HOW TO DONATE
Victoria, South Australia (including Kangaroo Island) and New South Wales are still facing unprecedented bushfires.
The list includes state fire services as well as wildlife organisations. It’s at the discretion of the artist running the auction to nominate which charity they prefer, or all, or fire service specific
Donate to State Fire Services
Donate to Wildlife
To request a receipt please email your name, address, date of deposit and amount to
NOTE: There is a waiting time for these receipts as the CFA are currently inundated. Current waiting time is up to 10 working days. You can send a screenshot of your transfer to the auction item owner as proof of payment to speed up the auction process.
There is a swift code for overseas transactions by direct deposit to the BRIGADES FUND. CLICK HERE.
Alternatively (ie. if your bank will not allow this transaction) bidders can make credit card payments to the Victorian Bushfire Disaster Appeal. 100% of all donations will be directed to communities in need.
NOTE: at the moment the website will not accept an address outside Australia, so please input this address to override it:
PO Box 480, Bendigo, Victoria, 3555 (Australia).
Your credit card payment will then go through and you will receive an emailed receipt.
SA (South Australia)
NSW (New South Wales)
There are several options on this donation page. Please note that the recent fundraiser organised by Celeste Barber raised over $49million for The Trustee for NSW Rural Fire Service. Donations are made by Paypal Giving Fund and granted to charity “within 90 days”. It is not clear whether these funds will be shared with other states currently suffering bushfire conditions, or when. The person who auctioned the item you have won may specify the brigade the donation should go to.
TAS (Tasmania) and NT (Northern Territory)
WA (Western Australia)
There is an Emergency Services Volunteer Hardship Assistance Scheme to give emergency services volunteers the opportunity to seek financial assistance during times of hardship. You need an Australian address for this option.
ACT (Australian Capital Territory)
Your best option at the moment is to donate to the joint NSW ACT Bushfire Disaster Appeal, which accepts credit card payments. If you are living outside Australia and would like to donate, please email Community Enterprise Foundation™ at: firstname.lastname@example.org and they will assist with your donation.
You can help WWF-Australia deploy emergency funds to care for our injured wildlife and when the fires clear, help restore the forest homes our koalas, kangaroos and other animals have lost.
All donations of $2 or more to WWF-Australia are tax-deductible.
NSW (New South Wales)
WIRES is a wildlife charity that relies on community support to operate our rescue and care services for wildlife 365 days a year.
For those wanting to use the Paypal Giving Fund:
For those wanting to donate via Facebook:
For those wanting to donate by Bank Deposit please use the details below:
When donating this way please use your name or organisation as the reference code and email email@example.com to let WIRES know the details so they can ensure you receive a receipt. Due to the overwhelming workload at the moment there will be a delay.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Bank (CBA)
Address: 39 The Centre, Forestville NSW 2087 Australia
For International Donations CommBank BIC/SWIFT code: CTBAAU2S
Account Name: NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service Inc (WIRES)
Account Number: 10017540
Wildlife Victoria is a registered charity, all donations over $2 are tax deductible.
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