ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA WOOL AWARDS 2016
The competitions for the Ermenegildo Zegna Wool Trophies are now open. Entrants must be superfine Merino ewe or wether skirted fleeces. Access the competition rules and entry form.
WORKING TOGETHER TO COMBAT WILD DOGS
Watch this new video that outlines how communities who work together can get on top of this insidious problem.
INTERNATIONAL WOOLMARK PRIZE
Watch the video of the regional finals of the 2015/16 International Woolmark Prize, AWI’s most successful marketing strategy.
Wool Selling Systems Review - Discussion Paper
The Review Panel has issued a Discussion Paper. Submissions on the paper will be received up until 4 September 2015. Have your say.
AUSTRALIAN SHEEP BLOWFLY GENOME MAPPED
Researchers have decoded the Australian sheep blowfly genome, adding ammunition in the battle to protect the nation’s sheep flock from flystrike.
Beyond The Bale - New Issue Out Now
From farm to fashion, the latest issue reports on initiatives to increase the on-farm profitability of Australian woolgrowers and increase the demand for Australian wool.
IWTO CONGRESS REPORT
A renewed sense of confidence in wool marked the 84th Annual Congress of the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO), held 18-20 May in Zhangjiagang, China.
National Merino Challenge 2015
Students from across the country have participated in the 2015 National Merino Challenge, learning the skills to carry them into a future in the wool industry.
Australian rural leadership program
AWI funds the participation of a wool industry leader in the ARLP. Applications for Course 23, which runs from August 2016 to October 2017, close on 31 August 2015.
Fibre of Football
AWI’s Fibre of Football campaign celebrates the rich heritage connecting the Australian wool industry and Australian football. Check out the new wool supporters’ gear.