Hitting the beaches around the world this summer? Look out for Gali Swimwear’s ethical, sustainable swimwear, exported from Australia with help from Austrade.
Gali Swimwear collaborates with First Nations artists and communities to create premium men's swimwear. The designs showcase the creativity of our Traditional Owners and celebrate Australia’s rich First Nations culture.
Gali Swimwear is 100% Aboriginal owned, operated and made in Australia. The brand was founded in Bondi Beach by David Leslie - a proud Kamilaroi man and volunteer surf lifesaver. In Kamilaroi language, Gali means water. Gali is Mr Leslie’s way to connect his love for the water with his culture.
A proud ethical and sustainable business, Gali Swimwear gives back to First Nations communities with whom it collaborates. The company pays royalties to artists for every product made. It also donates $1 to community-led projects for every product sold.
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) program is proud to support businesses at all stages of their export journey, including emerging exporters like Gali Swimwear.
The EMDG has allowed Gali Swimwear to launch and sell directly into overseas markets. The funding has helped: