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Australian made shopping guide

Read our guide on the stores that sell Australian made products, the brands to look out for and the deals to make buying locally a bargain.

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Supporting local makers and shakers, keeping Aussie money in Aussie pockets, making sure Australians are employed or owning quality goods – whatever your reason for wanting to buy Australian made, our guides make it super easy for you to find the brands that manufacture their products locally and where to buy them.

What Australian made product are you after?

200+ Australian made brands and where to buy them

BrandCategoryWhere to buy
13 KnivesKnives
  • Direct
4 Leaf CloverGifts
A la CarteDog food
A.H. BeardFurniture
Abby St. Claire BlanketsWoollen blankets
AdvanceDog food
Almond Tree DesignsGifts
ApplawsDog food
  • Applaws
ArnsdorfWoollen jumpers
Art HideFurniture
Arthur GSofas
  • Arthur G
Ashton WearBaby clothes
  • Ashton Wear
Aussie Bush LeatherBoots
Aussie Bush LeatherHandbags
Aussie Bush LeatherLeather bags
Aussie WoolWoollen blankets
  • Catch
Australia SealyFurniture
Australian MerinoWoollen blankets
Australian Natural Soap CompanySoap
Australian Ugg BootsBaby clothes
Australian Ugg BootsBoots
Balanced LifeDog food
Banksia Gifts AustraliaGifts
Beach Road NaturalsGifts
Beach Road NaturalsSoap
Beauty & The BeesGifts
Beauty & the BeesSoap
Bec + BridgeClothing
Bec + BridgeT-shirts
BeyondDog food
Bianca SpenderClothing
Billie Goat SoapSoap
Billy and MargotDog food
Black HawkDog food
Blue Mountain SocksSocks
Bondi SandsGifts
BonnieDog food
Bright Star KidsBaby clothes
Byron Bay Cookie CompanyFood
Byron Bay Cookie CompanyGifts
CAIM and ABLEGifts
Camphor Laurel AustraliaGifts
Celebration GiftwareGifts
Cheeky BritchesBaby clothes
Cheeky BritchesGifts
Church FarmSoap
Cockatoo CollectionGifts
Comfort MeBoots
Comfort SleepFurniture
Comfort SleepMattresses
ConvictLeather bags
Corrynne's Natural SkincareSoap
Curious GraceSofas
  • Curious Grace
Cut Throat KnivesKnives
  • Direct
Desert ShadowSoap
Dindi NaturalsSoap
  • Domayne
Domino by A.H. BeardMattresses
Doveton FletcherKnives
  • Direct
Dusty Road ApparelBaby clothes
ECO Modern EssentialsGifts
Edible BeautyGifts
Emilia Lorena MacrameGifts
Emu AustraliaBoots
Est AustraliaGifts
Ever AustraliaBoots
Fantastic FurnitureFurniture
Fantastic FurnitureSofas
Farmers MarketDog food
Fei Fei's Sewing GaloreUnderwear
Freshwater FarmSoap
Frog and MollyT-shirts
G'Day Baby and KidsBaby clothes
  • G'Day Baby and Kids
Gardner KnivesKnives
  • Direct
Gidgee KnivesKnives
  • Direct
Goat SoapSoap
Golden QuiltsWoollen blankets
Grahams Natural SkinSoap
GraineLeather bags
Green + KindSoap
Griffin DesignFurniture
Haigh & HastingsWatches
Hard YakkaBoots
Hard YakkaWork boots
Harvey NormanSofas
Healthy Everyday PetsDog food
Henry & Oliver Co.Sofas
  • Henry & Oliver Co.
Hope's ReliefSoap
Hugo SleepMattresses
Humphrey LawSocks
Hunter LabSoap
Instinctive BiteDog food
Ivory CoatDog food
J R PeckKnives
  • Direct
  • Jardan
Jasmine AlexaClothing
Jasmine AlexaT-shirts
Kakadu Traders AustraliaClothing
Kakadu Traders AustraliaHandbags
Kakadu Traders AustraliaLeather bags
Kandila CompanyGifts
King Koil by A.H. BeardMattresses
Koko BlackGifts
  • Pamper Hamper Gifts
Le StripeClothing
Leaps and BoundsDog food
Life BasicsSoap
Little PawpawBaby clothes
  • Little Pawpaw
Loco SocksGifts
Luxor LinenWoollen blankets
Maggie BeerFood
Maggie BeerGifts
Manning CartellClothing
Manning CartellT-shirts
Manning CartellWoollen jumpers
Manual Arts DEpt.Gifts
Mark TuckeySofas
  • Mark Tuckey
Matt BlattSofas
MD KnivesKnives
  • Direct
Miles FromClothing
Milkman Grooming Co.Gifts
MongrelWork boots
Mooza DesignsGifts
Mother Mountain ForgeKnives
  • Direct
Murray River SaltFood
My DogDog food
Natural Australian Triple Milled SoapSoap
Natural BasicsSoap
Natural LifeSoap
Naturally GoodFood
Nobody DenimClothing
Nobody DenimT-shirts
NutroDog food
Olieve & OlieSoap
Olive Oil Skincare CompanySoap
OptimumDog food
Palm Beach CollectionGifts
Palm Beach CollectionSoap
Paul's KnivesKnives
  • Lion Knives, direct
PedigreeDog food
PonchikBaby clothes
Port Willunga Fine FoodsFood
Port Willunga Fine FoodsGifts
Pro PlanDog food
Profile AustraliaGifts
R.M. WilliamsBoots
R.M. WilliamsHandbags
R.M. WilliamsLeather bags
R.M. WilliamsWork boots
Random Harvest Gourmet FoodsGifts
  • Pamper Hamper Gifts
RedbackWork boots
Rinaldi ConfectionaryGifts
Rosey Cheeks HandmadeWoollen jumpers
RossiWork boots
Salt + GlowSoap
SavourlifeDog food
Scott ReynoldsKnives
  • Lion Knives
  • Direct
Sealy of AustraliaMattresses
Select-O-Pedic (Whitehaven)Mattresses
Shanghai SuziGifts
Sofa Bed SpecialistsSofas
  • Sofa Bed Specialists
Steel BlueBoots
Steel BlueWork boots
SupercoatDog food
Sydney Lounge SpecialistSofas
Tasi TravelsClothing
Tharwa Valley ForgeKnives
  • Direct
The Australian Country LifeSoap
The Botanical Life Co.Soap
The Girl & The OliveSoap
The Goat SkincareSoap
The Goods TubeGifts
The Organic TshirtT-shirts
The Tasmanian Soap Co.Soap
Tristone BladesKnives
  • Lion Knives
  • Direct
Twill & TeeClothing
Two-Winged FruitSoap
Ugg AustraliaBoots
Ugg AustraliaGifts
Uncle TobysFood
Urthly OrganicsSoap
Veronika MaineClothing
VetalogicaDog food
Vets All NaturalDog food
Vinyl LivingGifts
Viva La BodySoap
WAW HandplanesGifts
We Are Feel Good Inc.Gifts
Well and GoodFood
Who Did ThatGifts
Whole Earth FarmsDog food
Wilderness WearSocks
Wilderness WearWoollen jumpers
WoolerinaBaby clothes
  • Woolerina
WoolstarWoollen blankets
  • Catch
wYse LifestyleClothing

