• Tasmanian Straw Responsible Venues

    These venues have committed to reduce their plastic straw use by either only giving them out on request, or by introducing an alternative. Get in touch to see your venue listed here!

    Tom McHugo's

    87 Macquarie Street, Hobart, 7000

    Supporter since 2016. Zero plastic straws AND composts kitchen waste.

    Society

    22 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point, TAS 7004

    Supporter since 2016. Have always used stainless steel straws in all their drinks and cocktails.

    The Alabama Hotel

    72 Liverpool Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

    Supporter since 2016. Have always used stainless steel straws in their drinks.

    The Glass House

    Brooke Street Pier, Hobart, 7000

    Supporter since 2017. Use stainless steel straws in all drinks.

    Preachers

    5 Knopwood St, Hobart, TAS

    Supporter since 2017. They took the Straw Free July challenge and have decided to continue not serving plastic straws

    The Theater Royal Hobart

    29 Campbell Street, Hobart, 7000

    Supporter since 2017. They took the Straw Free July challenge and have decided to continue not serving plastic straws

    The Islington

    321 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS, 7004

    Supporter since 2017!

    Drink Co

    Shop 10, 33 Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS, 7000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: 'We have never had plastic straws and use paper bags. We try to be 100% plastic free 100% of the time!'

    Billy Hill Organic Store and Cafe

    3378 Huon Highway Franklin. Tas. 7113

    Supporter since 2016. refuses to give out straws!

    Frogmore Creek City

    7/18 Hunter Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000

    Supporter since 2018! They serve stainless steel straws in their cocktails

    The Den

    63 Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS, 7000

    Supporter since 2018!
     

    7K Distillery

    69 Brighton Road, Brighton, TAS, 7030

    Supporter since 2018! They say: ' We're huge on recyclability, reusability, and sustainability and plastic straws just don't align with our ethos. We've opted to go straw few and where necessary, strictly using paper and stainless steel straws'

    Sailor Food Truck

    Multiple locations, Tasmania

    Supporter since 2018! They say: ' We don’t offer straws to our customers and we only utilise ecofriendly packaging and advertise this so people are aware'

    The Homestead

    304 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart, Tasmania

    Supporter since 2018!
  • Victorian Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way in making change

    Ohana Pizza

    Catamaran Drive, Wyndham Marina, Wyndham Vale, VIC, 3030

    Supporter since 2018!

    Phamily Kitchen Castlemaine

    188 Barker Street, Castlemaine, VIC, 3450

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are doing our part to reduce unnecessary plastic waste, drinks are served without a plastic straw.'

    Warrnambool Laneway Bar

    78-82 Liebig Street, Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We gave up on straws last Summer, going from 200 fat plastic straws per night to only a few on request. Had no hassles at all! The convenience of straws is not worth the trouble on the environment.'

    Ice Bar Melbourne

    319 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

    Supporter since 2018!

    Shamrock Hotel

    579-583, High Street, Echuca, VIC, 3564

    Supporter since 2018! They say: '1000 years for one drink.........yeah nah. That doesn't sit right with us.'

    Iddy Biddy

    Shop 35, 37 Blessington Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Both as individuals and as a venue we strongly believe in caring for our world and all that inhabit it. We care about our environmental impact and reducing our use of plastic."

    Karova Lounge

    15 Field Street, Ballarat, VIC, 3350

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Both as individuals and as a venue we strongly believe in caring for our world and all that inhabit it. We care about our environmental impact and reducing our use of plastic."

    The Old Bar

    74-76 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, 3065

    Supporter since 2017! Have been giving out straws on request only, and are looking into alternatives to plastic.

    Botanical

    169 Domain Road, South Yarra, Melbourne, VIC, 3141

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Botanical is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Penny Black

    420 Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC, 3056

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    The Penny Black is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Robert Burns Hotel

    376 Smith Street, Collingwood, VIC, 3066

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Robert Burns Hotel is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Colonial Brewing Co.

    89 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Colonial Brewing Co. is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Half Moon

    120 Church Street, Brighton, VIC, 3186

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet.'
    Half Moon is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Bimbo Deluxe

    376 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet.'
    Bimbo Deluxe is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Lucky Coq

    179 Chapel Street, Windsor, VIC, 3181

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet.'
    Lucky Coq is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Portsea Hotel

    3746 Point Nepean Road, Portsea, VIC 3944

    Supporter since 2018! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet.'
    Portsea Hotel is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The White Hotel

    129 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "Without oceans life on earth can not exist”

    Denny's Italian

    66 Brougham Street, Geelong, VIC, 3220

    Supporter since 2017! They say: ‘At Dennys Kitchen we are all really excited about becoming a part of this change towards a more environmentally friendly future for our industry and our customers!’

