Sydney Airport sees over 40 million passengers travel through its gates every year, and they leave behind some truly weird and wonderful things! These unclaimed gems will be auctioned off in the Sydney Airport Lost Property Auction, raising funds for Conservation Volunteers Australia along with three other charities.
Lost Property Auction Details
The online auction will run from Tuesday 11th – Friday 21st October. Want to try before you buy? A public viewing day will give you that opportunity on Monday 10th from 8am – 4pm. Several auctions will be set up based on product type with each auction running for 36 hours. Get involved, raise some funds for Conservation Volunteers Australia and secure yourself something truly unique!
Funds raised through the Sydney Airport Lost Property Auction will go towards vital conservation work at Congwong Beach in Kamay Botany Bay National Park, an area of significance for traditional land owners the Gweagal and Kameygal. The Congwong Beach sand dunes restoration project which will see the removal of bitou bush and re-establishment of native vegetation. Sand dunes are vital in protecting the coast line. Not only do they provide a suitable habitat to many species, they also act as a buffer against severe weather events.
Sydney Airport has been a valuable partner of Conservation Volunteers Australia since 2014 and supporting various areas of Kamay Botany Bay National Park during this time. They are a provider of both financial support and man power with their employees assisting in the regeneration of valuable bushlands. They have assisted in removing invasive species and planted native trees, shrubs and ground cover plants, revitalising these precious coastal areas.
So pop the dates in your diary and check out all the items that you can bid on whilst supporting Conservation Volunteers Australia.
If you’d like to get involved and make a ‘hand-on’ difference at Congwong Beach or on any one of our projects in your local area check out our upcoming events, we’d love to see you!