News Archive 2014

  • How to opt in to BCI

    Tuesday, 23rd December 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • Water Act review report welcomed by the cotton industry

    Monday, 22nd December 2014 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The cotton industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s recent release of the Report of the Independent Review of the Water Act 2007 conducted by the then Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Senator Simon Birmingham. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 22 December 2014

    Friday, 19th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • 2014 in review: achievements and challenges

    Friday, 19th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia’s core business is to champion the interests of growers and the industry to powerful politicians, regulators and policy makers. Our team has worked tirelessly on behalf of growers over the course of 2014 to advance our critical policy and advocacy initiatives. Cotton Australia has also continued our work in the areas of research direction, stewardship, grower services and community, education and workforce capacity campaigns. Here are the key wins and achievements secured by Cotton Australia in 2014. Read more »

  • Global fashion trends seminars share cotton story with Australian fashion designers, labels & brands

    Friday, 19th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia joined forces with Cotton Incorporated in December 2014 to bring a global cotton trends seminar to Australia for the first time. The events were designed to inspire designers and brands to apply cotton fabrics to innovative and emerging garment designs, silhouettes, patterns and finishes. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia submission supports more competitive agricultural sector

    Friday, 19th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    In a submission to the Federal Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper, Cotton Australia was supportive of the key objective of the previous White Paper – to achieve a better return at the farm gate and promote a sustainable and competitive Australian agricultural sector. Read more »

  • Christmas and New Year considerations: IR expert

    Friday, 19th December 2014 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Industrial relations expert Bob Kellow (Industrial Mediation Services) outlines considerations for the Christmas and New Year period. Employers have a responsibility to ensure the safety and well-being of all employees at work-related functions and should take reasonable precautions to prevent inappropriate behaviour. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes Queensland’s new Agricultural Energy Council

    Wednesday, 17th December 2014 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The cotton industry has welcomed the establishment of the Agricultural Energy Council that brings together Queensland’s agricultural representatives and the Queensland Government to tackle high electricity costs. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 10 December 2014

    Tuesday, 9th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Australia General Meeting highlights advocacy initiatives; focuses on research priorities

    Tuesday, 9th December 2014 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    More than 50 growers and industry leaders attended the General Meeting held in Brisbane at the end of November. The meeting provided an opportunity for growers and industry representatives to gather to discuss how Cotton Australia has been working on the industry’s behalf, and hear the thoughts of growers on our future direction. Additionally, Cotton Australia’s grower advisory panels guarantee that the CRDC’s research and development effort is focused on grower needs. Read more »