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Local Councils with Cloth Nappy Programs

Added on 24 April 2020 in Australian Nappy Association, Darlings Downunder, General Info & Advice, Out & About   |   0 comments

Does your local council provide cloth nappy education or support? Many local councils across Australia offer cloth nappy services such as nappy hire libraries, rebates, demonstration kits, and workshops. Here's a list of councils that in 2019/20 have a cloth nappy program: Rebates & Subsidies Albury City Council, NSW (trial 1 May – 20 June 2020) Brisbane City Council, Queensland Cardinia Shire Council, Victoria City of Augusta Margaret River, WA City of Casey, Victoria Shire of Federat... READ MORE

Updated Shop Hours

Added on 08 April 2020 in Darlings Downunder, General Info & Advice, Out & About   |   0 comments

This week there's been a change to our opening hours so we can also offer private appointments for those parents who need it. We're still open from 9:30am to 12:30pm all days except Tuesday and Sunday when we're closed all day. We are restricting the number of people in the shop at one time and washing hands/wiping surfaces between customers. Hand sanitiser is available. We also offer contactless pick up of orders. From 12:30pm to 3pm most days, we will have appointment slots available for... READ MORE

The Nappy Collective 10-24 May

Added on 17 May 2019 in Darlings Downunder, Nappy charity, Out & About   |   0 comments

We’re very excited to be part of the Nappy Collective! Plenty of cloth nappying families use disposables sometimes and it’s not uncommon to have some left in the packet as your child moves sizes or into undies (or perhaps you’ve transitioned to reusable full time!). Maybe you received a heap at your baby shower and just didn’t end up using them all. If you have disposable nappies left over and don’t know what to do with them, you can now drop them off at the shop 10-24 May 2019 a... READ MORE

Cloth Nappy Week Nappycino Morning Tea

Added on 22 April 2019 in Australian Nappy Association, Darlings Downunder, Out & About   |   0 comments

  We're hosting a Nappycino morning tea for the Australian Nappy Association's Cloth Nappy Week on Saturday 27 April 10am to 12pm at our shop in Ringwood and everyone’s invited: (new, ex, and prospective) cloth nappying parents, people interested in reusable options or natural parenting, brand reps and consultants, nappy biz owners and wider members of the cloth nappy community. Even if you’re a local who’s just curious about the whole thing, please come along! You’re very welcome!... READ MORE

Earth Day - Cloth Nappy Flash Mob

Added on 21 April 2019 in Darlings Downunder, Out & About   |   0 comments

April 22 is Earth Day and we're going to flashmob social media with lots of nappy photos! Take a photo - actually take LOTS of photos! - of cloth bums at your place today, and post them everywhere you can with the tags #earthday #clothnappies #darlingsdownunder. Post on your own social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, blogs - whatever social media you use), and share with all your fave cloth nappy pages! Search those tags, and share, retweet, and like them. Apologise to your non-... READ MORE

Our shop is now open on Saturdays!

Added on 05 January 2019 in Darlings Downunder, General Info & Advice, Out & About   |   0 comments

...well, Saturday mornings anyway. That's right, our Melbourne Cloth Nappy Shop at 42C Wantirna Rd, Ringwood, is now open on Saturdays from 9:30am to 12:30pm! So come and say hi! ... READ MORE

Cloth Shot A Day 2018 (1)

Added on 19 November 2018 in Australian Nappy Association, Darlings Downunder, Out & About   |   0 comments

Did you take part in last month's Cloth Shot A Day event run by the Australian Nappy Association? It's heaps of fun, and there were over 4,000 cloth nappy photos shared by parents around Australia during October, which is awesome!  Here are our pics - one photo every day - just for the sake of record keeping! #clothshotaday2018 #getintocloth          ... READ MORE

Our article in Nurture Parenting Magazine

Added on 02 February 2017 in Darlings Downunder, Out & About   |   0 comments

Have you seen the article we wrote for the Australian Nappy Association in the summer edition of Nurture Parenting Magazine?  It addresses the main myths surrounding cloth nappies and let's hope it inspires some parents to give reusable nappies a second look. Grab your copy and let us know your thoughts...   ... READ MORE