Entries by :David Chick


iHempWA welcomes new Chairperson

iHempWA, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Iggy Van as its new Chairperson. Mr Van has recently been involved with iHempWA in strategic and leadership initiatives and replaces Mr Armando Formica who has filled the role of Chairperson since 2021. “It is fantastic to have Iggy Van on board. In his recent work […]


A Great Strategy Planning Workshop

A great Strategy Planning Workshop it was on Wednesday at Valley Social. Feed back thus far received has all been very encouraging. Huge thank you to all these wonderful people, especially Iggy and Bec of Hemp Squared for their facilitation, Hon Sophia Moermond of Legalise Cannabis Party, our committee and members, our sponsors, industry stakeholders, […]

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Hemp Foods Dinner Celebration

Thank you to all who attended the iHempWA Association AGM and inaugural Hemp Foods Dinner Saturday 19 September. An event to mark the Celebration of the establishment of the Western Australian Hemp Industry, the People, the Stories and the Produce. The evening was a sensation of gastronomical hemp food experiences interspersed with entertaining speeches from […]

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Hemp conference field day

Visit Hemp crops, taste Hemp Gin and experience a Hemp home. The Hemp conference field day Friday 28th February 2020 is a unique opportunity for interstate and international visitors to experience the southwest of Western Australia. The bus will depart the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle at 6:30am and will return approx. 8:30pm. Mid morning we will […]

Hemp Seed Workshop success

A year of planning and collaboration comes to fruition. The Hemp Seed Testing and Certification Workshop was well organised and appreciated by all in attendance. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff provided the nuts and bolts information part of the industry has been seeking, a breakdown of the processes around seed […]

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A Hemp Story

by David Chick for the Donnybrook Hemp Information Seminar Feb 2018   iHempWA isn’t the first hemp association in WA, one of our members alerted us to the fact and shared with us a newsletter from 2002. The Hemp Association of Western Australia Inc. (HAWAI) was spreading the good word about cannabis more than 15 […]