Friends of the BAA work in with other Associations and groups to offer you access to events and activities throughout the year. We support and encourage people in our industry to have a go! At events that may interest you.

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                               Gateway To Schools QLD

The Friends of the BAA in conjunction with the BAA will strat to conduct the Gateway to School program in Qld. This program allows engagement with school teachers, students and bakery owners to gain a better understanding of what is required to be involved in the baking industry. Our Qld mentors will also assist with this day to be hosted in Toowoomba at HomeStyle Bakery Tuesday December 5th.


Qld gateway to school 2017








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Excellence in Baking 2017

Tickets are now available for the 2017 Excellenec in Baking Awards Night. With state finalist for Bread and Pasty heading to Melbourne for the Grand Final Bake Off on November 16th, followed by the official announcement of winners at the Moonee Valley Races Friday 17th November all travel cost and expenses are courtesy of the National Gold Sponsor EOI.


This Event is now fully booked Official Winners will be announced on Facebook and Instragram


















Excellence in Baking 2017 Dates


Qld 2017 QLD TAFE Southbank Campus


Queensland Apprentice Bakers and Pastry Cooks will come together on June 1st to compete at state level before the state winners head off to Melbourne in November. This event will be held in the hospitality building on the bakery level.


Congratulations to


Kar Mun Kwang Official Queensland Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017


Rachel Hoffer Official Queensland Apprentice Baker 2017








W A  Saturday May 27 2017 South MetropolitanTAFE BENTLEY WA

Once again Brian Wilkinson, Patrick and the team, a big thank you for having the BAA at Bentley.


Congratulations to


Chenoa Jackson-Lane Official West Australian Apprentice Baker 2017


Shan Yuan Zhang Official West Australian Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017




NSW  Monday 5th June 2017 Hamilton TAFE

The Hamilton TAFE Campus were good enough to host this event again during their holiday break and a strong number of apprentice entered into the NSW competition round.


Congratulations to


Kye Beisler Official NSW Apprentice Baker 2017


Josh Nickl Official NSW Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017



Victoria , July 18 and 19, 2017 GO TAFE Shepparton


Congratulations to


Ethan Cootes Official Victorian Apprentice Baker 2017


Esra Kullu Official Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017





South Australia July 11th, 2017 Regency TAFE

South Australian apprentice Bakers and Pastry Cooks will have an opportunity to compete in this wonderful event at Regency TAFE


Congratulations to


Caitlin Knell Official South Australian Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017





Tasmania June 6th and 7th, 2017 TAS TAFE Hobart


Congratulations to


Brad Comins Official Tasmanian Apprentice Baker 2017


Stevie Waters Official Tasmanian Apprentice Pastry Cook 2017







Northern Territory 2017


Held at the CDU Campus this event for 2017 has been postponed due to high volume commitments at the institute.







National Baking Show Entry Forms & Results

Friends of the BAA encourage all apprentices to participate in the BAA industry baking competitions


Newcastle Baking Show 2017

March 22nd Hamilton TAFE




Queensland Baking Show 2017

May 24th 2017 TAFE QLD South Brisbane Campus Ernest St




Western Australia 2017

The BAA in conjunction with the RAS WA will conduct a joint baking show at the Premium Produce




South Australia Baking Show 2017

July 12th Regency TAFE



Wollongong Baking Show 2017

August 2nd Wollongong Golf Club




Northern Territory Baking Show 2017

CDU Palmerston Campus

Due to high volume of commitments at the CDU Campus the baking show has been postponed for 2017




Tasmanian Baking Show 2017

Friday 20th October TAS TAFE Launceston Campus










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