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Give to Research Stations

Research stations provide real-world experiences that help our students transition to become job-ready graduates and our researchers undertake field-work within our region, building connections with our communities.

JCU Daintree Rainforest Observatory

JCU's Daintree Rainforest Observatory (DRO) is our classroom in the rainforest. Your support helps our students and researchers with hands-on experiences that make positive change for our region, for Australia and for the World.

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JCU Fletcherview Research Station

Fletcherview Research Station is JCU's fully operational outback cattle station. Your donation to Fletcherview creates real-world educational experiences for our students and researchers.

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JCU Orpheus Island Research Station

Orpheus Island Research Station provides a living laboratory for our students and researchers located on the Great Barrier Reef. Your donation can support field work and study experiences in this inspirational learning environment.

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Types of Donations

JCU accepts cash, shares and fully paid insurance policies where the University is named as the beneficiary. In some cases the University will also accept realty, art, antiques, jewellery, coins and other items of value.

Contact us to discuss your gift.

You can choose to give:

  • Regularly, such as through workplace giving programs and payroll deductions;
  • On one or more occasions each year;
  • A one-off gift;
  • A bequest in your will. Find out more about leaving a gift in your will.

JCU accepts donations:

  • Online through our secure payment portal for specific causes;
  • By Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) - contact us for details;
  • By cheque - Made out to James Cook University - see mailing address;
  • In cash at our Cashiers office on the Townsville, Bebegu Yumba and Cairns, Nguma-bada campuses.