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Membership is now closed

We will now longer be having  membership fees and produce a journal as from 1st January 2019.

IUt is the intention tha a get together is held  a couple of times each year mainly at Glen Innes.

Where possible an email will be send to existing members advising future events.

December 2018 Journal

A reminder that the deadline for contributions for the December Journal is Friday 30th November 2018. 

As this will be our final journal produced we encourage all members to submit articles by emailing them to our Editor. You can also mail copy to - Editor APWA, P.O.Box 3167, Victoria Point   Q  4165

APWA Australian Plaiting Championships - Glen Innes 2018

A great day well attended by over thirty members . It was also good to welcome visitors to our event.

There were 94 entries with the largest number of whips entered in this and any other show - 64!.

Congratulations to all entrants and winners for participating.

See you again in Glen Innes in October 2019.

Learning to Plait Courses

If you are a visitor to our website and you are wanting to learn to plait there are a number of places that conduct courses in plaiting and whipmaking.

For your information we list the following:

Birdsall Leather - Sydney -  02 9316 6299 -

Cobb & Co. - Toowoomba - 07 4659 4900 -

Community College Northern Inland NSW -

Richard Taubman - 02 638406224 -

Community College Northern Inland Inc. Gunnedah & Warialda NSW.

Courses are conducted by John McMaster throughout the year.For further information contacts are listed below.


On the weekends of Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November  there will be an 8 plait roo hide school.

Course details and contact:Lesley Rogers 0429 934 346


Course details and contact: Lena Curran - 02 6742 5630


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