Woolmark Learning Centre is launched

  • By Peter
  • Feb 16 2020
  • Category: News
AWI has announced the launch of the Woolmark Learning Centre, The Woolmark Company’s digital platform for all wool learning. This platform is an exciting development and will facilitate the education of all stakeholders in the global wool industry – from…
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Beyond the Bale – December 2019

  • By Peter
  • Dec 9 2019
  • Category: News
AWI releases Beyond the bale – December 2019 in Flip Book format. In this issue AWI has partnered with the most popular sheep in the world, Shaun the Sheep, during the global roll-out of his new movie ‘Farmageddon’, in a…
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AAAS Conference: 13-15 July 2020

  • By Peter
  • Nov 26 2019
  • Category: News
Call for Abstracts Are you an Animal Scientist working with production animals? Zoology? Wildlife? Marine Animals? Do you work in food production? Or with social and economic issues that interface with the management of animal systems? The Animal Production 2020…
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RASF Vocational Education & Training (VET) Scholarships are Open

  • By Peter
  • Nov 26 2019
  • Category: News
The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Foundation (RASF) is calling for applications for VET Scholarships. VET Scholarships aim to support students in NSW who demonstrate a passion for rural life and commitment for any career that will ensure the future…
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UTS Fashion Students present their Graduate Collections

  • By Peter
  • Nov 21 2019
  • Category: News
Each year AWET distributes grants to selected Fashion Design students, to facilitate purchase of wool-rich fabric for their final year design projects. The students are selected by the Fashion School. University of Technology Sydney is one of the participating schools.…
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West Australia College of Agriculture – Cunderdin

  • By Peter
  • Nov 21 2019
  • Category: News
The Trust supports the VET sector via a number of scholarships, valued at $3,000 each, being made available per year to students attending institutions in this sector. Applications for these scholarships are made on behalf of the student(s) by the…
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Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding Journal Archive

  • By Peter
  • Nov 5 2019
  • Category: News
When the Wool Technology journal was first published in 1954 by the University of New South Wales it was a unique vehicle for communicating technical information to sheep and wool industry participants. The journal also provided an advertising vehicle for…
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Wool Industry Forum 23 August 2019

  • By Peter
  • Sep 12 2019
  • Category: News
Media Release The  Federation  of  Australian  Wool  Organisations  (FAWO)  is  a peak wool  industry  body whose  Membership comprises  AWEX, AWH,  AWI,  AWTA,  and national Associations representing wool growers, brokers, exporters and processors.  It represents Australia at the International  Wool  Textile…
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The Sheep CRC Winds Up

  • By Peter
  • Jun 29 2019
  • Category: News
The Sheep CRC has finally concluded its objectives and as of the 30th June 2019 it will be wound up. However, the accomplishments of the CRC will continue to yield benefits to the sheep and wool industry. Read the final…
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Restructuring of the Australian Wool Education Trust

  • By Peter
  • Jun 29 2019
  • Category: News
When the AWTA Ltd Wool Education Trust was first formed in 1997 there were 5 Trustees, 3 appointed by AWTA Ltd and 2 by the Australian National Committee of the International Wool Textile Organization. This was increased to 8 after…
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