Australian woolgrowers are set to benefit from the suspension of wool exports from South Africa to China due to an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease.
Roger Fletcher catapulted himself to success, forming one of the country's most successful agribusinesses, which now exports grain, fibre and meat globally from its family-run headquarters in central NSW.
Controversial Australian Wool Innovation chairman Wal Merriman resigns, saying he is proud of what has been achieved during his tenure.
A director of an embattled wool body demands an immediate retraction, following a lobby group's submission to a review of her organisation's conduct.
Goat farmers are no longer considered the poor relation of Australian woolgrowers with goat production booming and some farmers discovering goats can be more profitable than sheep.
A combination of strong demand from China, declining sheep numbers and drought has sent wool prices through the roof.
What goes into manufacturing the various textiles we wear and how do the environmental impacts of each compare?
It has been a rollercoaster ride over the past 30 years, but the future of wool is looking bright with international buyers once again looking to buy Australian wool.
An Italian buyer of Australian super fine wool is urging growers to listen to the market and end mulesing before more customers look to other countries for their merino wool.
Hamilton in Victoria is known to many as an iconic sheep town, and now booming sheep and wool prices inject new growth into the community.