Variety Op Shop Ball 2019

Variety Op Shop Ball 2019

A fundraiser for Varitiety the Children’s Charity. Supporting sick and disadvantaged children of Queensland.

Join us at the 2019 Op Shop Ball in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity
Saturday, 6 April 2019
6:30pm to midnight
$65 per person
Includes complimentary drink on arrival (beer, wine or soft-drink), 2-course meal, The Dynamics Trio Band, Mark Forbes as the MC, prizes, auctions and raffles!
Cash bar for drinks.
Caloundra Power Boat Club: 2 Lamerough Parade, Golden Beach

You can check out more info by joining the official Facebook event here.

You can also book tickets on TryBooking here.

Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours Trading

Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours Trading

Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours – Is Your Local On The List?

Salvos Stores have announced some of their stores will be open later during the summer for some of you luck op shoppers. This not only means longer hours to shop but gives donators a few more hours to head out after work to drop things off. Have a look at the list by state to see if you’re going to be doing some late night shopping.

The All Important List – Salvos Stores Extended Summer Hours

The following stores open late on a Thursday night from the 1st of Novemeber until 7pm.

South Australia

Arndale, Darlington, Gepps Cross, Glenelg, Kensington Gardens, Kidman Park, Kings Park, Munno Para, Salisbury, Salisbury Downs, Windsor Gardens.

*Kings Park & North Adelaide will be open late on a Friday night.


New Town will be open until 7 pm on Thursdays from 6th December – 20 December.


Abbotsford, Beaconsfield, Brunswick, Cranbourne, Cowes, Deer Park, Dromana, Epsom, Epping, Fawkner, Hoppers Crossing, Kilsyth, Mulgrave, Niddrie, North Geelong, Rosebud, Rowville, St Kilda, Williamstown

Western Australia

Balcatta, Baldivis, Belmont, Brighton Butler, Cannington, Craigie Plaza, Ellenbrook, Gateways, Greenwood, Halls Head, Joondalup, Kelmscott, Kenwick, Malaga, Maylands, Morley, O’Connor, Ocean Keys, Osborne Park, Rockingham Beach, Subiaco, South Fremantle, South Lakes, Southern River, Wanagara, Whitfords, Willetton.

*Perth City will be open late on a Friday night.

Don’t foget to check out the I Love To Op Shop map here to find op shops in your local area.¬† It’s a work in progress but you’re able to add missing blanks by submitting shops here.

You can also find out more information on the Salvos Stores including their addresses, phone numbers and opening hours by clicking here.

Whenever you opt to op shop I hope you get lucky! Vicky!

Savers 50% OFF Melbourne Cup Eve Sale

Savers 50% OFF Melbourne Cup Eve Sale

Savers 50% OFF Melbourne Cup Eve Sale

Just a quick post to make sure you don’t miss out on the really popular Savers sale coming up.

It’s on the 6th November and includes all of their stores in VIC and SA.

You can see their website here for store details.

Their official Facebook event is also worth following here so you can find out about any announcements.

Good luck and hope you bag a bargain.

If you’d like to contribute a story, tell us about an event or share some news please drop me a message.


Savers is Coming to Carrum Downs!!!

Savers is Coming to Carrum Downs!!!

Savers is Coming to Carrum Downs!!!

I admitted to a close friend I was equally excited about this new arrival as I was about her new arrival due next year.

I’ll update as I find out more information but it looks to be next door to Pet Barn,on the corner of Lathams Road and Frankston and Dandenong ¬†Road

It might be worth heading to their website here and forwarding a CV if you’re also keen to work with them now.

WearFair Ethical Fashion Show

WearFair Ethical Fashion Show


Newhope would like to invite you on behalf on Unshackled, to attend our Ethical Fashion Show to be held at Newhope Baptist Church (3 Springfield Road, Blackburn North) on 21 September 2017.

Unshackled is our advocacy group that raises awareness against human trafficking and child labour.

The show highlights exploitation of workers in the fashion industry, the supply chain and promotes good choices regarding clothing and fashion. Fair Trade and ethical labels will be discussed and selected items from a few local manufacturers will be modeled.

Various stands will be in the room supporting ethical trading.

Some clothing will be for sale plus a swap shop to promote the idea of recycling and the connection between the fashion cycle and our choices. All dresses, jackets, pants and tops are $5. Doors open at 6.30pm.

The event is ticketed – $20 for adults and $15 for concession – for food, show bag and fashion show.

More info here.

If you’d like to submit an event for the ILTOS community please get in touch.

Launceston Salvos is Open!

Launceston Salvos is Open!

Launceston Salvos is Open!

Salvos opened a new store last month in Launceston.

It’s at 22-24 Kingsway and is open 6 days a week.

It’s a smaller store so they don’t accept furniture or bulky items.

If you’ve been I’d love to hear your thoughts on it or head on over to the listing and review it for other shoppers.

If you have any news or events the ILTOS community may like to know about please get in touch.

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