Where to buy Australian-made watches

Let your next timepiece be inspired and made by Australian craftsmanship.

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This guide has all the online retailers where you can find Australian-made watches. Inspired and crafted by the landscape and weather of the country, there is a watch for every type of adventure.

Unfortunately, there aren't many businesses that still manufacture in Australia, but we've found the ones that still do. In this guide, we have also brought together the brands that are Australian-owned and designed, but not made here.

Where to buy Australian-made watches online

Amazon: Shop for all your everyday and special occasion needs with Amazon. From your latest timepiece to accessories, it has you sorted with the newest releases and best sellers.
Australian-made brands stocked: JDRT
  • Free shipping over $39
  • No free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 30 days
  • Finance your order with Zip Pay
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Adina (eBay store)
Adina (eBay store): Inspired by the Australian lifestyle, browse your favourite watches for both men and women at Adina.
Australian-made brands stocked: Adina Watches
  • Free shipping
  • No free returns
  • Change of mind returns within
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
eBay: One of the world's biggest online marketplaces is also a stockist of your favourite Aussie watchmaker's collections.
Australian-made brands stocked: Adina Watches, Haigh & Hastings
  • No free shipping
  • No free returns
  • No change of mind returns
  • Finance your order with Afterpay

What other stores sell Australian-made watches?

  • Melbourne Watch Company
  • Bow and Stern
  • Haigh & Hastings
  • Nicholas Hacko Watchmaker

Made in Australia watch brands

BrandAbout the brandWhere to buy
JDRTEstablished by two friends in Bondi, JDRT crafts highly durable pieces to take with you on any adventure.
AdinaAdina is a family-run business that creates a range of womens, mens and bespoke watch pieces.
Haigh & HastingsSport a range of dive-proof watches so you never lose track of time.

Where to buy Australian-designed watches online

As there aren't many Australian-made watch companies left, we've also comprised a list of businesses that still design or are owned in Australia but manufacture overseas.

NDK Watches
NDK Watches: Based in Melbourne, this site allows you to browse a variety of watches and sunglasses for everyone. Designs range from traditional leather to modern straps.
Australian-made brands stocked: NDK Watches
  • No free shipping
  • Free returns
  • No change of mind returns
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
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THE ICONIC: Shop a range of mens and womens fashion or accessories with THE ICONIC's Sydney-based online store.
Australian-made brands stocked: The Horse, Status Anxiety
  • Free shipping over $50
  • Free returns
  • Change of mind returns within 30 days
  • Finance your order with Afterpay
Shop now
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Designed in Australia watch brands

BrandAbout the brandWhere to buy
BauseleAn Australian company that sells the finest Swiss-made watches.
NDK WatchesWhether it's watches or sunglasses, shop your accessories with NDK Watches.
The HorseFounded in Sydney, shop a curation of leather pieces ranging from bags to watches from The Horse.
Status AnxietyBrowse through a variety of minimalist leather goods with Status Anxiety.

How can you tell if a watch is Australian-made?

The good news is businesses that have Australian-made products will attempt to make it clear that they manufacture locally. A few things you can look out for include the green Australian-made triangle or product labels. The famous Australian Made, Australian Grown logo indicates that as well as being made here, the parts of the watch are sourced locally as well. We recommend checking out the Australian Made website to double-check any brands that you aren't 100% clear on where they manufacture.

Another option is to visit the "About" pages on the websites as businesses will usually outline where their production factories are located as well as the supply chain.

Why buy Australian-made watches?

Buying Australian-made watches means a number of positive outcomes, not only for yourself but for the local economy. You'll find buying timepieces manufactured right in our own backyard tend to have the following:

  • Faster shipping times: By buying within Australia, you won't have to worry about those massive costs for international shipping that are usually added to your cart.
  • Easier and cheaper returns: In the case that you need to return your item, you can send it back for a fraction of the price.
  • Economic injection: Shopping through local businesses means your money is going straight back into the economy.

Are Australian-made watches more expensive?

Australian-made watches range in price from a couple of hundred dollars to a few thousand per piece.

More expensive prices can be attributed to ethical production. With manufacturing being in Australia, costs need to cover the higher minimum wages of production workers. This also goes hand in hand with keeping up with the Australian health and safety standards for workplaces.

Overall, the higher price point does even itself out with quality standards, no international shipping or transaction fee and real-time customer service.

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