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Wollongong City Council

Second Hand Shopping

Shopping second hand is a great way to reduce waste, keep items out of landfill, and save money.

Op shops, garage sales, markets and online sites have lots of great second hand options available for clothes, furniture, homewares and much more.

Some current second hand shopping options are shown below. This is provided as a guide only, and we can’t guarantee it’s correct.

If you have any questions, contact the organisations listed below, or search online for more information.

Based at our waste depot, the Revolve Centre recovers and sells useable goods to save them from going to landfill. Drop in to find books, homewares, furniture, sporting goods and more.

Explore local op shops and second hand stores using the map or list below.

Please note, details may change with no notice, and we can't guarantee this information is correct at all times.

Op shops and second hand stores
NameAddressPhoneHours
Salvos Helensburgh1/123-127 Parks Street4294 90599am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Vinnies Thirroul1/273 Lawrence Hargrave Drive0447 501 70210am - 4pm Mon to Fri
10am - 3pm Sat
10am - 2pm Sun 
Salvos Woonona17 Luxor Street4283 25749am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Uniting Church Op Shop Corrimal165 Princes Highway4284 535610am - 4pm Mon to Fri
Lifeline Shop Corrimal191 - 193 Princes Highway4283 695710m - 4pm Mon to Fri
9.30am - 2.30pm Sat
Vinnies Corrimal67 Railway Street4283 50339am - 4pm Mon to Fri
10am - 1pm Sat 
Vinnies Fairy Meadow1/138 Princes Highway4283 11039am - 4pm Mon to Fri
10am - 1pm Sat and Sun 
Salvos Fairy Meadow1/79 Princes Highway4283 11039am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Anglicare North Wollongong71 Montague Street8774 74679am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri
9am - 3pm Sat
University of Wollongong Alumni Bookshop (Innovation Campus).Building 210, north end of Innovation Way4221 5977 10.30am - 2.30pm Thurs and Sat (call first)
University of Wollongong Alumni Bookshop (main campus)Building 15, Gwynneville4221 597710.30am - 2.30pm Mon to Thurs
Vinnies WollongongCrown St Mall, 127 Crown Street4228 75499am - 4pm Mon to Fri
10am - 1pm Sat
Australian Red Cross Op Shop Wollongong54-60 Burelli Street4225 281310am - 4pm Mon to Fri
9am - 12pm Sat
Lifeline Shop Wollongong19 Auburn Street4228 040310am - 4pm Mon to Fri
9.30am - 2.30pm Sat
Save the Children Wollongong283 Keira Street4227 69369am - 4.45pm Mon to Fri
9am - 2.45pm Sat 
Salvos Wollongong48 Kenny Street4228 56449am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Green Connect Op Shop Unanderra37 Princes Highway4243 15379am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri
9am - 2pm Sat
Salvos Unanderra9 Nudjia Road4272 75289am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Berkeley Life Centre Second Chance Op ShopShop 3, 34 Winnima Way0400 357 4609.30am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri
9.30am - 1pm Sat
Revolve CentreWollongong Waste and Resource Recovery Park, Reddalls Road, Kembla Grange4227 71117.30am - 4pm Mon to Fri
8am - 4pm Sat and Sun
DAC Op Shop BrownsvilleDandaloo Shopping Centre, 41-49 Brownsville Ave4261 100110am - 4pm Mon to Fri
9.30am - 11.30am Sat
Salvos DaptoShop 2, 78 Prince Edward Drive4262 81029am - 5pm Mon to Sat
Uniting Church Op Shop Dapto7/110 Princes Highway4261 77959am - 3.30pm Mon to Fri
9am - 12pm Sat
Anglicare Dapto16 Marshall Street8774 74679am - 4.30pm Mon to Fri
10am - 2pm Sat
Vinnies Warrawong250 Cowper Street4274 06429am - 4pm Mon to Fri
9.30am - 12.30pm Sat
Salvos WarrawongShops 116-119 (upstairs) Warrawong Plaza4274 56099am - 5pm Mon to Sat

You can also get information about store locations and hours for larger charity organisations on the websites below:

If you're building or renovating and want to add some unique features, try using second hand building materials.

Our Revolve Centre has lots of reclaimed buidling materials, like doors, windows, wood, metal, sinks and more.

There are several local groups that offer second hand goods for sale or trade. Some even provide items for free!

Please note that we don't endorse any particular organisations. These links are provided as a guide only, and details may change without notice.

You can also find many local buy and sell groups on Facebook.

Many of the regular markets in our area include stallholders who sell pre-loved items.

Please note, we don't endorse any particular market,. This information is provided as a guide only, and details may change without notice.