    Edge Geelong

    1/6-8 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, VIC, 3220

    Supporter since 2017!

    College Lawn Hotel

    36 Greville Street, Prahran, VIC, 3181

    Supporter since 2017!

    Wah Wah Gee

    10 Western Foreshore Road, Geelong, VIC, 3220

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "We are very excited to become part of the movement!"

    Lambys Tavern

    66 Brougham Street, Geelong, VIC, 3220

    Supporter since 2017. They say: "We will be starting off by only giving out straws on request, and advertising to patrons to help them understand and hopefully make them reconsider their choices whilst out drinking"

    Bar One Six One

    161 High Street, Prahran, VIC, 3181

    Supporter since 2017. Straws on request only, and transitioning to re-usable stainless steel.
     

    Nightjar Festival

    Geelong and Torquay

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    The Queensbury Hotel

    593 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC

    Supporter since 2017. They took the Straw Free July challenge and have decided to continue not serving plastic straws

    Shadowboxer

    302 Toorak Road, South Yarra, VIC

    Supporter since 2017. They took the Straw Free July challenge and have decided to continue not serving plastic straws

    Touche Hombre

    233 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC

    Supporter since 2017. They took the Straw Free July challenge and have decided to continue not serving plastic straws

    The Bungalow Restaurant

    32 High Street, Drysdale, 3222

    Supporter since 2018. They say: 'Every single decision made by every single person in important when it comes to reducing our plastic use for the next generation of not only humans but animals on our planet.'

    Belgian Beer Cafe

    5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC

    Supporter since 2018. They say: 'Save the turtles- say no to straws!'

    The National

    344 Victoria Street, Richmond, 3121

    Supporter since 2018. They say: 'We are working towards building more sustainable practices throughout our venue and plastic straws were the first thing to go! It's quite a simple policy to implement that can make a huge difference to the environment.'

    Saint Monday Cafe

    26 High Street, Yackandandah, VIC

    Supporter since 2016

    Paddock to Pantry Wholefoods

    68 High Street, Cobram , VIC

    Supporter since 2016

    The Grace Darling Hotel

    114 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne

    Supporter since 2016

    The Big Goose

    233 Mornington Tyabb Road Moorooduc Vic 3933

    Supporter since 2017. The Big Goose says: "No to straws! We have a responsibility to our animals to keep them safe and healthy. By eliminating straws from our cafe we not only protect our animals we help the environment at the same time!"

    Freddie Wimpoles

    125 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, 3182, Melbourne VIC

    Supporter since 2017. Uses biodegradable straws.

    Mountain Goat Beer

    80 North Street, Richmond, VIC

    Supporter since 2017. Don't- and never have- served straws in their bar.

    Bar Liberty

    234 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

    Supporter since 2017. They say: "At Bar Liberty we have always believed in reducing waste. When we opened straws were the first to go as we saw them as not only wasteful but also not needed in our drinks. "

    Lui Bar

    Level 55, Rialto Tower, Collins Street, Melbourne

    Supporter since 2018! Bar uses stainless steel straws.

    Bam Bams

    24 Johnson Street, Reservoir, 3073 

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Removing plastic straws is a no-brainer to improve Bam Bams standing within the global eco-system.'

    Sarenity Cafe

    17 Curdie Street, Cobden, 3266

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'At Sarenity we want to get rid of straws because we love to fish (and release), dolphins intrigue us, penguins just make us giggle and turtles should be able to live to 150.'

    Mornington's Beaches

    55 Barkly Street, Mornington Peninsula, 3931

    Supporter since 2018! They say: We are excited to be part of such a great movement to help our previous environment.'

  • Queensland Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way to making change

    Queen Street Community Hall

    29 Queen Street, Yeppoon, QLD, 4703

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We run events every 1-2 months and don't use straws'.

    Swim Logic

    Robert Street, Atherton, QLD, 4883

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Sebel, Pelican Waters

    38 Mahogany Drive, Pelican Waters, QLD, 4551

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are excited to be part of something so important that our industry can improve on. Part of our commitment to doing the right thing for the environment and reducing unnecessary waste.'

