Category Archives: Australian Tea

An image of The Tea Centre staff member scooping loose leaf tea by hand using a gold scoop. The tea featured is Genmaicha green tea.

The Tea Centre stores: why we scoop loose leaf tea by hand

Not just any tea shop! This Tea Journal entry is a warm nod to our custom of scooping tea by hand, plus all the little quirks that make visiting a Tea Centre store special.

An image of hanging leaves from a gum tree (eucalyptus).

Extraordinary Eucalyptus

Looking for some teas with gumption? Our Australian-grown teas that count extraordinary eucalyptus leaves among their ingredients are the perfect place to start!

An image of three loose leaf tins from the Australian Botanical Tea Collection.

An Australian Botanical Tea collection to suit all taste buds

Our timeless expanse embodied in nine Australian teas, each as variegated as the palates they were crafted to satisfy. Acquaint your taste buds with the Australian Botanical Tea collection today!

True Brew: Australian Daintree Tea

Nestled within the Daintree rainforest is Australia’s renowned tropical tea plantation. This beautiful part of the country is where two World Heritage sites — the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef — meet. The pristine natural environment, along with abundant sunshine and rainfall are responsible for the revered quality of Daintree tea. An area notable […]

Lemon Myrtle Tea

  The Tea Centre is happy to say that we now have organic Lemon Myrtle tea, which we’ve sourced from a certified organic Lemon Myrtle farm in North Queensland! What is Lemon Myrtle? Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is an Australian native tree, indigenous to the coastal, sub-tropical rainforests of Queensland, but now also successfully grown […]

History Behind The Tea Centre and the Last 21 Years!

The Tea Centre: tea-ming with memories 21 years ago, on the 1st of September 1993, a little tea shop opened on Glenmore Road, just off Oxford Street, in Paddington, Sydney.  Originally called The Tea Centre of Sydney, this concept store was merely the beginning of an extraordinary movement to convert the Australian public’s perception of […]