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    18 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Owned Businesses You Should Know About

    Pick up some stunning artwork, explore Aboriginal skincare and order some spices made with native ingredients!

    1. Daisy In Dots

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    This store features a range of stunning prints by Muruwari woman, Daisy Hill. She uses techniques inspired by her people and paints intuitively to tell a story through dot painting, the same way her mob has done for thousands of years. You can either commission a piece from her, or you can pick up one of her limited edition prints, which are made from her absolute favourite pieces and are only printed in small amounts. When they're gone, they're gone.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    2. Charlotte Allingham

    Charlotte Allingham

    This store features a range of stunning prints and digital downloads (think daily task sheets, comics and greeting cards) designed by Charlotte, who is a Wiradjuri, Ngiyampaa Blak queer woman.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    3. Mabu Mabu

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    If you live in Melbourne, you're lucky enough to experience the deliciousness that is Mabu Mabu for yourself at their cafe located in Yarraville. Thankfully for the rest of us, they have an online store where they sell things like kits, sauces, tea, spices and heaps more using Indigenous ingredients. They also cater, so if you're from Victoria check them out for any events you may have coming up.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    4. Gammin Threads

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    This store features apparel, accessories and other things like stickers and prints. It was created by Tahnee, a proud descendant of the Yorta Yorta, Taungurung, Boonwurrung and Mutti Mutti nations. It has a range of products for both mob and allies to choose from and wear proudly.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    5. Haus of Dizzy

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    This cult fashion store features a huge range of jewellery, accessories and decor for you and your home. It was founded by Kristy Dickinson, who is a proud Wiradjuri woman. All pieces are laser cut, hand-painted and assembled in their studio in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    6. Miimi and Jiinda

    Mimi and Jiinda

    This store features original artwork and various prints by Aboriginal mother-daughter duo, Lauren Jarrett and Melissa Greenwood. Their art is inspired by the Australian landscape as they believe the earth is our greatest teacher.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    7. Clothing The Gap

    Clothing The Gap

    This store features apparel, masks and accessories designed to spark conversation and help Aboriginal people feel seen and heard. It was founded by Laura Thompson, a Gunditjmara woman and Sarah Sheridan. They've also created "Mob Only" and "Ally Friendly" badges, so that you can easily differentiate what's suitable for you to wear.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    8. Lowanna Skin Care

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    This store features incredible skincare made with native Australian plant-based ingredients. It was founded by Narungga woman, Sinead, who is passionate about the nature-based beliefs of her ancestors.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    9. The Lillipad Cafe

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    If you're lucky enough to live in Sydney, check out this incredible cafe the next time you're in Glebe. The Lillipad Cafe was created by Yidinji woman, Nyoka Hrabinsky and her husband. It was created to be a place where everyone — no matter their background, identity or food preferences — could gather and feel safe while chowing down on some delicious food. The menu was created with local elders and incorporates Indigenous flavours while remaining affordable, so anyone can enjoy them.

    Check out their menu here and their Instagram page here.

    10. Sar.ra

    Rachael Sarra

    This store features apparel, notebooks, prints, pins, tote bags, wrapping paper and even downloadable prints by renowned artist, Rachael Sarra. Rachael is a contemporary Aboriginal artist from Goreng Goreng Country and she uses art to educate and share Aboriginal culture and its evolution.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    11. Wattle Woman

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    This store features beautiful jewellery by Lili Jacobsen, a polymer clay artist based in Bundaberg, Queensland. Her pieces are handmade and hand-painted, which is why there is limited stock available. Their website is currently closed for filling orders and restocking, but you can join their newsletter to find out when the next collection will be up for sale.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    12. Aurora Art

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    This store features gorgeous artworks by mother-daughter duo, Lani and Zara. Lani's art is influenced by her family, who is from a small Papua New Guinea island in the Torres Strait, and motherhood. You can either commission original art or purchase one of the gorgeous prints that are guaranteed to liven up any space.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    13. Jarin Street

    Jarin Street

    Featuring activewear, yoga mats, zip-up pouches and towels, this store was founded by Jarin Baigent, a Wiradjuri woman determined to ensure Aboriginal artists were receiving honour and respect for their work. Jarin Street does this by highlighting the artists that they work with. Plus, their products are super high quality and gorgeous, so not only will you be supporting Aboriginal artists, but you'll absolutely love what you receive.


    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    14. Akweke Stories

    Akweke Stories

    This store features beautiful prints by Arrernte and Luritja woman, Michelle Kerrin. Michelle began painting as a form of escapism and it soon became a way for her to connect deeply with her culture and country. You can now purchase one of these pieces and put them up in your own home to remind yourself of the rich culture this country has and how important it is for us to support Aboriginal creators and their community.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    15. Cungelella Art

    Cungelella Art

    This store features gorgeous original artworks and prints, as well as limited edition collections, which includes things like hand-painted boomerangs. Cungelella Art was founded by Glenda McCulloch, but she was soon joined by other talented artists — Cheryl Perez, Juanita Doyle and Dale Bruce.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    16. Wellborn

    Wellborn

    This store features stunning original artwork and prints by a Ngarabal man. Wellborn's art is inspired by street art, abstract works as well as the traditional art of his Aboriginal culture. His artworks are unique and will absolutely elevate any part of your living space.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    17. Chaboo

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    This store features a range of homewares and prints, perfect to deck your house out with. They're not only Aboriginal owned, but they collaborate with fantastic Aboriginal artists to bring you gorgeous and authentic products. Chaboo was founded by Roy Fisher, a Wakka Wakka man from Cherbourg and Casey Coolwell, a Quandamooka, Nunukul woman of North Stradbroke Island.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.

    18. Little Black Duck Aus

    Little Black Duck Aus

    This store features hand-painted teapots, prints, candles and other beautiful items you'll definitely want in your home. It was founded by Ashleigh Pengelly, who also runs an Aboriginal book club to celebrate Aboriginal authors, books and creators.

    Shop the store here and check out their Instagram page here.