    Reef HQ Aquarium

    2-68 Flinders Street, Townsville, QLD, 4810

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Reef HQ Aquarium offer an alternative to plastic straws to help our guests reduce their plastic consumption. Plastics that enter the marine environment are harmful to turtles, dugong, and other marine creatures that call the Great Barrier Reef home.'

    Longboard Bar and Grill

    80 Gregory Street, The Strand, Townsville, QLD, 4810

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Being located literally on the water it is very important to us to eradicate plastic straws in our restaurant.'

    Hamilton Island

    Hamilton Island, QLD, 4803

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Our goal is to do as much as humanly possible to reduce the environmental impact of tourism related consumption and this is one of many initiatives we have earmarked as part of our plan.'

    The Little Larder

    76 Moray Street, New Farm, Brisbane, 4005

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'As we are based in Port Douglas in Far North Queensland, we rely heavily on tourism for the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. It is for this reason we have decided to reduce our carbon footprint and pass our knowledge onto our customers.'

    Lure

    Shingley Drive, Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We choose to sign our venues up for The Last Straw as we are located on the waterfront of award winning Abel Point Marina which is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Our proximity to these natural wonders and their marine life has driven us to be part of this initiative.'
     

    Hemingways

    Shingley Drive, Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We choose to sign our venues up for The Last Straw as we are located on the waterfront of award winning Abel Point Marina which is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Our proximity to these natural wonders and their marine life has driven us to be part of this initiative.'
     

    Paradise Cove Weddings and Events

    Paradise Cove Resort, QLD, 4082

    Supporter since 2018! They say: ' The reason our companies are so passionate about reducing straw use is to preserve the beautiful environment and eco-system

    Red Cat Adventures

    350 Shute Harbor Road, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

    Supporter since 2018! They say: ' The reason our companies are so passionate about reducing straw use is to preserve the beautiful environment and eco-system that is the great Barrier Reef that we live and work on'.

    N17 Burger

    1/22 Macrossan Street, Port Douglas, QLD, 4877

    Supporter since 2018! They say: ' Seeing the video of the turtle and the plastic straw really was the last straw for us at N17'

    Spicers Tamarind Retreat

    =88 Obi Lane South Street, Maleny, QLD, 4552

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Peak Lodge

    1 Wilkinsons Road, Maryvale, QLD, 4370

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Hidden Vale

    617 Grandchester Mt Mort Road, Grandchester, QLD, 4340

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Covelly Estate

    38-68 Balmoral Road, Montville, QLD, 4560

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Balfour Hotel

    37 Balfour Street, New Farm, QLD, 4005

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Currumbin Wildlife Sanctury

    28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin, QLD, 4223

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary plays an active part in 16 vital conservation projects to help save animals from extinction, and have an onsite wildlife hospital that treats over 10,000 wildlife patients every year as a free service to the community. Almost all of the patients admitted to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital are sick, injured or displaced due to human impact. Ceasing the use of plastic straws at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is one more step toward reducing human impact on our wildlife. You can learn more about our conservation projects at www.currumbinsanctuary.com.au

    Paddy's Shenanigans

    352 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

    Supporter since 2018!

    Mama Africa

    263 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, QLD, 4802

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Triffid

    7-9 Stratton Street, Newstead, QLD, 4006

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Our plan is to completely faze out plastic straws and have paper straws only when requested'

    Lagarto Lounge

    28/18 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD, 4567

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are in a such beautiful place as Noosa with National Parks and wild life, so we are more than happy to be a part of it! Very Proud! Let’s keep the surf reserve clean.'

    Orpheus

    Great Barrier Reef, QLD

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Orpheus is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Daintree EcoLodge and Spa

    20 Mossman-Daintree Road, Daintree, QLD, 4873

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Daintree EcoLodge is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Ville

    Sir Lesley Theiss Drive, Townsville, QLD, 4810

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Daintree Ville is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Brunswick Hotel

    596 Brunswick Street, New Farm, QLD, 4005

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "I guess that main reason why we decided to cut out the straws is because we realised how large of an impact we can make as a business by reducing something so unnecessary like a straw. It's actually exciting to be a part of such a huge cultural mind-shift."

    CK Coffee Bar and Wholefoods

    17 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, 4557

    Supporter since 2017!

    Bundaberg North Burnett

    271 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, 4670

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are so excited to be part of this initiative!'

