The AAA is supported by eight regional committees 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.
The Queensland region of the AAA works to promote the alpaca industry and educate members and the public on alpaca ownership in QLD.
South Queensland & Northern New South Wales
The South Queensland & Northern NSW Region is the only one to span two states. The region has 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. They promote and support their members by keeping them informed and up to date with the alpaca industry. They have an enthusiastic membership and share their knowledge and skills at field days, workshops, shows and social activities.
New South Wales
The NSW region 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.
The Victorian Eastern Region (VER) represents registered alpaca breeders and owners located in the geographically diverse area in the east of Victoria. 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.
The Victoria Central Region(VCR) comprises alpaca producers from central to western Victoria. The region actively promotes the alpaca industry with educational seminars, workshops, shows, promotional displays and open farm days as well as providing valuable support to its members.
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. The region has a busy schedule of shows, on-farm days and workshops.
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.
Western Australia is one of the larger AAA geographic regions. WA members excel in breeding alpacas and contributing to the fleece and meat market, while maintaining an impressive display of show and breeding quality animals. The region hosts a variety of educational workshops, events, field days and new breeder seminars throughout the year for AAA members and anyone interested in the industry.
Regional President directory
Ph: 0400 780 722
M: 0419 986 554
0488 774 735
M: 0407 602 039
Janelle Jago (interim)