• Crutching Trailers

      Crutching trailers are well known across Australia for making a repetitive and laborious job, just that little bit easier. A mobile plant that has been used in the far reaches of rural Australia, it goes wherever sheep need to be crutched. Parked near a set of yards, the sheep are first brought in from their paddocks and wait to be moved up the line for their turn on the trailer. Helped along by a penner-up-er and their trusty sidekicks, it is a full action, non stop job. Front of the line brings them to the trailer, up the ramp and to the catching pens across from the crutchers. From…

  • A National Tour Is Born

    The birth of the Truth About Wool National Tour is the result of a handful of life experiences all coming together to become my driving force in life and work. I wasn’t always an advocate for wool (gasp!) I grew up in suburban Brisbane having very little knowledge of how wool went from the sheep’s back to those horrible orange, itchy wool blankets my mum would stuff into my sleeping bag during family camping trips. A single glance at a billboard when I was 18, was the start of my campaign for wool, although at the time I had no idea. While pulled up at the lights at a major…

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