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More than a uniform

As a capable and stable industry player, we tailor our services to suit a diverse range of industries and organisations, empowering all who put on a uniform.

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our passion

Every day, we are there with you

We believe uniforms have the power to give those who wear them a sense of identity and belonging, providing organisations with the opportunity to take pride in their people and honour their brand.

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The history of Workwear Group

Housed under the banner of  Workwear Group, our three iconic brands - King Gee, Hard Yakka and NNT - have been in the business of delivering work wear since the late 1920's 

From humble beginnings supplying garments to the Australian contingent in WWII, Workwear Group is now recognised as Australia’s largest workwear and uniform specialist, serving over 1 million customers across the globe.

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We are in good company

Workwear Group is part of Wesfarmers Limited, one of Australia’s largest listed companies with a diverse, cross-industry portfolio including department stores, home improvement and office supplies; coal production and export; chemicals, energy and fertilisers; and industrial and safety products.

Being a member of Wesfarmers Limited provides Workwear Group with substantial financial and operational strength, allowing us to deliver economies of scale to our clients.

For more information visit Wesfarmers

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Leading the way for uniform solutions

At Workwear Group, we’re passionate about uniforms and provide the best possible outcomes for our clients through our personalised solutions, leading expertise and commitment to sustainability.

We partner with you
  • Personalised Solutions

    We have everything under one roof

    Workwear Group understands that every business has its unique needs, and we have the products, resources and capabilities to manage all uniform requirements. Our core services include:

    • Account management
    • Customer service support
    • Sourcing team
    • Fabric technicians
    • Warehousing & logistics
    • Designers
    • Research & development
    • Online ordering and inventory management
    • Reporting
    • Marketing support
    • End of life management & consultation
    Want to understand a little more about what we do? Watch this short montage of our team working together on a uniform project. 
  • Dedicated Account Team

    A team just for you

    You will have access to a dedicated local account management team with extensive experience who will provide a single-point of contact and manage the day to day service requirements including:

    • Range strategy and the product life cycle (to recycling and disposal)
    • Development and management of project timelines
    • Stock forecasting
    • Marketing, ecommerce and order management
    • Reporting and management of invoicing
    • Continuous improvement initiatives
    • Customer help desk

     

     

  • Flexible Supply Options

    Supply options that work for you

    We understand that not all businesses are the same, so we know that one size does not fit all. This is why we offer a number of different supply solutions that best suit your needs:
    • Off-shore manufacturing expertise, capacity and pricing
    • On-shore commitment to local jobs first, easy access to factories for auditing purposes and the ability to produce and deliver stock with short turn-around timeframes in case of an emergency

    Take a look at our Melbourne Airport DC and meet some of our team members:

     

  • Trusted Brands

    Tried, tested and trusted

    Our iconic Australian brands, Hard Yakka, NNT and KingGee, have a great pedigree, wearer trust and reputation for quality. We work closely with our clients to supply complete ranges across core workwear, FR, corporate uniforms, footwear, accessories and PPE.

    Visit our brand page to learn more.

    Our Brands

  • Innovation & Research

    Dedicated to constant improvement

    As part of our focus on continuous improvement, Workwear Group is committed to maintaining ongoing research, development and innovation for all products and services we offer. This includes the latest development in raw materials and their evaluation from our global supply chain network and will ensure we are at the forefront with fabrics, trims and other accessories.

    We are proud of our continuous investment in innovation, market knowledge, pioneering ideas and solutions across every aspect of our business. We take our role as experts in the field of uniforms seriously and therefore we invest heavily in Research & Development by way of;

    • Market research – emerging international trends, trade shows and new supply options
    • Bespoke development of fabric and garment solutions that enhance the performance of garments which keeping the wearer at the forefront of the finished outcome
    • Hands on development with our off-shore supply partners in order to create the best of breed garments and footwear
    • Client scoping briefings and wearer trial participation to ensure the end outcome delivers the desired outcomes

     

  • Quality Management

    Quality Management

    Workwear Group is ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certified (Certification number: 20797). Workwear Group is an experienced ISO certified supplier and we ensure that our products meet industry and regulatory safety obligations, to reduce any associated risk.

    • Each supplier must demonstrate that they have formal quality management systems in place.
    • All fabrics undergo independent laboratory tests for pilling, tearing resistance, washing stability, seam slippage, rubbing fastness, colourfastness, shrinkage and light fastness to ensure durability.
    • Our compliance testing covers off all fabrics, trims and finished garments to relevant Australia Standards for performance and safety.
    • We have a comprehensive inspection and testing process to ensure compliance with specifications. At the point of manufacture, a series of strict production control procedures apply. Garments are visually inspected and measurements checked using the Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) 2.5 random sampling method, ISO 2859.1

     

  • Compliance & Ethical Sourcing

    We are a safe pair of hands

    We have a firm commitment and progressive approach to Ethical Sourcing and Sustainable Practices, something our competitors also claim, but we can prove and validate it on all levels of our business. As a publicly listed company, we have in place a governance framework to ensure our Ethical Sourcing Program is executed, and your brand is protected.

    • We are proud of our commitment to improving safety for our employees and customers, as well as delivering high quality, sustainable products and services. We want to create value for the communities in which we operate and take our commitment to Ethical supply very seriously.
    • Workwear Group are the first uniform provider in Australia to become a certified member of Sedex, taking a proactive approach to supply chain transparency and ethical compliance.
    • Workwear Group also has a number of environmentally friendly processes for recycled fabrics and garments.
    • Workwear Group Pty has been accredited with Ethical Clothing Australia (Accreditation No. 168/15) since 2015.
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  • Indigenous Support

    Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

    As a certified member of Supply Nation, Australia’s first Indigenous supplier diversity council, Workwear Group is committed to increasing opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and individuals.

    Workwear Group plan to meet the requirements of the Aboriginal Participation Plan by adopting the principles of the Wesfarmers Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). RAP outlines specific measurable actions to be undertaken across the Wesfarmers Group targeting Indigenous employment, supplier diversity and community engagement.

    To assist in accelerating indigenous employment within Wesfarmers businesses, we have active programs in place with Indigenous recruiters like New Start Australia, a 100% Indigenous owned company, to actively recruit indigenous employees in nationwide. 

    As of 30 June 2019, Wesfarmers employed 1,755 Indigenous team members with plans to further support Indigenous employment and increase the number of Indigenous people in management and leadership positions.

    Workwear Group is committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and the key strategic focus on the pillars of building respect, building relationships, and creating opportunities. 

Clients of all shapes and sizes

With diverse capabilities and specialised brands, we offer partners big and small unrivaled solutions that address their needs and empower their people.

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Want a personalised uniform for your team?

We have a team of passionate uniform specialists excited to help you and your team create a fit-for-purpose range.

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