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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Australian Association of Animal Science 34th Biennial Conference

  • By Peter
  • May 25 2022
  • Category: News
The 2022 AAAS conference program is being thoughtfully prepared to entice innovation and blue-sky thinking, and to pull our knowledge and expertise together to make our science impactful to all animal industries. We are not only at the cutting edge…
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Sheep Producers Australia Leadership Program

  • By Peter
  • May 25 2022
  • Category: News
The Sheep Industry Leadership Program is an online program designed to help build leaders for the future. This scholarship will support the development of leaders and emerging leaders across the sheep industry to: • Develop your leadership skills and experience…
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Congratulations to Emma Pearson

  • By Peter
  • May 2 2022
  • Category: News
Congratulations to ex-student from Tocal College, Emma Pearson, Grenfell on achieving Second place and “Silver Stencil” in the 2022 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Wool Classer Competition. This was held at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on Tuesday 12 April. The aim…
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Why Wool Matters

  • By Peter
  • Apr 15 2022
  • Category: News
The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) has been marketing wool via its “Campaign for Wool “. IWTO is certain that wool does matter. Find out why: Why Wool Matters
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