Fox & Lillie News

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

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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Fox & Lillie Rural’s Scholarship Recipients Graduate

Fox & Lillie Rural’s 2016/2017 scholarship recipients, Emma McCrae and Tom Roughead graduated from Longerenong College last week with 200 other students. It was the highest number of graduates the College has had in 20 years. Emma excelled in her course and was awarded both the 2016 and 2017 dux of her course, graduated with...
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Week 41 Wool Market Report

AWIS WOOL MARKET REVIEW Week Ending 13 April 2018 (Week 41) The AWEX EMI finished 4¢ higher (+0.2%) in Australian currency and 14¢ higher (+1.0%) in US currency at sales in this week. 54,409 bales were on offer nationally, compared with 44,841 bales last sale. 6.1% of the offering was passed in. AWEX reports that...
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Longerenong students receive Fox & Lillie Rural scholarships

Two students, Emily McErvale and Hayley Hart from Longerenong College have been awarded the Fox & Lillie Rural 2017/2018 scholarship, which comprised of two student scholarships worth $5,000 each. It is the second consecutive year that Fox & Lillie has offered scholarships at Longerenong College which are aimed at providing students with financial assistance towards...
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Emily Shield’s auctions off family’s 100th shearing wool

Fox & Lillie Rural’s brokerage coordinator, Emily Shields auctioned off her family’s 100th shearing MINONA wool last week on Wednesday 14th of February. It was a big milestone for the family who all came to watch Emily auction the wool at the Melbourne sale rooms. See the full article here.
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The Heritage of Wool Tour 2018

Please note The Heritage of Wool Tour 2018 is now full. Please get in touch with one of our representatives to express your interest for any future study tours.  Fox & Lillie Rural is excited to offer you the opportunity to join us on our 2018 The Heritage of Wool Tour. Fox & Lillie Rural’s...
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Global Luxury Index on the rise – what this means for wool

The S&P Global Luxury Index which tracks 80 of the world’s largest publicly traded companies engaged in the production or distribution of luxury goods or services is sitting at an all-time high at 2844.89. The rise is driven by the surge of big spending Chinese shoppers “who are splurging at home, during trips to Europe...
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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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