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)


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.

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