If you’re looking to expand your collection of children’s toys or art and craft materials, what about some new t-shirts for them to get mucky in? Why not consider a trip to one of many Brisbane op shops. Thrifty, environmentally-conscious and usually quite cheap! What’s not to love?
Sometimes called Charity Shops, these bargain centres are a great way to save on the cost of living in Brisbane!
Brisbane op shops for children’s clothes, toys and craft supplies
In one of many Brisbane op shops you’ll find everything from barely used, big name toys to reams and reams of crafting materials for a fraction of retail price. Kids costumes, bedroom decorations, nursery lamps, children’s furniture – once you go op, you’ll just never stop! Plenty of opportunities here to create budget educational opportunities for your little ones.
Whether you are donating something you own and no longer need or looking to snag a quick bargain, there are Brisbane Op Shops on both the Northside or Southside to meet your needs! Some refer to their offerings as ‘vintage’, some people are expert ‘op-shoppers’ with an eye for an antique bargain. Some, like me, pop in to snaffle a treasure for a craft project. Whatever your reason for visiting Brisbane Op Shops you’ll find the ones we’ve listed here have plenty of second hand clothing, children’s toys, furniture, kitchenware and bric-a-brac. You are bound to find something to do the job at hand and you can rest assured knowing that your money is being put to good use to help people (and animals) in need.
We’ve collated a list of locations of Brisbane op shops where you’re sure to find the perfect things for the littlest members of your family. Who knows – it may even teach them a handy lesson about the value of money. If we’ve forgotten Brisbane op shops that you love, be sure to let us know in the comments!
Brisbane Tips Shops
Brisbane City Council’s two tip shops are open every weekend and sell quality used, recycled and second-hand products which have been salvaged before going to landfill. Brisbane’s tip shops are operated by the Endeavour Foundation, one of the largest non-government organisations in Australia supporting and providing opportunities for people with a disability.
Items sold at the tip shops have been donated for reuse via Council’s resource recovery centres. These quality reuseable items include:
- household furnishings
- sporting equipment
You can find the tip shops at:
- Acacia Ridge Tip Shop – 46 Colebard Street West, Acacia Ridge
- Geebung Tip Shop – 27A Prosperity Place, Geebung
Salvation Army Op Shops in Brisbane
The ‘Salvos’ practice ‘Fashion with a Conscience’ and are a haven for fashionistas keen to snap up designer pieces at rock bottom prices, as well as classic, unique and vintage garments. Salvos Stores allows you to dress individually for less money and with a clear conscience – Recyle, Re-use, Reduce!
With a reputation for being ‘cheaper’ than some of the other op shops, check out your local store here:
- Archerfield Op Shop – Temporarily closed
Unit 4, 17 Boniface Street
- Brendale Op Shop
5/256 Leitchs Road
- Browns Plains Op Shop
3/28-48 Browns Plains Road
- Burpengary Op Shop
4/23-31 Progress Road
- Capalaba Op Shop
7/71 Redland Bay Road
- Cleveland Op Shop
Unit B, 25-31 Shore Street West
- Enoggera Op Shop
43 Pickering Street
- Geebung Op Shop
Shop 2, 8 Railway Parade
- Indooroopilly Op Shop
11 Musgrave Road
- Kallangur Op Shop
1469 Anzac Avenue
- Lawnton Op Shop
Unit 4, 690 Gympie Road
- Logan Central Op Shop
Shops 1 & 2, 114 Wembley Road
- Loganholme Op Shop
Shop 5G Hyperdome Homemaker Centre
- Mitchelton Op Shop
6/177 Osbourne Road
- Morayfield Op Shop
Shop 7 & 8, 158-166 Morayfield Road
- Mt Gravatt Op Shop
1/1478 Logan Road
- Newstead Op Shop
52 Doggett Street
- Red Hill Op Shop
80 Glenrosa Road
- Redcliffe Op Shop
143 Redcliffe Parade
- Rothwell Op Shop
1B/739 Deception Bay Road
- Sandgate Op Shop
77 Rainbow Street
- Sherwood Op Shop
1/450 Sherwood Road
- Sinnamon Park Op Shop
C102 & C203 532 Seventeen Mile Rocks Road
- Stones Corner Op Shop
1/283 Logan Road
- Underwood Op Shop
3255 Logan Road
- Wynnum Op Shop
119 Bay Terrace
- Yamanto Op Shop
405 Warwick Road
Salavation Army Op Shops Online
If you are looking for some online shopping at the Salvation Army try their online store.
