The floods plaguing the East Coast of Australia are a terrible ordeal but the community spirit shown by all Australians has been wonderful to witness.

Hundreds have stepped up, putting jobs, families, and homes on hold to support and restore the people and places badly affected by the floods.

A new fundraiser, Rebuild The Northern Rivers, is also aiming to do its small bit. The unique auction consists of special experiences, rare collectables, one-on-one sessions with major artists, luxury accommodation packages, VIP tickets, and meet-and-greet opportunities – there’s genuinely something on offer for everyone.

Businesses and artists across the country have come together to donate items to Rebuild The Northern Rivers, ready for people to bid on or buy right away. Check out some of the highlights of the auction:

Matt Corby – 3-day recording and writing session at Rainbow Valley

Flume – 2 general admission tickets + backstage Ableton production session

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Laneway Festival – VIP double pass for 5 years + general admission tickets

Your Paradise, Fiji – airfares to Fiji + festival tickets + accommodation

Crystalbrook Byron Bay – two-night stay in Luxe Suite + breakfast

RÜFÜS DU SOL – 2 x sold-out VIP tickets (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, or Melbourne)

Angie McMahon – exclusive songwriting experience

BENEE – 2 x VIP tickets

Telenova – 2 x general admission tickets, meet & greet + signed EP

The Amity Affliction – 2 x general admission tickets + $150 merchandise pack

And the main thing is that 100% of all proceeds are being donated equally between three organisations: Good360 NSW Flood Appeal, a matchmaker connecting brand-new goods to people who need them most; Bundjalung Community Flood Raiser by Koori Mail, supporting several Bundjalung Aboriginal community organisations; and the Byron Community Centre in partnership with the Northern Rivers Community Foundation.

At the time of writing, over $20,000 worth of bids and purchases have been made, with many more expected over the next 17 days. Head to AirAuctioneer to check out the long list of 53 auction items. The closing date of the fundraiser is April 2nd.

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