Support NQCC's work and go into the draw to win some really fantastic prizes! The raffle will be drawn at our Trivia Night (Friday 18th October 2019). If the winners are not present, they will be contacted by phone within 24 hours - please include your best contact number when purchasing tickets. The winners will also be announced on NQCC's Facebook page and on our website.
Check out the prizes on offer below!
First Prize: Family Pass to an all-day tasting experience at Coffee World in Mareeba!
Heading North for a holiday? Spoil the family with an experience of coffee, tea, chocolates and liqueurs (adults only) and bag some handmade/locally-grown gifts from here in North Queensland! This Family Pass doesn't have an expiry date, so keep it handy for when you're exploring the beautiful Wet Tropics. Visit their website for more information about this delectable experience!
Second Prize: The Source Bulk Foods Gift Pack!
You may know of The Source Bulk Foods for their "zero waste" stores and their beautiful reusable products to help minimise single-use waste. This beautiful gift pack will ensure that you are the envy of all of your friends - particularly during Plastic Free July! Already kitted up with quality reusable stuff? Now you have a wonderful gift to pass on to a friend who may need some inspiration to ditch the single-use alternatives...
This trendy and practical gift pack includes the following:
- Stainless steel insulated food jar
- Stainless steel insulated water bottle with handle
- Stainless steel insulated coffee cup
Third Prize: $50 Mary Who? Bookshop Voucher!
If you live in North Queensland and love books, you've probably fallen in love with Mary Who? - Townsville's favourite independent bookshop! With an exciting range of books, games, greeting cards, chocolates, bags and much more, you'll be sure to find something that's perfect for you (or a special someone in your life)!
Fourth Prize: $50 Gecko Interiors Voucher!
You'd be remiss to walk past this quirky and colourful gift and homewares shop on Flinders St! Specialising in unique and quality-made products, you'll find a wondrous range of thoughtful and funny gifts and homewares that will fill any space with colour, laughter and inspiration. Read about them here and browse their products online here.
All proceeds from this fundraising raffle support the work of NQCC, as we advocate for the protection of our environment.
We would like to thank the businesses above who have so generously donated to our cause.
Thank you for supporting NQCC!
Tickets are $6.00 each, 3 for $15.00 or 7 for $30.00
On Friday the 21st of June, NQCC celebrated our biennial Fundraising Postcard Art Auction for 2019!
Approximately fifty art/environment lovers attended the event at Umbrella Studio (Townsville City), where each of the seventy works generously donated by artists from near and far were auctioned off for prices ranging from $10 to $105. The pieces were postcard-sized (though some were a little larger) and environment-themed. This event saw our five-week long exhibition, titled "Insights Into Our Environment" come to an end. Luckily for you, the artworks are still available to peruse in our online gallery.Read more
Sweet Country is the first of our new series of monthly movies. Click on the link for more information.
Coal. Sugar. Reef. Magik.
The postcard art auction is a creative and fun way of raising much-needed funds to enable NQCC to maintain the struggle to protect our precious environment.
After an extended exhibition period (27 Jan – 5 March), all art works will be auctioned (3 March), with funds going to support the work of NQCC.
Please consider a creative contribution!
We also invite artists and supporters to submit new logo ideas for NQCC. We prefer to include an iconic local species, like the snubnose dolphin, and return to our colours of green and ochre. There will definitely be a prize for the best logo idea!
Artworks and logo ideas are due by 20 January 2017.
Deliver to NQCC, 114 Boundary St, Railway Estate, or
Mary Who? Bookshop 414 Flinders St
Please include entry form
The exhibition opens on 27th January, auction is 3 March 2017.
On Sunday 14th of August, NQCC hosted a fundraising dinner to celebrate our community of past committee members, donors, volunteers and staff. Additionally, former NQCC Coordinator Susan Brown was visiting Townsville after spending the past 11 years in Geneva working for WWF. We thought a dinner at the NQCC HQ would be a good opportunity for our community to gather.Read more
Trivia Night 2015. Photos courtesy Malcolm Tattersall
Once again, the annual NQCC Trivia Night was a source of much amusement, and much-needed funds!
A record 13 tables competed for the supreme honour of having their team names on the championship board – and for the first time in living memory, there was a dead heat. Both winning teams declined the offer of a ‘Dance-Off’ for first place, so both teams’ names will be up there on the board for eternity. And the winning teams? 2013 winners ‘The Suppository of Wisdom’ featured again – this time joined by ‘The Civil Disobedience Penguins’ (disciples of First Dog on the Moon).
Guest ‘quiz wizards’ Deb and Daina (of Magnetic Island Bootcamp fame) injected some hilarious new action-packed interludes with a number of ‘In it to win it’ games – ‘Suck it up’, ‘Elephant Balls’ and ‘Get forked’…
The night netted around $2500 for NQCC – and we thank all those who came along and took part.
Paperbark is a monthly communique of current NQCC activities, campaigns, news and events.
Hoping that you find the information provided here informative and actionable! There’s a lot on, not least the Climate Marches well over 2000 of which are being held around the world in advance of the UN Climate Summit in Paris in early December. Look forward to being inspired by the power of the people making a stand, marching, being creative and taking action for our environment and a better, safer and fairer future for all.Read more