Funds Raised to Date.
$4,113,000

2018 Recipients

TLC for Kids Logo
Beacon Logo
Mummy's Wish Logo
Foyer Foundation Logo
Indigenous Reading Project Logo
Marymead Logo
Givit Logo
Bosom Buddies Logo

2018 - Spring

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
TLC for Kids $30,000
Beacon Foundation $30,000
Mummy’s Wish $40,000
Foyer Foundation $40,000
Indigenous Reading Project $45,000
Bosom Buddies (ACT) $5,000
Marymead (ACT) $40,000
Givit (ACT) $45,000

Hosted By
Bob Downe
Special Guests
Jessica Mauboy

2017 - Our Bush Capital

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The Stroke Foundation $100,000
Share the Dignity $50,000
Lifeline $50,000
The Alannah & Madeline Foundation $50,000
Karinya House $60,000
Pegasus Riding for the Disabled $40,000

Hosted By
David Speers and Andrew Meares
Special Guests
Samantha Jade & Cyrus Villanueva

2016 - Into the Future

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
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 Guests
Samantha Jade & Cyrus Villanueva

2015 - Winter Wonderland

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
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
Entertainment By
Stereotype
Special Guests
Jessica Mauboy

2014 - Puttin' on the Ritz

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Soldier On $100,000
Indigenous Reading Project $60,000
Menslink $30,000
Motor Neurone Disease NSW/ACT $30,000
Muscular Dystrophy NSW/ACT $30,000
Cystic Fibrosis ACT $30,000
Send Hope Not Flowers Asia / Pacific $20,000
Jodie O'Shea Orphanage Bali $20,000

Hosted By
Gerry Connolly
Entertainment By
The Groove Academy

2013 - Oh Là Là

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Spinal Cure Australia $100,000
Lifeline $100,000
MS Society of the ACT $40,000
Inspire Foundation $40,000
Red Cross ACT $20,000
Indigenous Reading Project $20,000

Hosted By
Bob Downe
Entertainment By
La Fiesta Sound System

2012 - La Dolce Vita

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The Warwick Foundation $100,000
Cerebral Palsy Alliance $100,000
Autism/Asperger ACT $50,000
Royal Life Saving Society $50,000

Hosted By
Julian Morrow
Entertainment By
Atomic

2011 - Celebrate in Style

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Angel Flight $100,000
Big Bang Ballers $100,000
The Click Foundation $50,000
Working Wonders $20,000

Hosted By
Julia Morris
Entertainment By
The Martini Club
Special Guests
Boys In The Band

2010 - Kick Up Your Heels!

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Camp Kookaburra $100,000
Fighting Chance $55,000
Karinya House for Mothers & Babies $55,000
Oz Help Foundation $55,000

Hosted By
HG Nelson & Rampaging Roy Slaven
Entertainment By
The Enormous Horns

2009 - 10th Anniversary Celebration

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation $50,000
Mirabel Foundation $50,000
Newborn Intensive Care Foundation $50,000
Sister2Sister Program $50,000
Oz Harvest Canberra $20,000
CEW Bean Foundation $20,000
Scouts Australia (ACT Branch) $10,000

Hosted By
Gerry Connolly, Effie, Jean Kittson
Entertainment By
Jungle Jerry, Ashley Feraude & the Kool Kollective
Special Guests
Christine Anu, Grace Knight, Paulini

2008 - All that Glitters

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Nightstop Mission Australia $155,000
Bosom Buddies $30,000
Save the Children $30,000
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation $10,000

Hosted By
Bob Downe
Entertainment By
Le DJ de Parti
Special Guests
Marcia Hines

2007 - 18th Century Splendour

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Burn Foundation Australia $150,000
Surfaid International $20,000
RSPCA $20,000
Marymead Child & Family Centre $20,000

Hosted By
Gerry Connolly
Entertainment By
The Enormous Horns
Special Guests
Dale Burridge & Danielle Everett

2006 - Showgirl

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Frontier Services $100,000
Reconciliation Australia $20,000
The Fred Hollows Foundation $20,000
The Smith Family Learning for Life Foundation $10,000

Hosted By
Jean Kittson
Entertainment By
The John Field Band
Special Guests
Nikki Bennett & the J-Foxx Dancers

2005 - The Australian Dream

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The Australian Foundation for Mental Health Research $100,000
Media Team Australia $10,000
The Smith Family Learning for Life Program $10,000

Hosted By
Effie [Mary Coustas]
Entertainment By
Tall Pop Syndrome
Special Guests
The Tap Dogs

2004 - The Opulence of the Orient

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Open Family Australia $100,000
Newborn Intensive Care Foundation $20,000
Lingiari Foundation $3,000

Hosted By
Peter Berner
Entertainment By
The Canberra Mandolin Orchestra, Jelly Bean Jam
Special Guests
David Campbell

2003 - Parliamentary Circus

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
Lifeline $70,000
The Smith Family Learning for Life Program $7,000
Lingiari Foundation $3,000
Canberra Firestorm $5,000

Hosted By
Jean Kittson
Entertainment By
Swing In Style, Big Boss Groove
Special Guests
Bjorn Again

2002 - Year of the Outback

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The Smith Family Learning for Life Program $60,000
The East Timor Appeal $5,000

Hosted By
Shaun Micallef
Entertainment By
The Stiff Gins, The Enormous Horns
Special Guests
Mental As Anything

2001 - Winter Wonderland

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The Cancer Council of Australia $50,000
The Smith Family $5,000

Hosted By
Roy & HG
Entertainment By
Sweet Mischief, Sonora Latino America
Special Guests
Marcia Hines

2000 - Inaugural Cabaret

Charity Recipients

Charity Amount
The East Timor Appeal $40,000
The Smith Family $5,000

Hosted By
Roy & HG
Entertainment By
Discotheque Spectacular
Special Guests
Frank Bennett Big Band