Ethical Clothing Australia Week will make its debut in 2020 as the first and only Australian week-long event focussed on locally-made, ethically-manufactured clothing, textiles and footwear. #ECAweek2020 will run from 18-24 October.
It will be a chance to help educate consumers to make informed ethical choices, educate the wider Australian community and celebrate and promote local businesses, designers, and importantly the skilled workers behind the garments made in Australia.
Ethical Clothing Australia Week is a platform from which we can:
– Amplify the voice of the Australian ethical clothing industry.
– Showcase local businesses that are leading the way in ethical manufacturing.
– Celebrate ethical clothing manufacturing in Australia – the brands, the designers, and importantly the skilled workers behind the garments and their rights.
– Create and amplify conversations about ethical manufacturing and ethical fashion in Australia.
2020 is an extra-special year for us because it also marks the 20th anniversary of our accreditation program. For two decades the accreditation program has been protecting and advocating for the rights of Australian garment workers and working towards a more transparent garment industry. See more on our history here.