Inmates at the Macquarie Correctional Centre in Wellington have helped raise more than $1400 for the Foodbank Bushfire Emergency Relief Appeal.
The five inmates donated artworks which were auctioned on Facebook, raising a total of $1410.
Corrective Services NSW launched the auction on February 18 and when the hammer went down at 11am on February 21, the artworks had attracted 55 bids.
"Like the rest of the community, the inmates at Macquarie have been really affected by the bushfires, floods and drought and the impact these extreme weather conditions are having on the Australian people," Macquarie Governor Brett Lees said.
"This was an opportunity for them to help contribute to the relief and rebuilding efforts and to show they care. We're pleased and proud to be able to donate this money to Foodbank NSW on their behalf."
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The paintings on canvas measure 60x60cm and were mostly inspired by the recent bushfire emergency.
Habitat Trauma, by 46-year-old Vin depicts a teary koala clinging to a fire-fighting hose and sold for $280.
Desert Dreaming, by Aboriginal artist Lloyd features boomerangs, stars and other Indigenous motifs and sold for $285.
Lost Souls, by Ryan is a sepia-toned work based on the theme of social concepts and sold for $260.
River Run, by Aboriginal inmate Gavin is a dot painting with platypus motif and sold for $330.
Heroes in Orange by Bruce is a tribute to Rural Fire Service Volunteers and sold for $255.