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Cotton Conference 2014 Well Received with 1700 Delegates Attending the Event.

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The 2014 Australian Cotton Conference – the biggest ever held by the cotton industry – opened on the Gold Coast. Well over 1700 delegates are attending the event, the highest number of delegates ever secured by the event in its 34-year history. The Conference opened spectacularly with a presentation from Victoria Cross […]

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Australian Cotton Industry Signs Historic Agreement with Better Cotton Initiative.

By   /  August 1, 2014  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Australia  / Switzerland – Cotton Australia has signed a landmark agreement with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) on behalf of Australia’s cotton industry.

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Cotton Australia Chairman Attends Opening of the New Cotton Research Hub.

By   /  July 15, 2014  /  Cotton News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia Chairman, Lyndon Mulligan, attended the opening of the Cotton Research Hub in Armidale on 4 July, 2014. The new hub is a part of the University of New England (UNE) and forms a partnership between UNE and the CRDC. Cotton Australia welcomed the opening of the new hub designed to improve […]

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Australian Cotton Industry Awards Judging Tour Concludes; Winners to be Announced at the Cotton Conference.

By   /  June 27, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The Australian Cotton Industry Awards judges recently toured cotton growing regions to visit nominees. Cotton Australia Regional Manager for the Namoi, Gwydir, Walgett and Bourke, Paul Sloman, was on board for the trip. Paul captured a number of photos of individuals nominated for on their properties. Paul was joined by Cotton

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Cotton Australia Signs Historic Agreement with Better Cotton Initiative.

By   /  June 26, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia has signed a landmark agreement with the Better Cotton Initiative on behalf of Australia’s cotton industry. The agreement transfers a BCI licence to Australian cotton produced under myBMP certification. Cotton Australia had previously joined the Better Cotton Initiative as a member organisation, but this agreement represents the first time Australian […]

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Cotton Australia Hails New Regulations Strengthen Rights for Growers.

By   /  June 14, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Cotton Australia, has welcomed the introduction of the Queensland Government’s Regional Planning Interest Act and associated regulations, which come into force today (13/6/14). Cotton Australia’s Queensland Policy Manager, Michael Murray, says the Act and new regulations are significant because they give farmers of the state’s most productive agricultural land a far greater […]

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Australian Cotton Message Well Received at Great Ideas in Cotton Conference, Hong Kong.

By   /  June 13, 2014  /  Cotton News, Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – A strong Cotton Australia delegation engaged with their major partner organisations, export markets and supply chains to take the positive Australian cotton story and Cotton LEADS™ program to the world. The week-long trip centred on the ‘Great Ideas in Cotton Conference’ in Hong Kong. Cotton Australia’s Chairman Lyndon Mulligan, Vice Chairman Simon […]

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2014 Australian Cotton Industry Awards Finalists Announced.

By   /  June 7, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – Finalists have been announced for the 2014 Australian Cotton Industry Awards, now in its 11th year. The Awards celebrate excellence, innovation & leadership across the whole supply chain. They recognise high achievement in, and valuable contribution to, Australia’s cotton industry – from growers and ginners to product suppliers, consultants, agronomists, researchers and […]

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Cotton Australia Welcomes Amendments to Water Management Act.

By   /  June 2, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The NSW Government has introduced amendments to the Water Management Act 2000, a move welcomed by the peak industry body for cotton growers, Cotton Australia. Cotton Australia Policy Manager for Water, Michael Murray, says the amendments – if successfully passed – would impact growers in several ways. “Many of the proposed amendments […]

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Star Students Awarded Early Cotton Conference Scholarships – Additional Places Still Available.

By   /  May 29, 2014  /  Cotton News  /  No Comments

Sydney, Australia – The opportunity to apply for scholarships to attend the Australian Cotton Conference is closing on 9 June 2014. Cotton Australia has awarded two scholarships early to enthusiastic star undergraduate students. Elizabeth Wunsch (University of Queensland) and Alexandra Dalton (University of Sydney) are very excited to receive early scholarship offers to attend the […]

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