Biosecurity

WoolProducers is the only wool industry member of Animal Health Australia (AHA) and is responsible for the expenditure of levy collected under the Australian Animal Health Council (Live-stock Industries) Funding Act 1996 in the area of animal health, welfare and biosecurity on behalf of the wool industry.

WPA’s relationship with AHA requires an over-sighting/decision making role regarding the spending of wool industry health and welfare levies. This involves an oversight and check in relation to two important components: The Sheep Industry Trust Fund (SITF) and Wool Industry Reserves.

WPA, like all members pay an annual subscription fee to AHA for core subscription funded programs and the WPA Board is responsible for the direction of levies to fund special funded programs.

National Farm Biosecurity Reference Manual

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

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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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Expressions of Interest Extended- National Sheep Industries Biosecurity Strategy

WoolProducers Australia in conjunction with the Sheepmeat Council of Australia wish to advise that expressions of interest have opened for the…

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Pre-Budget Submission 2020-21

WoolProducers' Pre-Budget Submission 2020-21 focuses on representing the needs of woolgrowers to Treasury across the areas of market access, drought, biosecurity, environment, freight and transport infrastructure, telecommunications, business viability, workforce and rural research, development and extension services.

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Submission to the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology

FinTech, RegTech and AgTech provide substantial opportunities for Australia’s wool industry through digital and financial innovations that could lead to transformational efficiencies for businesses throughout the wool industry pipeline. WoolProducers supports the opportunities outlined in the issues paper for Australia to prepare for and take advantage of potential benefits that can be achieved through opportunistic approaches to development of these technologies. These opportunities may be either incremental or transformational in nature, and will require sufficient support so that industry can reap the rewards of positive innovation in X-Tech.

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