Share with us in the spirit of giving this year

Share with us in the spirit of giving this year Share with us in the spirit of giving this year and donate below to help us teach and empower our Sisters. Your donations will help pay for us to train Sisters in cooking, sewing, business management skills as well as supply them with the necessary tools and materials such as sewing machines and fabrics to design and create their own wares to be sold in Read more…

Watercolour Christmas Card Workshop

Funda – Watercolour Christmas Card Workshop Start your weekend off right with this relaxing and fun Christmas Card watercolour class. We at the SisterWorks are offering a fun and creative workshop perfect for those wanting to give unique handmade cards, grow their painting skills, or those trying watercolour painting for the very first time. You will be guided by Funda, one of our entrepreneurs. She is self-taught and excellent at what she does, and now Read more…

Meet our new SisterWorks Ambassador Khadija Gbla

Meet our new SisterWorks Ambassador Khadija Gbla Instagram Twitter Link Khadija Gbla is an established and well-regarded refugee, human rights and women’s advocate, lawyer and author. Khadija comes to SisterWorks as an ambassador with the aim of promoting SisterWorks #WorkEmpowersWomen and to continue to raise up her voice for refugee and migrant women, our women entrepreneurs and to deepen our national understanding of how empowering refugee and migrant women can. Click here

Christmas Ornaments Workshop

Dinithi – Christmas Ornaments Workshop Christmas is right around the corner, and what better way to prepare than to create your very own handmade decorations for the holidays! SisterWorks is offering a workshop on how to make unique and creative hanging Christmas decorations using paper quilling technique. Let’s reduce buying plastic decorations and create your very own! This paper quilling workshop is perfect for beginners. No prior experience is needed, and your teacher Dinithi will guide Read more…

Crowdfunding Campaign – Help us relocate!

We are leaving our iconic Home in Swan Street to build the future of SisterWorks in our new Central Hub in Bridge Road during November. Currently, the new building requires urgent renovations and furniture, before we are ready to reach more than 400 Sisters in Richmond by 2021. We are super excited and happy taking this huge step. SisterWorks has been growing for the last 6 years and finally, we will have a Richmond Empowerment Hub Read more…

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New sustainable packaging products 

July is bringing the launch of three brand new sustainable food packaging products  *By Maria Chindris and Sarah Herbert Bread Bag Nothing beats the smell of fresh bread in the morning… taking a nice stroll to the local bakery to get some loaves for the day or week. You know that those bakers wake so very early in the morning, kneading away at those soft and fluffy loaves you indulge in. After all this work Read more…

Plastic Free in July

Celebrate ‘Plastic Free July’ with SisterWorks. You will save your time, money and the planet!  *By Maria Chindris and Sarah Herbert So what is Plastic Free July? In 2011 the Plastic Free Foundation initiated its Plastic Free July initiative. It has since expanded as a global, annual mission with the aim of eradicating single-use plastic to see a world without plastic waste. Its impact is astounding as in July 2018 alone, 120 million people across Read more…

NAIDOC Week – working towards a shared future

  SisterWorks’ team pays full respect to all the First Nation people, especially the elders, past, present and becoming. We support the Treaty and respect the enduring culture of the First Nation people. We give thanks and acknowledge that we are standing on the land seized from Wathuarung people of the Kulin Nation. As an organisation promoting the empowerment of women through work, we value the importance of resilience and the right for each woman to emancipate and Read more…

Celebrating our multicultural team

Our multicultural team met to plan the strategic direction for the new financial year, commencing this week. It was a productive all-day session where we discussed the best way to support each other. First, we would like to thank all the people who supported us and donated in the last financial year. With your support, we can keep helping more women to improve their confidence and wellbeing. We would like to also invite you to Read more…

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