Wool Trade

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

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

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

Wool auctions re-scheduled as cyber attack impact hits

WOOL auctions across Australia were today deferred to later in the week as industry software provider Talman continued its firefighting efforts to restore services after a ransomware cyber attack…Read More

Terry Sim, February 26, 2020

Cyber attack threatens Australian wool sales and shipments

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction and export system has been threatened by a ransomware cyber attack on major industry software systems supplier Talman…Read More

Terry Sim, February 25, 2020

Sheep freeze branding developer opposes latest NWD proposal

A PROPOSAL to describe sheep freeze branding as an ‘alternative method’ or AM on the National Wool Declaration does not have the support of the company promoting the breech process…Read More

Terry Sim, February 26, 2020

Wool brokers’ centenary brings back memories

CENTENARY celebrations by Australia’s wool brokers last week brought back memories for Newstead grower Craig Hepburn — of the days when every serious producer came to town to see their..Read More

Terry Sim, February 24, 2020

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