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A signed copy of Nick Cave's 'The Sick Bag Song' has sold at auction for $10,000 in aid of bushfire relief

Last week Nick cave was heralded for his stunning contribution to the bushfire relief fund. This week he has made another contribution as a copy of his signed book and one of his signature suits sold at auction for $10,000.

A signed copy of Nick Cave‘s book, The Sick Bag Song alongside one of his expertly made suits were put up for auction with children’s author Andy Griffiths purchasing the lot.

The online auction was in aid of the devastating bushfires which have swept Australia the past few weeks. While last week Cave and longtime collaborator Warren Ellis contributed $500,000 to the cause, Cave added some more cash to the fund this week with the auction.

The Twitter auction was set up by Australian authors to support the Victorian Country Fire Authority with Cave’s donation submitted through novelist Kirsten Krauth.

The lucky winner of The Sick Bag Song, Griffiths, also auctioned off some of his books during the #AuthorsForFireys auction. He put up a signed set of his Treehouse children’s books which was sold at $1,050.