Top tips and information for a career in fashion

  • Be open to trying new things.
  • Push yourself to explore new opportunities.
  • Fashion rapidly evolves – be open to change.
  • Dream big!
  • Use your learnings to build your skill set.
  • Remember that you don’t have to have all the answers.
  • There will be colleagues you can rely on to help you find.
    the right solution – it’s a collective team effort that gets great results.
  • Continue to work hard, have fun, and keep evolving.
  • Be open to giving and receiving feedback.
  • Think broadly about your career options in fashion: from Planning, Strategy, IT, Marketing, Technology, Finance, Sales, HR, through to design skills and careers.
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ABCN Fashion Industry Partners

Industry Roles

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Industry opportunities

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Industry Organisations

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Australian Retailers Association

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is the oldest, largest and most diverse national retail body, representing a $400 billion sector that employs 1.3 million Australians and is the largest private sector employer in the country. The ARA informs, advocates, educates, protects and unifies our independent, national and international retail community.

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Australian Fashion Council

The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) is the peak body for the Fashion & Textile Industry in Australia. AFC exist to promote, support and guide the recovery, revival and evolution of a thriving, resilient and inclusive industry.


Australian Fashion

The Australian Fashion logo is administered by the Australian Fashion Council (AFC), the peak body of the fashion and textile industry in Australia. The AFC is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to guide the recovery of a resilient industry that is world-leading in purposeful innovation, mindful creativity and human-centricity.


The Circular Centre

The Circular Centre is a solutions based inter-industry company, geared to facilitate circular initiatives. They create circular opportunities to minimise the environmental impact and maximise the positive impact on social welfare, create circular industry jobs and harness waste resources through various circular economy initiatives.

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First Nations Fashion and Design

First Nations Fashion and Design (FNFD) is an not-for-profit Indigenous Corporation whose core business is to support the development and sustainable growth of First Nations representation, access and growth in the fashion and design sectors. They aim to provide and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander designers with ongoing access to platforms, economic opportunities, skills development and industry engagement through annual programming and events.

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First Nations Fashion and Design

Indigenous Fashion Projects supports Indigenous Australians working in textiles and fashion with a range of development programs, resources, mentoring opportunities and promotional events.

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Melbourne Fashion Colleges

Australian Style Institute
Australian Style Institute delivers innovative courses that empower students with everything they need to be-come successful professional stylists, from personal styling to editorial.

Australian Academy of Fashion Design
A leading provider of home study and classroom-based fashion design courses in Australia.

RMIT University
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.

Billy Blue College of Design
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is the nation’s most prominent design school.

Sydney Fashion Colleges

FBI Fashion College
FBI is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), offering their own exclusive Advanced Diploma of Fashion Business and Diploma of Fashion Design, delivered by industry professionals.

Billy Blue College of Design
Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia is the nation’s most prominent design school.

National Fashion College
National Fashion College courses have been designed to offer students the opportunity to explore all elements of the fashion industry, empowering the next generation of fashion leaders.

Whitehouse Institute of Design
Whitehouse Institute of Design is a leader in higher education for the design and creative industries.

The Fashion Institute
The Fashion Institute provides relevant education, taught by industry leaders in a dynamic and engaging environment; paired with exclusive workplace training opportunities, unlimited industry experience, international exposure and guest speakers sessions.

Fashion Design Studio (FDS)
FDS at TAFE NSW was the first dedicated fashion design school in Sydney. FDS offers a range of courses in fashion design, illustration, and surface textile applications.

TAFE NSW is a leading provider of vocational education and training in Australia.

University of Technology Sydney
Australia’s #1 young university, focused on making a difference through leading research, and inspiring education.

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