If your business outsources manufacturing to homeworkers or contractors in the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) industry in Australia, there are a number of legal obligations that need to be met under the Textile, Clothing, Footwear & Associated Industries (TCFAI) Award 2010 and other current legislation.


The following resources have been developed by Ethical Clothing Australia to assist businesses to understand and navigate their legal obligations. On this page you will also find an introductory presentation to your legal obligations under the TCFAI Award, and a number of related resources. Please download the presentation for an interactive version.

Please note that this presentation is provided in the way of general information.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the representations made here are accurate, however, you should familiarise yourself directly with the obligations imposed by the relevant legislation and Awards, or seek independent legal advice. This is not a substitute for legal advice.