Delta Goodrem and Hugh Jackman at Australia Unites: Red Cross Flood Appeal  

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Delta Goodrem and Hugh Jackman join forces with a whole host of stars to raise funds for struggling families during Australia Unites: Red Cross Flood Appeal

Delta Goodrem and Hugh Jackman have rolled their sleeves up for a good cause. 

The stars appeared on the Australia Unites Flood Appeal which aired on Channel 9, Channel 7 and Channel 10 on Saturday night. 

Hugh, 53, dialled in via a Zoom call, and was joined by comedians Hamish Blake and Andy Lee. 

Support: Delta Goodrem and Hugh Jackman (pictured) have rolled their sleeves up for a good cause. The stars appeared on the Australia Unites Flood Appeal which aired on Channel 9, Channel 7 and Channel 10 on Saturday night

Support: Delta Goodrem and Hugh Jackman (pictured) have rolled their sleeves up for a good cause. The stars appeared on the Australia Unites Flood Appeal which aired on Channel 9, Channel 7 and Channel 10 on Saturday night

‘Hello Australia, Hollywood star Hugh Jackman here,’ Hugh began in the video clip. 

‘Please donate to the Red Cross, every cent will go a long way to those affected in flood areas. So, thank you’. 

Delta, 37, called in from her Bridge Over Troubled Dreams tour, which tonight was in Brisbane. 

Helping hands: Hugh, 53, dialled in via a Zoom call, and was joined by comedians Hamish Blake and Andy Lee. Both pictured

Helping hands: Hugh, 53, dialled in via a Zoom call, and was joined by comedians Hamish Blake and Andy Lee. Both pictured 

Alongside her support act, Queensland band Sheppard, the singer crossed live to the appeal. 

‘Oh my goodness, I think when one Australian hurts we all do,’ Delta said. 

‘So we want to be able to unite and it’s our kick-off first night, we waited two years to be on a stage but no better to have it in Brisbane. 

Calling in: Delta Goodrem (right) called in from her Bridge Over Troubled Dreams tour, which tonight was in Brisbane. Alongside her support act, Queensland band Sheppard, the singer crossed live to the appeal

Calling in: Delta Goodrem (right) called in from her Bridge Over Troubled Dreams tour, which tonight was in Brisbane. Alongside her support act, Queensland band Sheppard, the singer crossed live to the appeal

‘We want everybody that is in this room to give love and strength and be part of tonight, and send love and strength tonight and to everyone going through such a hard time.’ 

Australia Unites: Red Cross Flood Appeal sees the country’s three major commercial networks forget about their traditional rivalries for a night to jointly present the special event.

Money raised will help enable volunteers to help in relief aid and support those impacted by the floods and help communities recover.   

A powerful roster of musical talent are on board to support the cause including Guy Sebastian, veteran rockers Hunters and Collectors, Kasey Chambers and The Wiggles. 

'We want everybody that is in this room to give love and strength and be part of tonight, and send love and strength tonight and to everyone going through such a hard time' she said

‘We want everybody that is in this room to give love and strength and be part of tonight, and send love and strength tonight and to everyone going through such a hard time’ she said 

Those phoning in had the chance to chat with a large cast of TV favourites including Home and Away’s James Stewart and Ada Nicodemou, top comedians Magda Szubanski, and Dave Hughes and Married at First Sight’s Johnny.

Larry Emdur (Channel 7’s Morning Show), Renee Bargh (Channel Nine’s The Voice Australia) and Daniel Doody (Channel 10, News) formed a trio to do a special report from inside the flood zone at Brunswick Heads.

They were joined by two local residents, actor Bridie Carter (Dancing with the Stars) and Mick Fanning (Surf Champ), who spoke about the courage of the selfless volunteers who done so much to bring some relief to flood victims.

Raising funds: Australia Unites: Red Cross Flood Appeal sees the country's three major commercial networks forget about their traditional rivalries for a night to jointly present the special event. Pictured: Floods in Lismore

Raising funds: Australia Unites: Red Cross Flood Appeal sees the country’s three major commercial networks forget about their traditional rivalries for a night to jointly present the special event. Pictured: Floods in Lismore 

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