Fundraising Events

If you are located in any of the below areas, please consider supporting these fundraising events as their proceeds are directly donated to DVConnect.


Bloom Benefit – Brisbane

You’re invited to an explosively entertaining night out in Brisbane to support DVConnect.

This exciting fundraising event features an impressive array of entertainers from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and lived experiences including drag, burlesque, variety and more. They are, and they welcome a community of survivors, allies, entertainers and friends. 

When:             Saturday 16 November, 7pm – 9pm

Where:           The Sideshow, 349 Montague Road, West End

Tickets:          $30 purchase tickets here


  • The Bombshell Burlesque Academy – you need to see this explosive Burlesque performance live
  • Wilhelmina ‘Willow’ Westwood – a cis male drag performer with an affinity for dance numbers
  • Ruby Corvette – the Syncopated sweetie pie who will tap her way into your heart
  • Curry Potter – the gorgeous drag queen activist extraordinaire
  • Thalia Novela – Burlesque Queen and the Latin Goddess of Love
  • Lord Severus – Gender bending drag deviant and legend
  • Magnolia Knife – Sharp as steel, but summer-sweet
  • Rosaline Derussi – Shake your tail feathers when this burlesque babe takes the stage
  • Runway Movement – You’ll love Brisbane’s dynamic dynasty as they wown the runway like never before
  •  And so much more…


I wish to sincerely thank you and the entire DVConnect team for their past and present assistance during these past few years of family turmoil. Without such a wonderful service it would be that much harder for women and children.

Jenny, Northgate Brisbane

We need your support.

With your donation we can:

  • Provide more emergency transport and accommodation to those escaping violence.
  • Provide more temporary accommodation for pets whose families have escaped violence.
  • Provide more crisis counselling to those who have experienced violence.
  • Educate Queenslanders on how they can help family/friends experiencing violence.