TFIA media releasesACCC slammed for blinkered TCF industry outlook - October 3, 2013TFIA is disappointed about the decision by the ACCC to agree to Union demands rather than listen to the view of industry. The ACCC considers the Homeworkers Code is likely to provide businesses with a means to manage risks in their outsourced supply chains, and efficiently signal their compliance with workplace legal obligations.
Textile and fashion retailers welcome RBA announcement - October 1, 2013Retail sales are showing indications of recovery with consumers spending more on themselves | Reserve Bank confirms there are signs of potential growth in consumer spending | December quarter will determine if consumer confidence is back
Common sense decision welcomed by fashion retailers - October 1, 2013Early signs of Fair Work Commission understanding demands of consumers | Greater workplace flexibility welcomed by fashion retailers | A 24/7 consumer driven market needs workplace flexibility
The solution for the clothing stain may be in the nursery - September 30, 2013Australians send $500 Million of fashion clothing to the tip every year; Charities take 22 tonnes of clothing waste per day, but only use 10%; Baby wipes and talcum powder help to remove stains.
Is it time to rethink tariffs? - September 25, 2013TFIA has called on industry stakeholders to have a debate about the future of the TCF industry. This call follows a submission to the new Abbott Government setting out priority policy for their consideration.
New era awaits textile and fashion industry - September 2, 2013TFIA CEO Richard Evans says that a new era for the textile and fashion industry awaits it after this week of intense politics and economic news. Evans suggests with political certainty, low interest rates and an economy showing signs of recovery then consumers will re-enter the market.
Coalition listens to Textile and Fashion Industry... call for vital early action - August 21, 2013TFIA has welcomed the Coalition’s manufacturing policy and nominates the Strategic Growth Action Agenda (SGAA) as an important step to recognition of textile and fashion manufacturing as an essential industry to the living standards of all Australians.
TFIA welcomes Coalition policy as a first step... disappointed by vague detail for TCF industry - August 19, 2013TFIA has welcomed the Coalition's small business policy and the potential lifting of the status of small business. The TCF sector is dominated by small family based businesses and the TFIA welcomes the focus on providing protection to independent contractors.
TFIA lists its election priorities - August 12, 2013The Council of Textile & Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has listed its priorities in a CULTURAL EXCHANGE election paper for a retunred Rudd Government or a new Abbott government. In doing do, the Council suggests that it is time for an open and honest approach to TCF Industry policy with a focus on job creation.
Union threat slammed as non compliant - July 26, 2013The Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has welcomed the agreement it has made with the TCFUA, securing greater flexibility and acknowledging a sustainable future for all industry stakeholders.
Fashion Sense and Sensibility - July 11, 2013The Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia (TFIA) has welcomed the agreement it has made with the TCFUA, securing greater flexibility and acknowledging a sustainable future for all industry stakeholders.