Welcome Merchant Winter Warmers

As we settle into winter and more nights spent inside, Welcome Merchant has rounded up ideas from our directory to help you stay warm in the chilly season, and treat yourself a little bit too while you're at it! Pictured: Beit e’Shai organic herbal tea, great for a warm feeling inside. Bath time pampering There’s … Continue reading Welcome Merchant Winter Warmers

Refugee and Migrant Powered Businesses at Our Melbourne Pop-up Market this Sunday

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Entrepreneurs will be at the Welcome Merchant pop-up market in Thornbury on Sunday, May 1

Meet FDPN, the organisation that provides support for LGBTIQ+ refugees and displaced peoples

Earlier this month, many of us celebrated Mardi Gras and our LGBTIQ+ community in general. However, it is important that work supporting LGBTIQ+ peoples occurs in a meaningful and ongoing manner, beyond any one day on the calendar. That is where organisations such as Forcibly Displaced People Network (FDPN) come in. FDPN is the first … Continue reading Meet FDPN, the organisation that provides support for LGBTIQ+ refugees and displaced peoples

Breaking the Bias One Design at a Time

Meet palestinian designer gina barjeel Image: Gina Barjeel 'They told me, in a very professional way, that Australians wouldn't understand my accent.' The theme for International Women's Day 2022 is #BreakTheBias. Individually, we can take responsibility for changing our own thoughts and actions. Collectively, we can imagine a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. At Welcome … Continue reading Breaking the Bias One Design at a Time