Research and Development

McCullough’s departure ends controversial post at AWI

FORMER chief executive of Australian Wool Innovation Stuart McCullough has been made redundant, ending his controversial 30-month overseas appointment…Read More

Sheep Central, April 9, 2024

DAFF allows AWI to change scope of mulesed wool recommendation

AUSTRALIA’S Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry has allowed the nation’s wool grower levy funded body to change the scope of a high priority performance review recommendation on consumer attitudes to mulesed wool, denying growers key market knowledge…Read More

Terry Sim, April 3, 2024

AWI rebrands its extension network branches

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has rebranded its state extension networks to more clearly highlight AWI’s funding involvement…Read More

Sheep Central, March 15, 2024

Nominations called for annual SALRC excellence awards

NOMINATIONS have been called for the Southern Australia Livestock Research Council awards for excellence…Read More

Sheep Central, March 13, 2024

Nuffield calls for 2025 scholarship applications

FARMERS and agriculture industry professionals have been invited to grasp a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, with the opening of applications for the Nuffield Australia 2025 scholarships…Read More

Sheep Central, March 12, 2024

Former WoolProducers leader Storey seeks AWI board seat

FORMER WoolProducers Australia president and Yass grower Ed Storey has confirmed he is seeking support to be a candidate in the 2023 Australian Wool Innovation director election…Read More

Sheep Central, August 1, 2023

Sheep sustainability is the focus of the Katanning showcase

WESTERN Australian sheep producers will get insights into the latest research on sustainability, greenhouse gas measurement and land management in Katanning on 17 August…Read More

Sheep Central, August 2, 2023

WoolProducers offers more opportunities

WOOLPRODUCERS Australia is offering more opportunities for young industry participants to do an online Australian Institute of Company Director (AICD) course…Read More

Sheep Central, March 23, 2022

WoolProducers leader rules out more breeders on panel

AUSTRALIA’S peak wool producer body opposes giving the Western Australian and New South Wales stud Merino breeder bodies separate membership of the industry’s consultative body…Read More

Terry Sim, January 26, 2022

Defiant wool growers vote to retain 1.5pc levy for 3 years

IN A massive vote of defiance of the current Australian Wool Innovation board, growers have voted overwhelmingly to retain their levy at 1.5 percent of sale proceeds for the next three years…Read More

Terry Sim, November 11, 2021

AWI voting delays as election letters prompt war of words

POSTAL delays have led to some wool growers not yet receiving ballot papers for the 2021 Australian Wool Innovation director elections, with proxy voting due to close in a week’s time…Read More

Terry Sim, November 10, 2021

New AWI position to lift EU wool advocacy funding

AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation is standing solid behind former chief executive officer Stuart McCullough’s appointment to a new international role despite already outlaying hundreds of thousands of dollars to overseas marketing advisers…Read More

Terry Sim, October 18, 2021

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