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Past articles by Victoria:

Prince Charles gives wool royal seal of approval

Prince Charles has thrown his weight behind the wool industry again, speaking in a new short film put out by the Campaign for Wool. → Read More

China bans South African wool and sheep imports

China has banned the import of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products from South Africa. → Read More

New India free trade agreement spins benefits for sheep and wool sector

The sheepmeat and wool industries are set to reap the benefits of the newly minted free trade agreement between Australia and India. → Read More

Lost sheep shorn of 31kg fleece after years wandering scrub

After years wandering in the Eyre Peninsula scrub, a sheep has yielded a 31kg fleece when finally shorn. → Read More

Wool industry reform on cards at roundtable

Australian wool industry producer groups are set for a shake up in a bid to create a more unified voice for growers. → Read More

Gundagai lamb grid delivering profits for processor

A move towards value-based marketing is seeing a NSW processor reap the profits 10 months on from the introduction of a world-first IMF-centric lamb grid. → Read More

Lamb slaughter strong following COVID-19 challenges

As more lambs hit the market, slaughter is up. → Read More

Sustainability scheme wool bound for new indicator

Plans are afoot to create a new indicator to encompass wools certified under integrity schemes. → Read More

Iris and Wool and Catriona Rowntree capsule collection launched

Television presenter Catriona Rowntree has teamed up with knitwear label Iris and Wool to produce a capsule collection. → Read More

AgSmart panel looks at high-tech farming future

From autonomous machinery to improved connectivity through smartphones to in-paddock cattle weighing systems, rapidly evolving technology is changing the way Australians farm. → Read More

EU animal welfare review could see tail docking, castration and dehorning ban

Plans to potentially ban tail docking, castration and dehorning in European Union countries could have implications for Australian exports if passed. → Read More

WoolQ Senate private briefing date to be set ASAP

A private briefing to senators on a report into commercialising WoolQ will be arranged "as soon as possible". → Read More

Milestone $100/kg lamb pricing sets a new bar

$99.90 for a highly marbled lamb cutlet? The price tag at one Sydney luxury butcher could be the start of even bigger things to come. → Read More

AWI China campaigns credited for $122M extra wool sales

Targeted marketing campaigns run by Australian Wool Innovation in China in 2021 have been given the credit for an $122 million boost in sales of Australian wool. → Read More

Restored wool classing tables in demand

From shearing shed staple to dining room showstopper, wool classing tables are earning their place in country homes. → Read More

Wild dog control coordination overhauled in Queensland

Wild dog control coordination services funded in Australian Wool Innovation in Queensland have been cut, with industry members saying they are no longer needed → Read More

Hope for return of custom footrot vaccine

The custom footrot vaccine could return to the market through a minor use permit. → Read More

Wool industry show resilience in 2021

Australia's wool sector showed resilience in 2021, as the industry recovered from the blows dealt by COVID-19 during 2020. → Read More

Strong year for sheep meat with record prices set

A year of historically strong lamb prices saw records set for the restocker lamb and trade lamb indicators. → Read More

Wool photographer Chantel McAlister sharing her talents

Wool photographer Chantel McAlister is taking her career in a new direction as a photography coach. → Read More