Op Shops

Australia’s Best Op Shop

Well after a few months of nominations and voting I can am thrilled to announce we have a winner in the Australia’s best Op Shop competition.

I have loved reading through all the nominations hearing about how fantastic you think some of your local op shops are across Australia.

I have to point out how many wonderful things were said by so many about the volunteers and staff who make the op shops what they are.  You are appreciated by so many of your supporters!

And the Winner Is…..

Australia’s Best Shop 2015 goes to Red Cross Retail Bridge Road with a whooping 500 votes!

You can find this much loved store at 191 Bridge Rd, Richmond Victoria where they are open 7 days a week.

Red Cross Retail Bridge Road - Amazing window displays.

Red Cross Retail Bridge Road – Amazing window displays.

Red Cross Retail Bridge Road - Amazing window displays.

Red Cross Retail Bridge Road – Amazing window displays.

In second place

Second place goes to the Angel Op Shop in Rosebud Victoria with 369 votes.

The Angel Op Shop works tirelessly to support a number of local charities on the Mornington Peninsula and can be found at 1189 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud where they are open 7 days a week.

The Angel Op Shop Rosebud

The Angel Op Shop Rosebud

Third Place Goes To!

Our third favourite op shop in Australia is the Cat Protection Op Shop in Newtown NSW at 85 Enmore Road with 147 votes.  This op shop is also open 7 days a week.

Cat Protection Op Shop

Cat Protection Op Shop

Winners by State

Best Op Shop QLD – Salvos Stores Cleveland at 25-31 Shore St W, Cleveland 

Best Op Shop in NSW – The Cat Protection Op Shop at 85 Enmore Road, Newtown

Best Op Shop NT – Vinnies in Malak, Shop 32, 16 Malak Crescent, Malak

Best Op Shop SA – Regen Op Shop at 552 Milne Rd, Redwood Park

Best Op Shop TAS – Geeveston Primary School Op Shop

Best op shop in VIC – Red Cross Retail Bridge Road, 191 Bridge Rd, Richmond

Best Op Shop WA – RSPCA Op Shop Port Kennedy at Unit 3/1- 5 Sunlight Drive, Port Kennedy

 

Huge congratulations to all of these shops and all the other op shops up and down the country raising money, helping to reduce landfill and bring joy to so many op shoppers every day.

Nominations for the Australia’s Best Op Shop 2016 will open next year on I Love To Op Shop, thank-you also to everybody who nominated and voted.

If you’d like to get in touch about the competition please drop me a message below.

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5 Comments

  • Susan Carr August 29, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Happy to hear that Malak is the best in Darwin.

  • Janet Camilleri (@middleagedmama1) August 29, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    Yay! Congratulations to Narelle and the Team at Salvo’s Cleveland, the Queensland state winners!!!!!

  • Chris August 30, 2015 at 12:23 am

    Congratulations to all the stores that were recognised and especially the volunteers.

  • Beth at AlmostPosh.com August 31, 2015 at 4:30 pm

    Oh wow, my local won the State! Fantastic!

  • Nadine Gurney September 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Gloria, Lesley and the tireless team of volunteers from our Co-opted charities at ReGEN Opportunity Shop are thrilled to be voted best Op Shop in South Australia. Thank you everyone who voted! 🙂

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