Media Releases

  • 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 »

  • Study to find energy solutions for Queensland, NSW farmers

    Monday, 7th May 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Three agricultural representative groups have commissioned research into options to provide better access to, and more affordable, energy for farmers in Queensland and New South Wales. Read more »

  • Stunning images of Aussie cotton industry entered in Click 2.0 competition

    Tuesday, 24th April 2018 // Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Images showcasing the beauty and stories of Australia’s cotton industry are streaming in to Cotton Australia’s Click 2.0 photo competition. Read more »

  • Pakistani, Indian growers join fashion identities in northern NSW cotton fields

    Friday, 13th April 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Leading Australian fashion and textile industry representatives toured Narrabri's cotton industry yesterday on Cotton Australia's annual farm tour. But in an added twist for this year’s event, they were joined by a visiting group of cotton growers from Pakistan and India. Read more »

  • Call for unity on the Murray Darling Basin Plan on World Water Day

    Thursday, 22nd March 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has called on stakeholders in the Murray Darling Basin to use this World Water Day (today, 22/3/18) to constructively reset the debate on water use and move the Plan forward. Read more »

  • New water compliance regime welcome but needs resourcing certainty: Cotton Australia

    Tuesday, 13th March 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia supports the NSW Government's introduction of a new water measurement and metering regime, originally launched in December 2017 and expanded upon in a meeting with industry at Parliament House today (13/3/18). Read more »

  • Cotton Australia welcomes new leader of the Nationals

    Thursday, 1st March 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the election of Michael McCormack as leader of the National Party, and thanked outgoing leader Barnaby Joyce. Read more »

  • MDBP, Basin communities dead in the water following Senate vote

    Wednesday, 14th February 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is appalled the Australian Senate has tonight voted to abandon Northern Basin communities, costing them jobs and reducing river health. Read more »

  • Cotton Australia welcomes MDBA compliance committee

    Monday, 12th February 2018 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed moves by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) to strengthen compliance measures by announcing the membership of an Independent Assurance Committee (IAC). Read more »