Media Releases

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

    Friday, 20th July 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases // 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 »

  • Time running out to secure places at Cotton Industry Awards gala event

    Wednesday, 18th July 2018 // Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has urged growers and industry participants to hurry to secure their place at the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Read more »

  • 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 »

  • Queensland cotton growers welcome recommended compliance changes

    Tuesday, 12th June 2018 // Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Queensland's cotton growers have welcomed the Independent Audit of Queensland Non-Urban Water Measurement and Compliance, and the Government's response to it. Read more »

  • QCA electricity determination no joy for hard-pressed Queensland farmers

    Friday, 1st June 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has ignored calls for genuine relief for farmers battling electricity price increases, according to the peak group for the state's cotton growers. Read more »

  • Australia’s Future Cotton Leaders announced

    Tuesday, 29th May 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia today announced the 16 successful applicants who will participate in the 2018 Australian Future Cotton Leaders program. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia, irrigators take ABC to task over reporting bias

    Monday, 28th May 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has joined the growing chorus of farming representative organisations calling for the ABC to embrace fair and balanced reporting. Read more »

  • 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards finalists announced

    Friday, 11th May 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers, researchers and industry members from cotton-growing regions across NSW and Queensland are amongst the finalists for this year’s Australian Cotton Industry Awards. Read more »

  • Senate result a win for Murray Darling Basin communities and common sense

    Thursday, 10th May 2018 // Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed last night’s vote in the Australian Senate against a motion to overturn a key recommendation by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA). Read more »