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Couple holding up Strawberry Sundae in front of The Common Good's Strawberry Sundae Stalls at Ekka

Ekka Strawberry Sundae Stalls

Over the last 34 years, The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation (now known as The Common Good) has been the proud custodian of the iconic Ekka Strawberry Sundaes.

Every year over 2,000 volunteers help power these stalls and serve over 100,000 sundaes across the 9 days. That’s an incredible amount of scooping, chopping and topping!

It's not just a treat! Every Strawberry Sundae sold helps to fund life-changing medical research for The Common Good.

Saturday, August 12 to Sunday, August 20 2023

Brisbane Showgrounds

Echocardiologist presenting at Echo Australia Conference, event for echocardiology professionals

Echo Australia Conference

The Echo Australia Conference is on again.

Australia's leading echocardiography conference is on again, returning to the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event hosts an esteemed faculty of expert speakers, who deliver the latest in echocardiographic advances and explore the applications of new techniques and innovations from across the industry.

Funds from this event will directly support medical research into Australia’s most chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and lung disease, through The Common Good.

Monday, October 9 to Wednesday, October 11 2023

Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

Volunteers at The Prince Charles Hospital Giving Day raising funds for patient projects and care on behalf of The Common Good

Giving Day

Giving Day will return this year for a massive 12 hour sprint at The Prince Charles Hospital.

Giving Day is a high energy, festival style event to support our local hospital communities.

This year, we are looking to raise even more life-changing funds to support the patients and families that use The Prince Charles Hospital.

Wednesday, October 25 2023

The Prince Charles Hospital

Dad and son riding bikes in the Tour de Brisbane cycling event

Tour de Brisbane

The highly anticipated Tour De Brisbane will return in 2024 to help raise funds for those impacted by transplant research.

With over 110km of fully closed city roads and courses covering Brisbane’s most iconic landmarks, the Tour de Brisbane is one ride you don’t want to miss!

Distances: 110km, 80km, 50km, 14km and a FREE Community Ride (approx 10km)

Register today and pedal to power life-changing medical research.

Sunday, April 14 2024

Brisbane Showgrounds

Past Events

Want to see how others have made a real difference? Check out our past events at The Common Good!

Our amazing community came together to fund life-changing discoveries. Get inspired and be part of our journey to a healthier future.

Saturday, 29 July 2023

Men's Matter Race Day

We were thrilled to have you join us for the 2023 Men Matter Raceday!

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Hosted at the Gold Coast Turf Club (Aquis Park), the day was a collabortative event to raise funds for The Common Good in addition to other organisations promoting positive men's health.

he event aimed to raise money, awareness, and inspire men in our lives to lead by example. It was a fantastic day filled with live racing, barbers, entertainment, raffles, and more, all dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and fundraising for men's health.

Friday, 28 October 2022

Shine Lawyers Golf Day

Close to $19,000 raised, supporting 389 hours of life-saving medical research.

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The Shine Lawyers Charity Golf Day is an opportunity for teams to come together to enjoy a great day of golf, games and refreshments at one of Australia's premier golf courses.

The event will raise funds for The Common Good, and support life-changing medical research into conditions that affect 90% of Australians.

Sunday, 9 October 2022

Street Art Battle

Over $6,800 raised, supporting 143 hours of life-saving medical research.

The Live Street Art Battle is an annual event held at The Avenue in Surfers Paradise.

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2022 marks the 5th Art Battle to date. Each artist is given a canvas and 90 minutes to produce an amazing art piece to be auctioned off at the end the event.

The overall winner is determined a judging panel and the final piece of the artwork at auction. The winner will receive a cash prize of $1000 and a $500 voucher for The Avenue venue. The winner will also be given a wall in The Avenue to create their own unique artwork.

All funds raised from the event will go to support medical research and hospital initiatives at The Common Good.

Wednesday, March 30 2022

Ride for Good

The Ride for Good is an exclusive ride led by ex-500cc MotoGP Champion Daryl Beattie and 3 time Supercar Championship Winner and 7 time Bathurst Champion Craig Lowndes OAM.

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The ride covers over 500km of south-east Queensland's most beautiful country - including Mount Tamborine and mount Glorious.

Though entry is free, each rider pledges to raise funds for 100 hours of research ($4400). It's a great day out for motorbike enthusiasts, and one that makes a huge impact for funding life-changing medical research.

Saturday, 11 December 2021

Strawberry Sundaes at Tuscany On Tamborine

To celebrate their Grand Opening, The Common Good have partnered with Tuscany on Tamborine to offer iconic Ekka Strawberry Sundaes to the public!

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This special event is your last chance to take advantage of the delicious Strawberry Sundaes after missing out on the Ekka this year.

Join us on Saturday December 11 as we soak in the beautiful Italian-inspired venue, and serve up some of Queensland’s favourite strawberry sundaes.

Don’t forget, all proceeds will go to heart and lung transplant patients and research supported by The Common Good.

Start your own fundraising event

Organize your own fundraising event for The Common Good and support life-saving medical research and patient projects. Empower innovation, inspire hope, and bring communities together.

Start your event now and empower hope for a healthier future!  

neXtrack Tradie Health Institute Bare Foot Bowls Day

neXtrack Tradie Health Institute Bare Foot Bowls Day

13 Oct 2023


Raised of $20,000 goal

Long Kayak for Lungs 2

Long Kayak for Lungs 2

28 Aug 2023


Raised of $50,000 goal

Cycle with Cassi

Cycle with Cassi


Raised of $1,000 goal

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