Wool broker principals have raised doubts about the regional relocation of the showfloor to Goulburn, as Australian Wool Handlers (AWH) extends the company’s long-term lease at Sydney’s Yennora wool auctions.
National Sheep & Wool Writer
Annabelle Cleeland is Fairfax Media’s national sheep and wool writer. Annabelle joined the Fairfax team in 2012 to nurture her love of Australian agriculture. She began as the Victorian western district reporter at Stock & Land before taking on a senior position as a journalist reporting on all industries statewide. Annabelle’s appetite to report on issues which affect the sheep and wool industry has seen her travel to many parts of Australia and abroad. She is excited to spin industry yarns during a period of substantial demand for the sheepmeat and wool industries. Annabelle enjoys horse riding and climbing mountains, and is a lazy supporter of the Geelong Football Club.
SYSTEMIC failures with Australia’s sheep and goat industries’ mob-based tracing system have been revealed in a damning report by Animal Health Australia.
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AUSTRALIAN lamb has become the unlikely casualty of the bitter dispute between China and South Korea over the deployment of the Unites States-led missile defence system.
A PROTOYPE wool bale sterilizer has been unveiled to industry leaders in a bid to shelter the trade from impacts arising from emergency animal disease outbreaks.
WITH Australian wool exports valued at about $3.6 billion this financial year, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has reminded the chief industry body to know “where your wealth comes from”.
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