Fox & Lillie News

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

Yumbah article feature – How this Australian farm combines tech with the natural cycle of the ocean to combat overfishing

Fox & Lillie is a major shareholder in Yumbah, after diversifying their business in the 1990’s. Starting with one abalone farm on a green field site in Portland, Victoria, Yumbah  building on its abalone farming experience to become Australia’s leading shellfish aquaculture company.  The company’s business today comprises of operations in Tasmania, Victoria and South...
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Fox & Lillie exhibiting at RawAssembly in May this year

Fox & Lillie exhibiting at RawAssembly in May

Fox & Lillie will be exhibiting at RawAssembly later in May this year, a responsible and sustainable textile sourcing event, magazine and digital platform founded to share knowledge and awareness of responsible textiles that are regenerative, circular and ethical. Held in Melbourne, Victoria, the event is expected to attract over 2000 relevant textile industry businesses,...
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The winners of Fox & Lillie Rural’s Art Contest announced

The winners of Fox & Lillie Rural’s first ‘Sheep’ themed art contest have been decided! Designed to provide some entertainment for the kids over the summer holidays, the competition saw over 20 entries from kids all over Australia. Thank-you to everyone who voted. We have combined our staff votes with your votes; and the winners...
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Longerenong Scholarships awarded to Thomas Baird and Melea McKay

Longerenong College students, Thomas Baird and Melea McKay were recently awarded the 2021/2022 Fox & Lillie Rural Foundation Scholarships. The two $5,000 scholarships are designed to help support young people who are looking to pursue a career in the agricultural industry, providing financial assistance towards tuition fees and student housing over the two-year course period....
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Creative skills shine in Fox & Lillie’s first ever art competition

Australian wool exporters Fox and Lillie have launched their first ever art competition and the theme for 2022 is a very apt ‘sheep’. Initiated by Fox & Lillie’s Rachael Ward, she’s asked kids to sharpen their pencils for the inaugural summer holiday art contest. “The idea came to engage and inspire kids over the school...
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Fox & Lillie Rural expands their operations, opens new store in Tamworth

Fox & Lillie Rural have recently expanded their operations and opened new wool store in Tamworth. The new store will be managed by David Hallam, who has recently joined the company to support the expansion. Fox & Lillie Rural are a family owned Australian company, embedded in wool for over 70 years and pride themselves...
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Blue Illusion showcases their traceable fibre story

French inspired Australian brand Blue Illusion are the latest clothing label to jump on board to tell their traceable fibre story, tracking their woollen garments back to the farms where they were grown for their Traceable Wool Journey. And as clothing brands around the nation dig deeper into their supply chains to learn exactly where their fibres are...
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Fox & Lillie Rural Wagga Wagga moves wool stores to expand operations

Over sixty wool producers went through Fox & Lillie Rural’s Wagga store last week for MerinoLink’s annual conference, a three-day event featuring the latest Merino information and development, attracting wool producers from across the region, It was the first tour through the new wool store with Fox & Lillie Rural Wagga recently moving their operations...
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