Mayor's Christmas Tree Appeal

The Mayor's Christmas Tree Appeal has been assisting thousands of local families and individuals in need for almost 25 years. We ask the Townsville community to celebrate Christmas Together and give generously.

Cash donations are accepted all year round with all donations over $2 being tax deductible.



Each year you can make Christmas a little bit brighter for local families and individuals by donating to the Mayor's Christmas Tree Appeal in the following ways:

Donate online

  1. Send a cheque or money order by post to;
    • Mayor's Christmas Tree Appeal, PO Box 1268, Townsville QLD 4810
  2. Donate in person with cash, EFTPOS or credit card at one of our Customer Service Centres
    • Ground Floor, 103 Walker Street, Townsville (All payment methods)
    • CityLibraries Thuringowa - 86 Thuringowa Drive, Thuringowa Central (CARD ONLY)


Should you wish to make a donation in person, Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal donation buckets are located at the following locations around the city:

Born Wild Espresso (Flinders Street) Cowboys Leagues Club (Flinders Street)
Fat Dogz Café (Canon Park) Herbert Hotel (Sturt Street)
MJ & Co (Flinders Street) News Xpress (Flinders Street)
The Brewery (Flinders Street) The Avenues (Kern Bros Drive)
The Coffee Club (Flinders Street and The Strand) Tide Café (Gregory Street)
Townsville Stadium (Murray Lyons Crescent) Townsville City Council, Customer Service (Walker Street)

Keep an eye out for donation buckets at any of the upcoming Christmas events around the city as we celebrate Christmas Together in 2019.


If you are thinking of giving your time to help people in need this Christmas, please visit NQ Volunteering to find out more information and to register.


VIP Cocktail PartyAll Stars Concert



Iplex PipelinesNQ Excavations Pty Ltd


Elements North Queensland


Pickerings Auto GroupQCCU
GHD    Sun Metals 
Premise Corporate Logo Aurizon
Maidment Group LogoFeel Good Events and Party Hire


Cowboys logo             McDonald's  
Civilplus AECOM
Doo Town

Media Partners

Hit 103.1Triple M Townsville 102.3
TSV Bulletin LogoStar 106.3
Power 100Triple T 103.9

For further information on the Appeal please view our Frequently Asked Questions, email us or call 13 48 10.