Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association's mulesing debate

Victoria Nugent
July 10 2023 - 7:00am
Wool classer Irene Holloway, her brother Neil Carey, Kashmir, Wee Jasper, NSW, and his wife Vicki Bailey with the highest-price 1PP bale for the 2022-2023 season, that sold for 9000 cents a kilogram greasy in September. Picture supplied.
Wool classer Irene Holloway, her brother Neil Carey, Kashmir, Wee Jasper, NSW, and his wife Vicki Bailey with the highest-price 1PP bale for the 2022-2023 season, that sold for 9000 cents a kilogram greasy in September. Picture supplied.

The mulesing debate is coming to the fore once again for the Australian Superfine Woolgrowers Association, with one executive member quitting because the body won't take an anti-mulesing stance, even as Italian mills clamour for non-mulesed wool.

Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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