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What does Australian Made really mean?
06
Nov

What does Australian Made really mean?

At Australian Choice we only sell products that are Made in Australia - but what does that really mean?

How to throw a boomerang
06
Nov

How to throw a boomerang

So, you’ve got yourself a boomerang. Now all you need to do is learn how to throw it…

Tourist Refund Scheme
06
Nov

Tourist Refund Scheme

The Tourist Refund Scheme allows Australians and overseas visitors to claim a refund of the GST (goods and services tax) they have paid on goods bought in Australia and then taken out of the country.

New changes to 'Australian Made' Criteria
06
Nov

New changes to 'Australian Made' Criteria

Products are no longer required to meet the previous criteria of having at least 50% of the cost of production incurred in Australia

Floriade 2017
06
Nov

Floriade 2017

This year Floriade celebrates it's 30th birthday with the theme 'rejuvenation' and the event will be running from Saturday the 16th September until Sunday the 15th October.

Wattle Day
06
Nov

Wattle Day

Since 1992, the 1st of September has officially been national Wattle Day all across Australia. Prior to this it had been celebrated on various days between August and September in the different states and territories.

Kangaroo Leather
06
Nov

Kangaroo Leather

Kangaroo leather is used for a wide range of commercial purposes including shoes, gloves, jackets and fashion accessories.

All About Opals

The following information gives a brief rundown on the three main types of opals that are available and the three main techniques used when displaying them in jewellery. Opals have become an iconic part of the Australian souvenir market with tourists wanting to take home a unique piece of Australia.
Camphor Laurel
23
Oct

Camphor Laurel

As well as having a beautiful look and feel, there are a number of other health and environmental benefits to using Camphor Laurel boards when preparing and presenting food.

Sending Australian Gifts Around the World
01
Sep

Sending Australian Gifts Around the World

One of the things we love most about Australian Choice is having the opportunity to send great Australian gifts all around the world.