Donating a bike is a great way of helping out the community and promoting sustainability. Bikes can be recycled, refurbished and distributed back into the community. Donations of
bikes can make a great difference to community organisations , individuals and the environment.
GiveNow.com.au has compiled the following register of organisations who accept donations of bikes.
Click on the links below to find out where you can donate bikes in your state:
Australian Capital Territory
Do you have a bike gathering dust in a shed, unwanted, ignored, abandoned? Recyclery is a not-for-profit business that promotes re-use and recycling.
New South Wales
Australian Goodwill Bicycles Abroad:
This mission collects unwanted bicycles in Australia and then distributes them to developing countries.Our aim is to deliver as many bicycles as possible to as many people as possible in as many places as needed in Australia and overseas.
The indigenous Australian population who live in remote areas are our main focus in Australia.
02 6680 8768
61 Sunrise Boulevard, Byron Bay NSW 2481
Email template: http://goodwillbicycles.com/contact.html
Bicycle Recycling Network:
Providing a network between the community and non profit groups that utilize recycled bicycles. Their website provides information on places that accept donations of bicycles,
tools and parts. They also take donations of bicycles within the Western Sydney Area which are then distributed to these community groups and once repaired given back to people within the community.
Volunteers also sought to help continue this community program.>br>
0410 019 714
Bikes for Humanity Sydney:
We collect disused bikes and provide them to communities in need around Australia and overseas. Our bikes change lives forever by increasing access to education, employment and
health care through improved mobility and self-empowerment. In Africa shipping containers become pre-built bicycle workshops providing employment opportunities and empowering these communities to
sustain their own fleet of bikes.
Check out our website to find a bike drop off point near you.
0421 708 016
Bikes 4 Life Sydney:
Bikes 4 Life is a global community initiative that is dedicated to providing bicycles to people, particularly youth, who are underprivileged, aimed at helping the most vulnerable, isolated and neglected groups within society. If you would like to donate your bike(s) you can do so by dropping it off at our drop off point. Our Sydney bike drop off point is at: 9 Wentworth Ave, East Killara 2071 NSW.
Chris Roe on 0405 150 829
Granville Youth Centre
A collaborative community project involving Council, Seniors and Young people in the community where Council collects old bicycles from Council Collections, donates them to the young people whom learn how to repair the bicycles under the guidance of the Seniors in the community. We take donations of bicycles within the Western Sydney Area for the young people.
02 9897 9547
Information: MTC Worksolutions is looking for old pushbikes as they are making wheelchairs for young landmine victims from the old frames. The frames are cut, stripped, welded and painted and
turned into wheel chairs, all non profit . The workshop is in Canterbury (Sydney). You can drop off the old bikes or give them a call if you are not to o far away.
Phone: (02) 9558 3444
Newcastle Bike Ecology Centre:
Your local environment, not-for-profit, community based, sustainable transport, bike-fun centre , push-bike co-op. We take pre-loved bikes and parts that are then restored by
volunteers. Free workshops on how to fix bikes, cycling tips and traffic skills. If you want a bike, we help you recycle one for free.
02 4961 6582
106 Robert St, Islington NSW 2296
Nunnery Community Bike Workshop:
The Nunnery Community Bike Workshop collects abandoned bikes and parts to create working bikes to put back into the community. The bikes are put together by you, the community,
with help from others who come. It is also a place to fix up your bikes with the tools and parts available. Everyone is welcome!
Oliver 0422 331 213 or Hugh 0428 639 632
Below the ' Turanga ' Building at 1 Phillip St, Waterloo NSW 2017
Every Monday, 5pm-9 :30pm
Western Sydney Cycling Network:
We are ordinary people who ride bikes and share an interest in them. We live or work in Western Sydney and know the local area. We are all levels of fitness and ride for
a variety of reasons including transport, recreation, exercise or just for fun. We are a non-profit community based group who manages bicycle repair and recycle to promote sustainability in the
community, health and waste reduction
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Bikes 4 Life Brisbane:
Information: Bikes 4 Life is a global community initiative that is dedicated to providing bicycles to people, particularly youth, who are underprivileged, aimed at helping the most vulnerable, isolated and neglected groups within society. To get involved in the Brisbane or Gold Coast region or for donation enquiries please contact our Queensland Representative:
Phone: Trevor Rose on 0478 800 709
Inala Youth Service:
Information: Inala Youth and Family Support Service is a non-profit welfare organisation assisting young people 10-25 years and their families with medium term accommodation up to 9-12
months, school support, crime prevention programs, Individual and family counseling, Vietnamese outreach programs. Donated bikes would be given to young people for practical assistance with job
opportunities, keeping appointments, getting to and from school, TAFE or training when they don't have money for a bus and for leisure enjoyment.
Phone: 07 3372 2655
Address: c/o PO Box 141 Inala 4077 or 12 Sittella Street, Inala 4077
The Bicycle Revolution:
Information: We accept all bikes and parts in any condition. The bikes are stripped. The parts sold and the good frames sold or rebuilt into reconditioned bikes that are sold.
Any frames that cannot be used are given to a Rotary programme that builds wheelchairs by using the back sections of the frames.
Any remaining waste metal is sold to metal recyclers. The proceeds are used to pay for the proper disposal of bicycle ty res and tubes by Tyrecycle .
We accept bikes and bikes parts Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm and on Saturday 8.00 am - 2.00 pm. We also have a pickup service every month.
Phone: 07 3342 7829
Address: 294 Montague Road, West End, Brisbane, QLD 4101
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Australian Refugee Association:
Information: ARA assists new arrivals to set up house in Australia and we heavily rely upon donations.
