The Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association would like to thank our
The Australian Superfine Wool Growers’ Association, (ASWGA), was founded over 42 years ago to represent the interests of Australia’s superfine wool growers,together with the world’s leading processors and users of superfine wool.
Over this period it has built a strong international recognition as
the peak body representing the Australian Superfine Wool Industry. ASWGA
also relates closely with other peak industry bodies and research institutes.
To ensure a viable future for the Australian
Australian Superfine Wool Growers' Association Incorporated is an international
association of superfine wool growers and processors founded to promote and
further the development and marketing of superfine wool. Superfine wool
is the "flagship" of the world's wool industry and leads the industry
in the highest standards of wool production, manufacture and promotion.
when many people failed to recognise the importance of superfine wool in the
industry, the organisation now represents the majority of Australian superfine
wool growers as well as the most famous and prestigious overseas manufacturers.
association is recognised by all major wool bodies as the voice of Australia's
superfine wool industry.
Australian Wool Industries Secretariat provides administrative and advisory
support to the Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association Inc (ASWGA).
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Congratulations to Noel & Lyndsay Henderson
of Avington Farm, Sidonia Vic for winning the "Cleckheaton"Grand Champion fleece in the 2014/15 ASWGA Fleece Competition
Danny Picker Fleece Competition Coordinator, Brenda McGahan, CEO of Australian
Country Spinners, Noel Henderson of Avington Farm, Sidonia, receiving the
Cleckheaton Grand Champion Fleece Trophy, and John Taylor, President of
Australian Superfine Wool Growers Association. Photo courtesy of Ian Cathles of
Congratulations to Noel & Lyndsay Henderson of
“Avington Farm” of Sidonia, Victoria for winning the Cleckheaton Grand Champion
Fleece Trophy. Noel & Lyndsay
Henderson also won the Class 74’s
and placed first in the Ararat/Barunah region.
Allan & Carolyn Phillips of “Glen Stuart” Deddington,
Tasmania, won the 90’s and finer class and placed first in the Tasmanian
Geoff & Heather Phillip of “Currawong” Tatyoon, Victoria
placed first in the 80’s class.
Mark & Lesleann Waters of “Riverton”, Armidale NSW won
the Class 70’s and placed first in the New England region.
Ian & Margaret Humphry of “Avondale” in Springhurst,
Victoria, placed first in the Albury/Wodonga region.
Trevor & Kathy Mibus of “Glenara Merinos” Hamilton,
Victoria, placed first in the Hamilton Region.
Paul Jones & Kim Price of “Lyneside”, Bathurst, NSW,
placed first in the Mudgee Region.
Roland Ritson of “Grindon”, Boyup Brook,
Western Australia for the West Australian Region.
This year we also
recognise Russell Hartwich of
“Kelseldale”, Ballyrogan, Victoria and Rodney
& Carol Westmore of “Patterdale”,Tasmania for submitting highly
A very special
thanks to Australian Country Spinners and Roberts Ltd who sponsored the event
once again this year and to Australian Wool Network for facilitating the
judging and sale of the fleeces.