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Woolgrowers decide wool levy to be 1.5%

WoolProducers Australia has welcomed the announcement of the WoolPoll result with growers determining that 1.5% will be the levy paid for the next strategic cycle of wool research, development and marketing.

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Lower wool volumes mean reduced income for woolgrowers

MEDIA RELEASE WoolProducers strongly believe that half of a percent is better in growers' pockets in order to rebuild their own businesses when the season changes, rather than in the coffers of AWI, whose recent media statements of a 36 per cent reduction in income if a lower levy is voted in misses the fact that their own levy payers are the ones who will miss out financially.

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Current Program Involvement

National Sheep Health Monitoring Project

The National Sheep Health Monitoring Project (NSHMP) is a joint project with Animal Health Australia, WoolProducers and Sheepmeat Council. The project commenced in 2007 to monitor lines of adult sheep in abattoirs for animal health conditions...

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National Wild Dog Action Plan

WoolProducers Australia has brought together critical industry stakeholders to develop a national action plan to combat the economic and personal devastation caused by wild dogs across rural Australia.

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WoolPoll 2018 – View All

Health – View all

National Ovine Johnes Disease Management Plan 2013-2018 Review

Commencing 29 January 2018, WPA and SPA are seeking input from the sheep and wool industry on the future management of OJD in Australia.

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FMD Real Time Training – Nepal 2018

The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water has entered into an agreement with the European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD) and...

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Welfare – View all

Safety and Sheep Welfare Poster

...'IN THIS SHEARING OPERATION, SAFETY AND SHEEP WELFARE ARE A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY. GOOD COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CONTRACTORS, SHEARING TEAMS AND GROWERS IS ESSENTIAL'...

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Australian Animal Welfare Standards & Guidelines

The states and territories are working to develop and implement nationally consistent animal welfare standards and guidelines...

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Biosecurity – View all

National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual

‘The National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual – Grazing Livestock Production is an important tool for meeting our shared responsibility for biosecurity...

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Farm Biosecurity Resources

Farm biosecurity is a set of measures designed to protect a property from the entry and spread of pests, diseases and weeds...

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Wool – View all

Shed safety campaign focuses on cutting out drug and alcohol misuse

Woolgrowers, shearing contractors and members of shearing teams are reminded of their responsibility to maintain a drug and alcohol free shed, as part of a new industry-wide initiative to improve shed safety. The shearing industry stakeholder group has developed a number resources including a shearing shed poster to communicate the expectations of all shed workers, to meet their safety obligations.

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WoolProducers Australia ‘Raising the Baa’ Leadership in Agriculture Program

WoolProducers Australia (WoolProducers) has identified a gap in industry representative capacity building within the Australian wool industry...

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