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Curtin Community Projects

Curtin Community Projects provides Curtin students and staff with opportunities to fundraise for not-for-profit organisations, such as the Leukaemia Foundation, Perth Children's Hospital Foundation and Cancer Council WA.

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World's Greatest Shave

On 22 March 2018 help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Join the Curtin University team and consider shaving, colouring or volunteering to participate in World's Greatest Shave.

To join up, shave or colour, or to donate, visit  and then contact Team Leader Maureen Meredith at to book a time.

“Curtin University is one of the Leukaemia Foundation’s biggest supporters in Western Australia. The university has taken part in the World’s Greatest Shave for 15 years and during this time have raised over $300,000 for the Foundation. We are extremely grateful for the contribution Curtin University has made to support Western Australian families impacted by blood cancer."

- Andrew York, General Manager, Leukaemia Foundation WA

The Curtin community raised over $27,200 for this cause in 2017.

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Perth Children's Hospital Foundation

Dress in fun, crazy outfits to volunteer to sell merchandise or collect donations around campus in wacky costumes on 3 May 2018. Come along for the Zoolander Walkoff. All money raised will help purchase Vital Signs Monitors for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation.

To get involved contact or call 9266 2118

The Curtin community raised $1,500 for this cause in 2017.

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Daffodil Day

Raise money for the Cancer Council WA on 23 and 24 August 2018. Over 6000 freshly cut daffodils and merchandise will be sold on campus to students and staff. Consider volunteering at this fundraising event to help raise money for cancer research.

To get involved contact or call 9266 2118

The Curtin community raised $5,520 for this cause in 2017.


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Parkerville Children and Youth Care

Consider donating Christmas gifts to young people at Parkerville Children and Youth Care at this special time of year. Gifts are collected from November through to December.

To get involved contact or call 9266 2118

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Funds raised in 2017

Congratulations to the Curtin community for their fantastic efforts in fundraising for not-for-profit organisations throughout the year. The fundraising activities were organised by Curtin Community Projects, Curtin Community Programs.

  • Leukaemia Foundation - World's Greatest Shave - $27,200
  • Cancer Council - Daffodil Day - $5,520
  • PMH - $1,500
  • Parkerville Children and Youth Care - 100 Christmas gifts donated

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Contact us

For more information on the above events, please contact:

Maureen Meredith
Student & Community Development Coordinator
Tel | +61 8 9266 2118
Email |
Physical address | Curtin Connect Building 101, Bentley Campus
Postal address | Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA, 6845

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