    Pullman Reef Hotel Casino

    35-41 Wharf Street,Cairns, 4870

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Honored to do our part.'

    Nourish Cafe

    176 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, 4670

    Supporter since 2018!

    Currumbin RSL

    165 Duringan Street, Currumbin, QLD

    Supporter since 2016. They have stopped using plastic straws, and have introduced composting to their kitchen operations. They say:

    "We want to be part of the solution of impacts to the environment that the hospitality industry contributes to"

    All Inn Brewing Company

    Supporter since 2017. They say: 'As a socially responsible company we'd rather trade a little comfort for a healthy planet, straws are an unnecessary evil'

    Helen's Heavenly Bulk Foods

    2/29 James Street Burleigh Heads QLD, 4220.

    Supporter since 2017. Introducing re-usable straws to their customers.

    Lonestar Tavern

    Markeri Street, Mermaid Waters, 4218

    Supporter since 2018. They say: 'We are going straw free due to our close proximity to one of Australia's greatest beaches.'

    The Glen Hotel

    24 Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plain, Brisbane, 4113

    Supporter since 2018. They say: '

    As a business, we want to say no to plastic as much as we can and help lead the way to making a change. From July 2018 we will be implementing a ’NO STRAW NO MORE’ policy to reduce the use of plastic straws in venue and educate customers to use no (or less) plastic straws. We believe our customers know or can learn how to drink from a glass, instead of using a straw that will outlive us all. It’s time to sip. Not suck.'

    The Osbourne Hotel

    766 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

    Supporter since 2018. They say: '

    As a business, we want to say no to plastic as much as we can and help lead the way to making a change. From July 2018 we will be implementing a ’NO STRAW NO MORE’ policy to reduce the use of plastic straws in venue and educate customers to use no (or less) plastic straws. We believe our customers know or can learn how to drink from a glass, instead of using a straw that will outlive us all. It’s time to sip. Not suck.'

    Banshees Bar and Artspace

    131 Brisbane Street, Ipswitch, 4035

    Supporter since 2018.

    The Catchment Brewing Co

    150 Boundary Road, West End, QLD

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'As a venue, we are dedicated to reducing waste and avoiding single use plastics wherever possible. Plastics damage our whole environment right through the food chain and that's not going to change without action.'

  • New South Wales Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way to making change

    Sip Cocktail bar

    Level 1, 95 Macleay Street, Potts Point, NSW, 2011

    Supporter since 2018. They say: 'Reducing plastic waste at Sip. is important to us. 25% of all lightweight plastic products come from the hospitality industry and end up in landfill. That's something we just can't ignore.'

    Friendly Inn Hotel

    159 Moss Vale Road, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, 2577

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Kangaroo Valley was one of Australia's first plastic bag free towns. The Friendly Inn is leading an initiative to also become a straw free town.'

    Sola Juice Mobile Vendor

    Valla, NSW, 2248

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'I believe its important to stop using all single use plastic items but straws are a great start.'

    The Cardiff RSL

    45 Macquarie Road, Cardiff, NSW, 2285

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We have gone completely plastic straw free and are offering bamboo straws to our patrons as a sustainable alternative, which we're all pretty excited about.'

    Café Del Mar

    35 Wheat Road, Rooftop Terrace, Cockle Bay Wharf, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Our brand 'Café Del Mar' has a strong focus on our stunning water views, so it's important to us to make sure we are doing our part to help protect our oceans and waterways. Reducing our plastic consumption and plastic pollution is one way we can do this.

    Margarita Daze

    345 Trafalgar Ave, Umina Beach, NSW, 2257

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are a beach-front restaurant surrounded by pristine coastline. We just want to do our bit to make sure it stays that way.'

    Red Lantern

    60 Riley Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Clock

    470 Crown Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

    Supporter since 2018!

    Spicers Potts point

    122-124 Victoria Street, Potts Point, NSW, 2011

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Vineyards Estate

    555 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Spicers Sangoma Retreat

    70 Grandview Lane, Bowen Mountains, NSW, 2753

    Supporter since 2018! Spicers has gone straw free over all of their venues in NSW and Queensland, and now work with Earth Check to measure their sustainability across the board.

    Lord Gladstone Hotel

    115 Regent Street, Chippendale, Sydney, 2008

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We have decided to go straw free because Australia contributes too much waste to landfill. This is a simple way we can reduce our contribution.'

