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AFC Submission Into NSW Government Procurement Inquiry
NSW Government procurement can yield long-term economic benefits, such as job creation, increased taxable income, higher skilled occupations, reinvestment in technology and R & D, and overall industry growth.
21 June 2024
Behind The Seams with Pattern Maker Glen Rollaston. Exclusive Interview.
Step behind the scenes of RBPatterns, where expertise and innovation redefine the art of pattern making. We recently spoke with co-founder, Glen Rollason. He shared his journey, insights into local manufacturing, and the future of fashion craftsmanship. Discover how this homegrown studio is setting new standards in the fashion industry, one pattern at a time. […]
21 June 2024
The AFC can now accept donations that are tax-deductible
This is a perfect opportunity for you to support a vibrant Australian fashion industry while also benefiting from potential tax deductions.
20 June 2024
Australian Fashion Week Round Up
Australian Fashion Week has wrapped up a remarkable showcase of innovation, sustainability, and heritage.
27 May 2024
Unpacking the 2024/5 Federal Budget and what it means for the Australian fashion & textile industry
The Future Made in Australia initiative, with its $22.7 billion investment, aims to position Australia as a key player in the global economy.
24 May 2024
AFC Launches Social & Environmental Toolkits: A Game-Changer for Sustainable Fashion
Social & Environmental Toolkits have been designed to help businesses in the clothing and textile industry enhance their sustainability efforts.
16 May 2024
Media Release: AFC Innovation & Sustainability Showcase
The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) with Jodie Haydon, Partner of the Prime Minister, hosted an Australian fashion sustainability event attended by leading Australian fashion designers, industry allies and government officials. Three Australian-made innovations pushing the industry's environmental transition were projected throughout Kirribilli House thanks to Epson Australia, AFC’s print and projection technology partner: Australian Fashion […]
11 May 2024
Jaana Quaintance-James speech at Kirribilli House
The Australian fashion and textiles industry is a collective powerhouse. We employ almost 500,000 people, 77% of which are women...
10 May 2024
Responsible Sourcing and Forest Conservation with Forest Stewardship Council® CEO Melanie Robertson
To foster a world where forests and fashion coexist harmoniously, the fashion industry must urgently prioritise responsible sourcing to support the world’s forests.
8 May 2024
RCYCL offers a hassle-free solution for consumer clothing recycling
“Our goal is continuous improvement, striving for optimal outcomes gradually.”
24 April 2024
Applications open: Free CSIRO advanced manufacturing course for SMEs
“Tailored for companies venturing into early-stage R&D or seeking fresh avenues within advanced manufacturing, the program serves as a catalyst for innovation and advancement.”
24 April 2024
The Inspiring Journey of The Very Good Bra, the world's first Circular Economy bra
After two years of searching worldwide for plastic-free materials, Stephanie launched The Very Good Bra, ensuring that its design left no trace at its end of life.
16 April 2024
The next chapter of the AFC with Jaana Quaintance-James
"Our industry is not only complex and multifaceted but also a powerhouse of creativity and influence.”
11 April 2024
Dynamic AFC events at South x South West Sydney
The AFC is thrilled to present four dynamic events aiming to spotlight different aspects of the value chain.
11 April 2024
Fashion Revolution Week is coming: become a Fashion Revolutionary.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement advocating for a safe, clean, transparent, and accountable fashion industry.
10 April 2024
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