Why and where we need processing plants to protect our wool trade

Andrew Marshall
Updated February 6 2024 - 4:58pm, first published 3:31pm
Australia produces about 228 million kilograms of greasy wool annually - or 80 per cent of the world's apparel wool. File photo.
Australia produces about 228 million kilograms of greasy wool annually - or 80 per cent of the world's apparel wool. File photo.

Melbourne and Geelong stand out as the most likely locations for a strategic revival in early stage wool processing in Australia.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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