News Archive 2018

  • Pakistan’s Bilal Khan thanks Australia at BCI Conference

    Monday, 23rd July 2018 // Breaking News // Comments (0)

    At the recent BCI Conference in Brussels, participants heard from Mr Bilal Israel Khan, a cotton farmer from Pakistan and Secretary of the BCI Council who was representing the Pakistani National Farmers’ Federation. Mr Khan has been involved with the Australian Government’s Business Partnerships Platform, in which Cotton Australia partnered with BCI and DFAT to deliver training in cotton production practices and environmental management to around 55,000 Pakistani farmers. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 25 July, 2018

    Monday, 23rd July 2018 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

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  • Farmers invited to have their say in finding affordable electricity solutions

    Friday, 20th July 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Food and fibre producers in New South Wales and Queensland are encouraged to share with researchers their experiences around securing affordable electricity. Read more »

  • Expanding cotton into northern Australia a focus of recent agriculture conference

    Friday, 13th July 2018 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    There’s growing optimism in the agricultural sector that the cotton industry will expand into northern Australia. Read more »

  • Passionate about our industry? Work for Cotton Australia

    Tuesday, 10th July 2018 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has an opening for an experienced Policy Officer (R&D and Stewardship) based in its Sydney office. Read more »

  • How a year 12 dress project is teaching city students about cotton

    Tuesday, 10th July 2018 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    A year 12 student from northern NSW is furthering cotton education through a dress she designed and made for her Higher School Certificate (HSC). Read more »

  • Cotton Matters - 11 July 2018

    Monday, 9th July 2018 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • CottonUp – Global coalition releases new guide to help brands and retailers fast track sustainable c

    Wednesday, 4th July 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is part of a global coalition of organisations that have developed a new online tool to help brands and retailers fast track sustainable cotton sourcing across multiple standards. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia hails transitions to local water management at St George

    Monday, 2nd July 2018 // Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    After a six-year process, the transition to Local Management Arrangements (LMA) from former Sunwater channel schemes has borne fruit, with today marking the first official day of business for Mallawa Irrigation at St George. Read more »

  • Cotton communities to benefit from grants program

    Monday, 2nd July 2018 // Breaking News, Featured // Comments (0)

    Nominations have opened for a grants program aiming to boost cotton communities. Read more »