- Dick Smith Foods product turnover -
Together with your support, we have added this remarkable figure to the Australian economy.
Focus on women and girls
Women and girls bear the brunt of poverty; too often girls miss out on school, women do not have secure, paid jobs, and women die needlessly during pregnancy and childbirth.
On the first of March Aussie Helpers had a fantastic surprise when Dick Smith flew into outback Charleville enroute to Mornington Island.
Horticulture as therapy
A 5 acre hobby farm called “Our Backyard” will deliver programs where children and young adults with disabilities can learn about animal care and horticulture.
Gene therapy trial
A clinical trial on Australian soil will help give Australian children the same opportunities of access as their American and European counterparts. When it comes to
- All PROFITS TO CHARITY -
In 1968, as a young electronics technician with a love for anything with wires, Dick Smith took a leap of faith with a $610 investment to found the Dick Smith brand we know and love today. In the beginning, Dick focused his energy towards installing and servicing car radios. The following year, his business’ success meant he not only needed a bigger shop, but more shops!
Dick Smith Foods is a food brand created by Australian entrepreneur Dick Smith to provide Australian owned and Read More
produced alternatives to products from foreign-owned food companies. It was formed in 1999 largely in response to the high market share of those companies, and the increasingly frequent take over of previously Australian-owned companies like Arnott's and Pauls. In particular, Smith was concerned that many companies which were no longer Australian owned still marketed as "Australian products": the iconic Australian breakfast spread Vegemite, for example, was owned by Kraft Foods (now known as Mondelēz). Read More