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COVID 19 | Global Call to Action in the Garment Industry

When Covid 19 had devastating repercussions on Garment Workers, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) mobilised a Call to Action across the supply chain to respond to the impact. The main areas of focus were: protection of workers’ income, health and employment, support to factories to survive during the COVID 19 crisis, and the establishment of sustainable systems of social protection. See how the cause is progressing…

20 October 2020
Meet | Adriana Glass and Ali Smyth, Electric Collective

Covid-19 has presented many challenges for the Australian TCF industry. We chat to Adriana Glass and Ali Smyth, Directors of Electric Collective, on how they are navigating the pandemic and pivoting their operations…

9 October 2020
Metro Melbourne Moves Into Step 2 of the Roadmap out of Lockdown (Copy)

Premier Dan Andrews has confirmed Metro Melbourne will move into Step 2 of the roadmap out of lockdown as of 11:59pm on Sunday 27 September, 2020.

28 September 2020
Metro Melbourne Moves Into Step 2 of the Roadmap out of Lockdown

Premier Dan Andrews has confirmed Metro Melbourne will move into Step 2 of the roadmap out of lockdown as of 11:59pm on Sunday 27 September, 2020.

28 September 2020
Meet | Susan Martin, SMART IN PLANNING

We’re catching up with a handful of members from across our industry community to see how they’re navigating these unprecedented times. Meet SMART IN PLANNING CEO & Founder Susan Martin.


28 September 2020
How a Pandemic is Reshaping the Resell Market

As consumers deal with lockdown restrictions and retailers close their bricks and mortar doors, what does the future of shopping look like? Guest contributor Evelina Kaganovitch delves into the world of online Resell platforms, how the pandemic is shaping consumer engagement with these digital shopfronts, how brands can get on board and why, when it comes to reducing fashion’s textile waste footprint, this is good news…

21 September 2020
Meet | John Condilis, Nobody Denim

Covid-19 has presented many challenges for the Australian TCF industry, particularly for those based in Victoria with the latest lockdowns in place. We chat to a familiar face, John Condilis, Chair/Co-Founder of Melbourne based label Nobody Denim, and one of AFC’s long standing Board Directors on how they are navigating the pandemic and pivoting their operations…

15 September 2020
INDUSTRY UPDATE | $3 billion support package for Victorian businesses

Premier, Treasurer and Minister Pakula announced a $3 billion support package for Victorian businesses, which brings vital funding to those in the creative industries.

14 September 2020
Meet | Richard Poulson and Kelly Atkinson, Showroom X

We’re catching up with a handful of members from across our industry community to see how they’re navigating these unprecedented times. Meet Showroom X co-founders; Richard Poulson, CEO, and Kelly Atkinson, Creative Director.


8 September 2020
Victoria Lockdown Update | 06.09.2020

Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday 6 September, a further two weeks of Stage 4 Lockdowns for Metro Melbourne, seeing restrictions at this level continue until September 28…

8 September 2020
CEO AGENDA 2020 | COVID-19 EDITION

In May 2020, the Global Fashion Agenda released the CEO Agenda 2020 – COVID 19 Edition, an updated sustainability agenda to guide fashion leaders through COVID-19 crisis.

8 September 2020
Fashion on Climate | Report 2020

This report is authored by McKinsey & Company (McKinsey) in partnership with Global Fashion Agenda (GFA). Through a multi-year strategic knowledge partnership, Global Fashion Agenda and McKinsey aim to present research and a fact base on the priorities of the CEO Agenda and to guide and mobilise fashion executives in taking bold action on sustainability...

8 September 2020
Local Jobs First Commissioner Update for Victorian TCF

Don Matthews, the Local Jobs First Commissioner recently hosted a Local Jobs First forum looking at the TCF sector. See the summary, as well as a resource outlining what Government support is available for Victorian Businesses at this time.

31 August 2020
Meet | Tamara Leacock, REMUSE

We’re catching up with a handful of members from across our industry community to see how they’re navigating these unprecedented times. Meet, Tamara Leacock, Designer and Director of REMUSE.

27 August 2020
Ethical Fashion Podcast

The Ethical Fashion Initiative have launched a new podcast, ‘Ethical Fashion’ with hosts Simone Cipriani and Clare Press. The series travels the world to explore major topics of sustainability, with a wide ranging guest list of thought leaders, experts within the fashion industry and Ethical Fashion Initiative (EFI) collaborators. From the future of fashion weeks to luxury fashion from Afghanistan to Mali, the podcast will open your mind to the possibilities of Ethical Fashion...

24 August 2020
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