Help Fund the Firies 2020

All CQUniversity campuses across Australia have developed their own unique fundraising activities on the 29 January to support those affected by the bushfire crisis. All funds raised will be donated equally to the Red Cross, Salvation Army and RSPCA.

Keep reading to find out what is happening at a campus near you on Wednesday 29 January.


The Adelaide campus will be hosting a lunch. Contact your campus reception for details.


Pop-Up Lunch

When: 12pm to 2pm, Wednesday 29 January
Where: Level 7, Student Kitchen
Cost: Gold Coin Donation.

All students are welcome.

Staff Morning Tea and Raffle

A morning tea and raffle will be hosted for staff members. Contact campus reception for more information.


On Thursday 30th January, 2020 the Bundaberg Campus Staff and Students are invited to make a small gold coin donation to contribute. Staff will be walking around campus at approximately 10am and 2pm with collection bins, while drop-off points will also be located at Reception in Building 1 and the Library.


​​Cairns campus is hosting a morning tea, silent auction and sewing working bee to make wildlife pouches. Contact campus reception for more details.


Emerald is hosting a sausage sizzle lunch and a raffle. Contact campus reception for more details.


​​Gladstone is hosting a sausage sizzle lunch and silent auction.

Sausage Sizzle

When: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
Where: Leo Zussino Building Grant Court
Cost: $1 sausage on bread and $1 soft drink

Bring gold coins for money boards.

Silent Auction

Prizes include:

  • Corporate Box Gladstone Basketball Home Game
  • 2x Tickets Combined School Musical Wizard of Oz
  • Lunch with AVC Professor Owen Nevin
  • Signed copy of, The Bear by Author O. Nevin

Silent Auction donations welcome. If you are unable to attend bids and donations can be emailed to

​​Mackay City & Ooralea

BBQ Lunch and Raffle

The campus is hosting a BBQ lunch for $5.

If you wish to participate, please email your name and any dietary requirements to (Ooralea) and (City).

Mackay campus will also be selling raffle tickets for $10 each, which are available online or at the event.  Winners will be drawn on Thursday 30 January and announced on email.

A message from the Mackay AVC, Pierre Viljoen:

I call on all Mackay Campus students to come on board in supporting this worthwhile cause.  I will match every dollar raised through the raffle and BBQ’s at both campuses to further increase our contribution as a campus community.

Raffle Prizes

  • Season membership to the Mackay Cutters which gives you a guaranteed seat at all 11 home games as well as a merchandise pack
  • ‘The Recovery 6 pack’ a collection of Barristers Block wine, one of the wineries affected by the fires in South Australia (x 2 prizes)
  • $50 Birdcage Voucher

Event Details:

Date: 29th January 2020
Mackay Ooralea Location: Ooralea, Building 5 (Refectory)
Mackay City Location: City, Building 3 Breezeway
Time: 12 Noon
Cost: $5 entry


Melbourne campus will be hosting a Bake Sale. Contact your campus reception for details.

Sunshine Coast

CQUni Sunshine Coast is selling raffle tickets to raise funds for the Bushfire appeal.

Tickets are $1 each.

1st prize: $50 Land and Sea voucher
2nd prize: CQU Merchandise pack
3rd prize: $20 Goodchap Café voucher (sponsor)

Students are also invited to the Morning Tea where the prize winners will be drawn.

Location: Building C Student Common room
Time: 10am Wednesday 29th January

Bring your $$ as we will be selling tickets, or you can add a donation on the day if you would like.


Perth is hosting a $5 lunch for staff and students on ground floor.

Wednesday 29 January will also be casual dress. Staff are encouraged to join.


Sausage Sizzle Lunch

On Wednesday, 29 January from 12.00pm-1.30pm join the North Rockhampton campus for a Sausage Sizzle to support the appeal.

$5.00 (includes; 1 x sausage on bread and 1 x drink) or $7.00 (2 x sausages on bread and 1 x drink). Vegan and vegetarian options will be available.

Venue: BBQ Area & Library Lawns, Rockhampton North Campus

If you’re unable to attend the Sausage Sizzle and would still like to make a donation, you can do so via the following links;


Townsville is hosting a Pancake breakfast from 8.30am to 10.00am for a gold coin donation.


Sydney is hosting a morning tea. Contact your campus reception for details.

Let’s show our CQUni community spirit and support those affected.

If you have been impacted by a bushfire or natural disaster, your study plans may have changed. Please don’t hesitate to contact us during business hours, if you have questions or concerns about your enrolment. Visit here for more information.

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