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
This program led by TFIA will help Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Manufacturers and their supply chains to be more resilient and competitive through energy and materials efficiency.
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
Grant and funding programs are designed to encourage investment in the latest technologies and innovative design.
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.
Tools and Resources
Energy and Materials Efficiency events
Resilient and Competitive TCF through Energy and Materials Efficiency - project funded by Sustainability Victoria's Smarter Resources, Smarter Business program
We are: manufacturers, designers, SMEs, industry specialists. We’re part of Australia’s dynamic and creative textiles and fashion sector. This is our industry’s united vision of where we want to be and how to get there. Video prepared by the Textile & Fashion Hub.
A space for SMEs to conveniently access resources, knowledge, leading edge equipment, capital and experience
New course starting in March 2015! - Practical skills-based LMT30507 Certificate III in Clothing Production using a CAD program for pattern making
MSA’s Environmental Scan provides government and all manufacturing stakeholders with a comprehensive, real-time picture on what is happening in Australian manufacturing
Find industry grants and programs to assist your business