Australian Fashion Council (AFC)
Welcome to the Australian Fashion Council (AFC), the leading organization for promoting the country's fashion talent both nationally and internationally. This portal aims to offer useful and latest information to all professionals of the fashion industry in Australia. This includes even the manufacturers and retailers offering services to the citizens across the country.
Knowledge and Resources of Fashion Industry at Your Fingertips
Regardless of whether it is a start-up in partnership or an independent career, there are legal, knowledge-based, and financial obstacles in the creative fashion industry. Passing through them involves facing the inherent challenges. AFC is committed to provide fundamental and vital industry related knowledge in the form of news, blogs, and tools and free of cost to prosper smoothly to its members.
Both emerging and established designers can take the benefit of our legal and financial advisory services. Through these services, you get access to our e-books, in-house experts, and interactive guides along with support for contracts and disputes.
Mentorship and Internship
Whether you are a recognized or an emerging designer, our mentorship and internship services are designed to push you step-by-step to the highest pinnacle of innovation. We recognize your existing skill set and then work forward to lift it up, which in turn, contributes significantly to uplift the Australian fashion industry.
As a mentor, we groom, hone, and expand your talent through one-to-one personalized interactions for at least six months. This certainly helps in your personality and goal development. You also get a chance to meet Australian-based industry specialists.
Our internship service is for students and emerging designers. During internship, you meet Australian-based companies who are searching for talented and determined interns. Our exclusive opportunities for highlighting your styles and patterns such that they attract attention of countless people. We also keenly support you in creating CVs and obtaining priceless experience in this innovative field.
Interesting Workshops & Events for All-embracing Growth
Interacting with other creative minds having the same vision, aim, and objectives becomes a breeze for all AFC members through our workshops and events. Members are invited for all year-round workshops and trainings held for particular design-related skills. We also invite them to exclusive events conducted by the industry and our partners.
Australian Fashion Council (AFC) Information on the Portal
On this portal, you will find information about:
- Government grants & assistance programs for the fashion industry
- Industrial Relations issues
- Clothing Trades Awards
- Homeworkers Code of Practice
- Legal issues that the fashion world faces and solutions to resolve them
- Upcoming local and international events in the fashion industry
- Upcoming seminars and events of AFC
- Links to media organizations, government agencies, and service providers
- Joining AFC to become its member
- AFC member services
Our Near Future Endeavor
This portal is just the initial effort from AFC. Over the next few months, we shall transform it into a much more trending and comprehensive site offering:
- Advice for aspiring beginners in the fashion industry on how to get started
- Details on national and international sourcing
- A dedicated forum to members for exchanging information and success stories