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  • A summary of top prices in the South East Region of Australia including Southern NSW, Vic & SAA summary of top prices in the South East Region of Australia including Southern NSW, Vic & SA.
  • Entries are currently being received for the 2018 Australian Fleece Competition. The Australian Fleece Competition is the largest fully measured fleece competition in the world and showcases a range of fleeces, representing every state and a wide range of breeds and microns.
  • A summary of top prices in the South East Region of Australia including Southern NSW, Vic & SAA summary of top prices in the South East Region of Australia including Southern NSW, Vic & SA.
  • Landmark believes in the future of the Queensland wool industry. This award recognises our best, most passionate & committed young “Merino” people.
  • Entries are currently being received for the 2017 Australian Fleece Competition. The Australian Fleece Competition is the largest fully measured fleece competition in the world and showcases a range of fleeces, representing every state and a wide range of breeds and microns.
  • For the first time in Australian Fleece Competition history, a commercial fleece has won the prestigious Grand Champion prize.
  • Entries are currently being received for the 2016 Australian Fleece Competition. Run jointly by Landmark, AWTA and the Australian Sheep Breeders Association, the competition forms part of the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, held in Bendigo July 15th - 17th.
  • The 2016 NCWSBA Wool Broker Award to recognise excellence in service to woolgrowers has just been launched.
  • Congratulations to Matthew Thomas Landmark, North East Region. The Winner of the 2015 National Council Of Wool Selling Brokers Australia (NCWSBA), Wool Broker Award.
  • Georgina & Hamish Wallace, from Trefusis Merino Stud, Ross, Tasmania, have taken out the Grand Champion Fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with a Superfine Merino fleece.
  • Phil & Kim Hartwich, from Mt Challicum Merino Stud, have taken out the Grand Champion Fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an Ultrafine Merino fleece.
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    The Wurrook Merino Stud at Rokewood, Victoria, has taken out the Grand Champion Fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an extra superfine Merino fleece.
  • Hillcreston Pinehill partnership of Bigga, NSW have continued their success in producing traditional superfine wool this week in Sydney.
  • Landmark Wool continues to break World records by recently selling the finest bale of wool ever to be offered at auction.
  • A Superfine Merino fleece from Grassy Creek Merino Stud at Reids Flat, in the Southern Slopes region of New South Wales, has taken out the Grand Champion Fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition, currently being held in Bendigo, Victoria.
  • Over 190 people turned out for the Merino 2020 conference in Wagga on the 19th and 20th of August.
  • Elite fleeces donated from the Australian Sheep and Wool show fleece competition raised $14,000 for Camp Quality on 17 August 2011.
  • Landmark's sponsorship in this year's Merino 2020 Conference, held from 18-20 August 2011, shows our commitment to Merino producers
  • An Extra Superfine Merino fleece from Yoorooga Merino Stud at Tenterfield, in the Northern Tablelands region of New South Wales, has taken out the Grand Champion Fleece title
  • The 11th Australian Fleece Competition is now open for woolgrowers across Australia to enter, as one of the key features of the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria 15-17 July 2011.
  • The Wool market has begun 2011 in impressive style, with the EMI lifting to 20 year highs.
  • Woolgrower Michael Blake from Hamilton in Victoria was announced Wool Producer of the Year at the inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year awards in Sydney on 21 September.
  • Landmark is taking a major step forward in wool promotion with “Wool4”, a marketing program for Australian wool based around high Australian standards for animal welfare and wool production.
  • Landmark is sponsoring the Wool Producer of the Year at the Kondinin Group and ABC Rural, inaugural Australian Farmer of the Year awards event.
  • An ultrafine Merino fleece from Conrayn Merino Stud at Berridale in the Monaro region of New South Wales has taken out the Grand Champion title at the Australian Fleece Competition, currently being held in Bendigo, Victoria.
  • Australian wool exports are recovering slowly with the strongest rise being seen in exports of fine merino wool (19.5 micron and finer). The value of exports has lifted but the volume is being held back by low production, mainly of medium micron wool (20 to 26 micron)....
  • Victoria's largest and longest running wool forum is celebrating its 20th Annual Woolclassers Forum in Bendigo and will be opened with a recorded message by The Honourable Tony Burke MP Minster for Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry & Minister for Population.
  • May's Edition of the Wool Economic Focus is now available. This month the Wool economic focus reports that demand conditions in the wool textile industry in the major processing countries have improved after a disappointing 2009.
  • Landmark Jackson of Geelong has sold the world’s finest ever bale of wool to be offered at auction, with the bale selling at the Melbourne Wool Sales for 170,000 cents per kilogram to Lempriere Australia, on behalf of Raymond Limited – one of the world’s largest integrated worsted suiting companies, based in India.
  • The world’s finest ever bale of merino wool, measuring an amazing 11.4 microns and of superior quality has been produced by ultrafine wool producers Robert, Pamela and Bradley Sandlant of Pyrenees Park in Victoria, Australia.
  • Solid domestic retail sales of wool clothing in China have been reported in the February edition of the Wool Economic Focus.
  • Landmark's January Edition of the Wool Economic Focus has been released
  • Managing climate and economic change was the theme for this year’s Sheepvention, the annual event held at the Hamilton Showground that brings together trade exhibitors, primary producers and a range of wool industry competitions.
  • A superfine Merino ram fleece from Rock-Bank Merino Stud at Victoria Valley in the Western District of Victoria has taken out the Grand Champion title at the Australian Fleece Competition, currently being held in Bendigo, Victoria.
  • Landmark recently conducted its first client tour of the Chinese wool textile industry to provide our Australian wool growing clients with an understanding of the current situation, potential, and issues in the Chinese wool textile industry.
  • An extra superfine ewe fleece from the Auchen Dhu Stud, at Walcha in the northern tablelands of NSW, has taken out the Grand Champion title at the Australian Fleece Competition currently being held in Bendigo, Victoria.
  • The world’s finest wool bale ever to be offered at auction achieved a seasonal record price of 269,000 cents per kilogram today.
  • The world’s finest wool bale will be offered at auction on Thursday 26th June 2008.
  • Landmark has conducted its fiftieth consecutive wool sale for the Wingiel Pastoral Company, owned by Wingeel farmers, Clive and Kate McEachern.
  • Landmark has appointed Mr Kym Gunn to the role of National Wool Market Development Manager.

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