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Ways to donate

Donate to charity with a tax-deductible donation online – quickly and easily – to help the most vulnerable people.

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Single donation

Your charity donation today will mean we can improve the lives of the most vulnerable people, in Australia and across our region.

Young girl washing her hands with clean water provided by Red Cross Australia

Regular donations

Become a Humanitarian Champion. From just $1 a day you can help people around Australia and our region, around the clock.

Disaster response and recovery

Help people get back on their feet after a disaster and support communities to rebuild. Whenever an emergency strikes in Australia, your support means Red Cross will be there.

Real Good Gifts

Buy a tap and give clean water, a grocery voucher for a refugee family, a daily phone call to check on someone who’s lonely. Browse our range of Real Good Gifts to help change lives around Australia and our region.


Syria Crisis Appeal

Give hope to Syrian families returning home after years of conflict. Donate to support the Red Cross Red Crescent teams who every month reach more than five million people with life-saving assistance.

Refugees waiting for assistance from Red Cross staff

Bangladesh-Myanmar Crisis Appeal

Tens of thousands of families need help shelter, food, water and medical care. Your tax-deductible charitable donation will help provide humanitarian support to people fleeing violence in Myanmar.

Refugee mother and son

Refugees and asylum seekers in crisis

Provide support to refugees, asylum seekers, immigration detainees and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration. Your support can help restore their health, dignity and wellbeing.

Donate by phone or mail

  • 1800 RED CROSS (733 276)
    (free call)

  • Send a cheque or money order to:
    Australian Red Cross
    GPO Box 2957
    Melbourne VIC 3001
    Please indicate which appeal or activity you would like your donation to go towards.

Leave a gift in your Will to Red Cross

By leaving a gift in your WIll to Australian Red Cross, you'll be acting for humanity and powering ongoing support for people in Australia and around the world facing disasters and crisis.

Fundraise for Red Cross

Join one of our fun and rewarding fundraising events, or create an event of your own. We'll provide you with the ideas, tools and support you need to make your activity a success!

Calculate your tax benefit

Use our tax calculator to see your potential tax break from a donation to Australian Red Cross.