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COVID-19 – what does it mean for Tambo Teddies?

By |2020-03-31T06:09:26+10:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

As the virus known as COVID-19 takes over our lives we are making a few adjustments at Tambo Teddies. The health and well-being of our staff is forefront of our minds at this time, prompting a few changes. In both Tambo and Toowoomba we have implemented a comprehensive 'disinfecting' cleaning routine. We have hand [...]

Sydney Gift Fair – that’s a wrap!

By |2020-03-01T16:35:24+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tammy and Alison travelled to Sydney this month to fly the flag for Tambo Teddies at the Australian Home and Gift Fair held at the Sydney Olympic Park. Choosing to drive, it was an epic trip as we headed off from Tambo on Wednesday February 19 at 4.45 am. We had a few jobs [...]

Buy from the Bush QLD

By |2020-01-16T05:45:31+10:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies are proud to be associated with the Buy from the Bush QLD movement. Founder Kerri Brennan created a facebook page mid 2018 to support farmers and rural businesses by encouraging people to buy directly from them! Initially aiming to support landowners trying to generate extra income with a sideline business, Kerri soon [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]