Under new Stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions announced yesterday by the Victorian government, AWTA's 3 operating divisions AWTA Raw Wool, AWTA Product Testing and Agrifood Technology would like to reinforce we will continue to remain open as a Permitted Industry.
The monthly comparisons of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for July 2020 compared with the same period last season are:
-16.3%, -15.1% and -14.4% respectively.
The monthly comparison of Total Lots, Bales and Weight for June 2020 compared with the same period last season are:
+0.6%, +3.7% and +4.4% respectively.
The Board and Management of AWTA have announced that there will be no increase in general raw wool fees for the 2020/21 wool selling season, commencing 1st July 2020.
In an effort to remain financially viable over the years, the wool industry's peak testing organisation, the Australian Wool Testing Authority, has diversified into other industries.