News

Connected Inc Awarded Grant From ETC

Connected Inc is delighted to be the proud recipient of a grant from the ETC Community Support Fund.

Through their generous program of giving back to the local communities. ETC Community Support Fund has allowed us to make some significant changes. This includes more change rooms, improved ventilation, lighting throughout our facility and much more.

ETC - Employment and Training Company is a not-for-profit enterprise with a reputation as a high performing not-for-profit recruitment agency. They are a leading provider of employment, training and business services.

Connected Inc Restocked

We have been busy stocking our shop floor with many new items including fantastic summer clothing, vintage furniture, paintings and much more!

Come visit us and see why we are one of the most popular Op Shops in Brisbane!

Donations to North Queensland Flood Victims

Adam Taylor of IUIH (Institute for Urban Indigenous Health) met with Wayne Malmstone from Connected Inc.

Adam was presented with much needed clothing for some North Queensland residents who were being temporarily accommodated in Brisbane due to the severe flooding in North QLD.

Half Price Christmas Sale

Everything in store half price commences Thursday 14 December 2023 and finishes close of business Friday 22 December 2023

We all know this is the one sale we look forward to – crazy pricing and real value for money on such items such as clothing, Manchester, Christmas decorations, toys, books and furniture.

Please also not Connected Inc will be closed from Saturday 21 December and reopens Tuesday 2 January 2024.

New Aprons

Our wonderful Staff and Volunteers have been supplied with new Aprons. The photo below shows Susie, Mel, Lee and Glenys. We think they look fantastic! Be sure to compliment them on your next visit

All Mirrors $20

All mirrors in store are $20

RRP circa $400

Sale until the end of September

Half Price Sale - Storewide!

Half Price Sale Storewide! (Some exclusions apply).

Connected Inc’s famous Half Price Sale is back on again for three days only.

Sale on Tuesday 29 August, Wednesday 30 August and Thursday 31 August 2023.

Donations to Tonga

Another truckload of donations from Connected Inc on their way to Tonga.Tonga is still recovering from the devastating effects of the Volcanic eruptions and Tsunami in January 2022.

Half Price Sale! Storewide!

Commences Thursday 22 June and finishes on close of business Saturday 24 June.

Our prices are recognised as being as one of the best value for money OP Shops in Brisbane. So come and visit and see why we are One of Brisbane's Biggest and Best Op Shops.

You may also know that Connected Inc supports those in our community affected by Homelessness, Domestic Violence and the Disadvantaged. This is achieved by supplying a great variety of essential day to day living items (furniture, bedding, manchester etc.) free of charge via recognised welfare service providers.

This is a "win win", our customers purchase items at fantastic prices and this allows us to give back to our community in so many different ways every day of the week.

You may also not be aware, but Connected Inc donates $500 each and every month of the year to any worthwhile charity that is wholly nominated by our great volunteers.

Some of our past recipients of our monetary donations have been;

  • Rosie's
  • Beddown
  • Aussie Helpers
  • Backpack Beds for the Homeless
  • QCWA Public Rural Crisis Fund
  • Youngcare

So please come along and enjoy a memorable OP Shopping experience, knowing you are also playing your part in supporting our community.

Donations to Sierra Leone, West Africa

Lee and Peter from Connected Inc arranging delivery of donated items

Connected Inc operates one of Brisbane’s Biggest and Best Op Shops, whilst also assisting those in our community affected by Domestic Violence, Homelessness and the Disadvantaged. Connected Inc is also a registered disability service provider whose services to this sector, are second to none.

Financial Donation to Tongan Community

Wayne Malmstone our Warehouse and Retail Manager presenting Alfie a financial donation and clothing, to assist our Tongan friends, to obtain winter clothing whilst working in remote locations throughout Queensland.

Volunteers Week

Connected Inc celebrated Volunteers Week with a morning tea, photographed below is two of our fantastic volunteers, Bonny and Jo.