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We have community-based education groups in each wool growing state are open to all local woolgrowers. These grower networks are fundamental to the spread of new ideas, continuing education and the adoption of best practice.

AWI's grower networks are fundamental to the spread of new ideas, continuing education and the adoption of best practice. Community-based education groups in each wool growing state are open to all local woolgrowers.

The mission of AWI Extension NSW is ‘to provide NSW sheep producers with a dedicated network through which they can source relevant, reliable and timely information and expertise to enable better business decisions for their sheep business.’

AWI Extension NSW provides a source of relevant, timely and technically sound information to over 5,500 members via a range of methods of delivery – workshops, webinars, newsletters, social media and a podcast. AWI Extension NSW members include woolgrowers, their advisors, and industry representatives.

Core to the success of AWI Extension NSW is the guidance provided by the AWI Extension NSW Producer Advisory Panel (PAP). The PAP is tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for NSW woolgrowers, and how and when AWI Extension NSW can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

Get in touch:

Join the free AWI Extension NSW network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension NSW website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Meet the AWI Extension NSW staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension NSW on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

Megan Rogers

Project Manager
AWI Extension NSW
0427 459 891
megan@awiextensionnsw.com

AWI Extension QLD invests through Leading Sheep, which is a partnership between AWI and Queensland Government, with support from AgForce.

Core to the success of AWI Extension QLD and Leading Sheep is the guidance provided by the Leading Sheep Producer Advisory Panel (PAP) and Regional Committees (RC). The PAP and RC are tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for Queensland woolgrowers, and how and when Leading Sheep can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

The objectives of Leading Sheep, identified by the PAP, include:

  1. Network - be an effective conduit between producers, between producers and experts, and between producers and AWI, Queensland Government, and AgForce.
  2. Information source – endeavour to become the go-to source of information on sheep production in Queensland.
  3. Extension – building on the existing network and communications to provide training opportunities that lay the foundations for change.

Leading Sheep achieves these objectives by delivering best practice management information and innovations via a range of options, such as field days and workshops, as well as online, often webinars and podcasts, to allow access to experts and advice without leaving home. The aim of these events is to increase awareness and deliver new knowledge and skills to support practice change and improve productivity and profitability.

Get in touch: 

Join the free AWI Extension QLD and Leading Sheep network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension QLD website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Visit the Leading Sheep website for further technical information, notice of upcoming workshops and more.

Meet the AWI Extension QLD and Leading Sheep staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension QLD on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

Follow Leading Sheep on Facebook.

Andrea McKenzie

Project Manager
Leading Sheep
0428 109 620
andrea.mckenzie@daf.qld.gov.au

AWI Extension SA is a partnership between AWI, Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA and SA Sheep Industry Fund.

AWI Extension SA is supporting the development of the South Australian sheep industry by connecting people in the business of sheep, and providing timely, technical information to assist in on-farm management decisions, group support for learning activities to address issues that impact on your sheep and business, linking woolgrowers to experts, researchers and funders and collaborating with industry programs and service providers.

Core to the success of AWI Extension SA is the guidance provided by the AWI Extension SA Producer Advisory Panel (PAP). The PAP is tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for South Australian woolgrowers, and how and when AWI Extension SA can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

Get in touch: 

Join the free AWI Extension SA network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension SA website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state, and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Meet the AWI Extension SA staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension SA on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

Jodie Reseigh

Project Manager
AWI Extension SA
0428 103 886
jodie@awiextensionsa.com

AWI Extension TAS’ mission is ‘To deliver best practice information and extension and facilitate ongoing change towards more profitable and sustainable sheep and wool businesses in Tasmania.’

Core to the success of AWI Extension TAS is the guidance provided by the AWI Extension TAS Producer Advisory Panel (PAP). The PAP is tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for Tasmanian woolgrowers, and how and when AWI Extension TAS can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

AWI Extension TAS delivers information via e-newsletters, hardcopy publications, workshops, field days, webinars, and online content.

Stay up to date with the latest Tasmanian industry events and information by subscribing to the popular AWI Extension TAS e-newsletter that goes to more than 600 Tasmanian woolgrowers.

Get in touch:

Join the free AWI Extension TAS network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension TAS website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state, and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Meet the AWI Extension TAS staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension TAS on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

James Tyson

Project Manager
AWI Extension TAS
0477 764 072
james@awiextensiontas.com

AWI Extension VIC invests through BestWool/BestLamb, which is a partnership between AWI and Agriculture Victoria.

On-farm discussion groups form the core of BestWool/BestLamb (BWBL). Group members have an annual planning session to decide on their year’s focus topics then meet regularly for facilitated discussions, farm walks, training workshops and information sessions aimed at improving their confidence to implement on-farm practice changes that drive growth and farm profits.

BWBL has producer groups across the state which producers can join and welcomes new groups to the program.

For producers who want to be involved but are not ready to join a group, other options to be involved include webinars, workshops, producer demonstration sites (PDS), and receiving the monthly online newsletter and Sheep Notes newsletter and more.

Core to the success of AWI Extension VIC and BestWool/BestLamb is the guidance provided by the AWI Producer Advisory Panel (PAP) and Network Advisory Committee (NAC). The PAP is tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for Victorian woolgrowers, and how and when AWI Extension VIC and BestWool/BestLamb can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

Get in touch:

Join the free AWI Extension VIC and BestWool/BestLamb network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension VIC website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state, and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Meet the AWI Extension VIC and BestWool/BestLamb staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension VIC on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

Alison Desmond

Project Manager
AWI Extension VIC and BestWool/BestLamb
0409 424 274
alison@awiextensionvic.com

AWI Extension WA offers a range of activities and services including seminars, field days and workshops, and regular electronic communication via email, Facebook and Twitter.

All Network activities provide members with timely advice on managing current seasonal conditions, increasing WA woolgrowers' confidence in the future of wool-growing enterprises and their ability to run them in the most modern and productive manner.

Core to the success of AWI Extension WA is the guidance provided by the AWI Extension WA Producer Advisory Panel (PAP). The PAP is tasked with providing strategic advice to the priorities and issues for Western Australian woolgrowers, and how and when AWI Extension WA can best deliver information, tools and workshops to assist industry.

Get in touch:

Join the free AWI Extension WA network and subscribe to email updates with seasonal information and upcoming workshops.

Browse the AWI Extension WA website for upcoming face-to-face workshops and webinars across the state, and useful production information to assist in your wool-growing business.

Meet the AWI Extension WA staff and Producer Advisory Panel members here.

Follow AWI Extension NSW on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter).

Georgia Pugh

Project Manager
AWI Extension WA
0408 947 488
georgia@awiextensionwa.com

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