The Conscious Closet wraps up 2018

By Anna Macfarlane Our retail social enterprise The Conscious Closet has enjoyed yet another busy and successful year of trade in 2018, with great thanks to our incredible volunteer staff and the support of a loyal (and ever-growing!) customer base. Throughout the year, our Melbourne shop has celebrated many national events, including collaborating with RMIT […]

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A Year of Key Partnerships.

by Amanda Carlile. This year has further strengthened long-established partnerships and developed several new and exciting ones. Partnerships which have enabled us to provide more services, build vital organisational capacity and pilot new projects Australia-wide. In May this year, we took part in the Benefit Cosmetics ‘Bold is Beautiful Campaign’ where 100% of Benefit profits […]

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Jackie (centre) volunteering at Fitted for Work during a Corporate Volunteer Day with Fine Lines.

Jackie’s Story

“I came to Fitted for Work about three years ago as a young single mum who had recently been experiencing homelessness. I was looking to return to the workforce when my daughter started school. I was feeling apprehensive about this because I didn’t have appropriate clothing for the corporate work that I was planning to […]

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Two asian women sit at a computer working collaboratively. They are in a busy office with lots of shared working stations.

Rachel’s Story 

I worked in China for almost 4 years as a Telecommunications engineer before March, last year; I resigned and came to Australia to marry my husband. After that, I was home all day long worrying about my career.  I found it hard to fit in the life in Australia due to a language and culture […]

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