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6 Dec 2014

Zanda McDonald's legacy in the Outback

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Keep this. Read it when you're ready, this story about your father told by those who knew him well, this story told for you.

27 Nov 2014

Update from Federal Member Kelly O'Dwyer

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Earlier this year the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, invited the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics to conduct an inquiry into Australia's foreign investment framework as it applies to residential real estate.

25 Nov 2014

O'Farrell to retire from politics

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Former NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell will not contest next year's State election.

21 Nov 2014

AWI defends marketing budget

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Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) chief executive Stuart McCullough has defended the company's commitment of levy payers money to marketing the fibre globally.

21 Nov 2014

AWGA slams AWI spending

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"AWI continues to fail in addressing the key issues which threaten our industry."

21 Nov 2014

Australian Wool Innovation draws down on reserves to fund marketing, research

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Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has drawn down $14 million on its reserves in the past financial year to pay for marketing and research.

19 Nov 2014

Lamb demand intensifies as TFI goes to 480c/kg on grid

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Competition for quality lambs intensified this week with national processor Thomas Foods International lifting their lamb grid price to 480c/kg for early December delivery.

18 Nov 2014

ENSO Wrap-Up

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Tropical Pacific Ocean moves closer to El Nino. The Pacific Ocean has shown some renewed signs of El Nino development in recent weeks.

17 Nov 2014

AWI welcomes effort on China FTA

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Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) welcomes today's announcement finalising the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and China.

14 Nov 2014

Win-win message from China's leader

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The magnificent land of Australia has attracted worldwide attention with its exotic, charming landscape, dynamic economy, vibrant people and diversified culture.

11 Oct 2014

He is the Prince of Sales

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Prince George sparks craze for wool baby clothes as parents rush to copy toddler royal's style.

09 Oct 2014

WIAA 100 Cocktails

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The inaugural WIAA 100 forum cocktail party at the Melbourne Recital Centre on October 7, 2014.

09 Oct 2014

Letter to the Editor

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AWI research deserves encouragement. Recently AWI's on farm research team finalised some highly valuable work that has the potential to increase effective kill rates on wild dog populations.

05 Oct 2014

Prince Charles boosts Britain's Wool Industry

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Prince Charles is being hailed as the Prince of Wools for helping to revitalise one of the industries that made the country great.

29 Sep 2014

Wild dog control is possible with concerted effort

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While wild dogs remain a scourge for sheep producers across Australia, results from Australian Wool Innovation's Community Wild Dog Control Initiative show progress is possible when protecting the national flock from wild dogs.

24 Sep 2014

WIAA News - conference booklet

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We are pleased to share with you the conference booklet for the WIAA National Forum that outlines a full list of speakers and the day's events.

20 Sep 2014

Sonoma County sheep rancher develops wool niche

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Valley Ford, Calif. Joe Pozzi knows sheep. Over the past 20 years he's been processing, producing and selling his locally sourced wool to produce natural products for the home.

17 Sep 2014

Prices, pests, productivity: wool's woes

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Wool Producers Australia (WPA) has given the industry a far from glowing report in its annual review, with lacklustre prospects for superfine wool and wild dog predation both major concerns.

15 Sep 2014

WIAA News

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We are pleased to announce our first round of speakers and panellists for the #WIAA2014 national forum being hosted by Emerald Grain and Fairfax Agricultural Media in Melbourne on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

10 Sep 2014

Reaching out to beat the black dog

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AS the rural community reels at the tragic news of an apparent family murder-suicide on a Riverina farm, Suicide Prevention Australia is encouraging everyone to "reach out and connect" on World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) today.

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