Hills Church Op Shop and Café
79 Queens Rd, Everton Hills
07 3353 3693
Open every Friday and Saturday from 9:00am to 2:30pm the Hills Church Op Shop is one of the best places to go to find clothing, shoes and bric-a-brac at the lowest prices. There’s also a café with tea and baked goods to nibble on after you’ve snagged a bargain. Click here.
Lifeline – Brisbane Op Shops
Lifeline online is Australia’s largest online op shop with over 10,000 items in 120 categories. Free shipping for orders over $50.
Lifeline stores all over Brisbane
Lifeline is one of Australia’s leading support charities with one of the biggest and best string of Op Shops over Australia. All of its stores are overflowing with generous donations including books, furniture, clothing and shoes, toys, electricals, Manchester and bric-a-brac. Some of the biggest and best are the ‘Super Stores’ which can be found all around Brisbane.
Unit 6, Boniface St, Archerfield
07 3272 7299
Unit 4 / 256 Leitchs Rd (cnr Kremzow), Brendale
07 3881 3586
Shop 2, 28 Johnson Rd, Browns Plains
07 3809 4582
Unit 6, Merit St (cnr Redland Bay Rd), Capalaba
07 3390 2685
Unit 2, 4 Leichhardt St, Logan Central
07 3299 2173
3906 Pacific Highway, Loganholme
07 3806 1471
25 Beaconsfield St, Margate
07 3283 2836
Unit 3 / 1928 Sandgate Rd, Virginia
07 3216 2623
1/278 Newmarket Rd, Wilston
07 3356 6546
Blackbird Kids Clothing Exchange Scarborough
252 Scarborough Road
Take in your kids clothes, toys or anything kid related and they will value them for the price that they will sell them for and give YOU in store credit so you can buy the things you need from their store. You can pick up a bargain from them, drop in donations or sell your own gear for their in store credit. It’s a little bit awesome! Find them here.
RSPCA Thrift Shop
Cnr Merthyr & Lamington St, New Farm
07 3254 2309
RSPCA Shop Online
You can find the RSPCA online store here.
St Vincent de Paul Society “Vinnies”
Vinnies has been helping and supporting those in need across the globe since 1833. They now have over 600 OP Shops across Australia including 146 in Queensland alone which stock everything from clothing, furniture and home-wares. You can head over to their website and easy find the closest store near you. Find your nearest St Vincent de Pauls here.
Save The Children Op Shop
- 518 Ipswich Rd, Annerley
- 2/53 Kremzow Road, Brendale
- 755 Gympie Rd, Chermside
- Shop 1, 133 Queen Street, Cleveland
- Shop 1, 1469 Anzac Highway, Kallangur
- 201 Stafford Road, Kedron
- 31 Beaconsfield St, Margate
- 3/1221 Sandgate Road, Nundah
- 360 Logan Road, Greenslopes
- Shop 01, Building L Victoria Point Lakeside, 11-27 Bunker Road, Victoria Point
- 99 Bay Terrace, Wynnum
You’ll get more than just retail therapy when you shop at one of Save the Children’s many op shops, situated in convenient locations around Brisbane.
Not only will you pick yourself up an array of recycled fashion pieces, toys, books and even some vintage and modern day gems, your purchases will help to create better lives for children in Australia and overseas. Their op shops are staffed by friendly volunteers who only add to the unique shopping experience.
Save the Children Op Shops Online
When you shop online at Save the Children, you will chose from a huge range of donations that are divided into categories and really quite cheap!
Steeple Op Shop
215 Oxley Road Graceville
07 3379 3769
Open Wednesday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 12:30pm, the Steeple Op Shop has got some great bargains in store. They’re stocked with several racks of women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, furniture and overflowing with bric-a-brac! Click here for more information.
Windsor Road Thrift Shop
16 Windsor Rd, Red Hill
07 3368 2822
The Windsor Road Thrift Shop is open every Monday to Sunday from 9:30am to 2:30pm. With multiple sales throughout the year you’re sure to find the best bargains on all sorts of goodies from clothing, shoes and linens to books, home-wares, bric-a-brac and furniture. Click here to find their latest information on Facebook.
Wynnum Op Shop District
Florence St, Bay Tce and Edith St, Wynnum
If you’ve not extended your Brisbane op shops tour to Wynnum yet – have you really op shopped? Within this block radius you’ll find eight (EIGHT) op shops – many of which have a children and craft focus. This is the perfect place to stock your shopping bags full of bits and bobs for craft activities or decoration ideas. You could easily spend hours here and not have scratched the surface!
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