WOOL PRODUCERS Australia is backing the compulsory use of National Wool Declarations (NWD) forms which is being championed by wool exporters.
Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) introduced the NWD program in 2008 to document woolgrowers’ flystrike control practices through the wool selling system.

Currently, 54.5 per cent of the national Merino wool clip and 50.7pc of the country’s crossbred wool is declared using NWD.

Woolgrowers can declare their wool as non-mulesed, ceased mulesing or pain relief treated. Read more