Australian Wool Education Trust Annual Report 2021-22

  • By Peter
  • Dec 2 2022
  • Category: News
The Trust produces a summary report of its activities each year. These reports are intended to advise the organisations responsible for the appointment of Trustees about the Trust’s activities during the calendar year. However, they are also available to the…
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A Taste of the IWTO Congress at Tongxiang-Puyuan

  • By Peter
  • Oct 26 2022
  • Category: News
The IWTO Conference at Tongxiang-Puyuan in China has just concluded. Known as the Capital-of-Sweaters and the City-of-Fashion, this renowned trade area blends old with new. The ancient water town offers an authentic cultural experience, its tranquillity contrasting with a dynamic…
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AWTA Ltd Chairman, Donald McGauchie, Retires

  • By Peter
  • Oct 21 2022
  • Category: News
Donald McGauchie AO, Chairman of AWTA Ltd retires today after 23 years of service. Donald was appointed as an independent Director in 1999, Deputy Chairman in 2001 and has been Chairman for the past 17 years. Donald brought with him…
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AWET Undergraduate Project and Masters by Coursework Scholarships

  • By Peter
  • Oct 8 2022
  • Category: News
Applications for 2023 scholarships close on Friday 25th November 2022. The Trust supports 15 Undergraduate Project Scholarships per year (available to suitable applicants from any University), each of which is valued at $7,000 – with $3500 being allocated to the…
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Why Wool Matters

  • By Peter
  • Sep 17 2022
  • Category: News
His Royal Highness, King Charles III, Patron Campaign for Wool. “It is abundantly clear to me that we need to make changes to the way we think about the production, use and the disposal of clothing and textiles if we…
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Wear Wool – Not Fossil Fuel

  • By Peter
  • Sep 8 2022
  • Category: News
AWI’s marketing arm The Woolmark Company this week launched a powerful marketing campaign highlighting to consumers that synthetic fibres are made from oil, whereas wool is a 100% natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre. The global campaign urges consumers to consider…
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Testing the Australian Wool Clip

  • By Peter
  • Aug 22 2022
  • Category: News
This series of videos outlines the process of sampling, testing and certification of wool growers’ classed lots before sale either at auction or directly to dealers or processors. The videos were produced b the University of New England utilising funding…
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Natural Fibre On-line Connect Conference 2022

  • By Peter
  • Aug 18 2022
  • Category: News
Natural Fibre Connect is an online conference taking place on 7-9 September 2022 for the alpaca, cashmere, mohair, and wool industries. As the effects of climate change and market fluctuations continue to grow, it is more important than ever before…
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Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Scholarships

  • By Peter
  • Aug 10 2022
  • Category: News
The RAS Foundation provides scholarships to help rural Australians realise their potential through education, make a difference in their community and achieve their ambitions. To find out more click here.
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Fashion School Students – View their Work

  • By Peter
  • Jun 21 2022
  • Category: News
AWET Provides 30 grants each year to selected students in their final year at a number of Australian Fashion Schools. The students are required to incorporate 80% wool into their final collections. Curtin University in WA is one of the…
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