Supporting the fight against Domestic Violence 


Here we post updates on what has been happening lately at Survivor's R Us.

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Survivor's R Us makes it into the Newcastle Star

Posted on 16 April, 2018 at 1:55

Christmas Entertainment Sale

Posted on 4 December, 2017 at 22:55

As you can see above, we have a variety of DVD's and TV Box Sets on sale, from $1 to $40 for a complete series box set.

We also have plenty of Books, more than will fit on our shelves, starting at $1 each.

And much more on sale, including puzzles, toys, story books, games. 

International Men's Day BBQ

Posted on 16 November, 2017 at 21:20

This Friday, we held a BBQ for International Mens Day, which is held on the 19th of November, 2017 (Sunday).

We had a few guest speakers as well:

  • Mick Wilks - Country Music Artist
  • Trevor Jones - On-site Counsellor
  • Mathew Waugh - Ability Links.

And the Federal Member for Shortland, Pat Conroy, stopped by Survivor's R Us to help celebrate International Men's Day.

We had a Door Prize for attendees, as well as a few donated prizes (Paintball voucher, Event Cinemas Gift Card, Steggles Voucher, Bunnings Gift Cards, 2 for 1 Trampoline session) for a Raffle for those attending on the Day.

A video was also published on Facebook Live

Baby Fair

Posted on 13 November, 2017 at 22:10

We're having a Baby ... Fair to sell our collection of Infant, Toddler, and baby clothing, furniture, books, prams, strollers, bassinets, beds, and more.

Tuesday and Wednesday, the 14th and 15th of November from 10am to 3pm each day. 

Warehouse Sale 29/07/2017

Posted on 30 July, 2017 at 21:15

Good morning everyone!

We hope that you all had a fantastic weekend and enjoyed the warmer weather.

A big thank you to all those who helped make our Warehouse Sale on Saturday go so well! And a special thank you to the Bikers Australia Hunter Branch for their support on the day!

Hunter Homeless Connect Donation

Posted on 27 July, 2017 at 1:05

Today I had the pleasure of donating on behalf of Survivor's R Us Incorporated. 200 bags for the Hunter Homeless Connect Day on the 2nd of August. So proud to be able to help in the community.

Friends With Dignity

Posted on 27 July, 2017 at 0:55

Thankyou to our visitors, Lisa and Sue from" target="_blank">Friends with Dignity in Newcastle, we are delighted to be working with you in the future.

Garage/Warehouse Sale

Posted on 27 July, 2017 at 0:05

This Saturday, 29th July, Survivor's R Us is having a Garage Sale.

The event starts at 8am to 1pm, and we're also going to have a Sausage Sizzle / BBQ, with $2 sausages and sandwiches, $1 Soft Drinks and Tea/Coffee will also be available. 

The Warehouse will be open for people to purchase preloved and new items, including books, clothing, shoes, bags,  toys, videos and assorted items.

Food will also be available to purchase for $12, including our new handmade reusable bags for $1

There will also be a selection of stalls, Mel's Crafty Bits, Thermomix, and a range of Handmade Craft items and Gifts for Sale. Members from the local Motorcycle Club will also have their bikes available for photos, Proceeds will be going to help Survivor's R Us Incorporated in assisting members of the local community.

*reminder - Cash Only.*


Posted on 26 July, 2017 at 22:20

Survivor's R Us is proud to be associated with OzHarvest and their efforts in helping those in need with their Food Rescue program.

As a local charity organisation, we are invested in supporting the local community, and the people at OzHarvest are doing their best in finding ways to rescue unused and surplus food and produce from all types of food providers including fruit and vegetable markets, supermarkets, hotels, wholesalers, farmers, stadiums, corporate events, catering companies, shopping centres, delis, cafes, restaurants, film and TV shoots and boardrooms.

On occasion, OzHarvest will deliver their Rescued Food to Survivor's R Us, and those details are posted on" target="_blank">our Social Media pages, We often receive a variety of food and produce during the week and promote this as soon as it is available.

OzHarvest doesn't just rescue food, they also have NEST, food and cooking training sessions to introduce people to cooking with fresh produce and making quick, nutritious and healthy meals for themselves. Their chefs introduce people to cooking new or interesting meals, how to manage leftovers, how to balance convenience with nutritional needs and much more.

OzHarvest has been operating in Newcastle since 2010 and we are proud to have OzHarvest supporting Survivor's R Us as an establishing Charity Organisation and helping us out.


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Thank you Jade & Madison for your hard work

Posted on 26 July, 2017 at 21:05

The staff at Survivor's R Us Incorporated would like to thank Jade and Madison for their amazing work and dedication to help us make a difference. Jade with her skills in Administration as for Madison who took part in our Arts and Crafts program. They both started here through their Work for the Dole programs but are now volunteering and making a difference.

