Macquarie donates to Victorian bushfire appeal

09 February 2009

In response to the public appeal launched by Prime Minister Rudd and Victorian Premier Brumby, Macquarie Group has donated $1 million to the Australian Red Cross 2009 Victorian Bushfire Fund.

In addition, Macquarie Group Foundation - the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group - will match all Macquarie Group staff donations to bushfire appeals.

Macquarie Group staff extend their deepest sympathies to all those affected by the bushfires in Victoria.

For further information, please contact:

Julie White
Macquarie Group Foundation
No.1 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 612 8232 6973
Fax: 612 8232 0019
Email: julie.white@macquarie.com