New AWET Trustee

  • By Peter
  • Oct 18 2021
  • Category: News
Ms Brenda McGahan has been nominated by WIA as a Trustee for AWET. The Australian Wool Education Trust is administered by 5 Trustees, 2 appointed by the Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd (AWTA Ltd), 2 appointed by Australian Wool Innovation…
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RASF Vocational Education & Training Scholarships

  • By Peter
  • Oct 11 2021
  • Category: News
Applications are open for RASF Vocational Education and Training (VET) Scholarships, for study at registered VET institutions including TAFE and College courses on campus and via distance/online learning. VET Scholarships support students with a passion for rural life and a…
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Problem Accessing Wool and Sheep Module Files

  • By Peter
  • Sep 20 2021
  • Category: News
Update As of 4:00 pm Tuesday, 21st September this problem was resolved. It affected those who registered in 2019 or earlier. Problem accessing Wool and Sheep Module files Due to technical issues the files in the Wool and Sheep modules…
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RAS Foundation Rural Scholarships

  • By Peter
  • Aug 23 2021
  • Category: News
RAS Foundation rural scholarship application deadline is approaching. Applications for a RAS Foundation Rural Scholarship close on 5 September 2021. The RASF encourages applications from students in NSW including the ACT, who demonstrate a passion for rural communities and commitment…
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Sheep Producers Australia Recruiting for Board Positions

  • By Peter
  • Aug 11 2021
  • Category: News
Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) is the Peak National Industry Body for the Australian Sheep Meat Industry. Based in Canberra, our purpose is to be a strategic leader working to benefit Australia’s sheep industry to achieve a productive, profitable, and sustainable…
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34th Australian Association of Animal Science Conference

  • By Peter
  • Aug 5 2021
  • Category: News
The 34th Conference of the Australian Association of Animal Sciences is scheduled for Tuesday 5th July to Thursday 7th July 2022 in Cairns, Queensland. The Association, together with CSIRO Publishing, will prepare a special edition of Animal Production Science to…
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VirtuWool – Delena White

  • By Peter
  • Jul 8 2021
  • Category: News
Textile rating tools of the future must include responsible fibre consumption and be built on robust data or they will be blamed for causing more harm, instead of solving our current dilemmas. IWTO, together with industry partners are building a…
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Spotlight on Exciting Careers in Food, Fibre and AgTechnology

  • By Peter
  • Jul 8 2021
  • Category: News
Are you keen to get into Ag or fascinated by Australian AgTech or both? Then the Australian Sheep & Wool Show’s Career and Technology Hub is your kind of place. Highlighting pathways to exciting careers in agriculture, veterinary science, agribusiness…
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Clever promotion by our friends over the ditch

  • By Peter
  • May 4 2021
  • Category: News
The many attributes of wool as a natural fibre are neatly summarised in this contribution from NewZealand.
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Wool Lab Goes Digital

  • By Peter
  • Mar 11 2021
  • Category: News
Wool Fabric and yarn sourcing guide goes digital. “The Woolmark Company has launched the first edition of The Wool Lab Digital, a brand-new online platform for its respected wool fabric and yarn sourcing guide, which has been developed in response…
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