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AGENCY – Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre's new store – has thrown its doors open for business in bustling Braddon's Ori Building.

The store, with its innovative business model, is a significant step for Craft ACT-celebrating four decades in Canberra and a new direction. AGENCY is selling a service, experience and a lifestyle all in one go.

New stockists, all carefully selected and each with a rich story to tell, continue to roll in. AGENCY will focus on a higher-end and broader product offering and introduce up to 150 local and national Australian artists and designers

AGENCY is located within the Ori Building, 30 Lonsdale Street, Braddon. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 5pm, Saturday 11am to 4pm and Sunday 11am to 3pm.

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Looking for something different? Craft ACT specialise in bespoke pieces and special commissions for private and commercial clients.

Craft ACT is committed to supporting local craft and design and has a strong reputation in bringing together its vast network of practicing artists together with commercial partners to create unique commissions. Craft ACT has worked with artists and commercial partners to produce high-end gifts, public artwork and commercially used, handmade serving ware. Notable partnerships include the Centenary of Canberra – a legacy of good design.

Please contact Halie Rubenis, Business Development and Retail Manager for more information.
halie.rubenis[at] or 02 6262 9333

Interested in placing stock in AGENCY

AGENCY is calling for local and national craft and design practitioners to place product in our new store at Ori.

We are looking for unique products that showcase the best of Australian craft and design and encourage proposals from artists at all levels of their career. Products must be designed and made in Australia, using handmade or small scale manufacturing techniques.

If you are interested in stocking in AGENCY, please complete the Stockist Expression of Interest form and return via email to Halie Rubenis, Business Development and Retail Manager.
halie.rubenis[at] or 02 6262 9333


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AGENCY opening hours
Tues - fri 10am - 5pm
Sat 11am - 4pm
Sun 11am - 3pm

Find us in the Ori Building
30 Lonsdale Street
(02) 6262 9333