FareShare needs regular and corporate volunteers to power our Brisbane kitchen and cook millions of  meals for people in need

Get involved with Fareshare in Brisbane

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register regular and corporate volunteers. Help power the biggest charity kitchen in the Southern Hemisphere. Whether you are an individual or part of workplace team, we need your support.

Donate funds

It costs FareShare Brisbane just 50 cents to cook a nutritious meal for someone in need in Queensland. Every meal makes a difference and every donation means more meals.


Powered by volunteers and supplied with surplus food by Foodbank Queensland, we aim to cook one million meals in the first 12 months. Sign up now and help us feed people in need with nutritious meals.

Corporate volunteering

Our new Brisbane kitchen is ready to register corporate volunteers. FareShare offers a unique and meaningful team-building experience cooking meals for people in need.

Step inside the Brisbane kitchen

FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen has been designed to cook meals at scale with quality ingredients supplied by Foodbank Queensland.

The huge kitchen – approximately the size of a basketball court – is equipped with industrial scale food processing tools including 300 litre electric saucepans which cook 750 meals at a time. 

The multi-million dollar facility powered by volunteers aims to cook 1.25 million meals for vulnerable Queenslanders in its first year of operation and scale up to five million meals a year.

Latest news from FareShare in Brisbane

FareShare feeds Indigenous communities cut off by COVID-19

Indigenous communities face huge challenges from COVID-19 and FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen is proud to have delivered 3,500 meals to families in Queensland with more support in the pipeline. Cherbourg is an aboriginal community three hours from Brisbane with a population of 1,400. With around five people living in each house,

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FareShare nourishes communities hit by bushfire

Horrific bushfires have ravaged farming communities in South East Queensland in one of the worst starts to the bushfire season. We were able to assist the recovery effort by sending 3,000 meals to the hard-hit country towns of Canungra and Stanthorpe. FareShare Queensland director Kellie Watson accompanied the first truckload of food

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FareShare celebrates 1st birthday in Brisbane with one million meals

Just one year after we opened our Queensland kitchen, FareShare has cooked our millionth meal. But numbers don’t tell the real story. FareShare’s nutritious meals have proved life affirming for vulnerable Queenslanders from people sleeping rough in the city to regional communities devastated by bushfire. “We’re so proud of our

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Heart Futures in the Brisbane Kitchen

FareShare helps fight Indigenous disadvantage in Queensland

FareShare’s Brisbane kitchen has partnered with Heart Futures, an Indigenous charity and social enterprise based on the Gold Coast, to provide Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders with free, nutritious meals.   “Joining forces with FareShare has exponentially increased our ability to get food to our people who suffer from

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Fareshare Brisbane in the media

Inside Brisbane's FareShare kitchen, which aims to cook 5 million meals a year for those in need

Wiping tears from their eyes, volunteers surround a bench furiously peeling and chopping onions as they come in by the bagful.

It isn’t easy work but there are no complaints in this basketball court-sized kitchen, which turns surplus food into free healthy meals for people in need around Queensland.

Former Brisbane lab now southern hemisphere's largest charity kitchen

Inside a commercial kitchen the size of a basketball court in Morningside, a team of volunteers is scurrying to chop, peel and cook 5000 meals each day for people in need.

A former serum laboratory was transformed into the southern hemisphere’s largest charity kitchen, which officially opened on Tuesday.

Nation's largest charity kitchen fires up to fight food waste

THE country’s largest charity kitchen has opened in Morningside with a grand plan to cook more than one million meals in its first year of operation and to scale up to five million meals a year.

FareShare cooks surplus food into free, nutritious meals for people in need.

After 17 years in Melbourne, where close to 1000 volunteers help cook 1.2 million free meals a year, Fareshare is now opening its second kitchen in Brisbane.

Get in touch with Fareshare Brisbane

Kitchen location and postal address

46 Steel Place
Morningside QLD 4170

Email us

General enquiries: brisbane@fareshare.net.au

Phone: 07 3899 3248

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm