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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2018 in Review

By |2019-01-06T17:48:50+10:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oh, what a year! We knew 2018 would be a big one - being the twenty-fifth anniversary of Tambo Teddies, but it ended up bigger than we imagined. We started the year creating a limited-edition Jubilee bear, singing a little Tambo Teddies tribute. February, we said goodbye to Kiralee who decided her life was [...]

Woolmark – It’s Official.

By |2018-12-04T06:15:35+10:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great excitement in the Teddy camp this week - we have officially received the Woolmark certification for our teddy bears! We didn't think 2018 could get any better...…...but it did...…. when we were contacted the AWI's (Australian Wool Innovation) Manager of Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Feighan, asking us about our products we started [...]

We Love Wool!

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

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 [...]

Bear 45000 joins the Drought Appeal

By |2019-02-18T10:53:57+10:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Dylan says………

By |2019-02-18T10:54:34+10:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

Peter Possum – welcome to the Family

By |2018-06-16T16:05:26+10:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to the family! Peter Possum is the newest member of the Tambo Teddy family. Tambo Possum is a Phalangeriformes,  part of the family of marsupials’ native to Australia. Possums are iconic Australian fauna, they are incredibly agile, with a prehensile tip to the tail which can grasp branches as if they have another [...]