Australia Day Aquathon has a long and proud history of supporting local Illawarra non-for
profit and charity groups.

Since 1999 over $368,000 in donations and participant fund raising has been provided to charities, local surf clubs, and sport clubs.

Aquathon is proud to support the charities who volunteer their services to provide enormous support to the event with five associations involved.

Fund Raising Options

You are encouraged “aquathon” for our preferred charity partners (or one of your choice) or perhaps a donation at the online entry with all donations directed to the charity.

It is simple and quick to set up, and be it a few dollars or more, it all makes a real local difference to those in most need.


FUND RAISING can be directed for Aquathon: Anglicare Illawarra’s SHIFT Program:

2019 to be updated shortly

DONATIONS: Can be made via fund raising link above, or at the time of your online entry.


Donations for FLAGSTAFF GROUP ILLAWARRA can be made at time of online or manual entry.

About our charity partners





SHIFT is a new Anglicare initiative to provide support and housing for families in transition – particularly refugees and those fleeing domestic violence. In addition to providing families with access to low-cost, short-term housing, SHIFT links families with a case manager to assist them accessing other Anglicare and government services as required.


FLAGSTAFF GROUP is the Illawarra’s leading social enterprise that exists to support people with a disability to unlock their potential to reach their goals.

Offering a range of employment, skills and social programmes, Flagstaff creates opportunities for people with a disability to build independence and confidence to live the life they choose.

Ask your friends and family to get on board and support your cause to help make a difference in the community!