A brief history of wool manufacturing

  • By Peter
  • Sep 30 2020
  • Category: News
From The International Wool Textiles Organisation , this video featuring Peter Ackroyd, provides a brief history of wool manufacturing, from its beginnings in Bradford UK at the start of the 19th Century.
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AWET Undergraduate Project and Masters by Coursework Scholarships – 2021

  • By Peter
  • Sep 7 2020
  • Category: News
Applications for 2021 scholarships close on Friday 20th November 2020. Applicants must download the following 3 documents: Scholarship Application Instructions Scholarship Application Form Academic Referee’s Assessment Applications for these scholarships must be made directly to the Trust and must be…
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Launch of AWI Change Makers

  • By Peter
  • Aug 19 2020
  • Category: News
What is the best way to implement research findings in your flock? AWI Change Makers is a new initiative which aims to assist woolgrowers in answering this question. With limited face-to-face woolgrower engagement opportunities throughout much of 2020, we will…
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Training in Farm Management Apps developed by the Sheep CRC.

  • By Peter
  • Jun 6 2020
  • Category: News
Using residual funds transferred from the Sheep CRC, the Australian Wool Education Trust is funding training in farm management apps developed by the CRC. RamSelect: ASKBILL Lu Hogan (lhogan5@une.edu.au) is coordinating this training, which is being delivered by Laura Kemmis.…
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Young Farming Champion Program

  • By Peter
  • Apr 8 2020
  • Category: News
The Young Farming Champions (YFC) are identified youth ambassadors and future influencers working within the agriculture sector. Australia is the hottest, driest continent with some of the poorest soils on the planet, yet our farmers supply safe, affordable, nutritious food…
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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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