Sheep CRC Final Conference

  • By Peter
  • Dec 19 2018
  • Category: News
This is your last chance to tap into the minds of the Sheep CRC’s research team about new and innovative ways to improve your sheep business. After 18 years, the conference marks the final public event for the Sheep CRC…
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AWET 2017/18 Annual Report

  • By Peter
  • Dec 4 2018
  • Category: News
A copy of the 2017/18 Annual Report is available on this website. In July 1997, Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd (AWTA Ltd) donated $3.00 million of its Unappropriated Profits to a trust vehicle named “The AWTA Ltd Wool Education Trust”.  The…
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More News from Sheep Producers Australia

  • By Peter
  • Nov 28 2018
  • Category: News
SPA hosts electronic identification ‘fact finding’ tour to Victoria. Members and partners of Sheep Producers Australia recently embarked on a two-day fact-finding trip where they observed electronic National Livestock Identification System (sheep) identification technology in use on Victorian farms, and…
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AWET Undergraduate Project and Masters by Coursework Scholarships – 2019

  • By Peter
  • Aug 31 2018
  • Category: News
The Trust supports 15 Undergraduate Project Scholarships per year. These are available to suitable applicants from any University.  Each  is valued at $7,000 – with $3500 being allocated to the student and the balance to the University to fund its…
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Woolmark Learning Centre

  • By Peter
  • Jul 23 2018
  • Category: News
The Woolmark Company’s Wool Appreciation Courses are free workshops offering insight into the production pipeline of Merino wool apparel – from fibre to garment – and detail the unique benefits, performance and fabric attributes of wool and wool products. They…
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AWET Consults with Wool Industry Educators

  • By Peter
  • Jul 20 2018
  • Category: News
This has been a busy week. Universities Trustees met with representatives of a number of Universities delivering wool and sheep education. The Trust has been a major financier of the hub and spoke model, wherein UNE provides the hub, and…
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Intensive Courses in Wool Processing

  • By Peter
  • Apr 24 2018
  • Category: News
2018 Wool training workshops A series of wool training workshops will be conducted at Deakin University in May 2018 on behalf of the Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET). The workshops will be delivered at the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)…
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AWET Honours Scholarship Recipient awarded Top Honours

  • By Peter
  • Mar 27 2018
  • Category: News
Top young WA university research graduates celebrated at agriculture forum By Sheep Central, 26 March 2018 MURDOCH University graduate Lydia Inglis was awarded the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum top honours for 2018 in Perth last week. Read original article…
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SPA leadership program participants 2018

  • By Peter
  • Dec 14 2017
  • Category: Industry
Successful SPA leadership program participants announced. Sheep Producers Australia has selected 14 participants to be part of its Sheep Industry Leadership Program, to be run in 2018. The successful applicants work throughout the sheepmeat value chain representing producers, agribusiness, researchers,…
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Australian Society for Animal Production Conference 2018

  • By Peter
  • Nov 27 2017
  • Category: News
Keynote speakers announced: Animal Production 2018 is excited to announce four keynote speakers invited to speak on innovation, big data, heat stress and consumer demands. The conference is on 2-4 July in Wagga Wagga NSE> The program is taking shape!…
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