After the closure of Louise’s cafe at Arundel due to COVID-19 last year, she started selling coffee from a specially built van located on the corner of Nankeen Ave and Paradise Parade. 

Louise made numerous enquiries with Council before commencing this new venture and was satisfied with the advice from Environmental Health Officers.  She slowly grew her business and obtained a great reputation with locals stopping for a chat as well as a coffee.  Walkers and people on their way to work would stop and Louise’s beautiful smile was a welcome start to their morning.

Due to a complaint lodged with Council, Louise was asked to close.  Unfortunately, and unbeknown to Louise, she was required to have planning approval for her coffee van. 

Now after almost 5 months with no income, Louise is undergoing the planning process to obtain Council approval to operate her coffee van, but she needs your help.

Let us gather as a community and help Louise raise the funds to stay in business.  She needs $15,000 for the Council fees and planning reports.  With the help of neighbours and community members, we could help make this amount more achievable for Louise.

Your donation, no matter how small, will greatly contribute to Louise staying operational.   

Many thanks for your support.

Daniela Hardwick and Jan Sky


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  • Jane Baran 
    • $50 
    • 2 d
    • $30 
    • 3 d
  • Matt Thomsen 
    • $20 
    • 3 d
  • Sydney Bennett 
    • $20 
    • 3 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 3 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Daniela Hardwick 
South Stradbroke QLD
Louise Whitcher 
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