Workshops in April 2012

School holiday fun at the CRC

SCHOOL holidays are fast approaching and the Merredin Community Resource Centre (CRC) along with Outback Aromas will be running school holiday classes.

Classes will be held on April 19 from 10am-12pm and people will learn how to make their own lip balm and soap.

Outback Aromas is a family-owned and operated business located in Merredin and all products used are environmentally friendly and are created from a range of skin friendly bases.

Staff at the Merredin CRC said the classes were a fun, new and exciting way to keep children busy over the school holidays.

The lip balm class – three lip balms, soap class  two hours.costs $25

For bookings or further enquiries, contact the Merredin Community Resource Centre on 9041 1041 or email

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Candle Facts

The Candle industry is growing; more so because of our society stressful lives and everyone wanting to be less stressed

GrapeNilla & Melon Crush from Outback Aromas helps to destress.

Candle purchasers view candles as an appropriate gift for the holidays (76%), house-warming gifts (74%), a hostess/dinner party gift (66%) a thank you gift (61%), adult birthday gift (58%).

Candle users say they most frequently burn candles in the living room (40%), by the kitchen (16%), and the bedroom (12%).

Thank you



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Outback Aromas and Telstra Business Awards



Well we have been kept quite busy at this time of year, which is a bit different than other years.

Outback Aromas has been nominate for the Telstra Business Awards. Which is a hugh honour and we wish to thank you, for taking the time to nominate Outback Aromas for our customer service and products. We look forward to the application, process and results, Thank you again.


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Christmas with Outback Aromas


Merry Christmas to all and hope the New Year is a wonderful one for one and all.

Outback Aromas has had a very busy year with many new soy candle fragrances added to the list. We know have 35 in the range.

We have travelled around the country and spread the love of our unique products. Our website has been visited by 22 countries and people all over the world are watching what we are creating in our little workshop here in the Wheatbelt town of Merredin.

  • My family and friends for all the many hours of work they help with. Many hours of prep work, working at stalls at shows and events, stocktakes, packing orders. (Feeding the crew with the bbqs, bringing in morning tea or arvo or bottles of Coke a Cola on many busy days.) Thank you
  • Great Eastern Freightlines – Geoff, Mel & crew – Thank you
  • Small Biz Centre Cental Wheatbelt Merredin – Thank you Sal for all your support and laughs.
  • Lifeline – Roz, Nat, Amanda, Mel and their family and friends.
  • Franc Essentials – Chantal and family
  • Peter Hughes Burns Foundation – Peter, Grazi and your wonderful crew of helpers.
  • My Wellbeing Club – Nicole Greentree
  • Gary Wilmot –
  • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
  • Goldfields Art Centre
  • Peppermint Lane Lodge
  • Merredin Visitor Centre
  • Merredin B & B
  • Cut Colour & Curl – Merredin
  • Dee’s Shoes – Merredin
  • Shell Roadhouse – Merredin
  • Mary Nenke Cambinata Yabbies – Thank you
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October Hope Month

I thought it might be great time to get back into my blogs as its been soooo long.

Outback Aromas has been seen helping out and spreading the love of our candles & gifts everywhere.

– Low Carbon Quiz Night with the Greens in Perth – Our candles were a real hit.

– New Norcia – Soap and hand cream classes. We had a wonderful group pf ladies that brought with them light , laughter and fun. Thank you.

– We have been to a cocktail party her in Merredin and helped raise funds for Telethon.

– Travelled to Kondinin to help out the lovely ladies to raise funds for their hospital. While we were, I caught up with Mary Nenke (Cabinata Yabbies) and Caroline Robinson (Rural Woman of the year, Wheatbelt Business Network and Ballet Teacher) We talked about the vitalness of networking for Rural people and using the social networks to generate more interested in our businesses and lives.

– Friday I was off to have lunch with many inspiring business people of the Angel Networking Australia group. The networking buzz was so alive and many new ideas and business partnerships were forming.

That afternoon I had a few photos taken with our products for the cruelty-free festival, with the handsome Justin. I learnt a few recipes off him too, mmmmmm.

Langley Park was calling me on Saturday morning with thunder and lightning with some rain. Not to be deterred. I was there to help set up and welcome a very inspiring, caring couple of men, who had walked from Carnarvon to Perth.

I was lucky enough to be able to be part of the last part of their journey, and meet their family and learn more about their son Nathan. A sausage sizzle was the order of the day after their long walk. Being able to help and being part of this last part of the walk and Lifeline was a wonderful experience.

. Next off to a cake fund raising event, we arrived just in time to taste the cakes and give a donation for Red cross.

– We would also like to wish Matt & Tiff all the best for their wedding and by spreading the love of our candles too. Thank you.

– Throw in a bit of training for year 12 exams on the return trip and that is my past week.

Till next time when we share with you what we have been doing, take care.

Thank you

Outback Aromas Family

Langley Park (Perth) on Saturday 22.10.11. Join us to welcome them over the finish line.

After losing his 20 y.o son, Nathan, to suicide in March 2009, Dave Wright is determined to raise awareness about suicide and what can be done to prevent further loss of life.

The tragic loss of his son, 3 days before his 21st birthday, led Dave to decide he would walk from Carnarvon to Perth in Nathan

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