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.

If there is something we may not be posting on our website please contact us and let us know we are happy

to promote and assist where ever we can




                               Gateway To Schools QLD

The Friends of the BAA in conjunction with the BAA will start 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 hosting these days.


Qld gateway to school 2017








                           Excellence in Baking 2018

The Excellence in Baking Competition is the Official Industry Apprentice competition conducted for Apprentice Bakers and Pastry Cooks. Apprentices compete at a state level with the finalist then going to Brisbane in 2018 to compete at a national level to be hosted at the Qld TAFE Southbank Campus Thursday November 15th then followed by the official announcement of winners at the Treasury Casino Brisbane Friday 16th November all travel cost and expenses are courtesy of the National Gold Sponsor EOI.



Enter now in your own state to be on your way to the National's!!




Industry supporters of the 2018 Excellence in Baking








Excellence in Baking 2018 Dates


Qld Wednesday May 2nd 2018 QLD TAFE Southbank Campus


QLD Official Entry Form EIBA



Qld EIB Show Map




W A  Saturday May 12th 2018 South MetropolitanTAFE Bentley


WA Official Entry Form EIBA





NSW  Wednesday 27th June 2018 Hamilton TAFE


NSW Official Entry Form EIBA




Victoria , July 17 and 18, 2018 GO TAFE Shepparton







South Australia July 3rd, 2018 Regency TAFE


SA Official Entry Form EIBA








Tasmania July 24 and 25,  2018 TAS TAFE Hobart


TAS Official Entry Form EIBA








Northern Territory 2018



Dates TBC






National Baking Show Entry Forms & Results

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


Victorian Baking Shows

Shepparton February 24/25


Vic Baking Show Final Schedule 2018


Vic Baking Show 2018 entry


To find out more about this wonderful 2 day event visit the BAA website



Newcastle Baking Show 2018

Wednesday April 11th Hamilton TAFE



Queensland Baking Show 2018

Wednesday May 23rd Southbank TAFE



Western Australia 2018

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




South Australia Baking Show 2018

Wednesday July 4th Regency TAFE



Wollongong Baking Show 2018

August 1st Wollongong Golf Club



Northern Territory Baking Show 2018

CDU Palmerston Campus



Tasmanian Baking Show 2018

Friday 19th October TAS TAFE Launceston Campus










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