About RBTA

The principal purpose of the Rare Breeds Trust of Australia is to protect and encourage the conservation and breeding of endangered domestic farm livestock in Australia to ensure their survival worldwide and in particular:

  • to become and act as the trustee of and administer a gift fund to be founder by Rare Breeds Trust of Australia and to be called the “Rare Breeds Trust of Australia Fund”
  • to preserve, promote and protect breeds of domestic livestock which are in danger of extinction in Australia and worldwide;
  • to preserve, promote and protect breeds of domestic livestock which form part of Australia’s heritage;
  • to strengthen the appeal of endangered breeds of domestic livestock to the domestic and overseas food markets;
  • to maintain international links with organisations striving to stabilise and increase the genetic diversity between and within agricultural livestock breeds;
  • to provide an active forum on domestic livestock for the communication of information and for the education of members and of the public; and
  • to undertake promotional activities and any other activities conducive to the achievement of the objectives of the Company.

A good way to stay in touch with the Rare Breeds Trust is through our Facebook page.

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