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Sweet scent of success: Tharawal Elders grow floristry business

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10 August 2021 - 11:00 AM

A group of Tharawal Elders have discovered a new appreciation for native florals and started their own low-cost floristry business after studying with TAFE NSW Campbelltown.

FLORAL ART BLOSSOMS AS TAFE NSW STUDENTS ARRANGE PRIZE-WINNING DISPLAY 

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20 July 2021 - 10:05 AM

Floral art students from TAFE NSW Gilgandra put on a prize-winning display at the recent Gulargambone Show. The short course in floristry attracted overwhelming interest from locals who were keen to develop new skills..

21-YEAR-OLD FLORIST IS BLOOMING MARVELLOUS

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13 August 2020 - 9:28 AM

Western Sydney locals will be spoilt for choice when it comes to buying flowers after a proud Wiradjuri woman and St Marys resident launched her own floristry business dedicated to supporting local growers.  

TAFE NSW floristry courses blossom through tough times 

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05 May 2020 - 4:56 PM

Despite many industries and small businesses taking a hit as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic the floristry industry has seen a major spike in demand as Australians opt to send their loved ones bouquets during tough times and in the lead up to Mothers’ Day. 

Make your own bouquet this Valentine’s Day

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30 January 2020 - 3:13 PM

Considering Australians spent almost $3.2 million on flowers for Valentine's Day last year, A TAFE NSW floristry expert is giving up his top tips to create a hand-made bouquet in under 15 minutes, without breaking the bank.

Impress guests this Christmas with floral decorations

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18 December 2019 - 2:19 PM

Did you spend too much on Christmas gifts and are wondering how to decorate your home for less, festive floristry is the answer! Keep Christmas decorations sustainable, budget friendly and sweet-smelling with tips from TAFE NSW Floristry teacher.

Short course success at TAFE NSW Walgett

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06 November 2019 - 8:31 AM

Two groups of talented and enthusiastic students have graduated from TAFE NSW Walgett with nationally-recognised skills as locals embrace the range of exciting courses on offer.

30 year wait for TAFE NSW Floristry graduate’s dream job

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21 October 2019 - 12:48 PM

In the face of incredible adversity, Cath Roberts has relaunched her career and is flourishing in a job she loves. Now she wants to share her talent and help other TAFE NSW students achieve their dream careers.

TAFE NSW Yallah proves fertile training ground for blooming Kiama business

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12 January 2019 - 10:17 AM

Just three years after her TAFE NSW graduation Louise Daly has a blooming business and now employs a TAFE NSW graduate.