We started in November 2017 and in the 13 repair cafes we’ve had so far our wonderful volunteer fixers have fixed 173 items, with another 64 needing some extra parts. That’s a total of 505kg of ‘stuff’ saved from landfill, not to mention many happy people (see the photos elsewhere on this website).
If you’re interested in helping keep the St Kilda Repair Cafe up and running, please contact John Hillel:
All our fixers are VOLUNTEERS, and there is no charge made for the fixes they do. However any donations people would like to make are welcomed to help us cover our costs (website, glues & other materials used from time to time.)
Where we are
When do our Repair Cafes happen?
Our Repair Cafes are held on the second Sunday of every month except January, from 2-5 pm.
Our dates for 2019:
Sunday 10th February
Sunday 10th March
Sunday 14th April
Sunday 12th May
Sunday 9th June
Sunday 14th July
Sunday 11th August
Sunday 8th September
Sunday 13th October
Sunday 10th November
Sunday 8th December
(No new items for fixing accepted after 4:30pm. We tend to get a ‘rush’ at 2pm, so a good tip is to turn up around 3:30pm when things tend to quieten down a bit.)
Please note: Parking in the area can be challenging. Allow plenty of time, and if you have large items needing fixing, you can park for a few minutes in the PPEC driveway (on Herbert St), drop off your item, and then go looking for a parking spot.