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About Us

Give Me 5 for Kids is Southern Cross Austereo’s national fundraiser which has been supporting and raising funds for local children’s hospital wards across regional Australia for the last 20 years. Beginning in the mid-'90s as a simple coin drive from the Central Coast region, this annual charity drive has since raised almost $20 million nationally, and benefited over 40 children’s hospital wards.

Each June, our local radio and television networks get behind the cause by holding local fundraising events. To see what’s on this year and to participate, check out our Get Involved section. Can’t get along to an event? No worries. You can donate online anytime.

Thanks to the open hearts and generosity of the public, we continue to raise more funds annually for our local children’s hospital wards, and make a real difference to the lives of sick local kids.


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Wish List

IntelliVue MP5 Monitor x 5

Detects variations in patient's health in real time.
$48,564.12

Paediatric Bronchoscope

Used to examine a child respiratory system (voicebox, windpipe and airways).
$27,000

Specialist Paediatric Cots x 4

Specialist cots with elevating bed & attachments to support medical equipment.
$14,102

IntelliVue MX450 with X2 Module

A flexible & portable vital signs monitor and multi-measurement module.
$18,188.34

Observation/Heart Monitor

Measures infant height and length for infection control. 
$16,000

Patient Central Monitoring System x 4

Measures the blood pressure and heart rate of patients in the paediatric ward
$20,000

Airvo 2 Nasal High Flow Therapy Equipment

Providing performance and convenience with its integrated flow generator and oxygen delivery system.
$10,000

ECG Machine - Philips Pagewriter TC70

Designed to simplify diagnostic ECG testing and streamline workflow.
$30,000

Neo-Natal Ventilator

Used to provide breathing support for ill or premature babies.
$60,000

Patient room refurbishment

Refurb of four bedroom rooms to create a better environment & facility for patients and families. 
$100,000

Welch Allyn Monitor

Used to monitor heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and levels of oxygen in the blood. 
$7000

Bedside Ultrasound Machine

An essential machine for a variety of applications. 
$65,000

Neonatal Transport Ventilator

For kids who require ventilation to be moved between Emergency departments and ICU.
$30,000

Vein Finder

Makes finding veins easier in young patients. 
$9000

Telemetery Monitor

Reviews data to track a patient's heart rate, blood pressure, breathing & other vitals. 
$21,000

Chemotherapy Recliner Chairs

An all-electric height adjustable chair for infusion therapy.
$6545

Chemotherapy Administration Trolley

Portable trolley to store treatment accessories. 
$3671

Sonicaid Dopplers

Equipment used to quickly locate the foetal heart from early gestation to full term.
$7,500

Saturation Monitors

Measures the amount of oxygen in a baby's blood.
$2101.55

Video Laryngiascope

Assists medical staff in the intubation of difficult airways.
$15,000

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Money raised helps provide your local community with aid and support to sick children and their families in times of need.