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Baby and Kids’ Market
The Baby and Kids’ Market provides excellent quality preloved goods by great brands at bargain prices. It's the
perfect place to stock up on furniture, prams, toys, clothes, books and just about anything imaginable for babies and
children. Mums sell their gently used baby and kids’ goods at very reasonable prices and it's a fun
way to grab some amazing bargains while recycling at the same time.
When: Once every three months, 9 am to 12 pm.
$3 Entry, Kids Free
Where: Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley
Email: [email protected]
1300 554 476
Little Darling’s Baby Bazaar
Quality pre-loved goods for babies and children ages 0-6. Items include clothing, toys, prams, bouncers, books,
baths, linen and more.
When: Once every 3 months, 9 am to 12 pm Cost:
Entry is $3 (under 12 are free)
Where: Illawarra Hockey Stadium, Waples Road, Unanderra
Phone: 0424 893 003
Email: [email protected]
Darling’s Fashion Bazaar
Quality pre-loved fashion for ladies. Find casual day wear, evening/cocktail wear, corporate, vintage, shoes, hats,
jewellery, accessories, beauty tips and more ….. Refreshments available
Where: The Grand Pacific Ballroom, Chifley Hotel, Harbour Street, Wollongong
When: Once every few months, 1 pm - 4 pm.
Phone: 0424 893 003
$3 entry - Cash Sales Only. Stalls are $45 including tables and chairs
Email: [email protected]
Dapto Markets
A local institution operating for 16 years and with over 400 stall
sites (undercover and outside). A wide range of merchandise
including second-hand goods, fresh produce, clothing, plants,
antiques, collectibles, furniture and more.
Where: Dapto Showground, Princes Hwy, Dapto
When: Every Sunday 7 am – 1 pm
Gold coin entry. Stalls are $25-$35
Email: [email protected]
Phone: Ray Gallagher 0412 788 111
Warrawong Markets
Stallholders are invited to sell their new and second-hand
goods, fresh produce, plants, craft, fashion and more. There
are buskers, entertainment, food and drinks, and plenty of
space to sit and watch the activity on our beautiful lake.
Where: By the Lake, Northcliffe Drive Warrawong
When: Every Saturday 7 am to 1 pm
Phone: 0412 788 111
Cost: Free entry. Stall prices range from $25 to $35
E-mail: [email protected]
Suitcase Markets
Wild Rumpus suitcase markets supports local artists, crafters and purveyors of upcycled
and repurposed goods to display and sell their ware, such as handmade craft, jewellery,
clothes, prints, art and reconditioned second hand items.
Where: Various, Thirroul
Cost: Gold coin entry, Stalls $25
When: Irregular times - check website or contact host for details.
Email: [email protected]
Coledale Markets
A friendly and relaxed community market which celebrates the handmade, home-cooked and recycled.
Where: Coledale Primary School, Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Coledale
When: Fourth Sunday of every month 9 am – 3 pm
Cost: Free entry, Stalls $35-$40
Phone: 0422 781 920 or 0425 277 118
▪ Address:
Wollongong City Council, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
▪ Postal:
Locked Bag 8821 Wollongong DC NSW 2500
▪ Phone: (02) 4227 7111
▪ Fax: (02) 4227 7277
▪ Email: [email protected]
▪ Web:
▪ ABN 63 139 525 939 – GST Registered
Other Local Markets
There are many other local markets and school fetes which welcome recycled and up-cycled
items, and trash and treasure stalls.. Check What’s On Wollongong for more details Such markets include:
Red Point Artisits Market, Port Kembla – 2 nd Saturday or the month, 10am-2pm
Stanwell Park – 1st Sunday of the month 10am – 3pm
Helensburgh Market - 2nd Sunday of each month 9.30am -2.30pm
Garage Sale Trail
One big day of buying, selling and old school social networking.
When: annual event
Where: Your place
Cost: Free
Alumni Bookshop
The Alumni Bookshop sells a diverse range of quality secondhand books at very reasonable
prices, including textbooks, fiction and non-fiction. Book donations can be made during
opening hours. It is run by alumni volunteers and all proceeds fund UOW student
scholarships and prizes.
When:10.30-2.30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Where: Cottage 119, Northfields Avenue, Gwynneville
Phone: 42215977
Email: [email protected]
WUSA Book Bank
The Wollongong University Student Association (WUSA) office sells cheap
second-hand text books through their book bank and website.
Monday- Thursday- 9:30am-2:30pmGwynneville
Phone: 4221 4204
Web: or
Doll and Bear Recue
The Wollongong Doll Club Inc will come to the rescue and collect any unwanted dolls, bears and
toys to raise money for local hospitals, charities and organisations. Your donation will help
others. For pick-up service please ring Rosemarie 42297010 or Judith 42615263.
Freecycle Illawarra
The Illawarra Freecycle Network is open to all who want to "recycle" that special
something rather than throw it away – currently with 2000 subscribers!
Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, a pram, a piano or an old door, feel free to
post it to the on-line network. Or maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself! One constraint: everything
posted must be free. This on-line network is brought to you by The Freecycle Network, a non-profit organisation and a
movement of people interested in keeping good stuff out of landfills. Check out for other cities and info
on the movement!
To join visit:
A free local online noticeboard that connects over one million Australians every month to buy, sell and find
anything from cars and jobs, furniture, rentals and pets in their local community. It is free to post an
advertisement on Gumtree and super simple (no registration required!).
