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18 of the most comfortable work boots you can buy in Australia

You’ve googled ‘comfortable work boots’ and what seems like a million results have come back. They are all ‘BUY ME’, ‘BUY THIS’, ‘IM COMFORTABLE’, but no one is actually telling you why they are comfortable. Just because it says ‘I’m comfortable’, doesn’t mean its right for you. In this blog, we will tell you which work boots are comfortable and why.

I know, finally someone who is willing to help you out and actually tell you why they are comfortable.

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Oh, and we hear you ladies, it’s not all about the men (crazy, I know). We have covered below some womens work boots made specifically for you so you don’t need to wear those chunky mens boots anymore. We’ve got your back (and your feet)! You’ll thank us for this later.


Let’s get straight into it with 18 comfortable work boots.

 Steel Blue Argyle Lace Up Boot with Zip and Bump Cap

Just your everyday comfortable, durable Steel Blue work boot. The Argyle Lace Up Boot with Zip and Bump Cap boots are popular amongst plumbers, tilers and couriers. Why? Well, the main reason is they are comfortable and are anti-static, water resistant, slip & oil resistant, lace up and zip sided and drum roll please…… includes a bump cap! If you are someone who is always kicking their boots up against things, then you need a bump cap. This helps protect the front of your boot from wearing out.

  • TPU Outsole: include an extra tough and durable TPU outsole are suitable for most occupations. 
  • A hardy, Polyurethane Bump that’s directly moulded as part of the midsole
  • Heat resistance to 130°C.

FUN FACT! Did you know that Steel Blue are the only work boots that are endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)?steel blue 332152


  Steel Blue Ladies Southern Cross Lace Up Ankle boot with Zip

One for the ladies this time. Again, another Steel Blue boot because they are 100% comfortable. You really can’t go wrong with these babies.

These Steel Blue steel cap boots feature their Trisole® Comfort Technology. This cushions your knees, hips, lower back and feet from frequent fatigue. And, being designed specifically for women, they feature a short ankle length and smaller instep to fit your foot. If that hasn’t convinced you to buy them then maybe these features might?

  • Zip Sided and Lace Up (lace up for comfort and zip out for speed)
  • Water resistant (water is repelled from the surface)
  • Anti-Static (prevents the build-up of electricity)
  • Fresche QuatLock ™ (long-term antibacterial and antimicrobial protection)

Did you know? The special edition Jungle boots feature on “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!”.
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  Oliver AT 55332z Lace Up Zip Side Boot

Are you someone who’s little toes are always getting squished in their work boots? You may need to start looking at a boot that offers a wide profile steel cap. Need some help? Look no further. The Oliver AT 55332z is your perfect match. This wide profile shape provides greater comfort as your toes are not in contact with the toe cap. Your little piggies will love you.

Not only will your toes love this boot, your whole foot will with these features -

  • NANOlite® Footbed (helps reduce fatigue)
  • Side Zip (quick and convenient)
  • COOLstep® Lining (absorbs moisture and odour)
  • Oliver SOFTstride® (built in to the insole for comfort and support)

P.s Oliver offer a 30-day comfort guarantee on this boot!
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 Redback Bobcat Elastic Sided Safety Boot

The Redback Bobcat Elastic Sided Safety Boot is an Australian made classic and a tried-and-true style! With a thicker, tougher leather, air cushion midsole, hard-wearing TPU outsole, and anatomical fit, you'll enjoy top-notch comfort and support. Plus, elastic sided means no more zips or laces. You can just slide these babies on and off (or not). They’ll be so comfortable you’ll never want to take them off. Read below for more features

  • All leather 3 piece upper
  • Steel toe (safety first)
  • Slip resistance
  • High oil/acid resistance

These boots are handmade in Australia!
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  KingGee Womens Tradie Safety Boot

Stay safe at the job site with the KingGee Womens Tradie Safety Boot! This black work boot hits all the marks for comfort and style. You’ll be steppin’ into top notch comfort thanks to be below features -

  • Apoda Endorsed (tested and recommended by experts)
  • Anti-static (reduces the build up of excess static electricity)
  • Memory foam footbed (moulds perfectly around your foot)
  • YKK ® zipper (easy on and off)

Cool Fact! These boots have recycled pre consumer TPU outsole and toe bump
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  Mongrel 461

When you need a reliable work boot, Mongrel Boots are one of the first to come to mind. Why? Because, they are Australian made and just God damn comfortable. The 461 range from Mongrel is one of their best sellers and we can see why with the following features below -

  • Lightweight boot (easy to walk in)
  • Orthotec air footbed (gives you arch support)
  • Zip sided for easy escape (leave those laces tied)
  • Air zone comfort system (enhances comfort and reduces fatigue)
  • Tough TPU outsole (made for the aussie tradie)

Mongrel boots are made to last.
mongrel 461Hard Yakka Womens 3056 Zip Side Safety Boot

The Hard Yakka Womens 3056 Zip Side Safety Boot is the perfect mix of comfy and durable. The wide profile steel toe, neoprene hoodie with zip hold, plus energy rebound heel pods and memory foam footbed make sure your feet don’t give out before your workday does. With its water-resistant leather upper and rubber toe protector, you’ll have no-fuss protection and style all day long. Read these extra features and you’ll be adding them to your cart in no time -

  • Dual density PU/Rubber outsole (tough and hard wearing)
  • Fuel, Oil & Slip resistant (rated to SRA slip resistance)
  • Anti-static
  • CME Midsole (provides energy rebound)

The 3056 are a fan favourite!
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 Blundstone 311 Unisex

No need to sacrifice style for safety with Blundstone's 311 Unisex Elastic Sided Safety Boot! Yes, unisex means you can get matching his & hers work boots. CA-UTE!

