Check here for news updates, events and topics of interest relating to Australian Cotton and Cotton Australia.

  • Kmart Launches Campaign to Promote Sustainably Sourced Cotton

    Kmart Australia has launched a campaign to promote its use of sustainable cotton including Better Cotton, organic and recycled.   

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  • Aussie Farmers Show Us The Uses of Cotton

    To celebrate Science Week, Cotton Australia and a number of family farmers have put together a video showcasing all of the things that can be made from cotton, some of which you may not have seen befo

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  • World Cotton Day Photo Comp

    World Cotton Day is coming up on October 7th, 2020 and to celebrate, Cotton Australia is giving you the chance to win some great prizes.

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  • Local Cotton Farmers Share Weather Data to Protect Crops and the Environment

    Cotton growers in the Upper Namoi Valley of NSW are making weather data collected on 13 cotton farms publicly available to help protect local environmental systems, wildlife, bees, crops and livesto

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  • Impact of COVID on the Global Cotton Industry

    Although a fast-moving issue that continues to change daily, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) has put together a special issue of the ICAC Recorder publication, with articles providi

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  • Better Cotton Country Report - Australia

    The Better Cotton Initiative, of which Cotton Australia is a member, has released its 2019 Annual Report including snapshot summaries from each Better Cotton producing country including Australia.

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  • Breakthrough for Australian Researchers Working To Grow “future” Cotton

    CSIRO cotton scientists in Canberra have made a breakthrough in their project to develop strains of cotton that have new properties grown inside the plant itself. While it's very early days, the teams

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  • Cotton Wreaths Made from Aussie Cotton

    NSW rural small business, The Doors of Berry, is hand making cotton wreaths from Australian cotton kindly donated by ProClass in Goondiwindi.

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  • Australian Cotton Industry Releases Second Sustainability Report

    The Australian cotton industry’s second five-year Sustainability Report released today has revealed producing a bale of cotton now takes 48% less water, 34% less land, and 97% less insecticides than

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  • Does It Take 20,000 Litres to Grow a T-Shirt? Not in Australian cotton.

    The statement that “it takes 20,000 litres of water to grow the cotton for a t-shirt” (and its many variations) has been published and republished by a multitude of organisations across the globe

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  • Love thy Farmer - We Agree!

    Regionally-based business Love thy Farmer spreads the Aussie cotton love.

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  • Country Road Tells Back to Farm Story with Heritage Range of Aussie Cotton

    According to iconic Australian brand Country Road, "There’s something special about Australian cotton."

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  • Politix Launches First Australian Cotton Product

    Menswear brand Politix has just launched its first product in 100% Australian cotton, a mens slim fit business shirt in two colours.

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  • CB Clothing Tops Sales of Aussie Cotton

    Melbourne based clothing wholesaler CB Clothing Company is selling over 100,000 Australian cotton products a month, with plans to further expand the business globally. According to Managing Director J

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  • Vegan Cotton Project Underway

    An unlikely partnership between Cotton Australia and vegan fashion activist and model Emma Håkansson, founder of Willow Creative Co, has seen the aspiring film maker travel to Emerald earlier this mo

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  • BCI Climate Change Series Features Australian Cotton

    The Better Cotton Initiative looks at the innovative work going on in the Australian cotton industry to tackle climate change.

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  • World Cotton Day:  7 October 2019

    A global celebration of cotton and its stakeholders, from field to fabric and beyond

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  • Brisbane to Host International Cotton Advisory Committee Meeting

    The ICAC 78th Plenary Meeting at the Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane, Queensland, from 2-6 December 2019 will focus on the theme Global Leadership: Pushing Cotton’s Boundaries.

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  • Once Upon A Try Google Launch Includes Australian Cotton Innovations

    Cotton Australia is the first agricultural industry in the world to use the Google Arts & Culture technology to share its story.

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  • Cotton Australia Represented at Asia-Pacific Sustainable Fashion Round Table

    Round table discussion about sustainable fashion and the circular economy

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  • Water Issues Addressed at Circular Fashion Conference

    The alternative water and cotton story was presented to over 300 fashion industry delegates at the Circular Fashion Conference in Melbourne in March.

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  • Country Road and Australian Cotton Showcased at LEGACY Summit

    Cotton Australia’s Brooke Summers joined a panel alongside iconic Australian brand Country Road at a fashion sustainability summit in Sydney earlier in the year.

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