Welcome to Vanguard. We are a social enterprise that transforms lives whilst delivering the highest quality service.
This is laundry with heart.

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Vanguard social enterprise

EMPOWERING PEOPLE

We help people from marginalised backgrounds to access equal opportunities and a fresh start in transitioning to a more fulfilling life. By empowering people to work towards a life which is dignified and hopeful; Vanguard creates a positive change for individuals in need, their families, and the wider community.

Enterprise

Vanguard commercial laundry enterprise

BUSINESS FOR GOOD

We're a self-sustaining social enterprise changing lives one wash at a time, providing a high-quality linen service while reducing local unemployment. At every step of our process, we work with an all-heart approach and the utmost care in what we do, because we know that our happy customers help us to transform and empower the lives of many.

As a social enterprise, we know that helping people to help themselves creates real lasting change. We empower people to build their skills and seek new opportunities. We produce high quality linen to drive change – we are in the business of creating brighter futures.

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Our service
guarantee

Our customers receive a superior service with the highest standards for health, hygiene, and quality.

Free commercial laundry delivery 2

Ethical
sourcing

We partner with Simba Global, a leader in ethically sourced linen, to reduce our social and environmental footprint.

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A business
built on love

We work for purpose not profit; utilising our commercial laundry to reinvest into our social mission.

Our service
guarantee

Our customers receive a superior service with the highest standards for health, hygiene, and quality.

Free commercial laundry delivery 2

Ethical
sourcing

We partner with Simba Global, a leader in ethically sourced linen, to reduce our social and environmental footprint.

A business
built on love

We work for purpose not profit; utilising our commercial laundry to reinvest into our social mission.

From our people

“Vanguard has really helped me a lot. It has given me confidence – when you are unemployed it is hard to have a goal and things to look forward to each and every day but coming here was something that I looked forward to.”

– Jason

“When I arrived, life in Australia was really hard. It was really hard because I don't know the place, the language and what to do, even how to catch a bus. Before I couldn't pay my bills, but now I can pay my bills. I can do things for my kids. It's really great for me.”

– Natsenet

Quarterly snapshot

Latest news

Christmas with heart - new

Christmas with Heart

Christmas with Heart Vanguard Laundry is always looking for ways to increase our impact. Towards the end of 2021, we became a proud partner of Hello

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The Quarterly Wash

A big thank you to all our supporters! What a year! Lockdowns, infected linen, masks on/masks off and at the same time… staff transitions to sustainable external

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