It's got a steel toe-cap, steel shank for torsional stability, and TPU outsole to keep your feet safe. It’s a rock-solid work boot that provides safety and still looks good! It has an ergonomically engineered toe spring for reduced wear fatigue and a Comfort Air PU footbed. What more could you want in a boot?

  • Outsole highly resistant to hydrolysis and microbial attack - Oil, acid and organic fat resistant. Outsole heat resistant to 140°C
  • Ergonomically engineered toe spring for reduced wearer fatigue
  • NEW full length removable PU footbed - anti bacterial, breathable and washable
  • Steel shank-ensures correct step flex point, assists with torsional stability
  • Full heel breast with arch support for ladder and gantry safety

You can’t go wrong with a pair of Blundstones.
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Puma Conquest Waterproof Safety Boot

Walk in style with the Puma Conquest Waterproof Safety Boot. With a full waterproof membrane, side zip, and protective webbing, these boots keep your feet dry and stylish. The boot comes in black, wheat and exclusively to WorkwearHub the colour stone. Here's why you need to snag a pair…


  • Water repellent premium nubuck leather upper
  • 7” Boot with YKK spiral zip side with webbing
  • 300°c heat resistant rubber outsole
  • Slip resistant with mud release profile
  • BreathActive lining
  • Coa.tex WATERPROOF breathable membrane
  • Lightweight fibreglass toecap (200j impact protection)
  • FAP (Flexible Anti-Perforation) midsole
  • Puma Evercushion BA Plus insoles

Conquest Waterproof Safety Boot Exclusive to WorkwearHub - Stone


Blundstone 600 Elastic Side Work Boot

Introducing the Blundstone 600 Elastic Side Work Boot – so versatile, you might consider wearing them to bed! Why wear these premium leather boots just for work? They are perfect for a variety of activities, from hard work to nights out or festival fun. Leather lining makes it easier to slide on and off. With a 30-day comfort guarantee, you can't go wrong with these classics.


  • V-cut upper reduces stitching exposure
  • Featuring XRD® technology for supreme impact absorption and a polyurethane midsole for improved comfort and cushioning
  • Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) outsole highly resistant to hydrolysis and microbial attack, oil, acid and organic fat resistant
  • Fully removable shaped footbed
  • Ergonomically engineered toe spring for reduced wearer fatigue
  • Steel shank ensures correct step flex point, assists with torsional stability
  • Hidden stitching increases durability

600 Elastic Side Work Boot - Brown


Mongrel K9 Elastic Sided Boot

The Australian made Mongrel K9 Elastic Sided Boots are seriously impressive, so much you’ll want to wear them around the clock. However, since they lack a steel toe cap, they're best reserved for off-duty wear. Luckily, you won't have to part with your Mongrels when you slip into these. Whether you’re a female or male, it doesn’t matter because these boots are unisex.


  • Claret oil kip
  • AirZone® Comfort System
  • Oil & fat resistant TPU/PU K9 sole
  • OrthoTec Lite footbed
  • Premium full grain leather
  • Chelsea cut upper
  • Coats Nylbond stitching

K9 Elastic Sided Boot - Cloudy Grey


Blundstone RotoFlex 9020 Boa Lace Safety Boot

Experience ultimate protection and convenience with the RotoFlex MAX #9020. Featuring the innovative BOA® Fit System for effortless adjustment and a Vibram sole for unbeatable durability. With a premium water-repellent nubuck leather upper and heavy-duty TPU toe guard, these boots are built tough. Enjoy premium comfort with Artico lining, while the INFINERGY® foam provides enhanced cushioning. The GRIPTEK® MAX Vibram sole offers superior slip resistance, and the FORTASHIELD steel toe cap ensures maximum safety. Stay cool and comfortable all day with AIRCELL zoned airflow footbed and SOFTCELL® comfort system.

  • Outsole heat resistant to 300˚C
  • Fuel oil resistant
  • Excellent abrasion, cut and slip resistance

RotoFlex 9020 Boa Lace Safety Boot - Wheat


 Magnum Precision Max SZ WPI Non Safety Work Boot

Say hello to the Magnum Precision Max SZ WPI Non-Safety Work Boot, your trusty companion for durability and comfort, no matter what chaos the workday throws your way. Picture this: a Clarino microfiber upper that's as durable as it is breathable, ensuring your feet stay cosy and cool even in the heat of the action. Don't even get me started on that moisture-wicking mesh lining with its padded collar! It's like walking on clouds all day long.


