Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge


Date and Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm, 20th September Location: Sippy Creek Animal Refuge, Sippy Downs Cost: Free entry Our garage sale is our biggest fund raising event of the year! Thank you Sunshine Coast for supporting us!! We are accepting items from the 22nd August!!! This year we are aiming to raise over $40,000. Silent auction with great bargains, cakes, coffees and sizzles. Many many.. read more

DESEX in the CITY 2014/15

Its that time again - DeSex in the City IV is here. Sunshine Coast residents can purchase a $69.00 cat de-sexing voucher at the refuge. We will have 500 vouchers available again. Our "Desex" campaign will be means tested again this time - so you must present a pension card and / or healthcare card. You need to visit the refuge to purchase the voucher, and while you are here, you can visit our.. read more

New Directions to the Refuge!!

Sippy Creek Rd is no longer accessible directly from the Bruce Highway. Please see information below on accessing the refuge now the road is closed from the Bruce highway! To visit us from: Northbound – take the Glenview Exit off the Bruce Highway and follow the service road along the front of Aussie World. Follow the signs to Frizzo Rd - this will meet the new road.. read more

SCARS & 4Paws Walk for Awareness Fundraiser

Its happening - a big dog walk for all of our four legged friends! Sunday the 25th October at Kawana Lake on the east bank foreshore. There will be lots to do with dog trials, competitions for best dressed dogs and owners, stalls full of cat and doggie goods and lots of food and fun!!! Come along and support your two local Sunnie Coast animal rescues! We may even have the SC Council doing free.. read more


We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday trading hours are 10 am – 1 PM. Find us at 28 Sippy Creek Rd TANAWHA... read more

What We Do

About Us The Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge (Sippy Creek Animal Refuge Society Inc) was established in 1979. Our Mission statement is 'Giving refuge to abandoned and surrendered cats and dogs until permanently rehomed and educating the community on responsible pet ownership". The Refuge is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation and has a strictly regulated non-euthanasia policy. We.. read more
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