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AWI Annual Report and AGM

View AWI’s 2020/21 Annual Report and documentation relating to the 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is being held as a virtual meeting on 19 November.

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Watch AWI's Review of Performance and Finance Webinar recording from October 14, 2021.
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Modular sheep delivery unit to eliminate catch and drag

As part of a new AWI project, a mechanical system is under development that delivers the sheep to the shearer, thereby reducing the catch and drag.

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Beyond The Bale - September Issue Out Now

Flystrike management resources; Sheep delivery system eliminates catch and drag; COVID-19 information for farming operations; Australian Defence Force dressed in wool; Andy Murray takes Merino wool to Wimbledon; Wool’s eco rating challenge in the European Union; Market intelligence report: production and prices increase; SustainaWOOLTM Integrity Scheme joins WoolQ industry directory... and much more.

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AWI on-farm R&D for broad wool growers

Most of AWI’s on-farm R&D and extension investments benefit producers of broad wool just as much as producers of Merino wool.

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Wool and Sheepmeat Survey

The Wool and Sheepmeat Survey is now live. AWI and Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) jointly conduct the tri-annual wool and sheepmeat survey.

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In the Shops – Spring/Summer 2021

AWI has compiled this special preview of some wool products that will be available from Australian brands this season. Discount offers are available on selected products, exclusively for Australian woolgrowers. There are many other wool products available from these brands. Take a look around their stores and websites – and happy shopping...

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AWI Review Of Performance Shows Notable Improvement

The latest independent review of performance conducted on Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) has found it is meeting its requirements for Governance, Collaboration and Research, Development and Extension.

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Sheep health challenges in wet conditions

Wet seasonal conditions can bring on several health challenges for sheep. This article provides woolgrowers with advice on sheep health issues including scouring and worms, flystrike, footrot, clostridial diseases and more during wet conditions.


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Wool 2030 Strategy

Wool 2030 Strategy – Australian Wool: the world’s premium sustainable fibre is the result of collaboration across the length and breadth of the industry.

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SafeSheds - The Shearing Shed Safety Program

Making the wool harvesting workplace safer for all. Best practice guide and self-assessment tools to provide an understanding of safety risks and options to mitigate those risks.

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Woolgrowers & COVID-19

As COVID-19 spreads throughout Australia, woolgrowers should be proactive and put plans in place to ensure that their farming operations, staff and contractors, family and friends are as protected as possible.

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Drought Resources

AWI has a range of drought planning, management and recovery resources available for woolgrowers going into, enduring and recovering from drought.

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Episode 203

Homespun - the new Australian series in a woolgrowing community

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Living on the Australian land in a regional communities is a fortunate and unique way of life. But how often do we see a true representation of our livelihoods on modern TV? Producer Bec Bignell, formerly from Kojonup, has made it her mission to showcase the authentic version of regional Australia to a broader audience. With a team of like-minded creatives, Bec produced an Australian series called ‘Homespun’ to show woolgrowers, shearers, shed staff and the local community in a modern way.

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Woolmark Optim WR Jacket

Woolmark Optim WR Jacket

The Woolmark Optim WR Jacket has been produced especially for woolgrowers, to enable wool levy payers to experience the benefits of Merino wool in an innovative way. The unique, high performance fabric is wind and water resistant and made from 100 per cent Australian Merino wool.

Available for purchase online in six different colour combinations, the Woolmark Optim WR Jacket is just $185 for wool levy payers.

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