  • Mag-Dri Waterproof & breathable bootie membrane keeps feet dry in the wettest conditions
  • Contoured MPACT POWER PU insole delivers superior cushioning and comfort
  • YKK® side zipper for easy donning and doffing
  • I-Shield repels water and dirt, and is resistant to stains
  • Scanner safe, non-metallic composite hardware
  • Lightweight composite toe-cap
  • Fast wicking lining for moisture management & comfort
  • PU insole delivers superior cushioning
  • High traction rubber outsole designed for maximum grip

Precision Max SZ WPI Non Safety Work Boot - Wheat

FXD WB-2 4.5 Safety Boot

Tradies can't get enough of the FXD WB-2 safety boot, and it's no wonder with all these features packed in. From nubuck to microfiber, this boot's got it all thanks to FXD's expertise in purpose-built workwear. With slip, oil, and heat resistance, along with a lightweight composite safety toe, this boot doesn't mess around when it comes to protection. Plus, with cushioning like NITROLITE™ midsole and Poron midsole insert, your feet will thank you after a long day on the job - and let's not forget about the YKK 10-GAUGE coil zip for easy entry, because who has time to fuss with laces? So if you're looking for a boot that's as tough as nails, look no further than the FXD WB-2.


  • High density 67 durometer green heel insert for increased durability
  • Ventilated, antimicrobial PU footbed, sculpted for correct arch support
  • Outsole side abrasion panel
  • Abrasion resistant ballistic thread on all stitching
  • Protective TPU heel kick panel

WB-2 4.5 Safety Boot - Stone


New Balance Contour Safety Boot 4E

Introducing the New Balance Contour – your go-to work boot that delivers on every front. With a NB Comfort Insert for unbeatable comfort, a rugged rubber outsole for durability, and a premium nubuck leather upper, this boot has it all. Plus, with features like Ndure abrasion-resistant collar and Toe Protect, debris won't stand a chance. And let's not forget the YKK zip for easy access on the go. Whether you're braving the elements or hustling across the site, the Contour is your ultimate worksite companion. Have comfort while you work – it's a win-win.

  • Anti-Perforation Midsole
  • Water Resistant Leather Upper
  • Composite Toe
  • Heel Counter Support
  • Airport Friendly
  • Heel and Tongue Pull Tab

Contour Safety Zip Side Safety Boot 4E - Wheat


Skechers Womens Composite Toe Work Boot

Experience both comfort and safety with the Skechers Women's Composite Toe Work Boots! With features like air-cooled memory foam and a padded collar & tongue, these boots are a dream to wear. More features of this both stylish and practical boot are…

  • Leather upper with mesh panelling
  • Heat resistant to 300°C
  • Composite safety toe design
  • Slip-resistant oil/fuel liquids
  • TPU (Thermo Poly Urethane) Midsole for ultimate comfort
  • Australian Safety Requirements Approved

Womens Composite Toe Work Boot - Black/Pink


Mack Octane Safety Boots

Say goodbye to clunky work boots and say hello to the Mack Octane Lace Up Safety Boot with Zip! This Electrical Hazard certified boot offers top-notch protection with its composite toe cap and scuff cap, making it ideal for busy electricians.


  • Slip resistant
  • 300°c heat resistant nitrile rubber sole
  • Fuel oil resistant sole
  • Electrical hazard protection
  • Water resistant
  • Low catch sole
  • Reflective

Octane Lace Up Safety Boot with Zip - Honey


 Uvex 2 X-Flow Zip Side Safety Boot

Introducing the Uvex 2 X-Flow Zip Side Safety Boot, a feather-light option engineered for maximum mobility and stability. Perfect for tradespeople, public sector workers, and electricians navigating various indoor and outdoor terrains. Uvex also offers a list of comfort features!

Comfort features:

  • High energy return uvex i-PUREnrj cushioning system designed to minimise worker fatigue compared to traditional polyurethane foam cushioning.
  • uvex bionomx uses biomechanics in design to harmonise the interaction of footwear with the ground and the body so that it performs as one system.
  • uvex climazone optimises breathability and internal air flow.
  • uvex multiple-fit system offers multiple widths in the same length in core sizes.
  • uvex x-flow range is certified to accommodate the uvex tune up foot-type specific footbed system

Did you know Uvex offers a 30-day comfort guarantee? Test a pair (of correctly fitted boots) and if you're not thrilled with the comfort, return them for an exchange or refund (provided they're not excessively damaged and accompanied by a receipt).

Check out these other features the boot offers!

  • Electrically resistant (EH)
  • Lightweight & insulative composite safety toecap
  • 300°C heat resistant outsole
  • Slip resistant (SRC)
  • Seam free scuff cap and heel counter for durability
  • Water-resistant leather upper
  • Zip side for a quick exit when required

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All these comfortable work boots have got you thinking now, hasn’t it? And the answer to your questions is yes. Yes, it is time to get rid of those uncomfortable work boots you are wearing right now. Yes, work boots can be comfortable. And yes, Workwearhub has all these work boots in stock and ready to ship.

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