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22 Dec 2003 Gene plan no benefit to woolgrowers View
The Australian Woolgrowers Association says a plan to eliminate the gene for black sheep will not benefit woolgrowers.
13 Dec 2003 AWI AGM Concerns View
Serious allegations are surfacing that recent Australian Wool Innovations annual general meeting held at Burswood Resort, Perth, WA, lacked a quorum of at least 50 grower shareholders and should be declared null and void...
10 Dec 2003 Merino Selection Demonstration Flock Field Day View
The AWI funded, SARDI operated, Selection Demonstration Flock (SDF) project compares Merino selection techniques. Field day to be held on March 24 2004 at Turretfield Research Centre...
24 Nov 2003 Australian Wool Innovation must do more to inspire all woolgrowers View
The finalisation of the recent wool poll ballot and the stability of the Australian Wool Innovation Annual General Meeting have been welcomed by the Australian Wool Growers Association....
04 Oct 2003 NSW urged to get behind talented country singer View
Australian Idol finalist Shannon Noll is living proof that country people have what it takes to be a star and the NSW Farmers' Association is calling on everyone to get behind him and support this up and coming bush icon...
03 Oct 2003 Wool Poll 2003 Crucial to Wool Future Directions View
The forthcoming Wool Poll 2003 presents an opportunity for woolgrowers right across Australia to have a say on the future of their industry...
27 Aug 2003 Landmark joins AWB Limited View
Wesfarmers Limited and AWB Limited today announced that Wesfarmers Landmark, one of Australia's leading rural services companies, has been acquired by AWB Limited. Now trading as “Landmark – an AWB company”...
05 Aug 2003 Falkiner Memorial Field Station future directions questioned View
Recently announced changes to the management and direction of the Falkiner Memorial Field Station have raised concerns amongst woolgrowers...
28 Jul 2003 One Percent Levy Enough View
At last some new issues in wool. I write to express my concern and amazement at the reported assertion by Dr Len Stephens, CEO of Australian Wool Innovation, that AWI regards a shareholder vote of anything less than one per cent...
07 Jul 2003 12th World Corriedale Congress View
The Corriedale Breeders Society of Uruguay has the pleasure to organize the 12th World Corriedale Congress at the Radisson Victoria Plaza Hotel, Montevideo, Uruguay, in September 2003...
02 Jul 2003 AWI invests in shearer and shed hand training initiative View
Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) has supported calls from woolgrowers and industry to invest in the development of shearers and shed hands, with the announcement today of a Pilot Shearer and Shed Hand Training Initiative...
19 Jun 2003 AWGA denies sour grapes claim View
The Australian Wool Growers Association has emphatically rejected claims it is motivated by "sour grapes" in its push to cut grower funding for Australian Wool Innovation by 75 per cent...
18 Jun 2003

No increase in wool test charges for 2003‐2004

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At its meeting in Melbourne last Friday the AWTA Ltd Board accepted a recommendation from management that AWTA Ltd's testing fees be held at 2002/2003 levels for the coming financial year...
28 May 2003

Who Said Government Was Out!

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The latest calls for a Senate inquiry into the wool industry based on the publicised and yet to be substantiated allegations demonstrate the political influence being exerted once again on the wool industry...
06 May 2003 AWI signs MOU with leading UK retailer View
Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI) and leading UK retailer Marks and Spencer have signed a two year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop joint projects aimed at bringing new and innovative wool and wool blend products to the market...
16 Apr 2003 Woolgrowers urged to vote 16/04/2003 View
All Australian wool growers are being urged to vote in the 2003 wool levy poll to have their say in the level of activity of their research company...
01 Apr 2003

Elders Vp Victoria ‐ Merino Sire Evaluation

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ELDERS VP VICTORIA ‐ MERINO SIRE EVALUATION...
13 Mar 2003 An Interview with Will Crozier View
The revitalizing of the Australian Wool Growers Association is set to keep the wool industry in the rural headlines particularly leading up to the Australian Wool Innovations annual general meeting being held in Perth early in November...
10 Mar 2003 AWTA should get out of its ‘comfort zone’ "Amended" View
The AWGA received a complaint from former Managing Director of AWTA, Mr David Ward in relation to this media release being published on this website...
10 Mar 2003 AWTA should get out of its ‘comfort zone’ View
The Australian Wool Testing Authority (AWTA) cannot have a two way bet on the issue of the $45m capital maintenance fund held in reserve since 1995, the Australian Wool Growers’ Association Chairman, Will Crozier, said today...
25 Feb 2003 AWGA back in business and seeking support View
The highly successful Australian Wool Growers Association is up and running again, this time to make sure the cultural change it started in 1996 is realised...
10 Feb 2003 AWI Slashes Trade Policy Unit View
AWI confirmed the consolidation of its Trade Policy services division today with the announcement that its Canberra office will be closing immediately, as part of a restructure aimed to achieve greater efficiencies in the organisation...
 
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