Flood Recovery Distribution Hub

Open Monday - Saturday 10am – 2pm

57 Gallans Road, Ballina previously known as Thursday Plantation café

A Distribution Hub for donated goods is now open.  Flood affected members of the community can call in to collect free items daily (delivery can be arranged if collection isn’t possible). The Distribution Hub is operated by Ballina Shire Council with the assistance of volunteers. 

Free items include (subject to availability):

  • Non-perishable foods
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Cleaning products
  • Bedding and mattresses
  • Toiletries
  • Toys
  • Small household goods

Unable to provide:

  • Meals (cooked, cold or refrigerated food)
  • Electrical goods
  • Furniture


Ballina Shire Council thanks the community for their continued support and generosity. The Distribution Hub is currently accepting donations of:

  • Cleaning products
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Doonas and blankets in good condition
  • Pillows – new only 
  • Toiletry products such as shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste
  • Floor rugs
  • Towels
  • Pet food for cats and dogs

The hub cannot accept clothing, furniture or large household items at this time due to storage and space restrictions. 

If you would like to volunteer at the Distribution Hub please call 0460 947 439.


Related Pages

Flood Recovery

Together our beautiful Ballina Shire will get through this natural disaster. Check in here for flood recovery updates.

Bus Timetables

Ballina Flood Recovery Centre free shuttle bus timetables

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Postal Address

The General Manager
Ballina Shire Council
PO Box 450
Ballina NSW 2478

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40 Cherry Street
Ballina NSW 2478


Opening Hours

8:15am - 4:30pm

Monday to Friday