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We’re Moving: New Warehouse For Our Women’s Hi Vis Workwear

With the expansion of our company and our steady growth, we knew it was time to update our current digs to our own warehouse. Being the leaders in Women’s Hi Vis Workwear and specialising in Women’s Hi Vis Maternity Workwear, we wanted to have our warehouse local – giving us more control over operations and customer experiences.
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Conquering Mental Health Issues For Fly In Fly Out Workers

Mental health can often be viewed as a “taboo” subject, creating barriers and fear around opening communication channels to have those (sometimes tough) conversations. This is something Co Gear is passionate about breaking down in the workplace and community, along with external factors such as discrimination and workplace bullying.
Co Gear supports National Op Shop week

Why We Support Shopping Second-hand

Okay, so it’s not just the love for bargain shopping that makes the Co Gear team a big fan of op shops – it’s about how it reduces the impact on our environment as well. Opting to purchase second-hand saves additional pollutants such as dyes and bleach being released into the environment, as opposed to when new garments are made. 
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Why Size Matters, In A Beautiful Way

Women shouldn’t have to wear baggy, ill-fitting, men’s work clothes but they also shouldn’t have to fit into women’s “beauty standardised“ size labels either. This is why Co Gear has created the broadest size range in our industry, catering for women sized 4-26. We are actively supporting a body positive culture and celebrating women of all shapes and sizes.
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What Mum's Want You To Know About Returning To Work After Maternity Leave

So you’ve had your bundle of joy, spent those newborn days getting to know each other and now you’re faced with the not-so-easy decision of returning to work. When is too soon? Do I really have to go back? Or perhaps you can’t wait to return to society and talk to your colleagues about something that’s not baby related. Whatever your situation, if you’re going back to work there’s a range of intense emotions that will arise – and that’s completely normal!
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Our Favourite Apps For The Productive Woman

In today's day and age there is an app for everything. To order your coffee, to do your groceries, to remind you of appointments. There’s apps that tell you where to shop, what’s in the food you’re buying and how many calories it will cost you, but which ones are actually worth the data space? We explored some of the top rated productivity apps to gain some insight on this “gen z” way of life.
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The Sky's The Limit

Last week I had the chance to chat to up coming aviation star and go getter, Ellen Polacsek. Ellen is a part of Women in Aviation – The Australian Chapter (WAI), an amazing organisation that Co Gear has previously collaborated with - creating a scholarship to support aviation students.  We absolutely applaud them for the support, encouragement and opportunities that they give women to advance in the aviation and aerospace industries.
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How To Find Your Niche

First of all, what is a niche? Your niche is the thing (or things) that you’re naturally drawn to, and love doing. Sometimes it’s obvious what that is but other times we need to do a little “soul searching” in order to discover it. The founder of Co Gear, Kym O’Leary, stumbled across her niche through her passion for solving a problem.
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The Pants Every Busy Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

Co Gear has a name for creating industrial hi-vis Women’s Workwear, focusing on our innovative next generation maternity range, but here we are changing the game yet again with the release of Sandy. Women’s Workwear includes a broad range of styles and designs and we can proudly say that Sandy is versatile enough to stretch across multiple industries. Not only for the working woman but a staple, timeless, must-have piece for any busy woman's wardrobe.
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How Late is Too Late?

There’s a misconception around aging and the milestones we are expected to meet along the way. There are no rules (or timelines) when it comes to finding your purpose, starting a new endeavour or even finding love. Women's Workwear brand, Co Gear, discusses the importance of being open to change, at any age.
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How Co Gear collaborates, connects and creates!

Collaborations are an integral part of the Co Gear business and a key element to our success. We listen, we think outside the box and we create innovative women's workwear that makes a difference. Working along side BHP has opened so many doors for us and created opportunities to connect with the working women that Co Gear was created to support. 
Gender equality… have we really come as far as we think?

Gender equality… have we really come as far as we think?

Let’s start with some positive statistics! 2020 can’t all be doom and gloom now can it. Access to parental leave has improved significantly with 50% more employers offering primary care leave (dad’s included!), the best results in 6 years. Companies like Accenture have seen a 330% increase in fathers taking parental leave – now this is some news we can celebrate!