Health and Welfare Committee

In 2014 WoolProducers established the WPA Health and Welfare Advisory Committee and extended an invitation to other wool bodies, including Australian Wool Growers Association, Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders, Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association. This move ensures that there is representation and input across the entire wool industry in the expenditure of the health and welfare levy administered by Animal Health Australia. The Sheep, Camelid and Goat Veterinarians also has observer status on this Committee to provide technical advice.

Committee Members

Helen CathlesAustralian Superfine Wool Growers Association (ASWGA)

Sam StephensAustralian Wool Growers Association (AWGA)

Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders (AASMB)

Rob SuterAustralian Veterinary Association – Sheep Vets Special Interest Group

May 2020 – President’s Report

Our May 2020 President's Report is available here and provides an overview of the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia's wool industry so far, as well as information on other advocacy and policy efforts we have undertaken over the past month.

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WoolProducers seeks grower responses to COVID-19 survey

WoolProducers Australia has today released a survey for woolgrowers to capture the impacts of COVID-19 on Australia’s wool growing businesses.

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