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  • Irrigators urge Government to commit to Finkel Review

    Monday, 19th June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    NSW irrigators and cotton growers have called on the Australian Government to take action on electricity pricing crippling farmers, after more than a week of radio silence following the release of the Finkel Review. Read more »

  • Cotton growers dismayed at electricity pricing circus

    Friday, 2nd June 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Queensland cotton growers have reacted with frustration at developments in the state's electricity pricing regime. Read more »

  • Irrigators to see massive electricity price hikes following Federal Court decision

    Thursday, 25th May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    NSW irrigating farmers are shocked and appalled at the Federal Court’s decision yesterday (24/5/17) to block the path to reduced electricity prices, a decision that will cost farmers thousands of dollars a year. Read more »

  • Cotton 2040: Aussie cotton at the table as global cotton programs convene

    Thursday, 18th May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia joined leading international brands and retailers, cotton identity programs, industry initiatives and other stakeholders across the supply chain in Berlin this week to progress the work of Cotton 2040. Read more »

  • Finalists announced for 2017 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

    Monday, 8th May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Growers, researchers and industry members from a large cross-section of cotton growing regions are amongst the finalists for this year’s Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Read more »

  • Make regional mobile coverage, mobile blackspot funding a Gov & Budget priority: cotton industry

    Friday, 5th May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has reiterated its call for networks and regulators to boost telecommunications coverage in regional areas, following the ACCC’s draft decision not to declare wholesale domestic mobile roaming. Read more »

  • Fashion on the (cotton) field at Narrabri

    Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Leading figures from the Australian fashion and textile sector toured Narrabri’s cotton industry yesterday – visiting a farm, gin and research station to learn first-hand about the raw materials that go into cotton garments and homewares. Read more »

  • Road train rule harmonisation welcomed by cotton growers

    Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers have welcomed a move by Federal and NSW transport regulators to harmonise the state’s road train rules with those already in place in Queensland. Read more »

  • Proposed planning legislation changes weaken protections for farmers: alliance

    Monday, 3rd April 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has joined with three other farming and rural representative groups to call on the NSW Government to fix broken and bewildering changes proposed to the state's planning legislation. Read more »

  • Cotton industry hails long-awaited ACCC inquiry into electricity pricing

    Wednesday, 29th March 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Australia's cotton industry has welcomed a move by the Australian Government to direct the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to review retail electricity prices. Read more »