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Help for Sulawesi - fundraising efforts

Date: 10 October 2018

A 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit Sulawesi on Friday 28th September, triggering a powerful tsunami which has sadly killed over 800 people and leaving thousands more who need urgent help. A number of Centre reseachers have worked with the people of Sulawesi on the study and preservation of their Austronesian languages, and we wish to express our deep sympathy for the victims and their families. 

If you wish to make a donation over $2, please visit the Red Cross website.


On Thursday 11th October, the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific will be hosting a fundraising lunch to raise money for the Indonesia earthquakes and tsunami tragedy. It will be serving Indonesia cuisine which has kindly been arranged by our colleagues at the Indonesia Project.

When: 12:00pm – 1.30pm on Thursday 11 October
Where: Hedley Bull Atrium, Building 130 ANU

Staff will be accepting gold coin donations for the Red Cross Indonesia Earthquakes and Tsunami Appeal 2018. Please register your attendance to for catering purposes.


(Image by the Australian Embassy in Jakarta on Flickr.)

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