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Fabric of War: Why Wool?

This investment produced the short film “Fabic of War: Why Wool?” capturing the Australian wool industry's history: illuminating the stories of ‘wool families’- graziers, shearers, wool buyers and wool brokers, and renewing awareness of the intrinsic attributes of wool. The film brings wool’s unique characteristics to the fore, particularly as they related to maximising the wellbeing of soldiers in cold and wet combat theatres, thereby establishing linkages to contemporary apparel needs.

Project date

16 Mar 2018-30 Jun 2019

Principal investigator

Professor Trish FitzSimmons

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Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

Multiple industries
Other rural industries Sheep Wool
  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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