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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.

Building F, Kangan Institute
85 Cremorne Street
Richmond VIC 3121 - MAP
Contact the Textile and Fashion Hub on (03) 9425 5673 for any queries.
The Fashion & Textile Hub also operate weekly tours open to the public | Tuesday Afternoon 4.00pm - 4.30pm


The Textile & Fashion Hub features the latest cutting edge technology available for production sampling, including a Stoll flat bed knitting machine, Shima Seiki wholegarment knitting machine; Roland and Brother digital garment printers; a fully equipped CAD room; and the Spacevision Cartesia 3D body scanner.

You can work with a technician to see your product vision realised and be mentored through the development phase. The Textile & Fashion Hub also offers customised training.

Click HERE for a detailed list of all the Textile & Fashion Hub's equipment.

The Hub also has seminar rooms with touchscreens, a production room, show rooms and a resource library.


Through our ongoing research and dialogue with textile, clothing and footwear businesses, we are constantly expanding and developing our exclusive schedule of industry-specific training, seminars and workshops, covering a range of valuable business and creative objectives.

The Textile & Fashion Hub will hold regular networking events and exhibitions, often tying in with large industry events such as the L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, and establishing the most interesting and relevant topics and speakers both locally and internationally.

Click HERE to go to the Events page.


Contact TFIA for more information about the Textile & Fashion Hub.



The Textile & Fashion Hub is a collaboration between the Australian Government/AusIndustry, Kangan Institute and TFIA