history of watswool

Watswool is an Australian owned and operated family wool business sourcing and supplying wool to clients globally. With a team of highly experienced wool buyers and traders, Watswool purchases wool directly from farmers, brokers and auction centers across Australia.


Watswool was established in 1972 by Mr Alex Watson. From humble beginnings, Watswool expanded to be one of the largest and most respected Australian wool brokers in Australia, handling over 7% of the Australian Wool Clip.


James Watson joined the family business in 1995 and continues the commitment to quality and service pioneered by his father.  As a second generation Australian owned and operated family business with over eighty years of experience in the wool industry Watswool has established a strong network with growers and wool processors to ensure the needs of its clients’ needs are exceeded.