From shearing and woolhandling, to clip preparation and market transparency, wool harvesting is central to the Australian wool industry. Best practise in shearing sheds results in a high quality wool clip and the health and wellbeing of both professionals and sheep.
We work with industry organisations and contractors and invest in regional coaching programs which are fundamental to education and the adoption of best practice. Since 2015, we have facilitated close to 4000 shearer and wool handler training days to 17,000 people, delivered through AWI-funded programs.
Providing free training for novice, improver and professional shearers and woolhandlers we work to promote best practise in wool harvesting through our regional coaching program and extensive training resources.