Our Regions

Our Regions

The AAA is supported by eight regional bodies who serve the needs of local members and providing support to the AAA in meeting it’s national and local challenges.

The regional committees are active throughout Australia and provide on-the-ground education and training, industry liaison, marketing and shows to promote the alpaca industry.

Queensland

The Queensland region of the AAA works to promote the alpaca industry and educate members and the public on the world of alpacas.

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South Queensland & Northern New South Wales

The South Queensland & Northern NSW Region of the Australian Alpaca Association (AAA QLDNNSW) is the only one to span two states. We have members across the Brisbane and Gold Coast area, further west near Toowoomba and Texas, and throughout coastal and inland Northern NSW south to Coffs Harbour. The SQNNSW region is one of eight regions of the Australian Alpaca Association. They promote and support their members by keeping them informed and up to date with this exciting industry. They have an enthusiastic membership and share their knowledge and skills at field days, workshops, shows and social activities. 

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New South Wales

The NSW is a vibrant and exciting region with over 500 registered alpaca breeders across the state. Across the Region members also facilitate regular educational opportunities on alpaca husbandry, fleece harvesting and preparation and other aspects of alpaca industry development. They work together to facilitate fibre collection points and assist alpaca growers to interlot fleece into larger consignments for fleece buyers. They are enthusiastic and friendly people who are committed to the continued development of the Australian alpaca industry.  We welcome your enquiries about alpacas and the Australian alpaca industry.

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Victoria Eastern

The Victorian Eastern Region (VER) represents over 140 registered alpaca breeders and owners located in the east of Victoria. The Victorian Eastern Region covers a geographically diverse area. Members farm alpacas across many aspects of the Australian terrain – from the vineyards of the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula, to the rich soil farming districts of Gippsland, the coastal extension from Port Phillip to Mallacoota and the grandeur of the Great Dividing Range.

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Victoria Central

The Victoria Central region comprises alpaca producers from central to western victoria. The region actively promotes the alpaca industry throughout this area of Victoria with educational seminars, workshops, shows, promotional displays and open farm days as well as providing valuable support to its members.

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Tasmania

Tasmania’s cool temperate climate and green pastures are the perfect combination for producing fine fleeced, eco-friendly alpacas. The Tasmanian Region has members located all around the state. We have a busy schedule of shows, on-farm days and workshops

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South Australia

The South Australia region provides education and training to its members as well as providing a hub of alpaca information for the general public interested in the industry.

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Western Australia

Western Australia are one of the larger AAA geographic regions, and host a membership of over 120. WA members excel in breeding both huacaya and suri alpacas and contributing to the fleece and meat market, while maintaining an impressive display of show and breeding quality animals. They host a variety of educational workshops, events, field days and new breeder seminars throughout the year for AAA members and anyone interested in the industry.

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Regional President directory

New South Wales

Keryn Burns
Ph: 0400 780 722
E: nswaaapresident@gmail.com

Queensland

Di Baker
M: 0419 376 286
E: di.baker2@bigpond.com

South Australia

Jolyon Porter
M: 0407 602 039
E: yackaridge@bigpond.com

Tasmania

Dusti Aspinall
M: 0401 311 184
E: aaataspresident@gmail.com

Victoria Central

Johnathon Provis-Vincent
M: 0407 101 785
E: jpv.eulinya@gmail.com

Victoria Eastern

Maddy Bissells
M: 0458 224 343
E: ver.president@gmail.com

Western Australia

Len Baxter
M: 0439 922 321
E: corbracagh@bigpond.com