Here at The Workers Shop, we only stock the best brands available in Australia. These include KingGee, Hard Yakka, Stubbies, Steel Blue, Blundstone, Prochoice, Oliver Footwear, Bisley Workwear and other trusted manufacturers.
Established in 1926 by Robert Adcock of Concord in Sydney, KingGee was initially a producer of overalls. The origin of the name is said to be due to the reigning monarch of the time, King George V, and was an expression meaning “the best” or “tops.”
Hard Yakka was founded in the 1930s during The Great Depression by David K. Laidlaw as a supplier of durable workwear. The company name is derived from an Aboriginal word for “hard work.” Initially located in his parents’ house in Brunswick Victoria, the business continued to grow and was able to open a new manufacturing facility in Sunbury.
Providing quality wear for casual, work and play since 1972, Stubbies is a brand that was introduced by clothing manufacturer Edward Fletcher and Co., a company that had been in business since 1939.
“Tuff as an Aussie Croc,” DNC stands for Durable N Comfortable Workwear. Established in 1996, they boast the largest stock holding of workwear available in Australia with over 1000 product lines available servicing the hospitality and food industries, sports and leisure organizations, industries requiring the use of PPE, and corporate institutions.
In 1908, Arthur Rossiter began making boots in his shed, striking out on his own two years later. Quitting his public employment of 20 years and selling his house for the capital to start his own company, he began a business that has produced several generations of shoemakers, each building on the prior generation’s expertise.
Headquartered in Hobart, Tasmania, Blundstone has been manufacturing “Blunnies” since 1870. The boot’s signature look is that of an ankle boot with no tongue or laces and has elasticized sides for easy pulling on.
The Workit Centre supplies PPE, safety footwear and workwear to the areas of Dundee, Angus, Tayside and North East Fife. Since their inception in 2008, they have developed relationships with many well-known brands in the business.
Eyres Safety Optics is known for bringing a perfect vision to safety.
Since its inception in 1989, Eyres has become Australia’s top manufacturer of safety eyewear. The company name was chosen in honour of an Australian hero, Edward John Eyre, a famous frontier trailblazer.
Begun in 1989 in New Zealand, Biz Collection has celebrated 30 years as a manufacturer and supplier in the uniform and promotional apparel industry.
Leaders of the pack in the market of wholesale uniform and workwear sales, Winning Spirit garments are designed for personalization and are available in a wide array of styles and colours.
Magnum Boots. The Original. Delivering Uncompromised Products Since 1983.
Magnum boots are designed to outfit uniformed workers, cover the needs of industry requirements for work safety and provide protective footwear for fire/rescue workers and military personnel.
Producer of lightweight boots designed to support wearers who work in a multitude of industries. Service workers, technicians, construction, industrial, agricultural. All segments can find the right work boot for their industry.
Gear For Life
Supplier of gear such as duffle bags, luggage, coolers, products for outdoor, leisure and entertaining. Gear for Life also carries clothing lines such as polos and tees as well as outerwear.
Known for its dress shirts since 1921, Van Heusen has since grown to include men’s suits as well as women’s office wear. Established in Pennsylvania, the United States, the shirts were imported into Australia in small quantities from England.
Since 1974, The Headwear Stockists Group of Companies has been manufacturing and distributing headwear. The Headwear Professionals ship to every continent on the globe, providing customised headwear for small companies and corporations alike.
First Aid Kits Australia has been supplying quality first aid kits to individuals and corporations for over 20 years and remains wholly Australian owned and operated. Tens of thousands have received their premium first aid kids.
Designed to endure, made to move, born to perform. The MACK division, operating under the license of BBO (Bunzl Brands & Operations Pty Ltd) is s supplier of personal protective equipment, workwear, footwear and specialised equipment for those in the manufacturing, construction, energy, and related sectors.
Started in 1888, Bolle began as a producer of combs using horn and boxwood materials. They transitioned in the 1930s, beginning to produce sunglasses and glasses frames from materials they developed, Celluloid and Rhodoid. In the 1940s, after WWII, they began creating moulded nylon items, adding goggles and masks to their line in the 1950s.
Founded in 1982 by Rob Bird, Paramount Safety Products started as a laundering/recycling service for industrial use gloves. In 1984, the company became a supplier of new PPE products and gloves.
CAT footwear, apparel, and accessories have been designed to reflect the Caterpillar brand’s strength. Men’s wear has been designed for both work and casual wear and is both hard wearing and stylish.
Brahma Industrial (under Clipper International Corp.) offers winter wear, high visibility clothing, flame retardant and anti-static products (FR/AS), backpacks, hydration packs, coolers and more for the industrial sectors.
“Above the clouds, below the trees.” This Canadian-based company promotes getting outside and enjoying the landscapes of the great outdoors. Their hoodies, tees, sweatshirts and accessories are designed for outdoor activities.
Huski produces safety wear meant to protect the worker who braves the elements and performs their job in dangerous conditions. Hi-vis shirts, jackets and outerwear and taped safety clothing are among the quality clothing they produce.
Visitec has been producing quality safety workwear for trades, and other industries for over 15 years.
A manufacturer of no tie shoelaces that replace traditional laces. These make any shoe easy to slip on and off. Just remove the current laces and thread Glydez in.
Always Be Ready. Not just a motto, this is the way of life that 5.11 Tactical promotes for themselves and for those who wear their gear. They started first with a pair of pants intended for the FBI Academy.
For over 25 years, Buff has been producing quality headwear and neckwear. Founded by Joan Rojas of Barcelona, Spain, in 1991, the company’s first product was s seamless microfibre tubular designed to protect the neck and head.
Founded in 2006, Ritemate has been providing quality workwear for Australia’s hark workers. Its executives have been involved in the textile industry for over 30 years and bring a wealth of experience into developing their line using hard wearing fabrics and practical designs.
“Science. Applied to Life“. A global science company inventing products to improve daily life and developing breakthrough solutions in 12 areas of expertise since 1902. Some of these areas include automotive, communication, energy, health care, manufacturing, mining, oil & gas, safety, transportation and others.