A big thank you to the following businesses that have donated products and services to our 2017 Charity Auction.
These items and more will be available at our annual Fundraising Gala Dinner – For your chance to bid on any of these great offers book your tickets HERE
1. Waratahs Rugby Package including signed Waratahs Jersey,
2 x Chairman’s Club tickets to the NSW Waratahs first home match of the 2018 Super Rugby Season at Allianz Stadium, PLUS two nights accommodation in a luxury apartment in Sydney
Waratahs Package includes:
Premium match seating in corporate box
Two course dinner 90 minutes prior to kick off | Half time savouries and desserts
Premium selection of beer, wine and soft drinks | Address by Waratahs Rugby Chairman
Guest speakers | Match program | Parking – Plus a Waratahs Jersey!
2. A selection of personally autographed books by Peter FitzSimons
Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald, and a busy events and motivational speaker. He is the author of over twenty-seven books, including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Eureka, Ned Kelly, Gallipoli and biographies of Douglas Mawson, Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales, and is one of Australia’s biggest selling non-fiction authors of the last fifteen years. Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. He lives with his wife, Lisa Wilkinson, and their three children in Sydney.
3. A Night at the Opera at the Sydney Opera House and three nights accommodation in Sydney
2 x A Reserve Tickets to one of Opera Australia 2018 Summer season performances plus
3 nights accommodation in a luxury apartment in Potts Point, Sydney.
4. Light to Light Camps – A Wilderness Coast Weekend for 2 people (twin share).
A Fully-supported hike from Green Cape Lighthouse to Boyd’s Tower.
Perfect for those with only a weekend to spare.
Luxury camping at Saltwater Creek, with hot showers, comfy beds, delicious meals made from fresh local produce.
This tour features superb local seafood and cheeses, and wine to suit the mood.
All gear provided. You carry only a light day pack.
All meals and snacks during the hike, delicious and healthy local food, plus beer and wine.
Value at $550pp
5. Exclusive Home Concert by Beautifully Mad
Have the acclaimed award-winning Beautifully Mad perform exclusively for you and your guests at your home. Tony King & Kris Ralph of Beautifully Mad will provide a soulful acoustic concert for your Christmas party or Special Occasion and are two of the finest musicians in Australia.
6. Private Chef Dinner Party
Invite your friends over for the dinner party of the year with your own private chef, Clinton Pendlebury, at the helm. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have Oaklands Event Centre Head Chef Clinton Pendlebury cook exclusively for you in your home (party of 8).
Value: Money Can’t Buy
7. Weekend for two at Perisher
Get up to the snow in 2018 and experience a weekend away for 2 people staying at Australia’s highest hotel in the snow – the Sundeck. The Sundeck Hotel has won awards for its eco credentials and is the perfect ski-in ski-out on-snow location overlooking the Perisher Valley. Thanks to the support of Perisher, this auction item also includes 2 weekend lift passes so you can ski or board all weekend!
8. Rusty Fig Vineyard Tour & Tastings PLUS Lunch for four people and two tickets to a Vineyard Concert in 2018
An exclusive tour & tastings of the cool climate Rusty Fig vineyard with a box of Rusty Fig wine to take home. Enjoy this relaxing day of tastings and touring at the vineyard on the slopes of Gulaga Mountain. PLUS 2 tickets to a Vineyard concert in 2018.
9. Fly a Boeing 777
Have you ever dreamed of flying a Boeing 777? Fly to the country of your choice in the only private flight simulator in the southern hemisphere. This incredible unique experience features a fully working Boeing 777 cockpit that sits on a hydraulic platform and is possibly the only Boeing 777simulator in Australia. This auction item is donated by Robert Kidd of Quaama and is a once in a lifetime experience that money can’t buy.
Value: Money Can’t Buy
10. Limited edition framed commemorative rugby jersey. Signed by each of Australia’s recent Rugby World Cup Captains, along with a photo of each:
Andrew Slack (1987) | Nick Farr-Jones (1991) | Michael Lynagh (1995) | John Eales (1999) | George Gregan (2003)
The jersey is in the colours of St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill and was commissioned by Steve Williams (St Josephs old boy and Wallaby forward).
11. Two day package (Saturday and Sunday) to the 2018 Four Winds Festival, Bermagui
Four Winds 2018 Easter Festival
Surround yourself with Music, Brilliance and Beauty.
60 Artists, 10 Ensembles, 26 Performances, 10 Stunning Locations, 5 Days.
Wednesday 28 March to Sunday 1 April 2018
The program centres on two full days of music in Four Winds out-door Sound Shell over the 2018 Easter weekend. These performances will be complemented by a series of concerts in the Windsong Pavilion, which undoubtedly has one of the finest acoustics in Australia.