Patrick Australia Blog

Benefits of using Badges, Metal Pins and Name Bars to your business...
Your expo checklist
February 12, 2019

Your expo checklist!

There’s so much preparation that goes into an expo, all the pre-planning that happens months in advance. Here’s your expo checklist to help you out.

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WIN Custom Buttons - Patrick Australia
December 19, 2018

WIN! Your 2019 promotional products covered!

WIN! We’ve been making badges for over 80-years and we know how effective they can be as both the humble button badge and transformed into a magnet. That’s why we are giving away this promotional pack to one Small Australian Business. Let us help you build your brand and get it out there in 2019.

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Patrick Badge Maker
November 21, 2018

Australia’s Original Badge Manufacturers – The Patrick Australia Story

This is the story of 5 brothers and a national business that began with the eldest brother’s interest in photographic display.

Arthur William (b.1864), Alfred Ernest (b.1867), Herbert Kearley (b.1869), Walter Francis (b.1872) and Victor Albert (b.1874) Patrick we’re all born in Ballarat, five sons in a family of 9 children of Joseph and Julia Patrick.

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Button Badge Collectors | ABBA badges found
July 2, 2018

Button Badge Collectors: Unearthing a hidden treasure at Patrick Australia

With over 80-years of making badges for rock icons, football, politics, royal tours and much more, there’s no surprise some valuable collectors items were found.
Rarely seen since the 1977 Australian tour and featured in ABBA The Movie this button badge box, made right here in North Melbourne was found!

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