“I will always give them some form of advice or put them in contact with someone, because I’ve been in that situation myself,” said Carfrae. “The smallest words of advice, even if it’s only for five minutes, could make a big difference to their careers.”
— Malcolm Carfrae, Co-founder AUSFF, [WWD]
 
Our mission is to give young Australians exposure to the international world of fashion; to experience the demands that entails and to learn from this experience so that they as individuals can enhance and further develop the Australian Fashion Industry
— Julie-Anne Quay, Founder AUSFF