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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

By |2020-03-28T18:43:21+10:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

We're going on a bear hunt! Amidst all the craziness of the COVI-19 pandemic a beautiful movement is underway. As we head towards a lockdown situation and are encouraged to self-isolate and social distance, teddy bears are making their mark. Socially distant bear hunts are popping up all around the world to distract children [...]

Twelve months at the Hub

By |2020-03-01T16:34:02+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

Can you believe it? It's twelve months since we stepped out of our comfort zone and opened our Regional Sewing Hub in Toowoomba. It was a big risk for our little business but one that has certainly paid off! After five years in the business we realised that to grow we really needed to [...]

Tambo supports the Bush Fire appeal

By |2020-01-22T05:45:09+10:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies has joined forces with local businesses to support the Bush Fire appeal while encouraging visitors to town. The ‘Time Out in Tambo’ online raffle has an action packed two-day guided local adventure as the first prize. An initiative of the Tambo Tourism and Business Association, President Taylor Smith said, ‘A quick ring [...]

Tambo Teddy Christmas Gift Specials

By |2019-12-01T13:31:50+10:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

At Tambo Teddies we have the perfect stocking fillers and special gift packs for Christmas. Stocking Fillers: Tambo Teddies Puzzle, new to the product range Little Aussies Camping Adventure has come to life as an interactive toy. Have fun in the bush with Peter Possum, Ernie Echidna and others. https://www.tamboteddies.com.au/product/tambo-teddies-puzzle/ 2. Tambo Teddies Adventure [...]

Queensland Community Achievement Awards

By |2019-12-02T18:43:20+10:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies were proud to be a finalist in the Queensland Community Achievement Awards last Friday, November 29th. Tammy and Alison travelled to Brisbane to attend the gala event at Royal on the Park in Brisbane. Teddies were one of four finalists in the Small Business Achievement category which recognises the essential contribution makes [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Tambo Teddies on Landline

By |2019-05-01T05:23:26+10:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Our Regional Sewing Hub

By |2019-02-17T11:35:06+10:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]