▪ Address:
Wollongong City Council, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
▪ Postal:
Locked Bag 8821 Wollongong DC NSW 2500
▪ Phone: (02) 4227 7111
▪ Fax: (02) 4227 7277
▪ Email: [email protected]
▪ Web:
▪ ABN 63 139 525 939 – GST Registered
Sydney-Illawarra LETS
The Local Energy Trading Scheme (LETS) is an alternative trading network made up of individuals who
trade goods and services using a community currency called “Operas” instead of federal dollars. Better
than Barter, the straight one-for-one trade (“I’ll cook you dinner if you dig my garden”), LETS is more
flexible, incorporating trading items and services between multiple parties.
Email: [email protected]
A website of free classifieds – give and get items for free, save money and decrease landfill.
Op Shops
The Illawarra has a wide array of Op Shops stocking everything from fashion, to furniture, books to kids toys, and
more – see the Wollongong Op Shop Guide published by Wollongong City Council for the full list and map. When
donating items, don’t dump on a charity - make sure items are reusable, resaleable, clean, unsoiled and in working
condition. Charity staff will assess items and let you know if they are willing to accept the items you are offering.
Coasties Big Shed
A warehouse of second-hand building materials for sale - donations also welcomed.
Where: 1 Collins Street East, Corrimal (next to the railway line)
When: Open Wednesday to Saturday 8.30 am – 4.00 pm, Sunday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 4283 8366
Retro Wombat
This shop has an exciting combination of rarities, collectables, useful items, antiques,
trash, treasure, the odd, unique and truly bizarre – we buy and sell.
Where: 228 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul
When: Thursday - Sunday 10 am – 5 pm; Monday - Wednesday 10 am-2 pm
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 42671322
Reusable items in good working order are accepted for
free at the Revolve at the Wollongong Waste and
Resource Recovery Depot, Kembla Grange - such as
furniture, sporting and camping goods, toys, clothes,
blankets and linen, rugs, books, cutlery and crockery,
lawn mowers, tools, washing machines, driers, fridges
and building materials (eg wood, doors, windows,
baths, etc). They should be in reasonable condition
and/or in working order to enable resale. Computers,
televisions, mattresses, tyres and other electrical
items, paint or household chemicals are not accepted.
Items that are soiled, damaged or not working will be
refused at the Revolve’s/Council’s discretion and shall
be required to be disposed of as general waste with fees and charges applying.
Wollongong Waste and Resource Reovery Depot, Reddalls Road, Kembla Grange
Weekdays 7.30 am - 4.30 pm; Weekends and holidays 8 am – 4 pm, closed Xmas
Enquires: Contact Council 42277111 or visit
AAA Auction Recyclers
Whether it’s a factory, office or house being cleared out, this place can handle it! A warehouse of material that the
friendly staff will open for your perusal, just give them a call to check opening times.
Where: U8/ 1 York Pl 2517 Woonona – All the way around the back, beside the metal-workers
Phone: 4283 3000 or Paul 0400215003
▪ Address:
Wollongong City Council, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
▪ Postal:
Locked Bag 8821 Wollongong DC NSW 2500
▪ Phone: (02) 4227 7111
▪ Fax: (02) 4227 7277
▪ Email: [email protected]
▪ Web:
▪ ABN 63 139 525 939 – GST Registered
Dapto Pick A Part
Second-hand car parts available.
Where: Hamilton Street, Dapto
When: Monday-Friday: 8am- 4:30pm; Saturday: 9am -4:00pm
Web: Phone: 42621134
Scrap metal can be dropped off for free at the Wollongong Waste and Resource
Recovery Depot at Kembla Grange.
Phone: 4275 8888
Auzzinc: -Lot 2 Shellharbour Road, Port Kembla
Steel City Metals - 83/85 Five Islands Road, Cringila NSW 2502
Phone: (02) 4276 2814
OneSteel Recycling - 5/243 Berkeley Road, Unanderra NSW 2526
Unanderra Recycling and Buyback Centre - 50 Doyle Avenue, Unanderra NSW 2526 Phone: (02) 4271 4300
Williams Scrap Metals - 2/ 16 Rachel Crescent, Figtree NSW 2525
Phone: 0402 298 485
Coast Metal Recyclers - 9 York Place, Woonona NSW 2517
Phone: (02) 4284 6635
If your computer is too good to be just dismantled through Council’s Household Cleanup Service,
an “E-waste Drop Zone”, or the Wollongong Waste and Resource Recovery Depot there are a
number of local options for it to be reconditioned and given a new home.
Renewable Recyclers
A social enterprise that dismantles e-waste, and also provides refurbished computers
data erasure) at low cost to individuals, families and community groups in need.
Where: 13 Ralph Black Drive, North Wollongong NSW 2500
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1300 594 636
Computer Bank Illawarra
Community not for profit organisation the provides computer systems to disadvantage and low
income individuals.
Where: 28 Jardine Street, Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
When: Wednesday and Friday between 10am - 3 pm
Web: Email: [email protected] Phone: 4284 8676
SCARF - Computers for the Community Milestone
SCARF provides IT support to the refugee community in the Illawarra. This support includes provision of a computer and
associated hardware, and in most cases assistance with connection to the internet.
Email:[email protected]
Phone: 4227 1600
For information of how and where to recycling visit:
This information was believed to be correct at the date of its publication.
This information is for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal advice.
▪ Address:
Wollongong City Council, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
▪ Postal:
Locked Bag 8821 Wollongong DC NSW 2500
▪ Phone: (02) 4227 7111
▪ Fax: (02) 4227 7277
▪ Email: [email protected]
▪ Web:
▪ ABN 63 139 525 939 – GST Registered