Charities

2017 CHARITY APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

$3,488,000 and counting

2016 – Into The Future

Orange Sky Laundry $110,000
OzHarvest Canberra $60,000
The Big Issue $50,000
Look Good Feel Better  $45,000
The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation $40,000
Companion House $40,000
Hosted by: David Speers and Andrew Meares
Special Guest Artist: Samantha Jade & Cyrus Villanueva


2015 – Winter Wonderland

Luke Batty Foundation $110,000
Rare Cancers $110,000
The Mo Evie & Otis Foundation $35,000
Veterans off the Street  $30,000
Women's Legal Centre ACT & Region $30,000
CEW Bean Foundation $25,000
Hosted by: David Speers and Andrew Meares
Special Guest Artist: Jessica Mauboy
Party & Dance Band: Stereotype


2014 – Puttin' On the Ritz

Soldier On $100,000.00
Indigenous Reading Project $60,000.00
Menslink $30,000.00
Motor Neurone Disease NSW/ACT $30,000.00
Muscular Dystrophy NSW/ACT $30,000.00
Cystic Fibrosis ACT $30,000.00
Send Hope Not Flowers Asia / Pacific $20,000.00
Jodie O'Shea Orphanage Bali $20,000.00
Hosted by: Gerry Connolly
Party & Dance Band: The Groove Academy


2013 – Oh Là Là

Charity I: Spinal Cure Australia $100,000
Charity II: Lifeline $100,000
Charity III: MS Society of the ACT $30,000
Charity IV: Inspire Foundation $30,000
Charity V: Red Cross ACT $25,000
Charity VI: Indigenous Reading Project $20,000
Hosted by: Bob Downe
Party & Dance: La Fiesta Sound System


2012 – La Dolce Vita

Charity I: The Warwick Foundation $100,0000
Charity II: Cerebral Palsy Alliance $100,000
Charity III: Autism/Asperger ACT $50,000
Charity IV: Royal Life Saving Society $50,000
Hosted by: Julian Morrow
Party & Dance: Atomic


2011 – Celebrate In Style

Charity I: Angel Flight - $100,000
Charity II: Big Bang Ballers - $100,000
Charity III: The Click Foundation - $50,000
Charity IV: Working Wonders - $20,000
Hosted by: Julia Morris
Special Guests: Boys In The Band
Party & Dance: The Martini Club


2010 – Kick Up Your Heels!

Charity I: Camp Kookaburra - $100,000
Charity II: Fighting Chance - $55,000
Charity III: Karinya House for Mothers & Babies - $55,000
Charity IV: Oz Help Foundation - $55,000
Hosted by: HG Nelson & Rampaging Roy Slaven
Party & Dance Band: The Enormous Horns


2009 – 10th Anniversary Celebration

Charity I: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - $50,000
Charity II: Mirabel Foundation - $50,000
Charity III: Newborn Intensive Care Foundation - $50,000
Charity IV: Sister2Sister Program - $50,000
Charity V: Oz Harvest Canberra - $20,000
Charity VI: CEW Bean Foundation - $20,000
Charity VII: Scouts Australia (ACT Branch) - $10,000
Hosted by: Gerry Connolly / Effie / Jean Kittson
Special Guests: Christine Anu / Grace Knight / Paulini
Party & Dance: Jungle Jerry, Ashley Feraude & the Kool Kollective


2008 – All That Glitters

Charity I: Nightstop Mission Australia - $155,000
Charity II: Bosum Buddies - $30,000
Charity III: Save the Children - $30,000
Charity IV: Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - $10,000
Hosted by: Bob Downe
Special Guests: Marcia Hines
Party & Dance Band: Le DJ de Parti

2007 – 18th Century Splendour

Charity I: Burn Foundation Australia - $150,000
Charity II: Surfaid International - $20,000
Charity III: RSPCA - $20,000
Charity IV: Marymead Child & Family Centre - $20,000
Hosted by: Gerry Connolly
Special Guests: Dale Burridge & Danielle Everett
Party & Dance Band: The Enormous Horns


2006 – Showgirl

Charity I: Frontier Services $100,000
Charity II: Reconciliation Australia $20,000
Charity III: The Fred Hollows Foundation $20,000
Charity IV: The Smith Family Learning for Life Foundation $10,000
Hosted by: Jean Kittson
Special Guests: Nikki Bennett & the J-Foxx Dancers
Party & Dance Band: The John Field Band


2005 – The Australian Dream

Charity I: The Australian Foundation for Mental Health Research $100,000
Charity II:Media Team Australia $10,000
Charity III: The Smith Family Learning for Life Program: $10,000
Hosted by: Effie [Mary Coustas]
Special Guests: The Tap Dogs
Party & Dance Band: Tall Pop Syndrome


2004 – The Opulence Of The Orient

Charity I: Open Family Australia $100,000
Charity II: Newborn Intensive Care Foundation: $20,000
Charity III: Lingiari Foundation $3,000
Hosted by: Peter Berner
Special Guest: David Campbell
Dinner Music: The Canberra Mandolin Orchestra
Party & Dance Band: Jelly Bean Jam


2003 – Parliamentary Circus

Charity I: Lifeline $70,000
Charity II: The Smith Family Learning for Life Program $7,000
Charity III: Lingiari Foundation $3,000
Charity IV: Canberra Firestorm $5,000
Hosted by: Jean Kittson
Special Guests: Bjorn Again
Dinner Music: Swing In Style
Party & Dance Band: Big Boss Groove


2002 – Year Of The Outback

Charity I: The Smith Family Learning for Life Program $60,000
Charity II: The East Timor Appeal: $5,000
Hosted by: Shaun Micallef
Dinner Music: The Stiff Gins
Special Guests: Mental As Anything
Party & Dance Band: The Enormous Horns


2001 – Winter Wonderland

Charity I: The Cancer Council of Australia $50,000
Charity II: The Smith Family $5,000
Hosted by: Roy & HG
Dinner Music: Sweet Mischief
Special Guest: Marcia Hines
Party & Dance Band: Sonora Latino America


2000 – Inaugural Cabaret

Charity I: The East Timor Appeal: $40,000
Charity II: The Smith Family: $5,000
Hosted by: Roy & HG
Dinner Music: Swing In Style
Special Guest: Frank Bennett Big Band
Party & Dance Band: Discotheque Spectacular