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#buyfromthebush

By |2019-10-29T17:40:42+10:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

We are just loving the inspirational #buyfromthebush campaign! Started by Grace Brennan from Warren in New South Wales, #buyfromthebush aims to bring attention to small businesses in drought stricken regions who are doing it tough.  The campaign is encouraging our city friends to support their country counterparts this Christmas. Small business is often hailed [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

Five Years at Teddies

By |2019-03-05T11:53:52+10:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

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 [...]

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 [...]