Support a Sister, Buy a Bag

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 in style, we are launching a new range of hand printed tote bags in our online store. The lovely ladies here at SisterWorks have been working on new geometric print designs. All designs are printed on fair-trade cotton with hand made prints in a range of colours, the new SisterWorks totes are simply groovy. As always, the new tote bag range is designed and crafted by our savvy Entrepreneurs, Read more…

Celebrating people in our community

One of the best things about the SisterWorks community is that it is a safe and welcoming space that we can all come and go from. Sometimes life gets busy, or we may need to put our focus elsewhere, but we always have a place at SisterWorks to return to. Today we would like to acknowledge two of our most long term and committed Sisters. Some of our newer members may not know Viv and Read more…

Let us bring our sustainable and handmade products to you

Over the last month, our Sister Entrepreneurs have been running delicious food tasting sessions at our SisterWorks stores, sharing their personal stories and talking about the products they have made. Let us bring our sustainable, ethical and handmade products to your workplace, school/church fete or event with our Pop Up Shop. Everything is made here in Melbourne – with love! All you need to do is provide the time and space, and we will supply Read more…

Beautiful hand-poured soy candles

Our Sister Entrepreneurs have been busy making beautiful hand-poured soy candles inspired from India, France and the Brazilian Amazon. These candles come in a variety of fragrances, and are made from 100% soy wax and natural essential oils. They will burn 50% longer than paraffin candles and will uplift the mood of your room with a clean burn. Shop now!

Celebrating Diversity Week

SisterWorks is a multicultural hub. We collaborate and work with women from over 55 countries. That’s something worth celebrating. We are also proud to be located in Victoria, one of the most successful multicultural societies in the world, with residents from over 200 countries, speaking over 260 languages, and following 135 different faiths. Here at SisterWorks, we are committed to building a strong community amongst Australians of every race, faith, and culture. We celebrate diversity every day at SisterWorks, Read more…

Vasili’s Garden

The SisterWorks Richmond store was overflowing on Wednesday morning, thanks to a visit from a 7TWO camera crew. Sally Williams caught up with Luz and the SisterWorks Entrepreneurs to film a segment for Vasili’s Garden – a show that focuses on sustainable products and traditional methods of gardening and healthy eating. Wednesday is one of our busiest days at SisterWorks store in Richmond. The office is full of volunteers and Entrepreneurs – we could hardly Read more…

Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

Happy International Women’s Day 2019! Today, as we move towards #BalanceforBetter, it’s the perfect time to celebrate working women world over. Women’s rights have come a long way in the last decade – even in the last year – but gender equality is not a goal that can be ticked off and filed away. It is an undertaking that, like balance, requires constant energy and perpetual fine-tuning. Whether they are working to support themselves, working Read more…

African Market

SisterWorks will be part of the Village Market every Sunday in March. Meet our African entrepreneurs who will be selling their beautiful products and will offer visitors a chance to connect with African culture.  The Village Market will have African-inspired food and visitors can meet our African Entrepreneurs and learn more about their handmade products. Experience this exciting new market at the Werribee Open Range Zoo starting from February 3. Entry to the Village Market Read more…

Support a creative entrepreneur

Attending this workshop you will support Faith, one of our creative entrepreneurs. Our workshop sessions support our entrepreneurs by giving them an opportunity to teach their creative skills and to make unique ethical, local and handmade products. Faith is one of our creative entrepreneurs. She’s originally from Papua, New Guinea. She came to Australia in 2016. Faith always has a welcoming smile. She finds joy in teaching her skills and assisting women to improve their Read more…

What is women empowerment and why do we need it?

At SisterWorks we can say women empowerment and gender equality has proven to be positive for the Australian economy, for businesses, for local communities, for families, for men and women. Women empowerment is so important. Women are happier when they are economically independent, when they are in charge of their own lives. Empowerment is about learning a skill,  connecting with others, gaining working experience and settling down in Australia! According to the gender indicators*, fewer Read more…

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