The Red Room Company’s vision is to make poetry a meaningful part of everyday life. Since 2003, we have provided professional employment and creative opportunities for over 10,000 students across Australia and more than 700 poets.

Support our Public Fund Red Room Company Public Fund is a fund listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations and has Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.


Donations of $2 or more to The Red Room Company in Australia are tax deductible for Australian tax-payers.



Your donation makes a difference

Donations to The Red Room Company support projects like Unlocked (in correctional centres) and Poetry Education which help empower inmates and students through poetry to improved literacy, communication and self-expression. 

  • $150 helps to commission an emerging poet to create a new work
  • $1,000 gives a full-day workshop and learning resources to an urban school in need
  • $3,550 gives a one-week writing program to a disadvantaged urban school
  • $5,500 contributes to a one-week writing program for a regional school in need
  • $10,000 contributes to a creative literacy program in a correctional centre

To send a cheque or direct deposit to our public fund, or for further information about giving to The Red Room Company please contact our External Relations Manager, Sally Marwood on 02 9319 5090 or

Volunteer Program

The Red Room Company is always excited to welcome aboard new volunteers interested in forging a career within the Australian literary and arts industry. The nature of volunteer work within The Red Room Company could include working in an administrative or organisational capacity, or working on a specific project with a coordinator. It all depends on your interests, passions and skills.

To apply for about a volunteer or intern position, please click here and send your completed form to our Executive Director, Dr Tamryn Bennett,, along with a current CV.