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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 [...]

Matilda needs a new home……

By |2019-06-27T21:02:44+10:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Every now and then Tambo Teddy bears are sent home to us, when people find they can no longer care for their bear and need to find him or her a new home. Such is the fate of Matilda, one of only one hundred millennium bears ever created. This little beauty is number seventeen [...]

DNA Tambo

By |2019-05-01T05:34:17+10:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes, Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2019-02-04T19:31:56+10:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Tambo’s Teddy Bears in Verse

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

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 [...]

Tambo Teddies – Fit for Royalty

By |2019-02-18T10:52:33+10:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]