Balazarini ceases director role

The Board of publicly listed livestock shipping company Wellard Limited has advised the ASX today it is considering options to restructure its balance sheet, including the possible sale of a vessel, after the end of a standstill period triggered increased debt repayment commitments…Read More

Sheep Central, June 11, 2019

Mauro Balzarini’s era at helm of live exporter Wellard ends

A BRIEF technical announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange today effectively closed the chapter on Mauro Balzarini’s era of operational control of one Australia’s largest livestock exporting businesses, Wellard Limited…Read More

James Nason, June 3, 2019

May live sheep shipments crucial to Middle East trade

AUSTRALIA’S last live sheep vessel to depart for the Middle East before a three-month Northern Summer prohibition has been approved and is on its way Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates…Read More

Terry Sim, May 27, 2019

Approval expected for last live sheep shipment before 3-month ban

AUSTRALIA’S live export regulator is expected to approve the last live sheep shipment to the Middle East before a three-month prohibition despite a ‘last-minute’ submission by animal rights group Animals Australia to halt it…Read More

Terry Sim, May 24, 2019

Live sheep trade to continue reform after Coalition election win

THE Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s live sheep export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

New AgriFutures scholarship winners get $10,000 study cost fillip

AGRIFUTURES Australia has announced the latest recipients of its 2019 Horizon Scholarship…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2019

British sheep dogs sell for more than A$16,000 in latest Skipton sale

SHEEP dogs sold for up to A$16,390 at the latest Skipton Auction Mart spring sale in Britain recently…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2019

Deadline looming for UNE sheep and wool scholarships

AGRICULTURE students have until the end of the month to apply for the well-regarded Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) undergraduate Scholarship…Read More

Sheep Central, May 24, 2019

Lamb producer calls for pain relief systems cost-benefit study

AUSTRALIA’S sheep and prime lamb producers need detailed cost-benefit comparisons of pain relief options for on-farm surgical procedures, according to south-west Victorian producer Tim Leeming. The Pigeon Ponds farmer and..Read More

Terry Sim, May 22, 2019

Live sheep trade to continue reform after Coalition election win

THE Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s live sheep export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Victoria and Tasmania lead AWEX National Wool Declaration uptake

ALMOST 70 percent of Australia’s wool growers are declaring the mulesing status of their wool and about 13pc of the national clip is coming from non-mulesed flocks…Read More

Sheep Central, May 20, 2019

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