Media Releases and Events

Durack Kowari Oat Variety Accreditation Update

The GIWA Oat Council (http://www.giwa.org.au/oat-council) has released milling accr..

2018 GRDC Grains Research Updates

View and download papers and presentations made at the 2018 GRDC Grains Research Updates on the ..

GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook Western Australia February 2018

Western Australian ANW production for Korean and Japanese markets is estimated at 875,000t (ANW1..

WA Grains Industry Strategy 2025+

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

GIWA Wheat Council

The grower, industry and research members of the GIWA Wheat Council provide industry good services to the export oriented Western Australian wheat industry by addressing value chain issues:

  • Support for wheat receival standards in WA, administered nationally by Grain Trade AustraliaVariety rationalisation http://www.graintrade.org.au/
  • Support for varietal accreditation and rationalisation, administered nationally by Wheat Quality Australia http://wheatquality.com.au/
  • Support for market development, technical, functional and quality research carried out nationally by the Australian Export Grain Innovation Centre http://aegic.org.au/
  • Liaison with national and state agriculture departments and grain industry bodies such as the Grain Industry Market Access Forum (GIMAF), National Working Party Grain Protection (NWPGP), National Residue Survey (NRS), Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC), Grain Growers Limited (GGL), Grain Producers Australia (GPA), WA Farmers Grains Council, WA Grain Growers, PGA Grains Council, GIWA allied projects GRDC OnFarm Storage and the Grower Group Alliance, and individual grower groups
  • Noodle wheat industry communications support for Korean and Japanese noodle wheat markets, specifically with AEGIC and CBH for Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Japan Flour Millers’ Association

GIWA Wheat Council Chair: Brad Gosling brad.gosling@hotmail.com 0418 438 762
GIWA Wheat Council Deputy Chair: Tress Walmsley twalmsley@intergrain.com 0404 819 543

2018 Changes to Wheat Quality Australia Master Varietal List

Wheat Quality Australia (WQA) has proposed downgrades in class for varieties Halberd, Spear and Carnamah on the Wheat Master Varietal List for the Western Zone in 2018.

Wheat Quality Australia Western Zone Old Varieties Downgrades Wheat Quality Australia Western Zone Old Varieties Downgrades (430 KB)

2018 Western Australia Noodle Wheat Industry Outlook February

GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook February 2018 GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook February 2018 (314 KB)

Western Australian Noodle Wheat Industry: Current Status and Future Changes

Following industry feedback on the 2015 report, please see below Press Release: WA Noodle Industry in the Long Haul and submissions summary along with ad-hoc monthly outlooks.

GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook February 2017 GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook February 2017 (232 KB)

GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook December 2016 GIWA Noodle Wheat Outlook December 2016 (304 KB)

PRESS RELEASE GIWA Noodle Wheat Industry August 2016 PRESS RELEASE GIWA Noodle Wheat Industry August 2016 (429 KB)

GIWA Noodle Wheat Submissions 2015 GIWA Noodle Wheat Submissions 2015 (258 KB)

FACT SHEET: Western Australia's noodle wheat industry: Current status and future changes FACT SHEET: Western Australia's noodle wheat industry: Current status and future changes (2423 KB)

REPORT: Western Australia's noodle wheat industry: Current status and future challenges REPORT: Western Australia's noodle wheat industry: Current status and future challenges (2208 KB)

MEDIA RELEASE: New report highlights noodle wheat industry and urges industry discussion to secure i MEDIA RELEASE: New report highlights noodle wheat industry and urges industry discussion to secure i (303 KB)


The GIWA Wheat Council monitors the long term sustainability of the noodle wheat industry in Western Australia.