Wool Trade

WA Minister Jackie Jarvis opens new Elders wool hub

ELDERS Wool has officially launched the Western Australian hub in its revolutionary wool handling and storage system…Read More

Sheep Central, February 2, 2024

Wool ties strengthen between India and Australia

RECENT interactions between Australian wool growers and India’s processing sector could help increase Australia’s share in the important market…Read More

Sheep Central, December 4, 2023

Italians alert Australian growers of non-mulesed wool crisis

ITALY’S wool trade has told Australia’s superfine growers it is facing a crisis with customers soon to cease accepting products originating from mulesed Merino sheep…Read More

Terry Sim, July 26, 2023

Three top young wool brokers to vie for national award

THREE finalists have been selected from a strong field of entries in the National Council of Wool Brokers of Australia’s broker award…Read More

Sheep Central, August 12, 2022

Australian wool exporters highlight market crisis

AUSTRALIA’S wool market could be hit hard in coming weeks by a growing cash flow, bale dumping and shipment crisis…Read More

Terry Sim, April 22, 2022

Lifting certified non-mulesed wool kgs is a way forward

SEASON-HIGH wool prices show lifting non-mulesed wool production is increasingly a good strategy to raise grower returns and demand for Australian wool worldwide, according to Schneider Australia’s southern region wool..Read More

Terry Sim, February 4, 2022

Australian wool industry needs integrated traceability

AN integrated and effective wool traceability system should be created in Australia as soon as it is feasible, a new report has recommended…Read More

Sheep Central, December 14, 2021

Italian and Australian wool trades unite on sheep welfare

ITALIAN and Australian wool trade leaders have united behind a call to encourage the production of non-mulesed wool where possible, using mandatory pain relief and genetics to transition from surgical mulesing…Read More

Terry Sim, November 1, 2021

Nation’s largest wool handler AWH plans Hamilton store

AUSTRALIA’S largest warehouse provider, AWH, plans to have a new wool store in operation in the Victorian city of Hamilton by early next year…Read More

Sheep Central, July 26, 2021

AWI refuses to release report on WoolQ platform’s future

WOOL grower bodies have urged senators to seek a private briefing with Australian Wool Innovation about its online trading and tools platform WoolQ after the company refused to release a key report…Read More

Terry Sim, July 21, 2021

Animal welfare bodies support AWEX NWD freeze branding changes

LEADING animal welfare bodies have welcomed changes to Australia’s National Wool Declaration that distinguish wool from sheep treated with liquid nitrogen or freeze branding from ‘non-mulesed’ lines…Read More

Terry Sim, July 21, 2021

Freeze branding loses ‘non-mulesed’ status on wool declaration

AUSTRALIA’S wool exporters and brokers have supported a revised National Wool Declaration that does not define wool from sheep that have undergone the freeze-branded process as non-mulesed…Read More

Terry Sim, July 19, 2021

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