South Western

Paul Cocking


One of two Cockings working for Quality Wool in Victoria along with his Uncle Phil, Paul joined the ‘Q’ in 2015 after the acquisition of Western Wool.

Growing up on a farm in Amphitheatre in the same region he now services for Quality, Paul would choose the late, great Slim Dusty if given the choice to meet anyone throughout history.

Mob 0417 548 211
Ph 03 5352 4322
Fax 03 5353 1822

Brett Johnson

Avoca, Beaufort, Amphitheatre, Lexton, Raglan, Elmhurst

Based in Bendigo but with wool clients as far-reaching as Tooleybuc on the NSW/VIC border, Brett offers growers considerable industry experience including 22 years as a shearer in his own right.

Originating from Amphitheatre, Brett and family are now firmly entrenched in the Bendigo community and he maintains a grassroots connection with White Hills Football Club as a director.

Mob 0419 775 712
A/H 03 5448 3080
Fax 03 5443 5933

Maurice Jardine


Based in Maryborough, Maurice has been helping growers in his hometown and surrounding districts get more for their clip under the Quality Wool banner for the past five years.

Maurice has also helped Quality Wool connect to his local community at a grassroots level, facilitating the company’s long-term association with the Natte Bealiba Football and Netball Club.

Mob 0407 453 399
A/H 03 5461 1768
Fax 03 5461 1768

Nathan Hughes

Ballarat, Riverina

In addition to servicing the Riverina region as a wool representative, Nathan runs Quality Wool’s bulk class operation located in Smythesdale, Victoria.

Nathan has also been a key driver in incorporating the Riverina region into Quality Wool’s community initiatives, collecting and inspecting fleeces for the company’s charity wool drive for Ronald McDonald House Westmead which raised $303,000.

Mob 0488 500 952

In the Community

Quality Wool is the proud supporter of many community groups and sporting clubs in the local area.

  • Ararat Football/Netball Club
  • Avoca Football/Netball Club
  • Beaufort Football Club
  • Clunes & District Ag Show
  • Lexton Football/Netball Club
  • Natte Bealiba Football & Netball Club
  • Perennial Pasture Systems Annual Conference
  • Woorndoo Cricket Club

Find out more about our community support in regional Victoria.

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