SHOPS & FUNDRAISING

Australian set to smash record today in Sydney for around the world solo run

13 Sep 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Australian ultra-distance runner Tom Denniss is set to make history at 1:00pm today (Friday, September 13) in forecourt of the Sydney Opera House by becoming the fastest person to circumnavigate the world on foot.

Launceston Mayor encourages Tasmanians to ‘Go Fair’

10 May 2013 by Oxfam Australia Media

Launceston’s Mayor is calling on Tasmanians to Go Fair in 2013 by making the switch to fair trade products as part of Fair Trade Fortnight.

To help Tasmanians understand more about how buying fair trade benefits producers in developing countries, the mayor will be speaking at a World Fair Trade Day special event on Saturday 11 May at 12.00pm in the Launceston Mall.

Oxfam gifts to help make dad feel proud this Father’s Day

16 Aug 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

With just a fortnight until Father’s Day, Oxfam has a range of fair trade gifts for those looking to show dad they truly care.

Give to mothers around the world this Mother’s Day

4 May 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Buying a hand-crafted fair trade gift from Oxfam this Mother’s Day will help mothers all around the world to escape the poverty cycle.

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant cooks ‘fair’ with flair

4 May 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef”, will be cooking chocolate muffins using Oxfam ‘fair’ products at Foodland, Norwood (161–169 The Parade, Norwood), on Monday 7 May 2012, hourly between 10am and 2pm.

Celebrity chef and Adelaide Lord Mayor to launch Fair Trade Fortnight

3 May 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from the ABC’s “The Cook and the Chef‟, will join Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood in the kitchen this week to help launch this year’s Fair Trade Fortnight. The event will be taking place at the Adelaide Central Markets, this Saturday 5 May 2012 between 11.00am and 1.00pm.

A growing number of Australians are choosing fair trade

2 Apr 2012 by Oxfam Australia Media

This Easter, you can feel good about indulging in chocolate by choosing Oxfam’s range of Fairtrade chocolate Easter eggs and bunnies which are handmade, free from forced labour and help families in developing communities achieve independence.

People from NSW love giving crap while Victorians hate mosquitoes

20 Dec 2011 by Oxfam

Cattle manure is most popular with Christmas shoppers in NSW and mosquito nets most popular with Victorians, an analysis of Oxfam Australia’s sales of its donation program Oxfam Unwrapped revealed today.

Kylie Kwong range hits the shops

9 Oct 2011 by Oxfam

The beautiful fair trade tableware range designed by celebrity chef Kylie Kwong exclusively for Oxfam Australia has gone on sale around Australia.

To mark its release and to give Kylie fans a behind-the scenes look at how the range was developed, Oxfam has released a short video of Kylie’s visit to the workshop where her first ever range is being crafted. The video, which can be viewed on the Oxfam website, also introduces some of the people who are creating the fair trade range.

Oxfam fair trade products feature on Dalai Lama MasterChef episode

17 Jul 2011 by Oxfam

Kylie Kwong’s upcoming range of ceramic tableware and a wide array of Oxfam’s other fair trade kitchen and homewares products adorned the set of the special MasterChef episode screened on Sunday 17 July.