    The Two Wolves

    202 Broadway, Chippendale, Sydney, NSW, 2008

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'As a volunteer run social enterprise, The Two Wolves is always looking for ways to be socially responsible and environmentally conscious. We believe plastic straws are unnecessary and hope to positively influence the community to outlaw the straw!'

    Kneading Ruby

    5 Crown Lane, Woolongong, NSW, 2500

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'With the amount of straws being used, destroying and endangering marine life, we just want to do our little bit to help reduce our impact.'

    Moo Gourmet Burgers

    Bondi, Coogee, Newtown, Manly- NSW

    Supporter since 2018! But they have been straw-free since 2009, and active supporters of the community through fundraising.

    The Village Crown

    Shop 10, East Village Victoria Park. 4 Defries Avenue, Zetland, NSW, 2017

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Stoned Crow

    39 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, Sydney, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Village Narellen

    326 Camden Valley Way, Narellan, NSW, 2567

    Supporter since 2017! They say: 'We also only use 100% recycled bar napkins and dinner napkins. We have also had our toilets installed so that they recycle the water you use to wash your hands, to refill the cistern, eliminating water wastage.'

    Bald Faced Stag Hotel

    345 Parramatta Road, Leichardt, NSW, 2040

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "Doing our part"

    Long Reef Golf Club

    Anzac Ave, Collaroy, NSW, 2097

    Supporter since 2017! They Say: "Our venue is located on the water’s edge in Collaroy. With a marine reserve on our door step we really wanted to start making a change to get rid of the plastic problem. We have just changed over to paper straws available at our bar with plastic straws only given out on request."

    The Royal Albert Hotel

    140 Commonwealth Street, Surrey Hills, NSW, 2010

    Supporter since 2017!

    Song Hotel Sydney

    5-11 Wentworth Ave, Sydney, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2017. They say: "We are a not for profit. 100% of our Song Kitchen profits go directly to the YWCA NSW for programs and services supporting women and children escaping domestic violence". A pretty amazing venue.

    Small Bar Killibilli

    1-3 Broughton Street, Kirribilli, NSW, 200

    Supporter since 2017!

    Small Bar Crow's Nest

    85 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, NSW, 2065

    Supporter since 2017!

    Small Bar Erskine

    48 Erskine Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2017!

    Borruso's Pizza and Pasta

    1/59-65 Strathallen Avenue, Northbridge, NSW

    Supporter since 2017!

    Harold Park Hotel

    70A Ross Street, Glebe, NSW, 2037

    Supporter since 2017. Took part in the Straw Free July challenge and decided to adopt the no straw policy permanently! They say: "Until Australia gets up to international standard with true biodegradable plastics we will have paper straws when requested, but drinks are now served as standard with no straw."
     

    The SG

    32 York Street, Sydney, 2000

    Supporter since 2017. They say: "We've been thinking about it for ages and just thought F'it let's just do it."

    Archie Rose Distilling Company

    The Cannery, 85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery, NSW, 2018

    Supporter since 2018!

    University of Woolongong Bar

    Building 12, University of Woolongong, NSW, 2522

    Supporter since 2017. They say "We decided to remove plastic straws because they're unnecessary. Something that can have a life span of 2 secs and takes 200 years to break down sounds pretty ridiculous to us"

    The Forresters

    336 Riley Street, Surrey Hills, 2010

    Supporter since 2018. They say 'To be straw free is our motion, stop them polluting our oceans'

    The Forresters

    1395a Pittwater Road, Narrabeen, 2101

    Supporter since 2018!

    Brick Lane

    75 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst, 2010

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We're banning the straw at brick Lane because, quite frankly, it's a piece of plastic we just don't need in our society! Drinking from a glass without a straw works just fine.'

    Young Henry's

    76 Wilford Street Newtown, NSW

    Supporter since 2016!

    Blue Wren Cafe

    2372 Princess Highway, Merimbula, NSW

    Supporter since 2016! Uses paper straws only

    Orchard Street

    Various locations around Sydney- www.orchardstreet.com.au

    Supporter since 2016!

    Mr. Paisley's Cafe

    88 Cawarra road, Caringbah NSW

    Supporter since 2017. Use biodegradable straws and push the use of Keep Cups. They say- “At Mr Paisley’s we want to part of the solution, not a part of the problem. It just comes down to caring about what you do and what sort of impact your willing to leave."

