News Archive 2017

  • Central Queensland Irrigation Big Day Out

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Earlier this month growers from the Central Highlands and Dawson Valleys banded together to host the ‘Central Queensland Irrigation Big Day Out’. Read more »

  • Changes to NSW, Qld biosecurity legislation

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017 // Breaking News, Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    New changes to biosecurity legislation in NSW and Queensland will have important implications for cotton growers, consultants, researchers and contractors. With the commencement of the NSW Biosecurity Act 2015 (1 July 2017) and the Queensland Biosecurity Act 2014 (1 July 2016), all individuals whose activities create biosecurity risks now have a legal responsibility to manage these risks. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 15 November 2017

    Tuesday, 14th November 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • myBMP recognised in ‘Textile Exchange Preferred Fibres Report’

    Tuesday, 14th November 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Global not-for-profit organisation the Textile Exchange provides advice to the world’s major brands and retailers about which fibres have the least impact on the environment. Read more »

  • Australian cotton profiled to major BCI textile manufacturers in China

    Tuesday, 14th November 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

    Australian cotton was well represented in China last week at a Conference for nearly 300 Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) members who are sourcing BCI cotton from around the globe. Read more »

  • Aussie cotton represented at Second Fashion Forum

    Monday, 13th November 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia represented the industry at the Second Fashion Forum convened by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, last month in Sydney. The event was also supported by the Australian Fashion Chamber, and provided an opportunity to tackle issues of mutual interest with representatives from across the fashion supply chain and other industry influencers. Additionally, the event provided a platform to discuss Cotton Australia’s Cotton to Market program. Read more »

  • myBMP module highlight: human resources and work health and safety

    Friday, 10th November 2017 // // Comments (0)

    The human resources (HR) and work health and safety (WHS) module for myBMP includes the areas of industrial relations and worker safety to assist you in managing one of the most valuable assets of a farm enterprise and its people. Read more »

  • Cotton Matters 1 November 2017

    Tuesday, 31st October 2017 // Cotton Matters, Featured // Comments (0)

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  • Cotton Australia responds to High Court disqualification of parliamentarians

    Monday, 30th October 2017 // Breaking News, Media Releases // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia has responded to the historic disqualification by the High Court of several federal parliamentarians, including Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, and Deputy Nationals Leader Fiona Nash. Read more »

  • Work with us: two communications/marketing roles

    Friday, 27th October 2017 // Cotton Matters // Comments (0)

    Cotton Australia is the peak industry group representing the interests of the Australian cotton industry. It advocates the best interests of growers and the industry to all levels of government. Read more »