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WA State Government COVID-19 Emergency Declarations

As at Saturday, 28 March 2020 view the WA state government’s COVID-19 emergency declaratio..

Jobs in WA Food and Ag website launch

The Food Alliance WA network is working with the Department of Primary Industries and Regional D..

POSTPONED International Oat Conference 2020

Regrettably due to the COVID-19 impact we have postponed the International Oat Conference 2020 (..

WA Grains Industry Strategy 2025+

A $10 Billion Vision for the Future: WA Grains Industry Strategy 2025+ Following the fourth ..

GIWA Oat Council

The purpose of the GIWA Oat Council is to:

  • To represent the Western Australian Oat industry in the area of plant breeding, agronomic development, production, handling and processing of oat varieties in order to promote and safeguard the industries long term interests.
  • To encourage sustainable production and marketing of quality Oats.
  • To carry out, promote or assist in activities of any kind associated with the development, handling, processing, promotion and marketing of Oats and its derivatives.
  • To co-ordinate all sections of the Oat industry to improve the image of Oats in Western Australia.

Chair GIWA Oat Council: Ash Wiese (casual appointment until 2018 GIWA AGM)
Email: wiese@bordernet.com.au Mobile: 0428 859 031

Deputy Chair GIWA Oat Council: Anna-Lisa Newman
Email: annalisa@karradale.com Mobile: 0447 211 100

2018 GIWA Oat Council Media Releases and Industry Updates

MEDIA RELEASE GIWA Oat Council Export Demand WA Oats Steady Nov 2018 MEDIA RELEASE GIWA Oat Council Export Demand WA Oats Steady Nov 2018 (324 KB)

GIWA MEDIA RELEASE Durack Kowari Oat Variety Accreditation Update March 2018 GIWA MEDIA RELEASE Durack Kowari Oat Variety Accreditation Update March 2018 (116 KB)

GIWA Oat Council Durack Oat Variety Milling Evaluation 29 Sept 2017 GIWA Oat Council Durack Oat Variety Milling Evaluation 29 Sept 2017 (299 KB)

GIWA OAT COUNCIL MEDIA RELEASE - Trifluralin on Oats 2017 GIWA OAT COUNCIL MEDIA RELEASE - Trifluralin on Oats 2017 (134 KB)

APVMA PERMIT 84040 OATS Treflan 480 Herbicide + Trifluralin 480 APVMA PERMIT 84040 OATS Treflan 480 Herbicide + Trifluralin 480 (106 KB)

GIWA Durack Oat Variety Milling Evaluation Press Release 11042017 GIWA Durack Oat Variety Milling Evaluation Press Release 11042017 (207 KB)

GIWA Oat Variety and Grade Update_December 2014 GIWA Oat Variety and Grade Update_December 2014 (455 KB)

 

POSTPONED - 11th International Oat Conference 2020

Regrettably due to the COVID-19 impact we have postponed the International Oat Conference 2020 in Perth, Western Australia, at this stage by one year to 11-14 October 2021, also at Crown, Perth.

Participants and sponsors have the option of deferring their 2020 payment to 2021 or seeking a refund. Please contact Ms Rachel Nash, GIWA Marketing and Communications Manager, with enquiries regarding these arrangements RNash@giwa.org.au +61 404 184 964.

Stay well and keep in touch through these challenging times. The IOC 2020 Steering Committee, Chair Dr Pamela Zwer email: pamela.zwer@sa.gov.au mobile: +61 401 122 103 and Mr Ash Wiese, Chair Grain Industry Association of Western Australia (GIWA) Oat Council, email: wiese@bordernet.com.au mobile: +61 428 859 031.