Clothing the Gaps - Behind the Scenes Online Tour

1 Hour
Online
Online Experience
Year Round
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Join us for an an exclusive behind the scenes online tour of social enterprise,  Clothing The Gaps, a fresh and dynamic fashion label that celebrates Aboriginal people and culture.

In this dynamic one hour session hosted by co-founders Laura Thompson (Gunditjmara) and Sarah Sheridan, you’ll meet the team and learn all about Clothing The Gaps, from design and marketing through to manufacture and distribution and of course our social purpose.

Location

In the comfort of your own home, online via the Zoom link

What to expect

Clothing The Gaps is a Victorian Aboriginal led and controlled, and majority Aboriginal owned social enterprise, co-founded by Laura Thompson (Gunditjmara) and Sarah Sheridan (non-Indigenous). Clothing The Gaps creates merch with a message that sparks conversations and work to influence social change by uniting people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) through fashion and a cause, one of which is to help Close the Gap.

During this one hour online session, our co-founders Laura and Sarah will take you on a virtual, behind the scenes tour of our Clothing the Gaps home in Brunswick, Melbourne.

Head into our office and see the designers at work, plus meet the team behind the marketing and social enterprise impact outcomes.

Walk through the warehouse and see the team in action picking and packing orders to send to our valued customers and retailers.

We’ll take time after the tour to answer any questions and comments from the audience.

What is included

This experience is a 1 hour virtual session via Zoom being held at 10am on Wednesday 13th October, 2021.

How to Participate:
Once booked you will receive an email with a zoom link and details on how to join the virtual experience.
Download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device. Enjoy from the comfort of your home.

1 ticket = 1 person. Join links must not be shared.

Meeting point

Online in the Zoom meeting room. Zoom Meeting details and password will be provided via email 2 days prior to the event. Any questions should be directed to support@welcometocountry.com.

What to bring

  • Audio
  • Internet
  • Phone or laptop
  • Questions

YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER

Clothing The Gaps

Clothing The Gaps is a fresh and dynamic fashion label managed by health professionals that celebrates Aboriginal people and culture.

Based on Wurundjeri Country in Melbourne, Clothing The Gaps produces merch with a message and encourage people to wear their values on their tee with the aim to unite non-Indigenous and Aboriginal people through fashion and causes.
Clothing The Gaps is a play on the words ""Closing the Gap"", which is an Australian Government health initiative to help close the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal people and non-Indigenous Australians.

Clothing The Gaps make their pieces with mob in their hearts and everyone in mind And label their pieces ‘Ally Friendly’ or ‘Mob Only’ to guide peoples purchasing process.

Clothing The Gaps is a Victorian Aboriginal social enterprise, co-founded by Laura Thompson (Gunditjmara) and Sarah Sheridan (non-Indigenous).
As a social enterprise the brand is profit for purpose and uses business as a vehicle to self-determine futures by being a hub of Aboriginal employment in Melbourne and supporting the impactful work of the Clothing The Gaps Foundation.

Clothing The Gaps is proud to be certified as a Victorian Aboriginal business with Kinaway Chamber of Commerce Victoria and certified as an Aboriginal business with Supply Nation.

The brand is the first Aboriginal business to hold Ethical Clothing Australia accreditation and are registered with Social Traders with a B Corp certification process underway.

Our Impact
As a social enterprise, Clothing The Gaps is proudly reinvesting in meaningful impact through being a hub of Aboriginal employment and supporting the work of the Clothing The Gaps Foundation . The Foundation is an independent Aboriginal-led not for profit, driven by public health practitioners.

The Clothing The Gaps Foundation exists to get Aboriginal people moving so that years are added to Aboriginal peoples’ lives. One of the major fundraising activities are the virtual run / walks that are held during NAIDOC Week. So far there have been four events with over 20,000 people participating. In the 2021 Heal Country event Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation increased to 40% through the innovative #MobRunThis Community tool kit.

Your tee is part of a movement that creates movement!

Ready for an experience you won't forget?