Authentico is about wool growers on farm stewardship, not about paper work skills.
You Already Do great work
As a wool grower you already comply with a large number of requirements in the domains of animal welfare, quality assurance, environmental care etc.
Authentico honours that
Our Authentico integrity scheme is just a summary of the great work you are already doing.
Authentico Registration Requirements for Australian and New Zealand Wool Growers
Authentico is based on all the requirements you most probably already fulfill.
National Wool Declaration
From Australian wool growers we require the completion of the National Wool Declaration.
We accept Pain Relief (PR) compliant wool clips only if pre-operative analgesic (e.g. Metacam 20 or Buccalgesic) is used as a minimum, with or without the addition of an anaesthetic spray.
Compliance with the respective Australian or New Zealand laws governing animal welfare
Implementation of the 5 Freedoms for animals as established by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
Provide details about any environmental schemes implemented on your farm.
Confirmation that your clip is classed by an AWEX Registered Wool Classer
Assurance that your wool clip is prepared in accordance with the best practice and quality standards described in the Australian Wool Exchange’s (AWEX) Wool Classer Code of Practice
HR & Employee Rights
Compliance with the Australian legislation and regulations as set out in the Australian government Fair Work Commission or
Compliance with the New Zealand legislation and regulations with regards to employment rights.
Workplace Health and Safety
Compliance with the Australian State and Territory law with regards to workplace health and safety and Occupational Health and Safety acts relative to the state or territory in which your business is registered or
Compliance with the law with regards to workplace health and safety and Occupational Health and Safety acts under the New Zealand work safe program.
Agreement to random audits by AWEX personnel
Australia & New Zealand
Authentico is currently available to wool growers in Australia or New Zealand