Harleys - The Educational Super Store was established in 1976. Located in Cairns, Queensland, it is the largest family-owned educational supplier in North Queensland.
Harleys employ an energetic team with a wealth of knowledge. The Harleys Team consists of nine full-time, and four casuals. During the busy 'Back-To-School' period this can increase to around thirty staff. If you have a strong work ethic and are interested in applying for a job at Harleys, give us a call today.
Owner & Managing Director
Jenny with husband Kevin own and run Harleys Educational - Since 1993. Jenny has been awarded with Cairns Business Woman of the Year in 2000, Small Employer of the Year Finalist, Retailer Excellence Award. Jenny is an avid supporter of trainee programs and has had many trainees complete their retail skills course with distinctions and as a result Harleys was awarded The Best Overall Business In Supporting Retail School Based Trainees. Jenny is passionate about providing resources for children with Special Needs as well resources with a cultural focus.Show More >
Kevin and his wife Jenny own and run two businesses: Harleys - The Educational Super Store & Visual Obsession. Kevin founded Visual Obsession in 1989, and his major focus remains ensuring that media production at every stage is effectively managed and that quality remains at the highest possible level. Visual Obsession built and looked after Harleys website and Online Marketing.Show More >
Stationery, Curriculum Resources & Technology Manager
Michelle is an astute professional with a proven track record of innovation and consistency. Along with superior technical skill, Michelle has an eye for detail. This diverse skill set gives her the ability to anticipate issues before they arise which is a huge asset to the day to day operations at Harleys. Michelle’s enthusiasm for sourcing and providing quality hands-on resources to schools, teachers and parents; and providing a positive experience for all customers is outstanding.Show More >
Sales & Administration
For over 16 years, Kelly has worked in Education - more than 10 years at Harleys as well as within a school environment. Experienced in supporting children with additional needs, Kelly is passionate about helping children that ‘think outside of the box’, struggle at school, or simply need some additional support and encouragement to believe that they ‘can’. Kelly stepped away from paid employment for a season to concentrate on raising her family of four lovely children during their foundational years. Outside work she helps Kristy ‘The Imperfect Mum’ moderate the website forum.Show More >
Stationery Customer Service
(Dip of Teaching - General Primary & Associate Dip Childcare) Bridget is a natural leader and hands on team player. Her comprehensive knowledge of education and thorough understanding of the teaching environment brings awareness and wisdom to the sales and customer care team. Her passion is to assist parents and teachers to find the tools they need to do their job to the best standard.Show More >
Customer Service & Care
BSc (Hons), PhD. Samantha joined our team bringing 15 years of experience in wholesale distribution including all aspects of retail operations. Samantha has incredible depth of knowledge across multiple industries including her high level academic background. She is exceptionally detail oriented and has a high level of efficiency and determination to get the job done.Show More >
Media Marketing / Accounts
Mikayla (Cert IV Information & Technology) is an Indigenous artist and qualified graphic designer, who has been working with Visual Obsession for over 14 years. Visual Obsession is a sister company to Harleys Educational, owned and operated by Kevin and Jenny in the same building. For over a year Mikayla is now working in Harleys looking after media marketing and is also training in bookkeeping.Show More >
Connect with Us
Harleys has become known as the Far North's leading educational supplier, sourcing products from over 800 suppliers Australia wide. They are the preferred northern distributor for well known, high profile companies such as Nelson Australia (formerly Thompson), RIC Publications, Blake Education, Harcourt Education and Raeco International.
The Harleys service area encompasses the Cairns Region, Mackay North, the Torres Strait, Mount Isa, Townsville, Papua New Guinea and other areas in South East Asia. Orders from our website are shipped Internationally.
- +61 (07) 40 533 966
- +61 (07) 40 533 661
- Opening Hours:
- Monday and Tuesday: 8am to 4pm
Wednesday and Thursday: 8am to 5pm
Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday: 8am to 12pm
Closed all Public Holidays
- Organisation Details
- 80 011 001 479