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The Auxiliary Op Shop

The Auxiliary Op Shop raises much needed funds for Garden Village. The Auxiliary Op Shop is open three times a week and is a treasure trove of bric a brac, craft, clothing, glassware, furniture and accessories. Members of the public are very welcome to visit the Op Shop entry via Findlay Avenue.

We encourage new members to get involved with the wonderful Auxiliary Committee and support the broader Garden Village community.

The Op Shop is Open to the Public

Buy preloved clothes, books, homewares and more. Support the planet and your wallet by shopping thriftily for second hand beautiful wares with Garden Village. To visit the Op Shop please enter Garden Village via Gate 2 at Findlay Avenue. 

Wednesday 9:30am til 12:30pm
Thursday 9:30am til 12:30pm
The second Saturday of the month 9:30am til 12:30pm

Donations welcome. 

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New volunteers are welcome to support us throughout the year. Volunteers can help in the Op Shop, the Mens Shed and with activities and events.

The Op Shop

Upcycle and find something new. The Op Shop accepts donations and raises funds for Garden Village. Open 9:30am til 12:30pm Wednesday, Thursday and the second Saturday of the month.

The Men's Shed

The Men’s Shed meets twice a week creating projects and repairs for the village community. Meetups Mondays and Wednesdays.

Fundraising Activities

Fundraising activities include Art Shows, Christmas and Mothers Day Raffles, Celebrations and generous donations. All donations are greatly appreciated.

Join the Auxiliary

The Auxiliary Committee and volunteers are the heart of the village. Members are generous with their time and work tirelessly to support village life.

Make a donation

Gifts and donations are welcome to support the ongoing needs of the community. All funds help to improve the wellbeing of residents and fund infrastructure projects.

Volunteering at Garden Village

The Auxiliary welcomes new volunteers.  Benefits of volunteering include:

  • Reduce loneliness and social isolation
  • Gives you a sense of purpose and keeps you active
  • Higher levels of health and wellbeing
  • It’s fun to be social and give back to the community 
  • Your experiences and ideas are valued to shape the future of the Village
  • Boosts social activities and connection
  • Help maintain or improve memory and thinking skills

Our people

Our wonderful community bring our vibrant village to life. We host a calendar of fun events for everyone to enjoy. 

Thanks to the generosity of our volunteers a myriad of activities, days out and events take place. Volunteers assist with transport, the Men’s Shed, Craft Groups and regular companionship for our residents.

Their outstanding contribution to our community is greatly appreciated. Many of our programs and activities would not be possible without the dedication of our volunteers.

If you would like to volunteer contact the Auxiliary President. 


As an independent not for profit organisation, all contributions to our Garden Village Community are greatly valued. Our responsibility to care for our ageing community is where we do our greatest good.

Located in Port Macquarie on the NSW Mid North Coast, Garden Village is a leading Retirement Living, Aged Care, Disability and Home Care Service. As a registered not for profit we’ve provided care services to the community for over 40 years.

For more than 40 years, Garden Village has provided homes, care and support for ageing Australians on the land of the Birpai people. We pay our respects to all First Nations Ancestors, Elders and People in our community and throughout Australia. We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country, and their continuing connection to land, sea, culture and community.

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