Twice the quality and half the price - WQ woolgrowers prepared for pain

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated September 17 2020 - 10:17pm, first published 12:00am
Making a statement: A triple road train of Merino wool - 378 bales or 126 bales a trailer - is a rare sight these days but one Blackall's Nev Noske has seen plenty of in his 60 years carting wool. Picture: Sally Gall.

It's been an impressive sight coming out of Queensland's central west in the last few months - trucks loaded four tiers high with wool on the highways - but the end result might not be one growers were initially expecting.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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