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Keep up with news from Australian wool brokers and sheep wool buyers Fox & Lillie Rural.

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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Future Challenges of Agriculture

Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show 2018 saw the first New Breed Forum hosted in conjunction with the Young Stud Masters’ Muster. The forum was held to discuss the future of agriculture and the challenges that the young people of today will have to face to be apart of the agricultural industry. For more in formation...
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Fox & Lillie’s Annual Wool Study Tour

Recently Fox & Lillie conducted a two week ‘The Heritage of Wool Study Tour’ with a group of twenty six wool growers. The group consisted of wool growers from all over Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. The group traveled through the United Kingdom and Italy visiting woollen mills, garment manufactures and industry events. For...
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The Wool Industry digs deep to support Annie

Wool Brokers from across Australia donated 69 bales of wool to the Michael Manion Wool Industry Foundation to raise money for Annie Singe. 8 year old Annie from a wool growing family in Wagga has had up to 50 operations in her life so far to remove a Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus covering one third...
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Newest Members of the Fox & Lillie Team

Fox & Lillie’s newest recruits Emma McCrae and Tom Roughead graduated from Longerenong College in 2017 and were both recipients of the Fox & Lillie 2016/2017 Rural Scholarship. Both Emma and Tom have now taken on new roles at Fox & Lillie. See the link below for their views on agriculture. https://www.stockandland.com.au/story/5528387/ag-industrys-newest-recruits/?cs=4786
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The Darling River CWA Wool Drive

Proudly supported by Fox & Lillie Rural The Darling River Country Women’s Association Group are holding a Wool Drive from May to October 2018 to raise money for their Darling River Group and Country Women’s Association Branches. All wool donations are greatly appreciated including: fleece, pieces, bellies, locks, crutchings, stains, etc. Donations can be dropped...
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Brokerage Administrator Position

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 and wool processing facilities. Brokerage Administrator Fox & Lillie Rural are looking for a motivated person to join our team at our Head Office in Melton as a Brokerage...
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