Alpacas are a progressive and established Primary Industry suited to Australia’s fragile environment and is an agricultural pursuit suitable for all ages and investment strategies.
The South Queensland & Northern NSW Region of the Australian Alpaca Association (AAA QLDNSW) 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 QLDNSW region is one of eight regions of the Australian Alpaca Association. We promote and support our members by keeping them informed and up to date with this exciting industry. We have an enthusiastic membership and share our knowledge and skills at field days, workshops, shows and social activities.
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 […]
Learn from experts who understand the industry and are dedicated to exploring opportunities and helping you succeed and get access to the tools and resources you need to develop your herd to its greatest potential and enjoy the many benefits of these unique animals.
You’ll become part of a growing industry from all over Australia and play a part in supporting the development of the industry through shows, research, herd health, genetic advancement and supply chain and marketing initiatives.
Receive timely and reliable information on animal health and welfare as well as biosecurity issues through our alliances with Animal Health Australia and other livestock industries, and veterinary specialists.
We invest in important research and development, herd health and genetic advancement programs, as well as supply chain and marketing initiatives, and provide information and resources relating to the alpaca industry.