Introduction to Tribes and Nations

Tribes and Nations is a community of quietly dynamic people who know that this world can be transformed by fairness! We offer you a meeting place to join others who want a quality Fair Trade Store, resources to understand Poverty and Fair Trade and DIY Fair Trade kits to empower lives. We welcome all who seek to know their goods are ethically sourced, of great quality and have biased the handmade, the little guy and the charity, which has traceability and accountability for a more sustainable way of life.

1.Fair Trade goods in the Store
fairtrade coffee-Our best seller! Single origin, roasted weekly in beans or ground spanning the coffee regions of the world.
homewares- baskets, tableware, tea light holders, recycled glass
greeting cards-recycled, earth friendly, sustainable
enchanting colourful toys-cotton, handcrafted, handloom, not mass produced
hampers & wedding bonbonniere-which can be tailored to your needs
fairtrade coffee cart-for Sydney metropolitan area. Call and talk to us about your event or wedding.

2. Resources for better understanding of:-
our producers, how they dent poverty, who they benefit
poverty and the choices it forces upon the poor
international fair trade, the key players and issues at hand
the skills and benefits brought through the Fairtrade movement,
the fair-trade system in pricing, the living wage and worker's conditions
coffee, tea and chocolate breaking points in trade

3. Fair Trade DIY
At Tribes and Nations we were the first in Australia to offer do-it-yourself kits to take fair trade to the people. These kits enable you to explain to others at home, work, school or church the issues of poverty and how fair trade makes a direct impact.
The reason this DIY sections exists is due to many customer requests for ways to do this.
Look through this section for an idea that might suit you, for when you are ready to take it one step further.

Opening hours
24/7 online or 9am to 4pm at Unit 1 25 Flinders St., Lawson 2783.
E-mail us at or call on 02 4759-2292 of fax on 02 47592282

Orders are processed within 2 business days of receipt/payment. In the case of a stock shortfall we will be in touch.
We use Australia Post or our courier, whatever gives best value for the services you have chosen i.e. Express or standard.
Stock willing, same day deliveries to Sydney if orders in before 10am, Mon-Fri.

2004 - became a member of Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand. ( FTAANZ )
2006 - FLO label accreditation for each of theFairtrade coffee that is produced.
2011 - endorsed as members of Fair Traders of Australia

What our customers say about us...
"Bravo! I say for the fantastic customer service from you guys. We received our order today, the day after ordering online."
Alasdair, Wilton, NSW
"I wanted to thank you for your excellent service. I received my order two days after placing it online. This is the first time I had visited your website and I will definitely be coming back for more in the future!"
Emma, Surry Hills, NSW
"Thank you, Grant. We just received the coffee. There's no better service anywhere in the country I would say!!
Jenny, Sutherland, NSW
"I have just received my purchase from your store today and I wanted to say a big thank you. It is perfect and couldnt be happier."
Claire, Deebing Heights, Queensland
For fair trade news, information, new systems or information on our site sign up to our quarterly newsletter here.

We welcome you to journey with us and ask you to speak up for those who can not, through Fair Trade

Please make sure you sign up for our regular email letters, to be kept up-to-date on Fair Trade issues, poverty, new products and events.

Please feel free to contact us re any suggestions, requests or needs, we will do our best fill them.

Grant and Mignonne Murray.


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