General News

Make Your Next Knitwear Purchase As Eco-Friendly As Possible

As winter approaches areas in the Northern Hemisphere, consumer minds turn naturally towards cosy knitwear and after a long summer of climate-crisis headlines, shopping sustainably is becoming even more important. The longevity of wool makes it one of the most environmentally-friendly natural fibres around. As a natural and biodegradable fibre, some knits can even have...
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Wedderburn Shearing School

Wedderburn Community House in partnership with Fox & Lillie Rural, Shearer & Wool Handlers Inc. and the local branch of the VFF, present Wedderburn Shearing School 2019. Taking place in September/October 2019, Wedderburn Shearing School hosts 12 students over two weeks for intense training in shearing and wool handling. At the completion of their course,...
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Australian wool prices under big pressure

The price of wool is falling steeply as China’s textile industry feels the fallout from the trade war with the United States, and European economies weaken. with industry leaders bracing for worse to come. Australian wool prices are back to 2016 levels with growers withdrawing bales from auctions after more price falls last week linked...
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Fox & Lillie Rural Training Scholarship with SCAA Shearer Woolhandler Training Inc

Fox & Lillie has been working with SCAA Shearer Woolhandler Training Inc, providing specialised training in the wool harvesting sector, to assist with combating the shortage of shearers in the industry. Part of the support included a $3000 Fox & Lillie Rural training scholarship designed to support people who are seeking a long-term career in the areas of shearing and wool handling...
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Store Door Wool Buyer – Job Vacancies Victoria and South Australia

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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Fox & Lillie SCAA Shearer Woolhandler Training Scholarship

Fox & Lillie Rural has engaged with SCAA Shearer Woolhandler Training Inc. to assist with combating the shortage of shearers in the industry through training shearers and promoting the industry. The Shearer and Woolhandler Training Inc. is a not for profit organisation providing specialised training in wool, shearing and agricultural in the wool harvesting sector....
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Fox & Lillie Rural welcomes Robert Leak and Rachael Ward to Wagga team

Fox & Lillie Rural (FLR) have welcome two additions to their Wagga team, Robert Leak and Rachael Ward. Robert Leak has joined the team as a wool buyer and marketing representative. Roberthas worked in the wool industry all his life, gaining experience in all facets from producer, shearer and wool and sheep classer. Rachael Ward...
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New pathways are required for young people to have their own farm

As land prices reach new records young agricultural enthusiasts are having to look at new ways in which they are able to have their own farm. To see what the challenges are that young people in agriculture have to face and what the possible new pathways into agriculture are see the Stock and Land article...
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