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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.

Time to share your Tambo Teddies photos!

By |2019-11-09T10:27:19+10:00November 9th, 2019|Categories: Tambo Updates, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

At Tambo Teddies we are always looking for great photos and content to share with you all. Sometimes we come across fabulous images that you either send us or tag us in social media, which always inspire us. So we decided it was time for a competition to gather more great photos of Tambo [...]

#buyfromthebush

By |2019-10-29T17:40:42+10:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We are just loving the inspirational #buyfromthebush campaign! Started by Grace Brennan from Warren in New South Wales, #buyfromthebush aims to bring attention to small businesses in drought stricken regions who are doing it tough.  The campaign is encouraging our city friends to support their country counterparts this Christmas. Small business is often hailed [...]

All the Bears Came out to Play

By |2019-09-24T06:16:17+10:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Tambo Updates, Teddy Highlight|

All the bears came out to play at the 2019 Tambo Teddy Bears Picnic held on Saturday 21st September. Run by the Tambo Tourism and Business Association this year's picnic was a fun-filled family day celebrating Teddy bears, our local icon. There was rock painting, teddy bear craft, face-painting, teddy bear parades, circus workshops [...]

Where to buy the best Teddy Bears.

By |2019-09-20T06:40:43+10:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Where can you buy the best Teddy Bears?And by the best Teddy Bears we mean Tambo Teddies of course!Tambo Teddies do make the best baby pressies when a new little one arrives. Our bears are also just great gifts for all ages as nothing really says 'I love you' as much as a Teddy [...]

Rehoming Matilda to the Mt Isa Maternity Ward

By |2019-09-04T07:02:57+10:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Rehoming Matilda Matilda has gone to live at the Maternity ward at the Mount Isa Hospital. Nominated by Alvenia for a cause close to her heart she wrote, 'Sometimes mums don't get to take their babies home, Matilda could be a comfort bear for those special mums who are dealing with loss, no matter [...]

Winners – 2019 Multicultural Awards

By |2019-09-01T08:51:58+10:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies won the 2019 Queensland Multicultural Awards for business! The Business category of the awards is to 'recognise the outstanding achievements of a business in creating employment or other opportunities that value and promote diversity and inclusion.' Tambo Teddies has a long history as the market leader in handcrafted sheepskin teddy bears in [...]

Teddies Original Oz Gear

By |2019-08-04T11:05:34+10:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies iconic Stockmen bears dressed in their original Oz gear have been around as nearly as long as Tambo Teddies itself. Not long after the bears had hit the market it was suggested that the teddy bears needed dressing, and so Mr & Mrs Stockman and their mate Little Aussie Ringer were born. [...]

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 [...]