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Media Releases

24 April 2016

Oxfam Launches Ethical Fashion Range
Australian shoppers have the chance to help change the lives of people living in poverty with Oxfam’s new range of beautiful, handmade, fair and ethically sourced dresses and everyday basics.  The range consists of vibrant, bold dresses in flattering styles, everyday basics including cardigans, tops and leggings and soft, silky sleepwear made from organic cotton...................[read full release]

22 March 2016

Be a Good Egg this Easter
Australian consumers are being encouraged to be “good eggs” this Easter by buying ethically sourced chocolate to drive up demand for Fairtrade products and improve the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.  Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said that due to limited demand in the global marketplace, Fairtrade certified cocoa farmers were selling only 33 per cent of their produce under Fairtrade terms..................[read full release]

5 March 2015

Keep it sweet with Fair Trade this Easter
Oxfam’s papier-mâché Easter egg boxes and bowls come with a special story of survival and resilience this Easter.  The egg boxes and bowls were made by a small group based in India’s Kashmir region, which was overcome by disastrous floods late last year.
The artisans were devastatingly affected by these floods - losing their homes, workshops and materials.................[read full release]

18 December 2014

Oxfam calls for an ethical Christmas
With the latest retail figures predicting spending will hit $45 billion this Christmas, Oxfam are urging consumers to think ethically when making purchases.
Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said purchasing Fair Trade and ethically sourced gifts can change the lives of artisans around the world................[read full release]

05 December 2014

Celebrating Oxfam’s happy helpers
Oxfam will be celebrating the invaluable contribution of its 3,983 volunteers, this International Volunteers Day on Friday 5 December.
During the 2013-14 financial year, Oxfam’s volunteers gave a staggering 86,819 hours of work to the organisation.  This equates to $2.92 million in value or 52 full-time positions...............[read full release]

04 November 2014

Oxfam welcomes $4.5 million Fairtrade commitment from Australian Government
International aid agency Oxfam has welcomed the Australian Government's announcement of $4.5 million to boost Fairtrade between small community producers in the Pacific and in Indonesia with regional and international markets..............[read full release]

26 September 2014

Capsules for the ethical coffee drinker
Oxfam will be launching its first ever range of Fairtrade certified, organic and biodegradable coffee capsules to coincide with International Coffee Day on Monday 29 September.  Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said the new range was an exciting development for the Oxfam fair brand.............[read full release]

21 July 2014

Change the world in an instant

Oxfam is calling on Australians to help change the world in an instant with the release of its new Instant Coffee.  Oxfam Australia Trading General Manager Julia Sumner said switching everyday purchases such as coffee was the easiest way for Australians to instantly help change the world............[read full release]

10 April 2014

A fair trade Easter gives cocoa farmers taste of a better life

Oxfam is encouraging Australians to have a Fair Trade Easter, after IBISWorld data confirms spending on chocolate is set to be $191.4 million – a 4.5 per cent rise from last year. Oxfam Australia National Sales and Marketing Manager Russell Schrale said purchasing Fairtrade chocolate this Easter helped ensure farmers in the developing world received a fair price for their produce...........[read full release]

20 March 2014

Oxfam Australia Trading’s use of palm oil – website update

In 2013 we identified that the palm oil being used in the manufacture of a number of products stocked by Oxfam Australia Trading was not fully sustainable. We have since been systematically reviewing our entire palm oil supply chain to ensure that only sustainably sourced palm oil or alternative materials are used in the manufacture of all our products..........[read full release]

3 May 2012

Celebrity chef and Adelaide Lord Mayor to launch Fair Trade Fortnight

Celebrity chef Simon Bryant, from the ABC's "The Cook and the Chef‟ will join Adelaide Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood in the kitchen this week to help launch this year‟s Fair Trade Fortnight......[read full release]

2 April 2012

A growing number of Australians are choosing fair trade.

Consumer recognition of the Fairtrade certification label is currently on the rise with awareness amongst Australian shoppers sitting at 44%, an increase of 16% since 2009.....[read full release]


22 August 2011

Kylie Kwong’s Oxfam tableware range revealed

Kylie Kwong has launched her first ever signature range of tableware, created in conjunction with Oxfam Australia and produced by one of Oxfam’s fair trade producer partners.....[read full release]


17 July 2011

Oxfam fair trade products feature on Dalai Lama MasterChef episode

Kylie Kwong’s upcoming range of ceramic tableware and a wide array of Oxfam’s other fair trade kitchen and homewares products adorned the set of the special MasterChef ....[read full release]


13 May 2011

World Fair Trade Day

Tomorrow marks World Fair Trade Day, which each year sees people from around the world....[read full release]


22 December 2010
Recycled products top the fair trade Christmas wish list

In a new twist on recycling, presents made from recycled materials are the most popular fair trade gifts this year, according to an analysis of the purchasing habits of Oxfam customers....[read full release]


15 December 2010
More Australians buying fair trade Christmas presents: Oxfam

More people are getting into the spirit of helping others this Christmas by buying fair trade gifts, according to international aid agency Oxfam Australia....[read full release]


12 December 2010
How giving is your Christmas gift?

Australians can make a real difference to the lives of people in poor communities around the world simply through the Christmas gifts they purchase this year, according to Oxfam Australia....[read full release]


15 October 2010
Kylie Kwong to design her first ever kitchenware range

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Kylie Kwong will design her own range of fair trade kitchenware, to be sold through Oxfam’s shops around Australia...[read full release]


2 May 2010
Help mothers around the world this Mother’s Day

Australians can help mothers in places like Cambodia, Vietnam and Nepal as well as their own through the range of gifts available through Oxfam retail and online shops...[read full release]


1 April 2010
More Australians seek a Fair Trade Easter

More Australians are buying Fair Trade chocolate this Easter, according to international aid agency Oxfam Australia... [read full release]