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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AWET’s Annual Report 2019/20 Available Now

  • By Peter
  • Dec 21 2020
  • 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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AWET VET Scholarships – 2020

  • By Peter
  • Dec 21 2020
  • Category: News
The Trust supports the VET sector via 15 scholarships, valued at $3,000 each, being made available per year to students attending institutions in this sector. However, thus far only two VET Agricultural Colleges have taken advantage of these scholarships: Tocal…
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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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