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About Alison Shaw

After four years running this business I still love wool! Teddies is always taking us on another adventure as we strive to improve and grow this little business. I love meeting the challenges that pop up and enjoy marketing our Tambo Teddies to the world.

Proudly Australian Made

By |2019-07-16T05:59:43+10:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

We are proudly Australian Made at Tambo Teddies, and proud to be able to display the Australian Made logo on our products and marketing. The green and gold kangaroo logo is instantly as a true Aussie product. The famous Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo is the true mark of Aussie authenticity. It's Australia's [...]

Woohoo…..we’re in the finals of the Queensland Multicultural Awards

By |2019-06-30T12:26:13+10:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're so excited, we are finalists in the business category of the Queensland Multicultural Awards! We have been selected for the work we have been doing in partnership with Multicultural Queensland Australia providing jobs for refugees at our regional sewing hub in Toowoomba. ‘Supply’ of bears has been the constricting factor in growth of [...]

It’s a Teddy Bear Shop!

By |2019-07-01T16:03:20+10:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

'It's a Teddy Bear Shop!' visitors to Tambo exclaim. Travellers are a bit bemused by a teddy bear shop in the middle of a tiny Outback Queensland town. And seriously, what is the go with these teddy bears? Tambo Teddies has been operating for twenty-six years, five years under our ownership. The business was started [...]

Matilda needs a new home……

By |2019-06-27T21:02:44+10:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Every now and then Tambo Teddy bears are sent home to us, when people find they can no longer care for their bear and need to find him or her a new home. Such is the fate of Matilda, one of only one hundred millennium bears ever created. This little beauty is number seventeen [...]

Small Business – We Love It!

By |2019-06-19T19:29:32+10:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Queensland Small Business Week is in the last week of May each year. This year Tambo Teddies participated in a Goal Setting workshop delivered by the Tambo Tourism and Business Assn Inc. The process was enlightening and empowering for us, we had our strategies in place and after participating in this workshop we are [...]

The Buckland Club does it again for the Royal Flying Doctor Service

By |2019-06-10T06:31:11+10:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Tambo Teddy, Buckland Bernadette was given an extremely important job to do, she was to move into the Buckland district to help raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. She was to be first prize in the yearly raffle drawn at the RFDS field day at the Buckland Club, halfway between Springsure and [...]

Tambo is sheep country!

By |2019-05-24T05:19:06+10:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , |

Tambo is sheep country! The district was discovered by Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846 and first settled in the early 1860s, the town itself was gazetted in 1863. By 1864 there were 64,000 sheep grazing across the vast Mitchell grass downs country. By 1893, the sheep population was over 570,000 and the people population [...]

We Love Our Customers

By |2019-05-06T06:27:45+10:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our customers love Tambo teddy bears and at Tambo Teddies we love our customers. We love our customers so much we have developed a loyalty program. The program began in April 2019. We have wanted to get it going for a while, but it took a bit to get it set up and working [...]

DNA Tambo

By |2019-05-01T05:34:17+10:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We were excited to be a part of the Australian Wool Networks' launch of their DNA Tambo program at the Tambo Stock Show last Saturday (April 27th). Featuring wool grown locally at Lansdowne Station, AWN presented their DNA program whereby consumers can trace the origins of their garments and learn the back story of [...]

Tambo Traveller

By |2019-05-06T06:35:19+10:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you been keeping up with Tambo Traveller's adventures? Tambo Traveller (Tambo Trav for short) is a bear who is always out and about. He is bear who loves heading to new places and tackling new adventures. Dressed ready for escapades, Trav wears a Bear-as-a-Bone to keep himself dry and a leather hat to [...]