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Red Room Poetry's vision is to make poetry a meaningful part of everyday life.          
We create poetic projects and learning programs in collaboration with a spectrum of poets, schools, communities and partners for positive social impact. Our aim is to make poetry accessible to all, especially those who face the greatest barriers to creative opportunities.

Poetry is empowering

Poetry is portable.
Poetry is accessible.
Poetry is for all people.


Poetry opens pathways to:

Creative expression and thinking
Cultural understaning and celebration
Language sharing and
Enriches everyday experiences


We invite you to support and create poetic moments in all of our lives, everyday and in meaningful ways.

Here's how you can help

$150 supports a new poetic commission
$1,500 supports intensive school workshops led by poets
$15,000 supports a program in a correctional centre


How to give



Direct deposit into our Public Fund:

The Red Room Company Ltd (Westpac)
BSB 032023; ACCOUNT 291 919

Mail cheque or money order to:

The Red Room Company Ltd
PO Box 1105
Surry Hills NSW 2010


To make a donation, or for further information about giving to Red Room Poetry please contact our Director of External Relations Sally Marwood on 02 9319 5090 or

The 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 Red Room Poetry in Australia are tax deductible for Australian tax-payers. ABN: 35 203 464 446.

Volunteer Program

Red Room Poetry 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 Red Room Poetry 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 position, please click here and send your completed form to along with a current CV.