Phone: (08) 8354 2951
Address: 304 Henley Beach Road Underdale SA 5032
Bicycle South Australia:
Information: Bicycle SA runs programs for at-risk communities throughout regional South Australia.
In the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands, our Bikes-in-Schools program get s kids riding to school. Research shows this significantly improves the overall physical and
mental health of families and associated community networks.
Using donated second hand bikes, the program delivers resources and skills for the whole community.
Phone: 08 8168 9999
Bicycle Institute for South Australia - Bikes for Refugees Scheme:
Information: BISA's Bikes for Refugees project recycles bikes in good condition and donates them, free of charge, to refugee families recently arrived in Australia.
is always happy to take bikes in good condition, to check, clean, and hand onto the Refugee Association. We are particularly keen to get bikes for children and teenagers - so if you have outgrown
your old bike, please consider donating.
Phone: 08 8365 7489
Address: c/o PO Box 792, Adelaide 5001
Email template: www.bisa.asn.au/contact
Bicycles for Humanity Adelaide:
Information: We accept donations of old pre-loved mountain bikes. We pack them into a shipping container and send them to a community in need in Namibia, Africa.
The container full of bikes is turned into a Bicycle Empowerment Centre under the direction of Bicycle Empowerment Network Namibia. Local people are trained in bike mechanic and small business skills and the local community have access to sustainable transportation that allows them greater access to water, health care, education and economic opportunity.
Hobart Bike Kitchen:
Information: Hobart Bike Kitchen is a non profit group of people who love bikes and who want to share our passion. They accept donations of anything that is going to contribute to putting a road worthy bike on the road, so a bike that’s no longer used, a bike that may have something broken that may provide parts for others, parts that you’ve got sitting around in the shed or garage for a bike you’ve no longer got.
Third Place Communities:
Information: Located in Hobart, Australia, Third Place Communities is a Non-Profit Incorporated community organisation.the Community Bikes Program is a youth mentoring program where workers and volunteers restore old bicycles alongside young at-risk young people between 10-16 years old. The aim of the program is to help these young people in our community develop life skills, see positive changes in attitude and an increase in self-reliance.
Phone: Anthony 03 6234 8487
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Banksia Gardens Community Services - Bicycle Hub:
Information: The Bicycle Hub is run by a group of volunteers. We help the community with bike repairs and also accept donations of old bikes. Any donated bikes are repaired by our volunteers and donated back to the community.
BAC, South Port UnitingCare:
Information: BAC (Born Again Cycles) is an initiative to get local people cycling by recycling bikes back into the community. There is also an opportunity to donate time and skills to make
the bikes roadworthy, or learn skills by spending time with us. If you have unused bikes, time or skills, please call Anne or Mark at South Port UnitingCare .
Phone: 0437 345 318
Address: 319-329 Dorcas St, South Melboune , VIC 3205
Bicycles for Humanity - Africa:
Information: Bicycles for Humanity is a worldwide organisation focused on making a difference through the redistribution of unused bikes; to some of the poorest nations in the world.
Currently Bicycles for Humanity -Melbourne is raising funds to send their first container of bikes to Namibia.
Bikes 4 Life Melbourne:
Information: Bikes 4 Life is a global community initiative that is dedicated to providing bicycles to people, particularly youth, who are underprivileged, aimed at helping the most vulnerable, isolated and neglected groups within society. If you would like to donate your bike(s) you can do so by dropping it off at our weekly workshops or bike drop off points. Bikes 4 Life Melbourne currently have weekly workshops on Sunday at 26 Gwynne Street, Cremorne.
There is also a drop off point at Riding Way Bike Shop at 1034 North Rd Bentleigh East.
Phone: Ciro Cappelli on 0412 578 004.
The Bikeshed at CERES:
Information: The Bikeshed at CERES helps people renovate a b ike for themselves. This helps increase cycle use in the community, especially for short local trips, and especially for people
who cannot afford a new bike. By helping people take charge of making themselves mobile, we help develop attitudes of solving cycling and other technological challenges when they arise, rather than
Address: Southern entrance to CERES, off the Merri Creek bike path
Hours: Friday- Sunday 11am to 5pm
Information: Providing employment opportunities for people with disabilities, Outlook recycle bikes (amongst other recyclables).
Phone: 03 5941 1535
- Darebin Outlook Market - 34 Kurnai Avenue, Reservoir Melway: 18 A6
- Hampton Park Outlook Market, 274 Hallam Road, Hampton Park, Melway: 129 F1
- Mornington Outlook Market, 29 Racecourse Road, Mornington, Melway: 146 A3
Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC):
Information: The MIC is a nonprofit company who provides settlement
services to migrants and refugees settling in the eastern suburbs of
Melbourne. Clients particularly
recently arrived refugees seek bikes from
us to assist with transport particularly to school and work.
Phone: 03 9285 4888
Address: Suite 2 27 Bank Street Box Hill 3128.
Noble Park English Language School:
Information: The population of our school consists of newly arrived and refugee students that require support with adjusting to life and schooling in Australia. Due to their disadvantage, any
bikes available for donation to the school would be greatly appreciated and used to assist with students' safe transport, learning/skills and recreation activities.
Phone: 9546 9578
Address: 21-35 Thomas St, Noble Park VIC 3174
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Bikes 4 Life Perth:
Information: Bikes 4 Life is a global community initiative that is dedicated to providing bicycles to people, particularly youth, who are underprivileged, aimed at helping the most vulnerable, isolated and neglected groups within society.To find out more and for you drop off point please email us.
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