Baby Give Back is Queensland’s leading charity that aims to break the cycle of poverty of disadvantaged and vulnerable families, by providing clean, safe, baby essentials. Our aim is to transform the lives of the 1 in 6 children in Queensland who are living in poverty.


Currently, we are the only charity in Queensland that collects, cleans and safety-checks donated baby essentials from local communities. Packaged with respect and love by dedicated volunteers, our items are re-homed to families in crisis via over 200 social service caseworkers who ensure these items go directly to families most in need.


The families we support face a broad range of challenges such as family breakdown, poverty, domestic violence, unplanned pregnancy, trauma, and homelessness. We also support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (migrants, refugees and asylum seekers); those impacted by life-controlling addictions, mental health issues, disabilities and chronic illness.


Donations are sorted, customised, and packed with careful consideration to meet individual needs, whilst helping families feel a sense of belonging, connection, social inclusion and dignity. We believe that every baby deserves a safe start to life regardless of their situation.



When and wherev

Gold Coast Warehouse

10/15 John Duncan Court
Varsity Lakes
9am - 4pm Monday-Friday (until 7.30pm on Tuesday)

Brisbane warehouse

2/97 Jijaws St
Sumner 9am – 4pm Monday-Friday

This staff opportunity will run from 10am – 2pm (with flexibility)



Group size

Individual volunteers are welcome throughout the year. We also welcome pre-booked teams with 10 people maximum.


If you are participating in this opportunity under Community Engagement Time Release (CETR), then you are covered by ACU's insurances. If you are accessing this opportunity as a volunteer outside of ACU, then you are NOT covered by ACU's insurance policies. If accessing this opportunity as a volunteer we strongly recommend you confirm with the organisation that they have appropriate insurance for volunteers.

How to get involved

To register your interest in this opportunity, please email ACU Engagement at

This opportunity qualifies for community engagement time release (CETR)

As an ACU staff member, you can apply for up to five days each year to participate in approved community engagement activities that contribute to the common good, address social justice issues in the community, and help those experiencing disadvantage or marginalisation.

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