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WoolPoll 2015 roadshow ready to go national after launch

Sheep Central, August 24, 2015

WOOLPOLL2015 logo Mar10-15AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has announced a full list of WoolPoll 2015 roadshows that will start after the launch of the levy ballot in Melbourne this Friday.

The 23 roadshow events in Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland will start on September 1 in Deniliquin and conclude on October 7 in Wagga Wagga.

AWI directors and staff will attended the roadshows with WoolPoll 2015 panel members to outline the five levy vote options, discuss AWI’s performance across on-farm and off-farm research, development and marketing, as well current and future plans.

AWI chief executive officer Stuart McCullough will attend many of the roadshows, along with senior managers, including general manager for research Paul Swan and Australia country manager Stephen Feighan.

WoolPoll 2015 will be launched by Mr McCullough and panel chairman Will Roberts in Melbourne at a Rural Press Club of Victoria luncheon this Friday. Voting opens on September 14.

Wool growers can register for the roadshows by calling the AWI Helpline on freecall 1800 070 099 or emailing [email protected] with your name and the venue you will be attending.

Roadshow dates and venues

New South Wales

September 1, Deniliquin RSL Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 2, West Wyalong Services and Citizens Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 3, Young, South West Slopes Merino Field Day, Galong, all day.

September 17, Inverell East Bowling Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 18, Walcha Ex-Services Memorial Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 23, Broken Hill Musicians Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 24, Dubbo, Macquarie Inn, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 24, Mudgee, Parklands Resort & Conference Centre, 5-8pm, tea/coffee on arrival. Light dinner break.

October 6, Cooma Ex-Services Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

October 6, Yass Soldiers Club, 5-8pm, tea/coffee on arrival. Light dinner break.

October 7, Wagga Wagga, Carriage House Motor Inn, 10am-2pm, tea/coffee on arrival, light lunch.

Western Australia

September 7, Katanning Leisure Centre, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 8, Lake King Tavern Motel, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 9, Esperance Yacht Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

South Australia

September 10, Royal Adelaide Show, Adelaide Showground, all day.

September 21, Kingscote, Ozone Hotel, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 22, Orroroo, Blacksmith’s Chatter Conference Centre, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

October 2, Naracoorte Hotel Motel, 5-8pm, tea/coffee on arrival. Light dinner break.

Queensland

September 29, Longreach, Stockman’s Hall of Fame, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

September 30, Charleville RSL Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

Victoria

September 30, Bairnsdale RSL Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

October 2, Casterton Football Club, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

Tasmania

October 1, Campbell Town, Grange Meeting Centre, 8-11am, light breakfast/morning tea on arrival.

Source: Australian Wool Innovation

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