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Tambo is sheep country!

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 [...]

By |2019-05-24T05:19:06+10:00May 24th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

We Love Our Customers

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

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

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 [...]

By |2019-05-06T06:35:19+10:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Tambo Teddies on Landline

How lucky were we? Our story on ABC Landline! Interest in our new venture encouraged journalists David Chen and Nathan Morris from ABC Southern Queensland to put together a great piece on our Regional Sewing Hub. And it came together so well! We didn't think we had that much to tell, or were [...]

Ten Things We Love about Tambo

Tambo is the home of our beautiful Tambo Teddies and is quite well known as the Outback Teddy Bear Capital. Even though its a small town, only having a population of around 400 people, there is plenty to love about Tambo. Here are the top ten things we love about our town: 1. Tambo [...]

By |2019-03-05T11:53:10+10:00March 2nd, 2019|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Five Years at Teddies

It's amazing to think we have owned this little business for FIVE years. It just seems like yesterday we were wondering what we had done ! The years may have flown past but they have been action packed and we have achieved so much. We decided to reflect on our five favourite things about [...]

Our Regional Sewing Hub

We have started a Regional Sewing Hub in Toowoomba! Located on the corner of Mort and Bridge Streets, our hub has 4 machines that started humming away on February 11th. At the Hub we have three full time workers and two part-time, ensuring the machines will be creating Tambo Teddies all week long. Four [...]

14 Ways to say ‘I Love You’ at Tambo Teddies

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to the feeling of love and friendship, a day to celebrate romance, love and devotion. It is usually celebrated by giving friends, family and especially significant others flowers and gifts to show affection. In Finland, this day is referred to as the “Friend of the Day” while in [...]

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, OI, OI, OI

Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk has been heard to say, ‘There is nothing more Queensland than a Tambo Teddy’ and we couldn’t agree more and would like to take the statement a wee bit further……’There is nothing more Australian than a Tambo Teddy!’ Or is there? What about our Tambo Teddy Aussie Animals? They are [...]