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Getting to Know the Taboo Team

Over the last few months we’ve added some new faces to the Taboo crew. Along with your old favourites we’d love to share some fun facts and interesting anecdotes from Jaida, Harriet, Ali, Izzy and Eloise. Jaida What did you do on Australia Day? Australia Day meant hanging around the beach at Wallaroo, playing grip-ball, […]

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January Business Update

January! What a month. The last 30 or so days have been jam packed full of things that tell us that the launch of our product is not far away! It’s been an incredibly encouraging month. We were especially encouraged by the photoshoot that was done for our final product box designs (pad and tampon […]

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The Practice of Menstrual Huts and Isolation

A comfy couch, a warm bed or cosy blanket are just a few of the creature comforts that I personally need to get through those crampy first days of my period. This is not to mention a steady flow of hot tea and chocolate within reach at all times. These items that bring us comfort […]

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Choosing Ethically

It’s that happy time of the year again folks. You know the one where you have to haul your sorry self to the nearest overcrowded shopping mall on what is probably a stinking hot summer’s day and navigate the hell on earth that is the cark park. Forget about it! There, with Michael Buble’s heavenly […]

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Free Tampons & Pads in Victorian Schools!

It was the last day of term one in Grade 7 at my primary school. It was unusually warm for April so because of this I was wearing a blue school skirt. I remember that fact because this was the day the I got my first period. And oh boy, was I stoked! I had […]

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The Business End – October Update

At the start of this month we sadly waved goodbye to our intern Max and thanked him for his hard work at TABOO over the last 10 weeks. But before we could get too comfortable again in our (relatively small) office, we were able to welcome a wonderful new member of the TABOO team, Harriet!! This […]

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Food to Help Fight that PMS

I don’t know about you but during that time of the month I become a human garbage disposal, with no amount of food ever being enough to satiate the cookie monster lurking in my uterus. But instead of mindlessly smashing another pack of Tim Tams on the couch, lets get those bodies and minds active […]

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The Tax is Axed!

It’s official. Say Goodbye to the Tampon Tax Australia. This morning the Treasurers of the states and territories unanimously agreed that the tax needed to be scrapped. The GST will no longer be applied to pads and tampons by January 1st 2019. This means you stand to save 10% at the checkout. Woohoo!   The […]

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The Business End – September Update

We are oh so close to having TABOO branded sanitary products to sell!!!! The past month has been promising, as we’ve had some awesome, affirming conversations with our manufacturer and other partners.  We are still working hard to complete a few more jobs and receive some quotes before we can order this product in confidence […]

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Why Choose Organic Pads and Tampons?

Wellness and clean eating currently have us all very concerned with what we put into our bodies. We are told that we do not ‘love ourselves’ if we choose the Macca’s drive through over an acai bowl and a run along the beach. Self-care is a trending topic but have we really thought carefully about […]

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