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 Australia from the view of a miniaturist


What does Australia offer to miniaturists, both local and tourists?


This is the place for the picture (e.g. from a fair, club meeting, exhibition or miniatures made by local people).

8 These spaces are for pictures (e.g. from a fair, club meeting, exhibition or miniatures made by local people)

Dollhouse hobby history of  Australia 

  • summary of early beginnings in the hobby


Popularity of miniatures, approximate number of miniaturists, most popular scales

  • the most popular scale is ... also ... and ... are used
  • there are about ... miniaturists and doll lovers and there are ... associations: 


Well known Dollhouse Projects


Famous trademark related to dollhouses/dolls/miniatures are...

  •   list local trademarks here




Famous artisans, miniaturists, writers

  • name of the artisans and link to their home page






Photos, web pages, shops and blogs

The wiki blog page lists blogs by language.

see Australian for all other pages in this wiki related to this country


On-line Digests

Digests which discuss Australian minis



Add links to Australian national and local clubs here, along with contact information.

AMEA - Australian Miniature Enthusiasts Association

VAMA - Victorian Association of Miniature Enthusiasts 


The Sydney Miniatures Fair is always held on the first weekend in
May. This is the largest of the mini fairs in Aus and gives an
excellent opportunity to see what is on offer from miniaturists all over Aus
plus New Zealand.

The other states also hold miniature fairs but Tasmania's is every second year.

Brisbane has one in September and February

Ballarat in October,
The A.C.T in March  - Canberra?

Melbourne in July

S.A. And Perth in August.

Hobart - end of June, every second year, next one 2016.

There are some miniature shops but not a huge number.


Check wiki photo_exhibits page.

List regularly scheduled shows by month and location e.g. September - annual show x, and link to website.


Australia Miniature Stores and Products

Link to shops_australia page


FAQ for people living in this country

As a newbie miniaturist, what should I know?

Where can I find the materials I need?


FAQ for visitors

Where can I find miniatures in an average town in this country?


What are the craft shops called or are there other places to try out?

Terms used for:


flea market=

department store=




toy shop=


What should I buy as a souvenirs?



When a friend of mine is going to this country, what should I ask her to bring me?

  • Boomerang
  • Kangaroo
  • Didgeridoo
  • Kolala
  • Crocodile (Dundee)
  • Opera House Model
  • Sheepskins


Hits since May 2010: 


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