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Fashion revolution hits the piazza

03 Sep 2013

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A new social enterprise in the NewQuay Piazza will offer pre-loved designer clothes at discount prices while helping young people break the cycle of long-term unemployment.

The Revolution Project is part of Renew Australia’s Docklands Spaces project and is based in the NewQuay Piazza.

Founded by Andria Hutchins and piloted in Singapore, the enterprise sells donated designer clothing in order to fund a training program for young unemployed people.

Trainees receive paid work experience, while training for a certificate in business-related studies such as retail operations, visual merchandising and warehouse operations.

Ms Hutchins said 100 per cent of the profits made from selling donated designer clothing were directed back into the project, providing funding for wages and the training.

The Revolution Project is located in the NewQuay Piazza and is open Monday to Wednesday by appointment and Thursday to Sunday between 11am and 6pm.

Donations of clothing are welcomed. Contact (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to find out how to donate.

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