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The Quaker Shop

Quaker Shop is the oldest charity shop in Adelaide

Quaker Shop


The Quaker Shop is an opportunity shop in Adelaide providing opportunity for everyone. The Quaker Shop celebrates 55 years of operation on 1 July 2023. We are the oldest charity shop in Adelaide. Run exclusively by unpaid volunteers.



Opening Hours: Monday – Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm

Location: 51 Kensington Road, Norwood South. Adjacent to bus stop 2 on routes 140 (Wattle Park), 141 (Stonyfell) and 142 (Burnside)

Telephone: (08 8333 2804)

The Quaker Shop has a COVID-Safe plan and QR Code.

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Opportunity for customers

  • good quality clothes
  • wide range of books
  • interesting bric-a-brac
  • friendly volunteer helpers
  • reasonable prices


Opportunity for volunteers

click on "volunteers" to contact re: volunteering opportunities at The Quaker Shop

  • outlet for all sorts of skills interaction with friendly people (such as customers and other volunteers, a mix of non-Quakers and Quakers)


Opportunity for recipients of the money raised

  • new and improved skills
  • better water supplies
  • health care
  • enhanced quality of life


The money raised is distributed to a number of charities including Quaker Service Australia and the Australian Refugee Association. Recipients live in Australia, Africa and Asia.

Saleable goods (not furniture or large electrical items) can be donated at the shop or placed in the bin near the Wattle Park shops.

Excess goods are passed on to other worthy causes.


To watch a video of Quaker Shop History and present day activities with interviews of past and present staff, click here.

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