AME Systems has been a long-serving and loyal member of the Ararat community since opening our original manufacturing facility in 1977.

We are now one of the largest employers across the Grampians/Pyrenees region and one of the biggest contributors to the local Ararat community and economy.

Community programs and outcomes

AME Systems supports and connects closely with all facets of the wider Ararat region including education, sport and recreation, community events, youth activities, large and small organisations and individual causes.

Annually we provide more than $20,000 in support of more than 100 local organisations and individuals.

Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation – Ararat Branch

“AME Systems are major supporters to the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation – Ararat Branch via their two annual major fundraising events being the Gala “Night of Nights” in May and the Grampians “Ride to Remember” held on the first Sunday in February.

Ararat Musical Comedy Society

Ararat Musical Comedy Society and AME Systems have been community partners for more than 15 years, with the annual sponsorship provided by AME Systems vital to the success and sustainability of the Society’s annual musical theatre production.

Ararat College (Secondary)

“Ararat College has enjoyed a long, close and mutually beneficial partnership with AME Systems. It is to AME Systems’ very great credit that it is an extremely community conscious organisation. Our school and students have benefitted significantly through the support that has been provided by the company to our scholarship program, our school’s involvement in…

Giants Footballers

AME Systems is a proud sponsor of Grampians Giants Football Team which aims to be inclusive and safe for people of all abilities. The players and volunteers are all expected to be respectful to everyone and behave in a positive, friendly way when representing the Giants both on and off the field.

Ararat Rural City

“AME Systems is a corporate leader in our community and a major contributor to the region’s economy employing more than 250 staff. This workforce alone injects over $15 million into the local economy and the company is a major supporter of local suppliers, retailers and the accommodation and hospitality industry. Ararat Rural City Council is…

Social Club initiatives

The AME Systems Social Club raises approximately $10,000 each year for a range of local and national charity campaigns, through a range of proactive fundraising initiatives.

Ararat Legacy House

AME Systems has a long-standing relationship with the Ararat Legacy Club, with Peter Carthew AM a legatee for some 20 years.