Welcome to the ASDWA


The Australian Sheep Dog Workers’ Association was established in 1988 to allow sheep dog workers to speak with one voice, enabling better sponsorship and joint insurance, to conduct an Australian Championship and to administer interstate and international teams.

The mission of the ASDWA is to facilitate communications with the state working sheep dog associations, liaise with corporate sponsors, foster newcomers to the sport, organise major trials such as the annual Supreme Australian Championship, and to host and organise the annual Trans Tasman Test series between Australia and New Zealand.

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Apr
3
Sat
Tara Sheep Dog Trial, 3, 4, 5, April, 2021 @ Tara Showgrounds
Apr 3 2021 – Apr 3 2022 all-day
May
13
Thu
Charleville Show Sheep Dog Trial, 13, 14, 15, May, 2021 @ Charleville Showgrounds
May 13 – May 15 all-day

Entry Form, Information & Covid Safe Camping Form

Message from Charleville Show Society – ‘Everyone is required to fill one in everyday camping on the grounds’. 

Any queries re this Trial or the COVID camping form please contact Belinda Percival.

 

May
14
Fri
DOGPRO PLUS CRESSY SHEEPDOG TRIALS @ Cressy Recreation Reserve
May 14 – May 16 all-day

 

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The Supreme

The Supreme Australian Championship has been held annually since 1990 and rotates between the six states. Cancelled in 2020 ~ the Supreme will be held at a date to be decided in 2021 at Campbell Town (Midlands), Tasmania

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The Trans Tasman

Each year Australia and New Zealand compete against each other for the Wayleggo Cup. Each country takes it in turn to host and organise a test series. Cancelled in 2020 ~ the Event will be held at a date to be decided in 2021 Campbell Town (Midlands), Tasmania.

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President’s Report

ASDWA President Mr Grant Cooke

Welcome to the final newsletter for 2019.  Congratulations and thank you to the Queensland Working Sheepdog Association and their Supreme organising committee, headed by Linda Mitchell, on the successful organisation and running of the 2019 Dogpro Supreme Australian Championships, held in Dalby, Queensland, 23-29 September.

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Become a Member

By becoming a member of one of the six state working sheep dog associations you automatically become a member of the Australian Sheepdog Worker’s Association.

To become a member, contact the secretary of your state. Please mention that you have been directed from this website.

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Code of Welfare

Owners, handlers, breeders and/or lessees in charge of dogs have a responsibility to understand and meet the welfare needs of their dogs.

The purpose of this code is to encourage all those responsible for dogs to adopt the highest standards of husbandry, care and handling.

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Code of Conduct

The ASDWA believes in sportmanship and has a code of conduct to support this.

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Newsletter

Read the latest newsletter and past newsletters online.

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