AGM a woolly good chance to catch up

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AWI shearer trainer Kevin Gallatly, with shearing contractors Louise and Eddie McEllister, and Tania Spencer.
Camera IconAWI shearer trainer Kevin Gallatly, with shearing contractors Louise and Eddie McEllister, and Tania Spencer. Credit: Bob Garnant

The WA Shearing Industry Association’s annual general meeting was held in Perth on Saturday, bringing together a broad group of speakers who addressed industry issues.

AWI woolgrower services general manager Stephen Feighan, PGA policy officer Ian Randles, WAFarmers chief executive Trevor Whittington and WASIA president Darren Spencer.
Camera IconAWI woolgrower services general manager Stephen Feighan, PGA policy officer Ian Randles, WAFarmers chief executive Trevor Whittington and WASIA president Darren Spencer. Credit: Bob Garnant

WA Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan opened the proceedings to a 60–strong crowd, outlining the State Government’s interest towards sustainability.

Shearing contractors Sarah and Mark Buscumb with Bailiwick Legal practitioner Phil Bruner.
Camera IconShearing contractors Sarah and Mark Buscumb with Bailiwick Legal practitioner Phil Bruner. Credit: Bob Garnant

WASIA president Darren Spencer was pleased to report the association had grown to 76 members throughout 2018–19.

Shearing contractors Shane Tukcer and Wendy Chant with WASIA executive member Rob Carter.
Camera IconShearing contractors Shane Tukcer and Wendy Chant with WASIA executive member Rob Carter. Credit: Bob Garnant

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