Photograph by AussieGall.
According to The Age today, the outer Victorian suburbian city of Geelong is booming:
"The second-tier city, just 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne, has been earmarked as a future regional growth centre, intended to take up some of the overflow from Melbourne's population boom that has put severe strain on urban infrastructure."
So what can this easten gateway city to the Great Ocean Road, offer the second hand shopper?
Firstly there are four charity op shops for thrift lovers to explore:
Salvation Army - Geelong, 128 Ryrie Street,Geelong, VIC
Red Cross - Geelong, 64 Bellerine St, Geelong VIC
Lifeline Op Shop "Just for You", 13 James Street, Geelong CBD
Geelong Hospital Auxilary, 171 Malop Street, Geelong
But what's in town for vintage clothing lovers? This:
FRANKLY MY DEAR VINTAGE FAIR @ the 'NASH' National Hotel, 191 Moorabool St, Geelong, 3219 held on the 1st Saturday of Every Month. The next fair is Saturday 3rd July from 11-5pm.
To find out how to become a Stall Holder or any info about the Vintage Fair, email:
Facebook page: FrankyMyDear