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23 Jan 2015

Broader wools gain a broad attention at Heimtextil

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The natural versatility of broad wool products took centre stage at the world's largest interior textile fair at Heimtextil in Germany.

16 Jan 2015

Tri-Solfen

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Trisolfen helps to prevent any setbacks to their growth that mulesing may cause. Trisolfen definitely helps with reducing scabbing, promotes better and faster healing and they tend to mother up more quickly than untreated lambs.

15 Jan 2015

Marketing campaigns of Australian Wool Innovation have been questioned

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The Australian Wool Growers Association has vowed to keep questioning and challenging wool's research and marketing body. Australian Wool Innovation has come under fire from AWGA for continuing to "demonstrate a lack of clear direction for our industry".

10 Jan 2015

Public School claims world wool crown

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Hip New York label, Public School, has claimed the International Woolmark Prize for menswear. The label, started by Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne, has been credited in the US for redefining the landscape for menswear.

8 Jan 2015

Venture capital firm gives marijuana industry a shot of credibility

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Despite growing momentum toward marijuana legalization, big-name investors have largely stayed on the sidelines of the budding industry, content to hold out until federal prohibition is one day repealed.

8 Jan 2015

2014 Wrap-Up - A Message from the President

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2014 was a year of continuing challenges for our industry - with poor environmental conditions, and a declining market, and international economics making it a tough year.

5 Jan 2015

El Nino likelihood rises

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Most of the country is in for a substantially hotter and drier than normal summer as the chances of an El Nino increase to 70 per cent. The Bureau of Meteorology's December-to-February outlook predicts unusually warm summer days and nights more likely for all regions, except Western Australia, south-western Victoria and Tasmania.

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.

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