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Tambo’s Teddy Bears in Verse

Inspired to learn of the Teddies enterprise during a difficult time for the wool industry; a couple of ladies chipping in at near ground zero to pull a little town up by its bootlaces poet, Robert Raferty was moved to pen the poem, 'Tambo's Teddy Bears' on 19th November, 1995. Robert Raftery is a [...]

By |2018-11-18T19:56:58+10:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tambo Teddies – Fit for Royalty

We couldn't believe our luck! Another gorgeous Tambo Teddy was chosen by the Government as Queensland's gift for Royalty. Six days before Prince Harry and Meghan were to visit Queensland, Alison's mobile rang and an aide from the Premier's office said the Premier would like to speak with her and asked if she was [...]

We Love Wool!

From the 8th – 21st October, The Campaign for Wool’s annual UK Wool Week will mark its ninth year with an extended programme of events, exhibitions, activities and initiatives designed to educate, inspire and promote the benefits of wool. The Campaign for Wool began in October 2010 with a launch event that saw London’s [...]

By |2018-10-07T12:18:27+10:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Bear 45000 joins the Drought Appeal

Bear 45,000 aptly named Stirling Downs Stormy has joined his mates at the Western Queensland Drought Appeal to help raise funds to support our communities who are experiencing the on-going impacts of this extended drought. The Drought has been hitting the region hard for several years and it is not only the farmers who [...]

Baby Austin’s Battle

Baby Austin was born in March, 2018 into a loving family with Mum, Amy and Dad, Andrew by his side, he was adored by his brother and sister, Archie and Abby. Austin was reaching all his goals and milestones, then he started getting a bit of reflux and this little baby started playing havoc [...]

Dylan says………

What did Dylan have to say competition? The youngest member of the Tambo Teddy family, Dylan, is now eight months old and becoming a real character. Being very mobile (the fastest crawler in Tambo!) he can cut some moves around the shop on a Saturday morning - and the best fun is exploring! Ribbons, [...]

Pet Rocks for Teddy Bears

A couple of cutely painted pet rocks mysteriously appeared on our teddy bear seat out from of the shop. We were quite amused and had no idea where they had come from, a little bit of research uncovered that we were now part of a new global craze! This craze has kids all over [...]

By |2019-02-18T10:55:09+10:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tambo Ted Tours

If you go down to the Tambo town today You’re sure of a big surprise! Well, not every day but some days. A few weeks back we gave our first Tambo Ted Tour where two larger than life ‘Big Teds’ greeted a bus load of visitors and took then on a tour of the [...]

Buckland Bill raising funds for the Royal Flying Doctor

Recently we sent a Tambo Teddy, Buckland Bill over the range to help Sue McDonald and the Buckland Recreational Club raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The Buckland  Recreational Club is a small community group of twenty who have a recreations ground approximately 100 kms west of Springsure, with a shed, tennis [...]

Head to Tambo for a school holiday Outback adventure!

Are you heading to the Outback these school holidays? Well , Tambo is a must stop! We might be a tiny town, but we have plenty to see and do for all the family. There is FREE camping at Stubby Bend, you can set up camp on the banks of the mighty Barcoo, a [...]