• 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout

    While Brisbane slept on 22 June, 170 local business, community and government leaders braved the cold weather under the Story Bridge for the St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland’s annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout®.

  • Magnetic Island rejoice

    Vinnies Magnetic Island will continue to offer quality second hand items for locals, after signing a new three-year lease at the current location – 6/95 Sooning St, Nelly Bay.

  • Jeff Horn throws his weight behind fight against homelessness

    Professional boxer Jeff Horn has thrown his weight behind the fight against homelessness. The Logan-born fighting schoolteacher, who is due to take on boxing legend Manny Pacquiao on July 2 for the world welterweight title, has come out in support of the Gold Coast CEO Sleepout.

  • Vinnies committed to addressing Gold Coast homelessness

    More than 1400 Gold Coasters are homelessness every night – and Vinnies are launching a dedicated program to prevent this number from rising.

  • Vinnies calls on CEO's to sleep rough

    St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland has launched the 2017 Vinnies CEO Sleepout® in Brisbane, calling on CEO’s and business leaders to rise to the challenge and sleep rough for one night so others don’t have to for life.

  • Vinnies giving young people in Roma a hand up

    St Vincent de Paul Society have launched a new education program in Roma aimed at disengaged youth.

  • Vinnies Cyclone Debbie Recovery Appeal

    Financial donations to Vinnies Cyclone Debbie Recovery Appeal are the best way to make sure Vinnies can quickly provide assistance to those who need it.

  • Queensland’s first all-female CEO Sleepout® team commit to fighting homelessness this International Women’s Day

    Energy Skills Queensland CEO Penelope Twemlow has thrown her support behind the Vinnies CEO Sleepout in 2017, using International Women’s Day to announce Queensland’s first all-female fundraising team for this year’s event.

  • Making a Difference backed up by research

    St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland and the University of Queensland have entered into a pioneering partnership to undertake research providing an evidence base for our ‘good works.’

  • Vinnies launches first Retail Ambassador

    After a big 2016 with 15 new shop openings, Vinnies has announced Queensland media personality and journalist Kylie Lang as its first ever retail ambassador.

  • State Government boost to Vinnies 2016 Christmas Appeal

    St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland this week thanked the State Government for their generosity as they were handed a $100,000 cheque for their annual Christmas Appeal by Premier Annastacia Palaszckuk.

  • A Goodstart to giving this Christmas

    Imagine the joy that comes when a family sits down to a substantial meal to celebrate Christmas or when a parent sees their child’s face light up when they open a present on Christmas morning.

  • Vinnies Pop Up Shop opens in the Myer Centre Brisbane

    Shoppers at the Myer Centre Brisbane will soon be spoilt with even more choice, with a Vinnies Pop Up shop opening in the Centre in the lead up to Christmas – but for a limited time only.

  • Theft and dumping at Vinnies shops and donations bins_22 Nov

    Vinnies wants to remind people not to ‘dump’ on their good works by stealing from donation bins and depots or leaving rubbish meant for tips at their donation bins, or outside their shops.


  • Vinnies Queensland - Enabling the Information Age

    The ‘Vinnies Queensland – Enabling the Information Age’ project aims to up-skill our Members in basic digital literacy and enhance local service delivery through new equipment and training. The Society is currently working towards...

  • YERONGA: Vinnies calls on Community leaders to sleep rough

    Vinnies aims to raise much needed funds to combat homelessness with an event that involves a piece of cardboard, soup, sleeping rough and members of the community. The annual Vinnies Yeronga Community Sleepout will be on Tuesday 12 August at the...

  • Vinnies Community Sleepout kicks off in Sunshine Coast

    Vinnies Community Sleepout kicks off in Sunshine Coast


    Vinnies officially launched the annual Community Sleepout Sunshine Coast today calling on local business and community leaders to sign up to sleep...

  • Vinnies opens shop on Magnetic Island

    Vinnies opened its doors on the beautiful Magnetic Island today offering good quality second hand items for locals. The new shop located at shop 6, 95 Sooning Street Nelly Bay is open Monday to Saturday from 9am. Magnetic Island Conference President...

  • Vinnies; Here for the long haul

    As many locals drive through the streets the destructive impact of Cyclone Marcia can still be found as the community continues to rebuild. Rebuilding can be a lengthy process but for those facing financial hardships and...

  • Vinnies QLD Cyclone MARIA Recovery Appeal LAUNCHED

    Vinnies Queensland launched the Cyclone Marcia Recovery Appeal today in conjunction with funds donated by the Queensland Government to assist victims of the recent disaster. State President John Forrest said that the...

  • Vinnies Corporate and Community Sleepout kicks off in Gold Coast

    Vinnies together with Mr Rob Molhoek MP and Councillor Dawn Critchlow today launched the second Gold Coast Corporate and Community Sleepout to raise $150,000 towards building a new Homeless Support Centre. Participants...

  • Vinnies asking business leaders to sleep ROUGH

    Vinnies together with local celebrity Todd Widdicombe banded together to officially launch the Sunshine Coast Community Sleepout to raise more than $50,000 to help those facing homelessness. Participants can sign up at www.communitysleepout.org.au to...

  • Homeless Connect 2015

    The community and those facing or experiencing homelessness will have access to a range of vital services at the Homeless Connect event on Thursday 6 August at Quota Park. Sunshine Coast Housing and Homelessness Network event organiser Annette Baker...

  • Community Sleepout to help combat homelessness

    Homelessness happens in every neighbourhood, a sad reality the St Vincent de Pauls Society Conference Rosalie work tirelessly to overcome. The Conference sees more than 100 people in need each week that turn to the conference for help are families with...

  • Vinnies Ipswich opens BIGGER and BETTER

    Whether you are looking for that unique piece or on a tight budget, the new bigger and better Vinnies Ipswich has something for everyone. The new Vinnies shop, warehouse and support centre is at 272 Brisbane Street, West...

  • Vinnies Community Sleepout SUNSHINE COAST

    The 2015 Vinnies Sunshine Coast Vinnies Community Sleepout is TONIGHT. After weeks of dedicated fundraising and raising awareness, more than 80 participants will experience a night of sleeping on the streets with only a...

  • Vinnies Corporate and Community Sleepout GOLD COAST

    The 2015 Vinnies Corporate and Community Sleepout on the Gold Coast is TONIGHT with funds raised to go towards delivering a Homeless Support Centre. More than 4,000 Gold Coast people face homelessness or were are at risk...

  • Ravenshoe Breakfast Club - Grant Winners

    St Theresa’s Conference Ravenshoe have been successful through the Real Needs Community Grant from Real Insurance for their Ravenshoe Breakfast Club! The Ravenshoe Breakfast Club delivers a free, healthy breakfast...

  • Vinnies Spring Fashion Parade

    It’s National Op Shop Week (24-31 August)… …so Vinnies is holding a fabulous Spring Fashion Parade, showcasing the amazing donations we receive. You are invited to dress up and join us at Vinnies Kenmore for a fun night with a...

  • Vinnies says the reasons to donate are all around us in QLD

    MEDIA RELEASE Vinnies says the reasons to donate are all around us Thursday 1 May 2014 St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland launched the annual Winter Appeal today calling on the wider community to help those doing it...

  • Vinnies Boonah shop opens on Main Street

    Vinnies Boonah has opened the doors to their new retail and support centre space today with the help of locals and the Town Crier.