Yearly Archive: 2017

Click go shears for charity

  THE Melbourne-based managing director of Australia’s second biggest wool export company will dust off his shears for a good cause at the Wentworth Show tomorrow. Jonathan Lillie, from Fox & Lillie, has been challenged by two sheep producers from NSW’s far south west to demonstrate his shearing skills to raise money for the Pooncarie...
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Wool brokers look at China

A group of wool brokers has returned from a study tour of China focusing on wool processing beyond the farm gate. The 31 Fox and Lillie Group staff — including employees from Benalla, Horsham and Mildura — discussed current processing and market trends for wool with their Chinese counterparts. They also witnessed the processing of...
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Fox & Lillie Rural lead Chinese study tour

A HORSHAM wool broker has toured export and rural service divisions in China as part of an educational study tool. Andrew Hendy was among 31 Fox and Lillie Rural staff who participated in the tour earlier this month. The purpose of the study tour was to enrich staff knowledge of wool processing beyond the farm...
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Brokers visit biggest buyer

IT’S no secret that wool prices have returned to glory days so getting an insight into the workings of one of our biggest buyers is critical. A group of 31 people from Fox and Lillie recently completed a tour to China. China buys 80 per cent of Australia’s wool and the tour was an opportunity...
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Agriculture a great career choice

With semester one drawing to a close, the college is looking forward to welcoming back its second-year students who are part-way through their compulsory industry placement. The students’ choice of industry placements certainly vary, from students working on farms to some learning the role of an agronomist. A group of students has been fortunate to secure...
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Longerenong College students experience the wool industry

TWO Longerenong College students will do industry placement at Fox & Lillie Rural this month to get exposure to the wool industry. Emma McCrae and Tom Roughead were awarded the 2016-17 Fox & Lillie Rural scholarship last year. The scholarship is designed to provide opportunities for young students at a grass roots level in the industry, looking...
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Wool scholarships awarded

During May this year, two students who were awarded with the Fox & Lillie Rural scholarship at Longerenong College will undertake industry placement at the company, gaining valuable exposure into the wool industry. Last year Emma McCrae and Tom Roughead from Longerenong College were awarded the 2016/2017 Fox & Lillie Rural scholarship, designed to provide...
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Fox & Lillie X Glenbrae Woollen Jumpers

Recently, Fox & Lillie partnered with one of its long-standing clients Glenbrae, a family owned business based in England to produce a collection of Fox & Lillie X Glenbrae Woollen Jumpers. Glenbrae is a family owned business based in Spa Mill, England; a country which was at the forefront of quality textile manufacturing during the industrial...
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Fox & Lillie Traineeships – at a glance

Traineeships have always been a big part of Fox & Lillie Rural’s development program. Over the past twelve years, Fox & Lillie has employed over nine trainees, each moving diversely up through the company. At the end of this month, Charlie White, who was employed as a Fox & Lillie Rural trainee in March last...
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Wool Buyer & Wool Marketing Representative – Mildura Vacancy

Fox & Lillie are a 100% Australian family owned and operated wool export, buying and broking business with an extensive network of regional branches, International offices, as well as wool processing facilities. To keep successfully growing the business and continuing to deliver the appropriate services to wool growers, Fox & Lillie Rural are looking for...
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