About Tastex

Our Vision:

Equality in Employment; Quality in Product.

Tastex Knitwear Inc. is a fully operational knitting mill which is also an Australian Disability Enterprise.

An Australian Disability Enterprise (ADE) is a not-for-profit organisation, with charitable status, which provides meaningful employment for people with significant disability who would otherwise not be able to work.  Read more...

Tastex produces premium woollen knitwear for schools and corporate markets. Tastex supplies full corporate, school and sporting uniforms and embroidery for all its products.

At Tastex we offer employment and training for people with intellectual disabilities in a supported environment.
We currently employ 22 staff, including 15 supported employees.
Tastex complies with the National Disability Service Standards.

Tastex Mission Statement:

 To enable people with intellectual
disabilities to experience meaningful
employment in a supportive environment.

Our professional team of support staff are committed to providing a safe and happy work environment for all employees.

Tastex Knitwear Inc. is a Special work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

St Vincent de Paul and Tastex logo
Become a corporate Partner in the St Vincent de Paul
Society's special works and programs.

Australian Disability Enterprises

Tastex Knitwear Inc. holds Quality Assurance certification AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008.

AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 is an international standard for Quality Management Systems that can be applied to any organisation. The source of  ISO 9001:2008 standards is the international body ISO [International Organization for Standardization]. Tastex's ISO 9001:2008 certification independently confirms that the Tastex organisation has quality management standards in place and is committed to achieving customer satisfaction, has systems in place to capture, record and meet its client’s requirements and has the processes in place to monitor continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.