Appreciation Certificate to help show how much they meant to us and the people they have helped throughout their time here and we are looking forward to continue working with them.

Well done ladies we are so proud of you both.

Supporting Local Charities

Posted on 24 July, 2017 at 23:30

This Month, we're also helping 2 Local Charity organisations.

First up is Supporting" target="_blank">medical expenses for Hayley through their GoFundMe page, in purchasing a new bed.

You can purchase a Cadbury's Chocolate bar at the front desk to help support Hayley for $1.

In addition, we also have gift items you can purchase for Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day Pens, Pins and the Toy Bears are available at the Front Desk Reception.

Wonderful night at Brown Sugar with Zonta International Womans Organisation

Posted on 20 July, 2017 at 20:55

Survivor's R Us Incorporatred was invited to Zonta International Newcastle and Hunter branch meeting they had a French Night it was an amazing night and it is a pleasure to be working with your organisation. Zonta approached us and asked could we store furniture to help set victims up into there homes so we are so happy to be working with Zonta helping people in the community so far we have helped three families, with furniture and with our food and clothing from our warehouse and sheets and blankets its great to be able to help in the Community .

A huge big thank you to Zonta International Newcastle and Hunter Branch and Brown Sugar Restaurant Warners Bay .

From the team at Survivor's R Us Incorporated 



Posted on 20 July, 2017 at 20:35

On the 5 th of july i got the honor to  guest speak to the wonderful ladies from the West League Club Wednesday Crafting Ladies these amazing ladies donate beautiful Hand made Scarfs, Beaniesand Rugs they have also donated lots of personal care items for our Dignity Bags and many other items these ladies are our blessing.

A huge Big Thank You from Survivor's R Us Incorporated  

Wow a lot has happened at Survivor's R Us Incorporated

Posted on 20 July, 2017 at 20:15

Good Morning Everyone

Just up dating our blog on the 30th june i was invited to a lunch to hear the Hon Mark Dreyfus QC ,MP ,Shadow Attorney General and Sharon Claydon MP speaking  they were discussing about the court system and how our courts in Newcastle are affected by not having a Family court matters judge.

It was an absolute pleasure meeting Mark Dreyfus 

Biggest Morning Tea 100 raffle

Posted on 30 May, 2017 at 0:25

The winner of our 100's Raffle is Sara well done she was so excited she has never won anythink before and so deserving .:)

Biggest Morning Tea More photos

Posted on 30 May, 2017 at 0:20

Thank you Michael Wilk for MC the day and with your beautiful Wife Lorraine Lynch- Wilks you guys are amazing 

Please everyone look out for this man a recorded Artist /Song Writer Michael produced and sang his song NO MORE which is about Domestic Violence if you haven't herd it please listen to the words its his life in the song .

Fantastic Day Biggest Morning Tea

Posted on 29 May, 2017 at 23:50

Wow we had the best day ever , the sun was shining heaps of yummy cakes and slices and coffee and tea and lots of talking , fun day had by all for such a great cause getting the awareness about cancer out there.

To our wonderful MC/Musican  Michael Wilks and his beautiful wife Lorraine Lynch - Wilks 

A huge big thank you to all our Volunteers, and every one that made all the yummy cakes and slices we all enjoyed eating them .

A huge big Thank you to the following companies

Dennis and Anne Hodge 

Community First Diasater Relief ,Peter and Melita West  

Carnall Removals ,Graham and Kathryn Carnall 

Thermomix, Jennifer Martin 

Avon,  Gabbie 

Workskill Australia 

Joblink Plus 

Max Employment 

Westlakes Computer School 

Wednesday Crafting Group at Wests Club New Lambton 

Our Students in our sewing classes who made outfits and wore in the Fashion Parade 

Thank you so much to everyone that helped you are amazing 

The total of the money we raised for the day was $445 

The Biggest Morning Tea

Posted on 29 May, 2017 at 23:40

Richard King 2HD interview

Posted on 29 May, 2017 at 23:25

Wow we had a fantastic interview with Richard he listened to us and herd what we do hear at Survivor's R Us Incorporated and on Thursday the 25 th May he played our interview .

Survivor's R Us Incorporated

Posted on 7 May, 2017 at 20:30

Good morning every one

Don't forget Survivor's Working Together and Survivor's R Us we are having the biggest Morning Tea for Breast Cancer Gold Coin Donation  please join us on the 25th of May at 10 am  till 12 pm  lots of yummy cakes and slices we are having lots of raffles and we are also having a fashion parade of the clothing the girls are making at our sewing classes which is exciting we hope to see you there at Unit 1 / 3 Ranton street Cardiff nsw 2285