The Australian Trade Union Archives claim that ALAEA's current membership is in excess of 3000 members. The ALAEA claims to have in excess of 4000 members and in its most recent annual return claimed to have 4085 members as of 1 January 2005 [permanent dead link], although this date could have been a typographical error (and should have been 1 January 2006) as the previous year's annual return also referred to the same date. ALAEA's membership coverage is for Licenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineers(LAMES),Aircraft Maintenance Engineers(AMES),Technical and engineering support staff.
ALAEA's journal is called e-Torque, and is available from their website. The employer it has most of its dealings with is Qantas.