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Op Shops

Save money and save lives at our Op Shops

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 Australia. 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. Our op shops are staffed by friendly volunteers who only add to the unique shopping experience.



All our op shops are run by volunteers and without the regular contribution of volunteers, we simply couldn’t open these stores. In fact, our op shops are such a wonderful place to be, a large proportion of our retail volunteers have been with us for many years. Find out how you can volunteer at your local store too.


Donations of items to sell in our retail shops* are greatly appreciated. So, if you're looking for a new home for your books, bric-a-brac, furniture, clothing and homewares gathering dust on shelves, or you're wanting to make space in your wardrobe for some new threads, please contact your nearest shop.


We’ve partnered with MANRAGS to have 10kg of your old clothing, linen and shoes collected for only $25, preventing your items from reaching textile landfill by giving them a second life. Plus! For contributing, we’ll give you $10 in credit to spend in-store at one of our op shops.*

*On your first collection only.
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Online Bookstore

Online Bookstore

Browse our virtual shelves and take your pick from over 5,000 quality second hand books in our online bookstore. Every book sold will help make sure another child has access to quality healthcare, education and protection. Delivery is free for all purchases over $30. Check out our online bookstore here and add some classics to your bookshelf. 

Op shop locations

Our stores rely on volunteers to help us operate.  As such, the opening hours listed below are subject to change at short notice, depending on volunteer availability.

Covid-19 update

As State and Federal Government restrictions regarding retail operations are changing across Australia, we are working to keep you up to date on Save the Children Op Shops. 

In each store we are implementing measures to ensure the health and safety of staff, volunteers and customers and to protect vulnerable groups in our community. 

Please see below for stores that have reopened. This list will be updated regularly as more stores reopen, trading hours change, or in the event that some stores are required to close.

*Please note, our op shops are unable to accept mattresses.

Donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. Funds raised will be used to assist children and families in need. Any funds raised in excess of the amount required will be allocated to dedicated programming which supports children and families affected by emergencies around the world. Your personal information is handled in accordance with our privacy policy at Save the Children has a Deductible Gift Recipient 1 (DGR) status with the Australian Tax Office. To update us with your communications preferences please contact our Supporter Care Team on 1800 76 00 11 (FREECALL, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm ADST). ABN 99 008 610 035.  Save the Children Australia, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton VIC 3053

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