Birds was started in Australia a few years by two
Australian ladies keen to
travel, shop and buy household decorator
items. One had freshly returned
to Australia from a three year
posting to Jakarta with her
family and the other one was looking
for a challenge. A business
involving two Australian ladies
travelling back and forth
could only be called "Flying Birds".
Despite their best endeavours,
Flying Birds was only moderately
successful with the recession
in the early 1990s having no
positive effect on the ability
of Melbourne residents
purchase Indonesian decorative and household items.
The same recession led to
the family of one "Flying Bird"
the coop in Melbourne and establishing a new nest