    The Merton Hotel

    38 Victoria Road, Rozelle, NSW, 2039

    Supporter since 2017. Uses stainless steel straws in all drinks.

    Gurdys

    349 King Street, Newtown, NSW, 2042

    Supporter since 2016. Have never used plastic straws.

    The Newtown Hotel

    174 King Street, Newtown, NSW

    Supporter since 2017. They only give out straws on request and will transition to a plastic alternative. They say: "We are committed to eliminating plastic straws from our venue and aim to make our customers think twice about unnecessary waste"

    Osso

    123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith, 2750

    Supporter since 2018. They say: "Here at OSSO, we believe in being the best we can be, which not only relates to our high quality produce and service, but also to our effect on the world around us. We have begun phasing out all non-recyclable packaging, and single use plastic straws are a big part of this. We hope that by setting this example, others will follow and together we can make the world a better place"

    BlaKC Cafe

    60 Rickard Road, Bankstown, 2200

    Supporter since 2018!

    Fredas

    107-109 Regent Street, Chippendale, 2008

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'At Freda's we firmly believe in being an environmentally conscious business, going straw free is one step in the right direction.'

    Holmesville Hotel

    21 George Street, Holmesville, 2286

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Since I became aware of this organisation it has brought about a revised awareness of what I do and consume and how small changes I can make everyday may only be a very small difference overall but if can share this idea with others and we all have this same sense of determination and pride in the small difference that we can make it will help overall!

    Ibis Hotel Darling Harbour

    70 Murray Street, Pyrmont, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2018!

    Hawkesbury Brewing Co

    1/10 Belgrave Street, Manly, NSW

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are trying to do our bit to keep the Northern Beaches beautiful, as well as the world.'

    City Recital Hall

    2-12 Angel Place, Sydney, 20000

    Supporter since 2018!

    Bistro One46

    146 Moss Vale Road, Kangaroo Valley, 2577

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Located in the pristine and scenic Kangaroo Valley, Bistro One46 is committed to reducing out footprint on the environment. Going plastic straw free is just one of the initiatives we have implemented to reduce, reuse and recycle.'

  • Western Australian Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way to making change

    Bunkers Beach House

    Farm Break Lane, Bunker Bay, Naturaliste, QLD, 6281

    Supporters since 2018! They say: ;'Doing every little bit we can towards a better future.'

    The Gate Bar and Bistro

    816 Beeliar Drive, Success, WA, 6164

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'On our first night as a member venue we gave out seven straws instead of hundreds'.

    The equinOx

    1 Foreshore Parade, Busselton, WA, 6280

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We have gone completely plastic straw free and are offering bamboo straws to our patrons as a sustainable alternative, which we're all pretty excited about.'

    Empire 6714

    Shop 180, 26 Sharpe Ave, Karratha, WA, 6714

    Supporter since 2018!

    Flic's Kitchen

    Shop 3, Mandurah Terrace, City of Mandurah, WA,

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'It's about preserving what we have now so future generations can enjoy it'.

    Bob's Bar

    125 St George's Road, Perth, WA, 6000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Bob's Bar is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Small Print Bar and Roastery

    125 St George's Road, Perth, WA, 6000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Small Print is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Apple Daily

    125 St George's Road, Perth, WA 6000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    The Apple Daily is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Colonial Brewing Co.

    Osmington Road, Margaret River, WA, 6285

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Colonial Brewing Co. is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Raffles Hotel

    Osmington Road, Margaret River, WA, 6285

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    The Raffles Hotel is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Print Hall

    125 St George's Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    Print Hall is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Royal

    60 Royal Street, East Perth, WA, 6004

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "The way we are going we are slowly drowning in plastic, we are proud to say we choose to not serve straws which end up in our oceans, killing wildlife and polluting our planet'.
    The Royal is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Belgian Beer Cafe

    347 Murray Street, Perth, WA, 6000

    Supporter since 2017! They say: "I watched the documentary "Straws" about a month ago and have been looking for a way to implement it at work!"

    Occys Food and Brews

    Shop 12/34 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough, WA, 6281

    Supporter since 2017. They say "We decided to remove plastic straws because they're unnecessary. Something that can have a life span of 2 secs and takes 200 years to break down sounds pretty ridiculous to us"

    Vale Bar and Brasserie

    281 Beeliar Drive, Yangebup, 6164

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Left Bank

    15 Riverside Road, East Fremantle, WA

    Supporter since 2017. Stopped giving out straws in their venue. They say:

    "The use of plastic straws is within our control, so we decided to make the smart and responsible choice to stop their use! A small act that can go a long way….and we love turtles!'

