Brisbane’s Best Op Shops
Finding Brisbane’s best Op shops that offer value for families is what this resource is all about. We will cover both vintage and thrift stores and begin with the little known to the bigger more well-known chains. Some general rules of thumb
- Opening hours can change without notice as stores are run largely by volunteers. Check in advance- we have provided phone numbers for your convenience.
- The closer to the city, the more the clothing generally costs, (not as a rule) but at the same time, it makes sense doesn’t it? That said, the stores closer to the city can house more upmarket offerings and can be an ideal place to look for going out outfits.
- While stand alone shops might offer better value at times they may not offer the turn-over of the bigger chains who will also from time to time offer store wide sales or quantity bargains.
Stand Alone Thrift Stores
Citypointe North Op Shop Morayfield 166 Morayfield Road Morayfield Open 8.30-4:30pm Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm Saturday Ph: (07) 5428 3901 Offers quality preloved clothing and often has discounts for multiple buys
Grapples Thrift Store Chermside 21 Henry St, Chermside QLD 4032 Open 9.30am-2:30pm Monday-Friday, 9:30-12:30pm Saturday Ph: (07) 3350 3183 Known to be a good old-fashioned thrift store focused on community
The Connected Inc Op Shop Virginia Shed 4a, 143 St. Vincents Road, Virginia Ph: (07) 32671629 9:00am -2:45pm Tuesday- Saturday Said to be Brisbane’s best-kept secret! A Massive warehouse filled with clothes, wares and furniture.
Yesterdays Thrift Store Rosalie Rosalie 39 Nash Street, Rosalie Open Monday- Saturday 9:00am-4:30am, Sunday 9:30am-4:00pm Higher end clothing but still reasonably priced
Preloved Boutique Morningside Morningside Morningside Uniting Church, 43 Thynne Road, Morningside Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm Well priced preloved clothing and cool vintage finds as well as household goods
Steele Op Shop Graceville 215 Oxley Road Graceville Ph: 07 3379 3769 Open 9:00am-4:00pm Wednesday to Friday 9:00am-12:30pm Saturdays Racks of men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, many shelves of bric-a brac and small amounts of furniture.
St Peter’s Anglican Church Wynnum – Pandora’s Thrift OP Shop Wynnum 77 Charlotte Street Wynnum Open 9:00am-12:00pm Monday-Friday Offers quality preloved clothing and goods. Known for great pricing.
Zion Bargain Centre Nundah 16 Union Street, Nundah Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-1:30pm, Saturday, 9:00am-11.30am A great reputation for quality preloved clothing bargains
MS Op Shop Dutton Park 2 Grantham Street, Dutton Park (07) 3844 5933. Monday 9:00am – 12:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am – 1:30pm, Wednesday 9:30am – 2:30pm, Thursday 9:00am – 1:30pm, Friday 9:00am – 1:30pm Great clothing bargains- have been known to offer fill a bag type offers
Asthma Foundation Op Shops
Asthma Foundation Op Shops offer quality preloved clothing and goods. Known for being lower pricing the other chains of charity op shops.
Annerley 437 – 439 Ipswich Road. Annerley QLD 4103 Open: 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday Ph: 3848 7810 Coorparoo 1 / 48 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo QLD 4151 Open: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm Sunday (Sunday’s subject to change) Ph: 3189 2831 Hillcrest Unit 5, 108 Anzac Avenue, Hillcrest QLD 4118 Open: 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 3pm Saturday Ph: 3800 2444 Mitchelton 43 Blackwood Street, Mitchelton QLD 4053 Open: 8:45am – 4:45pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm Saturday Ph: 3355 2838 Zillmere Shop 2, 35 Handford Road, Zillmere QLD 4034 Open: 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 1:00pm Saturday Ph: 3865 8309
RSPCA Op Shops
100% of profits stay with the RSPCA, helping all creatures great and small! Shopping at the range of RSPCA Op Shops located around Queensland is a great way to find a bargain on clothing, household items, bric a brac, accessories and furniture, while helping to raise much needed funds to help the 44,965 animals RSPCA Qld cares for each year.
Stones Corner 313 Logan Road, Stones Corner Ph: 07 3847 9030 Open 9:00am – 4:00pm (Monday – Saturday) Moorooka 485 Beaudesert Road, Moorooka Ph: 07 3276 8269 Open 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm Saturday Sherwood 637 Sherwood Road, Qld 4075 Ph: 07 3278 2459 Open 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 2:00pm Saturday Strathpine 8 Dixon Street, Strathpine Ph: 07 3889 9850 Open 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 1:00pm Saturday New Farm cnr &, Merthyr Rd & Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005 (07) 3254 2309 Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm, 9:00-3:00pm Saturday and Sunday Wacol 139 Wacol Station Rd, Wacol Ph: 07 3258 5657 Open: 9:00am – 4:00pm Monday – Sunday
Link Vision Op Shops
Offering clothing, shoes, cutlery, crockery, bric-a-brac, furniture and electrical goods
Stones Corner Store Shop 7 / 375 Logan Road. Stones Corner QLD 4120 Ph: 3847 7748 Open Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday – 10.00am – 2.00pm Annerley Store 470 Ipswich Rd, Annerley QLD 4103 Ph: 07 3892 6202 Open Monday – Friday: 9am – 4.30pm Saturday: 9.30 am – 2.30pm Cannon Hill Store 1177 Wynnum Rd, Cannon Hill QLD 4170 Ph: 07 3890 4238 Open Monday – Friday: 9am – 4.00 pm Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm Deception Bay 3/110 Bailey Rd, Deception Bay QLD 4508 Ph: 07 3201 3173 Open Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 4.00pm Saturday: 9.00am – 3.00pm Wynnum 82 Florence St, Wynnum QLD 4178 Ph: 07 3893 0252 Open: Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday: 9.00am – 3.00pm Geebung Shop 3, 344 Newman Rd, Geebung QLD 4034 Ph: 07 3216 5106 Open: Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday: 9.00am – 1.00pm
Other well-known Charity Thrift Shop Chains
Find a local St Vinnies near you at https://www.vinnies.org.au/ with their Newstead Shop a standout online as a destination for bargains.
Lifeline offer 3 different types of charity stores
- Lifeline Superstores – bigger variety of clothes and larger furniture items.
- Lifeline Shops – mainly clothes and at times smaller furniture items and household items.
- Book Shops – shops dedicated to second-hand books.
Find a local Lifeline Store near you at https://uccommunity.org.au/lifeline-shops
Salvation Army Stores
With 36 stores across Brisbane, you will find a great range of preloved clothing and second-hand goods. Their two sheds in Red Hill are a standout, though they have stores all over Brisbane http://salvosstores.salvos.org.au/find-a-store/
Endevour Stores have 3 Op Shops in Brisbane, Stafford and Capalaba offering purely recycled clothing as they keep their second-hand good stores separate.
Please do let us know in comments below if we have missed any of your favourite places to find preloved clothing at reduced pricing. Remember to feel good about your shopping, you are helping to support the slow clothing movement and at the same time supporting local charities. For many families, the cost of clothing is a burden that Op Shops can help relieve and we appreciate any support you can give us in adding new stores or places to find affordable pre-loved family clothing.