Community partnerships

We're proud to support the communities we serve. Underpinned by the Australian notion of a 'fair go', our partnerships engage our customers and give our team the chance to give back.

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UNICEF Australia

Since 1991, Qantas has supported UNICEF through the Change for Good® program. By collecting foreign and local change in Change for Good® envelopes on board Qantas flights, passengers have raised over $36 million to support UNICEF's global health, child protection and education programs.

Our customers` spare change has saved the lives of over 500,000 malnourished children, provided school equipment for 4.9 million children and protected 232 million children against preventable disease.

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is a colourful and dazzling night of pride, celebration and self-expression.

As one of Australia's most famous and well-loved events, it captures the imagination of Australia's LGBTQI and mainstream communities and brings thousands of visitors to Sydney to celebrate love, equality and diversity.

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The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards

Qantas is proud to present the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards.

The awards cover 10 categories including Arts, Culture and Sport, Board and Management, Business and Entrepreneur, Diversity and Inclusion, Global, Innovation, Local and Regional, Public Policy, Social Enterprise and Not for Profit, and Young Leader.

Celebrating female trailblazers from all walks of life, the awards aim to identify a diverse group of women who have dedicated their time and energy to champion change in business and society.

Make-A-Wish Australia

Qantas is the proud airline partner of Make-A-Wish Australia. This national charity grants the wishes of children and young people with life-threatening medical conditions to help enrich their human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Qantas helps with flights for wishes involving travel, helping Make-A-Wish Australia to grant more and more unforgettable experiences for seriously ill children each year.

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Beyond Blue

Created to help reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in Australia, Beyond Blue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that provides information and support to help people’s mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

By giving Australians the confidence to speak openly about anxiety, depression and suicide – both to seek support and to check in with those close to them – Beyond Blue tackles prejudice and discrimination from all angles.

Beyond Blue’s tools, resources and services create mentally healthy environments through dedicated programs for schools, universities, workplaces and community organisations.

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Great Barrier Reef Foundation

It’s one of our greatest natural assets and that’s why Qantas is a proud supporter of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, which exists to ensure the Great Barrier Reef exists for future generations.

The Great Barrier Reef Foundation seeks solutions and innovations that will benefit coral reefs globally as they tackle the same threats and challenges that face the world’s largest coral reef. Through funding solutions grounded in science, technology, engineering and on-the-ground action to ensure long-term conservation, the Great Barrier Reef Foundation is the lead charity dedicated to protecting the reef.

Turtle swimming at the Great Barrier Reef

Chief Executive Women

Qantas is the proud airline partner of Chief Executive Women. Founded in 1985, Chief Executive Women (CEW) represents Australia's most senior and distinguished female leaders.

With a shared vision of women leaders enabling women leaders, CEW strives to educate and influence all levels of Australian business and government on the importance of gender balance.

Through advocacy, targeted programs and scholarships, CEW works to remove the barriers to women's progression and ensure equal opportunity for prosperity.

Royal Aeronautical Society

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) is the world’s only multi-disciplinary professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the advancement of aeronautical science and engineering, the RAeS has been at the forefront of developments ever since.

Qantas is proud to be partnering with the RAeS to invest in the future of aviation and aerospace engineering in Australia.

Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australians who have died in war. The Memorial is a world-class museum, a shrine of remembrance, a research centre and an archive of Australia’s military history.

With exhibitions, artworks, significant military objects and personal records, it tells the stories of the men and women who have served our nation.