    Artezen

    1/234 Naturaliste Tce, Dunsboough 6281

    Supporter since 2017. Tackling straws and coffee cups

    Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

    2 Blair Street, Bunbury, 6230

    Supporter since 2018!

  • South Australian Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way to making change

    Beer Garden Brewing

    28-34 London Street, Port Lincoln, SA, 5606

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We're looking to ditch plastic straws as they are bad for the environment and unnecessary. Many punters don't actually need them and the alternatives are more than adequate. We live on the Eyre Peninsula surf coast and have an abundance of sea life that has no need for plastic straws!'

    E For Ethel

    Shop 7, 116 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA, 5006

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We've spent the last year thinking about customers drinking practices, altering our drink vessels to be more sippable, changing our packaging to Vegware and are currently serving drinks without straws, but having them on offer.'

    The Henry Austin

    29-31 Chesser Street, Adelaide, 5000

    Supporter since 2017. Doing things a touch differently- everything is structured around sustainability.

    La Madeleine

    246 The Parade, Norwood, Adelaide, 5000

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are going straw free because we have a responsibility to our children and the environment to try to leave the world it in a better state than it was left to us.'

    Hellbound Wine Bar

    201 Rundle Street, Adelaide, 5000

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We've actually been 100% straw free since we opened. We are straw free because we don't want plastic in the ocean.'

    Benjamin on Franklin

    233 Franklin Street, Adelaide, 5000

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'Not grabbing a straw, while a tiny change for us, can be a big change for the future of our planet.'

    Miss Summer Cafe

    49 Sephamore Road, Sephamore, South Australiaa

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Beachouse

    Colley Terrace, Glenelg, SA

    Supporter since 2018!

    Plant 4 Bowden

    1 Third Street, Bowden, SA

    Supporter since 2018!
  • Northern Territory Straw Responsible Venues

    Venues leading the way to making change

    Fannie Bay Super Pizza

    Lot 3052, Fannie Bay Place, Fannie Bay Northern Territory, 0820

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'I'm deeply concerned about the amount of plastic in our oceans. Reducing and removing straws from our restaurant is our first contribution.'

    Katherine Regional Arts

    19 Second Street, Katherine, NT, 0850

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We have an annual event which aims to bring awareness to waste through the medium of junk sculptures. This year we want to amp up the messaging around single use plastics.'

  • The Last Straw groups abroad

    We've got some exciting things happening across the world!

    The Last Straw Lembongan

    This Bali-based group offers posters and bamboo straws to venues that pledge to go plastic straw free. Posters are in Bahasha Indonesian as well as English and supporting venues are given a 5* Trip Adviser rating. Check out their active facebook page here:

    https://www.facebook.com/thelaststrawlem

    The Last Straw Africa

    www.childrenwithnature.org

    This pan-African organisation is the the only organization in Africa led by youth & children with a clear focus to harness the demographic dividend for the environment. Children With Nature's Mission is to Influence the young to actively & sustainably protect the environment. Check out their facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/ChildrenWithNature

  • Our Partners

    The Last Straw is one of many groups working to end the use of plastic straws and other single use disposables. We are proud to be associated with the following organizations:

    The Last Straw on the GBR

    The Last Straw of the Great Barrier Reef is a sister campaign of The last Straw Australia. They are an Initiative to remove all plastic straws off commercial vessels operating on the Great Barrier Reef. To date, they have signed up over 100 vessels that operate on the Great Barrier Reef to go straw free.

    Straw No More Project

    Straw No More was started by 10 year old Queenslander Molly Steer to campaign against plastic straw use in schools. If you or your school want to sign up to tackle the use of plastic straws, you can find out more information at www.strawnomore.org

    Plastic Pollution Coalition

    Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses and policymakers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, the ocean and the environment.

    The amazing students at Benowa State High School!

    Benowa State High School are active in their community in trying to reduce waste and make a positive impact in their community. They say: "As leaders of tomorrow, we want to make changes now that will benefit our future and the future for those who come after us."

    Plastic Free Noosa

    Plastic Free Noosa is part of the Boomerang Alliance, and working to eliminate single use plastics in their home town of Noosa.