Help support Australia in the lead up to Australia Day.

Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Gold Coast

We love you Aus and the proof is in the pudding with an abundance of venues and organisations hosting their very own bushfire relief events in an effort to raise much needed funds.


If you’re looking for more ways to help out we’ve got you covered with 16 events to attend where proceeds are going directly to those affected by the bushfires.

Gold Coast

Asylum Nightclub Bushfire Relief

Thursday Jan 16

Bushfire relief event asylum- australia day

Go clubbing for a cause at the Coast’s newest nightclub. Asylum is hosting a Thursday night relief event where the proceeds from the $20 entry fee will be donated to the fires.

Bushfire Bootcamp Appeal

Saturday Jan 18

bushfire relief bootcamp- australia day

Get fit and help this Sunday at the Bushfire Bootcamp Appeal in Southport. All proceeds from the tickets will be donated to Kangaroo Island Mayoral Relief & Recovery Bushfire Fund in an effort to help with restoring the much loved island.

Black Hops HQ Beer for Bushfire Relief

Saturday Jan 18

black hops bushfire relief event

Duck into Black Hops next Saturday 18, purchase a brewskie or two and you’ll be helping out the NSW Rural Fire Service for all of their hard work. 100% of all proceeds from purchases, donations and raffles will be donated.

The Yot Club

Sunday Jan 26

The Yot Club event Australia Day

This Aussie Day you can be living the lavish life on The Yot with a snag in hand of course. This year The Yot will be putting on a BBQ in true Australiana style with all proceeds from the food sales and 50% ticket revenue being donated to the NSW Rural Fire service.


Ballistic Beer’s Bushfire Fundraiser

Saturday Jan 11

Ballistic Brewery in Sailsbury has you sorted this weekend with live music, food trucks, door prizes and jumping castles and the best part, 100% of profits from the brewery will be donated to The Salvation Army Australia and WIRES.

Semi-Pro’s Bushfire Karma Kegs 

Now ’til Sunday Jan 12

Ballistic Brewery fire aid event

More beers for the best of reasons at Semi-Pro Brewing Co. 100% of the proceed from all Session Ale sales will go to the Red Cross Bushfire Recovery Appeal, so drink up.

Band Together Bushfire Benefit Gig

Saturday Jan 25

For a feel good Australia Day weekend get down to The Zoo on Ann St for a benefit show like no other. All of the proceeds raised from the gig will make a great difference in helping to support the wildlife organisations and organisations for the first nations people affected by these devastating bushfires.

Raise ‘Em Up

Saturday Jan 25

Raise Em Up relief concert Brisbane

Join legends Matt Corby, Megan Washington and The Kite String Tangle at The Tivoli this Aussie Day long weekend in an effort to raise funds for The Red Cross and WIRES.

Melbourne Bushfire Relief Events

Bar Bushfire Shake-up 

Monday Jan 13

bar bushfire shake up event

Melbourne’s Made in the Shade Group is bringing together 16 of Melbournes most recognised bars plus four fab chefs from around the country for a food and booze filled night. All of the proceeds raised will be going directly to the Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund.

Drink Up- Bushfire Benefit Fundraiser

Sunday Jan 19

drink up fire benefit

Get amongst the Melbourne madness at The Mill House for their fire benefit fundraiser, Drink Up. On Jan 19, five of the best bars and bartenders are gathering to serve up some serious thirst quenching bevies with all proceeds raised going directly to Red Cross Australia.

Unite for Aus

Sunday Jan 19

Get your yoga mats ready because there’s a wellness event coming your way. Enjoy a day of expression and meditation with Lululemon Ambassadors Ryan Mannix and Kat John. The Unite For Aus Bushfire Appeal will be donating 100% of tickets sales from the event to the Red Cross Bushfire Relief Appeal.

Fonda Rooftop Cinema 2020

All of Jan

Fonda rooftop cinema for fire aid

Help support the wildlife impacted by the bushfires by attending any one of the Fonda Rooftop Cinema screenings for the entire month of January. 100% of ticket sales will go towards WIRES and Wildlife Victoria so pick a flick ASAP.


Sweat It Out Bushfire Appeal

Friday Jan 10

sweat it out and bucket list poster with lineup of djs

Add this Bondi bushfire benefit straight to the ‘bucket list’ Friday 10. Join some of the best DJs in Sydney at The Bucket List as they raise donations for the Australian Red Cross and WIRES.

Sydney Festival Bushfire Appeal Concert

Saturday Jan 11

Sydney bushfire appeal concert poster

This Saturday the Sydney Festival is back and better than ever with a massive lineup of artists including Dan Sultan, Polish Club, Art vs Science. All proceeds from the concert will be going to the Red Cross along with The Metro Theatre donating all costs associated with the event to WIRES.

Sydney Cooks for the bush 

Sunday Jan 12

Book for the bush poster

Being hungry has never been so helpful with this Sydney culinary event. Sydney Cooks for the Bush is bringing 30 of city’s finest chefs together to create a culinary haven. Book in for a lunchtime slot on the 12th Jan and ease into a cruisy Sunday lunch knowing that all funds raised will be going directly to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.

The Original Wiggles Reunion Show

Saturday Jan 18

wiggles reunion bushfire relief poster

The ultimate nostalgia awaits with the 18+ Wiggles Reunion Show for bushfire relief. With tickets selling like hot potatoes you’ll want to wake up Jeff and get booking ASAP. All proceeds raised from the show will be going to the Australian Red Cross and WIRES.

Want to make a direct donation?

RFS NSW: Support your local brigade

WIRES: Wildlife rescue

Koalas In Care: Caring for Koalas

GIVIT: Disaster and Emergency Recovery Service

Red Cross: Disaster Relief and Recovery

Vinnies: Supporting families affected


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