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There are many ways you can help Queenslanders affected by the 2022 floods.

Donate to registered charities

Registered charities respond to the needs of communities hit by natural disasters. They can supply food, equipment, shelter, and other support where needed.

Charities raising funds to help communities include:

Or you can choose a charity of your choice.

The Queensland Government has already contributed $2.1 million—$500,000 each to: the Australian Red Cross; Lifeline Queensland; the Salvation Army; and St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland, and $100,000 to GIVIT, which is in addition to $400,000 already provided in 2021-22.

How you can help with GIVIT

How your donations are helping Queenslanders

Read stories about how each donation is helping Queenslanders recover.

Donate to the RFS and SES

Donations help supply essential equipment to help emergency service volunteers perform various functions.

Find out how you can donate to:

Donate goods and services

Public donations

You can donate items to affected individuals, families, and communities through GIVIT. GIVIT is an online service that connects you to trusted charities. You can also get in touch with a charity of your choice.

Please note, some types of donations are not suitable.

Contact your local council for information about charities and community organisations in your area.

Corporate donations of goods and services

Business and corporate organisations wanting to donate can contact GIVIT, who will seek to broker an offer to a particular need.

Volunteer

The best way you can help is to check on the safety of your loved ones, neighbours, and friends.

To volunteer your time to help communities affected by a disaster, you can:

More information:

Other ways to help charities

If you are unable to make a cash donation, you may be able to assist in other ways, such as:

  • linking up with a local charity and helping with their fundraising campaigns
  • holding a social event with your friends to donate proceeds to a charity
  • holding a garage sale and donating proceeds to a charity.

Local charities can accept funds raised to assist those affected by natural disasters.

Offer your services for a fee

Licensed contractors can register their details with the Find a Local Contractor directory. The directory helps homeowners find licensed contractors in their local area.

You can only register for this if you are also registered with Queensland Building and Construction Commission’s Online Services. You can do this online or by phoning 1300 272 272.