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  • AKUBRA LIFE

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In 1874, when a man called  Benjamin Dunkerley decided that the colony of Hobart was in need of a Hatter.  He would never have imagined the Australian Icon that would evolve from his decision.  As the decades rolled by, mechanisation began to find its way into hat-making just as it had into other industries.

Today we share these great stories and many others that make up our values come to life: Honesty, Quality, Fairness and Generosity "Stephen Keir II"

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Australian 2018 Paralympic Team

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famous faces

ROYAL FAR WEST

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Hand-CRAFTSMANSHIP

Making an Iconic Akubra HAt

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