New rules include Middle East summer sheep shipment ban

LIVE sheep shipments from Australia to the Middle East will be banned for 3.5 months during the the northern summer months of June to mid-September under tougher new guidelines released by the Federal Government today…Read More

Sheep Central, March 31, 2020

Anger and relief as AWEX keeps non-mulesed definition on NWD

A DECISION to maintain the current interpretation of non-mulesed wool on Australia’s National Wool Declaration has been welcomed by the nation’s peak grower body, but condemned by some breeders and animal welfare interests…Read More

Terry Sim, March 30, 2020

Top young Australian wool brokers sought for 2020 award

THE annual search for Australia’s top young wool brokers is on again, with nominations being sought for the sector’s top award…Read More

Terry Sim, March 30, 2020

Australian wool sales continue as South Africa shuts down

AUSTRALIA’S wool auctions are expected to continue despite the second stage business and personal gathering restrictions announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison last night…Read More

Terry Sim, March 25, 2020

Livestock saleyards survive latest COVID-19 restrictions

SALEYARD selling of livestock in Australia is set to continue despite a further tightening of coronavirus COVID-19 restrictions on business and the public nationwide…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2020

Australian wool auction rooms are reorganised to survive COVID-19

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction rooms are being re-organised to minimise their coronavirus risk and online selling options are also being considered…Read More

Terry Sim, March 23, 2020

Live exporter Wellard faces shareholder class action

A CLASS action has been launched against live exporter Wellard Limited in the Federal Court of Victoria alleging the prospectus which preceded its ill-fated December 2015 initial public offering contained forecasts that were misleading to investors…Read More

James Nason, March 10, 2020

Australia plans to resume wool sales later this week

WOOL sales have been scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday in Australia this week as the auction sector works to recover from the cyber attack on the Talman software system…Read More

Terry Sim, March 2, 2020

Growers need to be able to securely sell their wool – AWI

AUSTRALIAN wool growers deserve to be able to sell their wool and not be put off by the failure of an offshore-based system, Australian Wool Innovation chief executive Stuart McCullough..Read More

Terry Sim, March 2, 2020

Australian wool industry hopes for re-start of auctions next week

WOOL auctions could recommence in Australia next week, the industry’s major software provider Talman said today…Read More

Terry Sim, February 28, 2020

Wool growers seek federal help on short-term loan repayments

WOOL producers have sought the help of Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud to negotiate with brokers for leniency on short-term loan repayments while auctions are halted…Read More

Sheep Central, February 28, 2020

Make livestock plans now, says Chris Howie in February market wrap

PLANNING your next move in livestock is now more important than ever especially dealing with historically high prices, according to Agri Careers and Consultancy principal Chris Howie…Read More

James Nason, February 28, 2020

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