What we do

The Big R’s Shed is a not-for-profit social enterprise committed to developing pathways, unlocking potential and strengthening the community.

With a big focus on sustainability, we offer people with a disability a unique retail work experience, selling pre-owned goods back to the local community. Big R’s Shed sells an extensive range of second-hand items, including homewares, sporting goods, toys, furniture and electrical.

You can visit our Facebook page to find out more.

Using our services

As a customer, you can visit the Big R’s Shed and browse our range of quality second-hand goods. We also stock a great selection of Nigretta of Hamilton  chopping boards, plants, art and more!

If you wish to donate items, simply drop them off onsite at 11 Albert St Warrnambool during our operating hours. When donating items to the Big R’s shed please consider the following:

Items you can donate We do NOT take
  • Furniture
  • Books
  • Homewares
  • Electrical goods
  • Hardware
  • Sporting Equipment
  • Jewellery & accessories
  • Clothing*
  • Mattresses, linen & bedding
  • Any damaged or soiled goods
  • Any broken electrical goods

*We do have a clothing bin available onsite, however, these donations are not used in our retail store & are outsourced 

All quality donations are greatly appreciated. Your donation helps us divert products from landfill, prevent harmful materials from entering our ecosystem, and supports our wonderful team of employees.

Work with us

You can apply to join the team at Big R’s Shed through are-able Social Enterprises. As a Big R’s Shed employee, you’ll get valuable and practical employment in a caring, inclusive and social retail environment.

Our participants can expect:

  • To work in a safe, supported and social environment.
  • To meet new people and connect with the community.
  • To be supported in whatever way they need.
  • Quality training and support.
  • The opportunity to gain new skills.
  • The chance to build their confidence.

Contact information


(03) 5564 5200


11 Albert Street

Opening hours

8.30am – 3.30pm
9.00am – 2.00pm