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In light of the difficult times faced by our members, the AAA Board has generously agreed to renew all memberships that have lapsed from the last financial year AT NO COST. The renewal will be for the remainder of the current financial year. Now is an excellent opportunity to register cria, transfer animals or take advantage of the benefits of AAA membership.
Amid the confusion that surrounds many facets of our life at the moment, we would like you to know that our planning for the National Show in Melbourne continues and, subject to any direction to the contrary, the show is still planned to go ahead on 28 – 30 August. The Board, in consultation with […]
The AAA Board has resolved to cancel ALL alpaca shows, be they stand-alone or linked to an Agricultural show, effective immediately until 30 June 2020.
Whilst the Covid-19 situation is constantly evolving, the AAA is monitoring the latest Government medical advice. At present, there is no ban on any events taking place in Australia and businesses have been advised to operate as normal. As always, our people (including exhibitors, judges, volunteers, officials, staff, members of the public) and livestock remain our top priority.
Female farmers were among the founders of the Australian alpaca industry. In 2020, many of Australia’s alpaca breeders are women, attracted to the industry by the manageability of the animals. In comparison to other livestock, alpaca are easily farmed with minimal external input. · There are several significant Australian herds being independently managed and developed […]
The AAA Board announces the resignation of Michelle Simberg from her position as a Board Director and National Treasurer of the AAA effective 19 February. The Board thanks Michelle for her contribution to the industry during her time on the Board. Strong fiscal management under the current financial situation is imperative and the Board agreed to […]