Andrea has been a long-standing member of the WA Fair Trade Collective and has extensive knowledge about Fair Trade and Fair Trade Communities in Australia. Andrea has worked for the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand and has experience working in retail for a Fair Trade business.
Anjel Ms creates clothing collections that are ethically produced through sustainable and socially responsible practices, while using fashion as a vehicle to protect and empower disadvantaged communities in India.
Antonia Taylor is the co-convenor of the WA Fair Trade Collective. While working and living in Cambodia, Antonia founded Khmer Creations - a social enterprise that creates sustainable livelihoods in jewellery making for young women seeking to improve their lives. Antonia went on to work as the WA manager for Oxfam Australia Trading for eight years. With a passion for ethical fashion and a love of artisan products, Antonia continues to advocate and support the growth of Fair Trade through the WA Fair Trade Collective.
ARTEFACTZ is a not-for-profit that plays a vital role in supporting education, healthcare and poverty reduction in Tanzania.
Fair Go Trading designs and sources contemporary Fair Trade Guaranteed products and distributes them to Australia and New Zealand businesses. Our brands include Fair Go Trading, Matr Boomie, Earth Greetings & Sativa Hemp. Products include homewares, lifestyle, crafting & gifts made from sustainable and upcycled materials such as jute, hogla, hemp, kasia, mango wood and upcycled materials such as cotton sarees and iron bells and garden products.
Kenana Down Under is proud to be the sole distributor in Australia for the Kenana Knitters, a grassroots organisation in Njoro, Kenya. Kenana Knitters provides a market for the local homespun wool and gainful employment opportunities for over 500 women in rural Njoro. Changing lives stitch by stitch.
We are a group of volunteers who raise awareness, and funds, by running a Fair Trade shop. We are committed to supporting Fair Trade and Oxfam Australia through our voluntary work in the shop @ 5 King William Street, Bayswater, WA 6053.
The group also raises awareness in the broader community, by attending stalls and festivals, and raising money to support programs in the developing world, by Oxfam Australia.
Rona sources Fair Trade, hand block printed quilts and homewares from Jaipur. Authentically unique artisanal bed covers, Kanthas, table linen, cushion covers, bags and sarongs, handcrafted in India for sustainable styling solutions in Australia.
Supporting the revival of these amazing skills, and ensuring an ethical supply chain is at the heart of what we do here at soul threads HQ.
Tindale Designs is an online textile business in Perth Western Australia which sources ethical and sustainable textiles and fibres from Odisha, India.
Wild Tussar silk, or “peace silk”, is the mainstay of the business. The silk is grown in the wilds of Odisha and is an organic, sustainable fibre. Other natural hand-spun yarns and woven fabrics are also sourced from India, including “Noil” which is a silk waste.
Tindale Designs owner, Shelly Tindale, uses a rigid heddle loom to hand weave products using these natural yarns and fibres.
Australian retail/wholesaler working directly with Fair Trade certified World Fair Trade Organisation partners in developing nations.