Queenslanders leading world and national Merino bodies

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 18 2021 - 11:43am, first published May 16 2021 - 7:30am
Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders president Max Wilson, Wilgunyah, Dirranbandi, Queensland Merino Stud Sheepbreeders Association president Peter Hacker, Roselea, Muckadilla, and World Federation of Merino Breeders president, Will Roberts, Victoria Downs, Morven.

Queensland may have the lowest sheep flock of any of the Australian states - the AWI estimates 1.9 million, of all breeds, as opposed the the 22.9m in NSW - but the state is punching above its weight in the top-level representation stakes.

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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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