The new CRC has a much broader mandate, and is based around 4
Woolwise.com is a resource for educators, researchers,
consultants, students and other stakeholders in the wool industry. It was established using funds provided by the Co-operative
Research Centre (CRC) for Premium Quality Wool and
the former AWTA Ltd Wool Education
The AWTA Ltd Wool Education Trust has now been renamed the Australian Wool Education Trust.
||The Co-operative Research Centre for Premium
Quality Wool was established on the 1st July 1993, This web
site was created as a service to the wool industry and as
a distribution vehicle for the wool education resources developed by the CRC over
a period of many years. The CRC has since been wound up, and
with the agreement of the partners the ongoing management
and ownership of the site was reassigned to the AWTA Ltd Wool
Education Trust, and it is now owned by the Australian Wool Educaiton Trust
Following this transition the Trustees decided to work with the
new Australian Sheep Industry CRC, which was was established
on 1st July 2001. The Trust is a supporting partner of the
David Cottle was appointed to the Chair of
Sheep and Wool Science at the University of New England
to lead the CRC's program to develop Postgraduate, Undergraduate
and Vocational Educational and Training resources. As part
of this role he will to co-ordinate the ongoing maintenance
and expansion of the educational resources provided by the
Premium Quality Wool CRC and made available on this site.
- Strategic research into genetics, wool science, meat
science and parasite management;
- Precision production: an integrated meat and wool production
system based on electronic measurement, management, and marketing
of animals according to their individual merit;
- Implementing innovation: delivering information to
industry via communication, information and extension mechanisms;
- Education and training: delivering a dynamic program
of education including postgraduate research, undergraduate
education, vocational, school and industry training.
Further information about the CRC can be obtained from its website .
We invite you enter and explore further the activities
and achievements of the CRC for Premium Quality Wool.