The Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has been successfully representing Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industries since the 1940s
Design is much more than the aesthetic. It encompasses thinking, innovation and process.
Our focus is on high value added products
TFIA is focused on workplace learning in highly specialised and advanced technology areas to deliver flexible, formal and customised solutions for managers, workers and professional educators
TFIA media releases
TFIA and the Textile & Fashion Hub in the media
TFIA began in the late 1940s when the Textile Council of Australia was formed as an umbrella organisation to provide a focal point for a number of sector-specific associations
TFIA engages in many activities on behalf of its members and the wider TCF industry
TFIA contact details
There are many competitions available to Australian fashion and textile designers and design students
Australia / NZ fashion festival schedule
Over the years, TFIA has devoted a lot of resources to lobbying Government for TCF funding and support programs
Funding for Energy Efficiency Projects
TFIA plays a number of important roles in advocating the need for quality standards in the TCF industry
There are many labelling requirements for Australian TCF products
TFIA has long-standing relationships with State and Federal Governments on issues such as trade regulations, labour, environment and industry
Work Health and Safety (WHS) for Small Businesses
Make connections, and keep up with product developments and industry trends at these Australian & international TCF conferences and trade fairs
The Textile & Fashion Hub is all about increasing our industry's capability. A centralised facility aimed at supporting textile & fashion SMEs and offering access to the latest machinery and technology as well as the opportunity for participants to develop skills, conduct R&D, undertake sample production and network with others in the industry.
TFIA supports innovative research and development in the TCF industry through the ISS Institute Fellowship program
Discover the training pathways to a career in the TCF industry
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