News Archive 2015

  • Cotton Matters 16 December 2015

    Tuesday, 15th December 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Australian cotton, myBMP and BCI recognised in landmark supply chain report

    Tuesday, 15th December 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The Australian cotton industry’s myBMP (Best Management Practices) program has been showcased in a report that maps human rights issues in supply chains. The report – Human rights in supply chains: Promoting positive practice – is a joint collaboration between the Australian Human Rights Commission, Australian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility and the United Nations (UN) Global Compact Network Australia. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes final IPART report, more work to be done

    Tuesday, 15th December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the recommendations made by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) regarding compensation for landholders. Read more »

  • NSW growers, irrigators call for action in the face of excessive electricity tariffs

    Monday, 14th December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The NSW Irrigators' Council (NSWIC) and Cotton Australia have urged the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) to ensure the electricity tariff structure proposed for NSW electricity users is fair, flexible and responsive to the needs of the state’s food and fibre producers and irrigators. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes new Qld Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries

    Wednesday, 9th December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the appointment of Leanne Donaldson MP as the new Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries in Queensland. Read more »

  • Cotton industry welcomes Australian Government’s response to water review

    Monday, 7th December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    The cotton industry has welcomed the Australian Government’s detailed response to the Report of the independent review of the Water Act 2007 tabled before the Parliament on 3/12/15 that continues to rebalance the social, economic and environmental impacts of the Murray–Darling Basin Plan (MDBP). Read more »

  • Cotton growers welcome new head of Murray-Darling Basin Authority

    Friday, 4th December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has welcomed the appointment of Phillip Glyde as Chief Executive of the Murray-Darling Basin Authority. Read more »

  • Qld cotton growers urged to access drought relief for electricity

    Thursday, 3rd December 2015 // Breaking News, Media Releases, Featured // Comments (0)

    Cotton growers in Queensland have been urged to access electricity charge relief available in drought-affected Queensland shires. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 2 December 2015

    Tuesday, 1st December 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton kids shine at 2015 Archibull nationals

    Monday, 30th November 2015 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    The 2015 cotton entrants have excelled at the 2015 national Archibull Prize finals held in Sydney last month. The annual competition – supported by Cotton Australia – provides an opportunity for students and educators to gain detailed knowledge about the natural fibres they use, food they eat and the environment they live in. Read more »