• Member 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!

    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"

    Saint Monday Cafe

    26 High Street, Yackandandah, VIC

    Supporter since 2016

    Young Henrys

    76 Wilford Street Newtown, NSW

    Supporter since 2016. Young Henrys don't use straws in their tasting bar & are supporters of the campaign.

    Blue Wren Cafe

    2372 Princess Highway, Merimbula, NSW

    Supporter since 2016, use only paper straws.

    Paddock to Pantry Wholefoods

    68 High Street, Cobram , VIC

    Supporter since 2016

    Lovebucket Bar

    309 Karangahape Road, Auckland, New Zealand
     

    Supporter since 2016. Cocktail Bar that designs cocktails to be drunk without using straws. Straw free!

    The Grace Darling Hotel

    114 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne

    Supporter since 2016.

    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.

    Orchard Street

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

    Supporter since 2016

    Billy Hill Organic Store and Cafe

    3378 Huon Highway Franklin. Tas. 7113

    Supporter since 2016. refuses to give out straws!

    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.

    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 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 disposable straws and coffee cups!

    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.

    The Henry Austin

    29-31 Chesser St, Adelaide, 5000 SA

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

    Mountain Goat Beer

    80 North Street, Richmond , VIC

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

    The Glass House

    Brooke Street Pier, Hobart, 7000

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

    The Merton Hotel

    38 Victoria Road, Rozelle, NSW, 2039

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

    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. "

    Gurdy's

    349 King Street, Newtown, NSW, 2042

    Supporter since 2017. They do not give out plastic straws

    The Newtown Hotel

    174 King Street, Newtown, NSW, 2042

    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" 

    University of Woolongong UniBar

    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"

    Occy's Food & 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"

    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."

    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

    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

    Shadowboxer Bar and Kitchen

    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

    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 Queensberry 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

    CK Coffee Bar and Wholefoods

    17 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, 4557

    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."
     

    Nightjar Festival

    Geelong and Torquay

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    Borruso's Pizza and Pasta

    1/59-65 Strathallen Avenue, Northbridge, NSW

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    Small Bar Erskine

    48 Erskine Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    Small Bar Crows Nest

    85 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, NSW, 2065

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    Small Bar Kirribilli

    1-3 Broughton Street, Kirribilli, NSW, 2000

    Supporter since 2017.
     

    Bar One Six One

    161 High Street, Prahran, VIC, 3181

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

    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.

    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"

    The Royal Albert Hotel

    140 Commonwealth Street, Surrey Hills, NSW, 2010

    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!"

    College Lawn Hotel

    36 Greville Street, Prahran, VIC, 3181

    Supporter since 2017!

    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."

    Edge Geelong

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

    Supporter since 2017!

    The 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."

    Denny's Kitchen

    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!’

    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!"

    Bald Faced Stag Hotel

    345 Parramatta Road, Leichardt, NSW, 2040

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

    The White Bar

    129 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182

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

    The Portsea Hotel

    3746 Point Nepean Road, Portsea, VIC 3944

    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 Portsea Hotel is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Lucky Coq

    179 Chapel Street, Windsor, VIC, 3181

    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 Lucky Coq is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Bimbo Deluxe

    376 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

    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"
    Bimbo Deluxe is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Half Moon

    120 Church Street, Brighton, VIC, 3186

    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"
    Half Moon is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Colonial Brewing Co

    89 Bertie Street, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207

    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 Colonial Brewing Co. is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    Robert Burns Hotel

    376 Smith Street, Collingwood, VIC, 3066

    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 Robert BurnsHotel is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Penny Black

    420 Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC, 3056

    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 Penny Black is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Ville Resort

    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"
    The Ville Resort is part of the Colonial Leisure Group

    The Islington

    321 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS, 7004

    Supporter since 2017!

    The Royal on the Waterfront

    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

    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 Raffles Hotel

    70-72 Canning Beach Road, Applecross, WA, 6153

    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

    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 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

    Small Print Baker 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

    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

    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

    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

    The Village Narellan

    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.'

    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!'

    The Stoned Crow

    39 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, Sydney, NSW,

    Supporter since 2018!

    The Village Crown

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

    Supporter since 2018! 

    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.'

    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 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'

    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.

    Karova Lounge

    15 Field Street, Ballarat, VIC, 3350

    Supporter since 2018! They say: 'We are just trying to do our little bit to reduce plastic waste'.

    Frogmore Creek City

    7/18 Hunter Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000

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

    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.'

    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."

    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.

    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.'
     

    The Den

    63 Salamanca Place, Hobart, TAS, 7000

    Supporter since 2018!
     
  • 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 great Barrier Reef

    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 30 vessels that operate on the Great Barrier Reef to go straw free.

    My Green World

    My Green World aims to develop innovative and educational platforms and resources that enhance the efforts of global wildlife and environmental conservation and engage and inspire young global citizens to participate in unique charitable initiatives and educational programs.

    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.