Parents of 14 children in outback Australia, Richard & wife Catherine Whillas constructed their own oilskin cloth using a 'wringer mangler' and a combination of oils and waxes found on the local land. Known for it's functionality & durability, oilskin cloth would be ideal for everyday use for their family against the harsh Australian bush.
Eventually they and 5 sons would together begin manufacturing outerwear garments for Australians then worldwide. These products would fall under the name "Kakadu Traders Australia".
Nearly 50 years on and in it's third generation of Whillas family, Kakadu supplies tough, reliable products to over 50 countries around the world. Strong canvas, refined oils & waxes and rugged cowhide are amongst the raw materials that give our products the guts to get the job done time & time again.
On average, women should order one size smaller for unisex sized garments (if you size to a 3XL in women's, order a XXL for unisex).
For women's clothing, order as sized below.
Kakadu hats - or Mates as we often call them - come in all shapes and sizes so you're sure to find a Mate that suits you.
But first things first, lets determine your correct size. Remember you want comfortably firm