Frequently asked questions

What does the Australian Made symbol mean?

The Australian Made symbol is a green triangle with a yellow kangaroo and the words "Australian Made" on it. It confirms that the item bearing it has been certified by a third-party accreditation system to be genuinely Australian.

A good thing to know is that there are a number of different versions of this logo, all of which look the same but have different wording:

AMCL logos

  • Product of Australia: The product's significant ingredients or materials come from Australia and the majority of its production was in Australia.
  • Australian Made: The product's last substantial transformation was in Australia.
  • Australian Grown: All significant ingredients were grown and processed in Australia.
  • Australian Made and Owned: On top of the final product being assembled or manufactured in Australia, the company that owns it is Australian.

How can I tell if something is Australian made?

Checking out the product's label is the easiest way to see where it was made. Look for either the words "Made in", "Country of Origin" or the Australian Made logo, which is a licence only given to items that are made in Australia.

At the moment, Australian Consumer Law states that only food products are required to carry a "country of origin" label, so sometimes the answer might not be in the label.

If it isn't, head to the brand's website and look under the "About Us" or "Our Story" sections for information regarding its production process. Alternatively, you can contact the brand directly to ask if it makes its products in Australia or if the specific product you're looking at is made in Australia.

Is there a difference between Australian Made and Australian Manufactured?

No, these terms are often used interchangeably and both mean that the item marked was created or saw its final transformation in Australia.

What does Australian Designed mean?

You'll often see an item designed in Australia but manufactured elsewhere. This is because the conceptual idea was developed in Australia and perhaps even the prototypes were created here, but the manufacturing process was outsourced to another country. This is often due to production costs, which can be markedly cheaper overseas than in Australia.

Buying Australian Designed merchandise will still support local designers, but unless the label also says that it's Made in Australia, then you'll also be supporting international industries.

What does Australian Owned mean?

Australian Owned means that the business is owned by an Australian or an Australian company. While it may have factories in Australia where it manufactures its products, this may not always be the case.

What does Australian Operated mean?

You'll often see the terms "owned and operated" written in tandem. This means that the business is owned by an Australian or Australian company and that its day-to-day operations and headquarters are based in Australia.

If a business is only operated in Australia, this means that its main benefactor is international. However, its offices, head staff and daily operations are in Australia.

What percentage of the item needs to be made in Australia to be classified as Australian Made?

According to the official Australian Made site, the following is the definition of Australian Made: "The product has undergone its last substantial transformation in Australia".

Therefore, there's no specific percentage of the product's production that needs to be in Australia to render it Australian made. Instead, so long as the most significant portion of its manufacture has been completed in Australia, it may qualify for the title.

That being said, some products do delve into the nitty-gritty with regards to ingredients and materials.

For example, on food items, you may see a bar stating the percentage of Australian ingredients. Clothing items often disclose their material breakdown alongside their origin and make statements such as 100% Australian wool.

Why should I buy Australian made products?

  • Support local businesses: Whether it's your neighbour's at-home jewellery business or a leather-smith from a rural town, know you're supporting an Australian business.
  • Cut back on shipping costs: If you're paying postage for your items, the shipping costs will likely be lower if coming from within Australia.
  • Protected by Australian consumer law: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) covers product safety, standards bans and recalls on products where if you're buying from an international retailer you may not be protected.
  • Uniquely Australian materials: When it comes to beauty products using Australian botanicals, furniture crafted from Australian timbers or food products crafted with Aussie produce or byproducts from locally raised animals, some things just can't be bought overseas.

Where can I buy Australian made products?

You can search the table above for your preferred retailer to see if they stock Australian goods, or consider shopping at some of these retailers:

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