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Alpaca Fibre Network (Aust) will use this page to publicise all workshops, publicity events and fleece collection days on this page.

Check regularly for events in your area.

South Australia - There are training/collection days being organised for the SA region, which are envisioned to be held throughout 2016 at Yacka Ridge Alpacas in Birdwood. If you wish to be directly notified of details, then please email your contact information to the SA co-ordinator HERE.

Victoria - Hello to all.
We will be shearing at our farm on this Saturday 10/9/16 in order to prepare ourselves for the ensuing fleece collections at Annkea in order to fill this years large white and coloured fleece order with the same buyer as last year. This year they have increased their order as they were VERY happy with the end result.
We must be doing "everything right" as they say.
We also have several mini mills buying from us, so we need ALL colours and ALL microns. Please remember to have animals clean and dry for shearing and get those precious saddles off first.
All skirting and pieces will be accepted as a donation to keep our hard working volunteer group self sufficient. Skirting and pieces MUST also be kept in separate colours. I will issue a series of collection dates now and may possibly add to them if and when time permits. If anyone is able to help on any of these dates, could you let me know as we always need help? The following dates are available for those who wish to bring current fleeces held in sheds from last year or show fleeces left over from previous shows.

Wednesday 14/9/16
Wednesday 21/9/16
Friday 30/9/16
Sunday 2/10/16
Wednesday 5/10/16
Sunday 9/10/16
Wednesday 12/10/16
Wednesday 19/10/16
Saturday 29/10/16

There will be more dates to follow after this.
Please book ASAP as it is "first in first served" for time and dates. You are welcome to email or phone me.
Kind regards,
Annette Woodgate

Please contact Annette and Keate Woodgate (0419 550 826) or email for further information.

Western Australia - Please contact Darryl and Anne Sherman for details of fleece collections in WA. Phone (0401 710 063), or use the email link on the Contacts page.

Tasmania - We welcome our enthusiastic new Tasmanian Co-ordinators to the fold - Janelle and Byron Jago of Toffeemont Alpacas, Orielton. Ph. (03) 6269 2275, or use the email link on the Contacts page.