Pookipoiga is a Gift shop focusing on high quality, functional and long-lasting products. They also have a big focus on supporting local and social brands all while supporting Australian artists. You will find anything from cards that grow into plants (made from recycled paper in Melbourne) to single-use plastics turned from Earrings ( made in rural victoria) to inks from Inkjet cartridges turned into artist inks ( made right near us in Richmond).
Their delivery service is one of the fastest and unique ( you can request anything from birthday singing to playing people’ favourite songs – let it be their favourite football team song). If you are into humanity, sustainability, innovation, handmade, local and art- you should not miss this attraction. Go in and find out the stories of the products.
If you want to make most of it, Also check out their events involving artists, food and drinks. Pookipoiga is located just over a kilometre from the Parliament Train station on 64 Bridge Road in Richmond. The tram number 48 (from Docklands through Southern Cross Station) and Tram number 78 (from Flinders Street) will take you there. Also the nearest train stations are Jolimont and West Richmond within 400 metres.