Meet the Team – Cassie Baile

Growing up on a sheep property in the New England area of Northern NSW, Cassie Baile always knew that she wanted to work with sheep. Starting out working as a rouseabout and wool classer, Cassie then gained a place on a traineeship program before being offered a role as a…

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S&C Livestock joins growing Australian agency AWN

AWN is pleased to announce the latest expansion of its livestock business, with the acquisition of Western Australian business S&C Livestock. AWN general manager of livestock and property, Peter Weaver said that the business, which will now trade under the AWN banner, will provide current S&C clients with the benefit…

AWN hits top price for ultrafine bale

AWN has hit the ground running for the opening of the 2020/2021 selling season with spirited bidding resulting in a bale of 12.8 micron wool smashing the $8000 mark. The best price seen at auction in more than three years, the ultrafine offering, described by grower Leon Phillips’ ‘Rosari’ Wodonga…

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Quest to produce world’s first carbon neutral fleece

AWN client and Tasmanian superfine wool grower, Simon Cameron, is pioneering a trial which may result in the world’s first carbon neutral fleece. For the wool grower, there are two drivers. Firstly, acknowledgement of the need for all businesses to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and, secondly, the need to…

Eyre Peninsular joins AWN’s network of DNA wool growers

AWN, Australia’s largest independent wool broker, has launched its latest series in its wool provenance stories through its DNA program. The DNA program features wool growers from South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. Exclusive to AWN, the DNA program sources wool from its wool growing clients across Australia for its retail brand…