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Inaugural Australian Wool Industry Medal Recipients Announced

24 August 2017
The Federation of Australian Wool Organisations Inc. (FAWO) this evening announced the inaugural recipients of the Australian Wool Industry Medal. The Medal recognises men and women who have made an exceptional and sustained contribution to the Australian wool industry. The recipients are: Ms Nan Allison, VIC Mr Robert Carter, WA Mr Rod Franklyn, VIC Mr Athol Frederick, VIC Ms Sally Martin, NSW Mr Wal Merriman, NSW Dr Peter Morgan, VIC Mr Geoff Power, SA Mr Robert Ryan OAM, NSW Mr Barry Walker…

Australian Wool Industry Medal Launched

07 April 2017
The Federation of Australian Wool Organisations Inc. (FAWO) today announced the launch of the Australian Wool Industry Medal to recognise men and women who have made an exceptional and sustained contribution to the Australian wool industry. The award was announced by the FAWO Chairman, Robert Ryan OAM, at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on 7 April 2017. The Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, supported the initiative in a statement made today. Minister Joyce said…

Emergency Animal Disease Preparedness RD&E Strategy

05 April 2017
This document outlines a research, development and extension (RD&E) strategy to minimise the potential trade impacts on the Australian wool industry arising from emergency animal disease (EAD) outbreaks. The goal of the Australian Wool Industry Emergency Animal Disease Preparedness RD&E Strategy 2016/17-2018/19 is to develop and maintain a high level of preparedness in the Australian wool industry by: Maximising time- and cost-effectiveness of the Government/industry response; Minimising…
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Wool bales’ FMD protection unveiled

10 March 2017
A PROTOYPE wool bale sterilizer has been unveiled to industry leaders in a bid to prepare the trade from impacts arising from emergency animal disease outbreaks. The Bale Sprayer is housed in a 20 foot high-cube shipping container and can spray bales suspected of bio-hazards within 10 seconds. It is a biosecurity measure being explored by Federation of Australian Wool Organisations and Australian Wool Innovation to assist in reducing the spread of a disease during an emergency animal disease…

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AWEX BOARDtalk January 2018 Edition

01 February 2018
BOARDtalk is the Woolclasser Newsletter published by AWEX and distributed to over 20,000 Woolclassers and businesses in the wool industry, including brokers, exporters and classing houses. BOARDtalk contains current and relevant topics which ensure that woolclassers have the latest information at their fingertips.
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IWTO Ticker - Issue #33 - Oct/Nov/Dec 2017

09 January 2018
IWTO Ticker #33

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