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Text to donate: terms and conditions

Service availability

i. This text donation service is available on all phone networks, with the exception of Optus and pre-paid services.
ii. Every time you text 1996 77 77, a $5 donation will be made and will appear on your mobile phone bill.
iii. You will receive a reply SMS which is your tax-deductible receipt. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.
iv. Please keep the phone bill and text message as copy of your receipt.
v. Your phone provider passes on 100% of your donation.
vi. Persons under 18 years of age must have bill payer’s, parent or guardian permission to donate.

Use and disclosure & personal information security

Oxfam Australia would like to contact you in the future regarding your donation and Oxfam’s ongoing activities, campaigns and appeals that may be of interest to you.

Oxfam is committed to safeguarding your Personal Information as detailed in our Privacy Policy, which you can access at any time to read about how we are committed to protecting your rights and find out:

(i) what information we collect,
(ii) how we secure and store your information,
(iii) how we use this information,
(iv) online activity and social media,
(v) maintaining your information, and;
(vi) how to make a query or complaint, of which we treat very seriously.

If you would prefer not to receive additional communications from Oxfam you can change your preferences or opt out at any time by calling 1800 088 110. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.

Contact details

Please contact Oxfam if you would like further information, have a query or complaint.

  • By phone on 1800 088 110
  • By email on
  • By mail Attn: The Privacy Officer
    Oxfam Australia
    Locked Bag 20004
    Melbourne VIC 8060


Email Address:

Telephone Number:

1800 088 110

Postal Address:

Oxfam Australia
Locked Bag 20004
Melbourne VIC 3001