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Latest news: Op shop

Vinnies Braddon ready to open doors for keen op shoppers

Urban Canberrans no longer have to travel to snap up a fashion bargain with Vinnies Braddon opening tomorrow, Friday 24 November.

Boorowa Rotary starts seed exchange at community op shop

Operating from the Boorowa Community Op Shop on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Boorowa Rotary Seed Exchange is a program that allows community members in the small NSW country town to access seeds for free.

20 months of #NoNewClothes

Through cataloguing her #NoNewClothes journey on Instagram (@aconsciouswardrobe_) Ren has amassed thousands of followers for her polished and curated wardrobe.

Op-shoppers rejoice! New Vinnies opening in Braddon this spring

Vinnies Braddon will be the 28th store to operate in the ACT region, and the charity’s first venture into the Canberra CBD. It will be open seven days a week, and will have late night hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in line with the popular Vinnies Dickson store.

Best Dressed store styles Canberra’s vulnerable

An op shop about to celebrate its one-year anniversary at its Franklin Street location helps Canberrans become their best dressed selves.

Why have op shops become so expensive?

Major charity op shops have undergone a mass makeover in the last 10 years, and it’s reflected in the prices. With Barbies on the roof, vinyl on the walls, and a slew of funky individuals outside the changing rooms on Thursday to Saturday nights, Vinnies Dickson doesn’t look like your average op shop.

Canberra Vinnies open to offset donation dumping

‘Tis the season when Vinnies Canberra is expanding their hours to give locals a chance to get on Santa’s nice list by donating quality, preloved items.

Vinnies’ new Mitchell op shop seeks volunteers

Officially opening next Wednesday 1 December, a new Vinnies op shop in Mitchell is getting its final touches just in time for Christmas and is looking for volunteers to help share some...

‘Don’t dump it, sell it’ at the Garage Sale Trail

Promoting sustainability and circular living, the Garage Sale Trail returns to the ACT and across Australia this month, 13-14 and 20-21 November.

Salvos Online: your op-shopping fix for lockdown

For those who haven’t heard the fabulous news, Salvos has an online op shop as of May last year - although it’s more like an op-megastore, with about 60,000 items listed and...

Have you heard? Red Dove preloved clothing

Red Dove preloved clothing: Browse an auditorium of great winter bargains in clothing, linen, bric-a-brac, books, DVDs on Thursday to Saturday.

Op shops do their bit diverting textiles from landfill

Anglicare Retail Phillip store supervisor Sarah Hubert says she and her team of volunteers can only sell a fraction of the clothing that comes through the front door.