2016 Queensland charity events listing

The 2016 Queensland charity events calendar is already in full swing!  So I thought I had better hurry up and publish my annual events list, before I miss any more events!  Send me the details of any I have missed and I will happily add them to this list.

MaterLittleMiraclesFrom Giving Miracles Grow – 2016 Mater Miracles Ball
7pm Saturday 13th February 2016
Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Inclusions: three courses of locally sourced gourmet food and fine wine along with sensational entertainment including internationally acclaimed pop sensation, Kate Miller-Heidke.
 raises funds for premature and seriously ill babies cared for at Mater Mothers’ Hospital’s Neonatal Critical Care Unit.
Tickets: $195 pp or $1900 for table of ten.  Book online or call 07 3163 8000 or email materlittlemiracles@mater.org.au

PerryXEverything is possible Gala Dinner supporting Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation
6:30pm Saturday 27th February 2016
Jupiters Casino & Hotel, Gold Coast
Inclusions: canapes, three course meal, beverage package, charity auction and prizes
Cause: raise vital funds for spinal research projects and find a cure for paralysis
Tickets: $195 pp or $1900 for table of ten – buy online or email events@pcsrf.org.au

MNDandMeIgnite the Night – The 6th Annual Scott Sullivan Memorial Gala Dinner
6pm Saturday 5th March 2016
Plaza Ballroom, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Inclusions: three course meal and five hour beverage package
Cause: raising awareness and funds for Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
Tickets: $180 per ticket – buy online, or contact Paul on 3394 5333 or email

SummerBallEndless Summer Ball 2016 – supporting Black Dog Institute
Saturday 5th March 2016
Hillstone, St Lucia
Inclusions: enjoy delicious canapés, cocktails, boutique beer, wine, sparkling, spirits, 8 piece band and after party
Black Dog Institute a pioneer in the identification, prevention and treatment of mental illnesses, and the promotion of wellbeing.
Tickets: $150 per person (+ booking fee) buy online

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 9.22.06 AM2016 International Women’s Day Charity Luncheon & Camilla Fashion Show
11-3pm Monday 7th March 2016
Brisbane Hilton
Inclusions: three course lunch, de Bortoli Wines, goodie bag, raffles, prizes and more. Hosted by Liz Murrihy CEO Womens Forum
Cause: all funds raised to Women’s Legal Service
Tickets: $150 (+ booking fee) per person – buy your ticket online 

UNWomenInternational Women’s Day Breakfast supporting UN Women
7am Wednesday 9th March 2016
Events: details are for the Brisbane event, but there are also IWD events in Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth, 
Tickets: $85 pp – book online or call 02 8936 0904
Cause: ending violence against women and girls

Screen Shot 2016-02-15 at 10.23.30 AM11th Annual Dance for Daniel 2016
6pm Saturday 12th March 2016
Brisbane City Hall
Inclusions: three course meal, beer and wine, live music, raffles and lucky door prizes
Dress: Red tie
Cause: assisting educators and parents in the education of children about their personal safety
Tickets: $220 pp or $2100 for table of ten.  Buy online or call 0420 300 737

wlsDancing CEOs: Supporting Women’s Legal Service
6:30pm Friday 15th April 2016
Brisbane City Hall
Inclusions: three course meal, photobooth, beauty bar and more
Tickets: $185 pp or $1750 for table of ten, buy online or email info@dancingceos.com.au
Cause: delivering free legal and welfare assistance to Queensland women and their children affected by domestic violence

mummyswishSparkle 2016 – 4th Annual Mummy’s Wish Gala Ball
7pm Saturday 30th April 2016
Soleil, Podium Level, Rydges South Bank, Corner of Grey & Glenelg Sts, South Bank QLD
Inclusions: the best bubbles, sparkling diamonds, delectable nibbles, freshly shucked oysters, international cheese delicacies and dessert den
Cause: helping mums with cancer
Tickets: $195 per ticket or groups of 10 ($185ea) or groups of 20 ($175ea)

ACTforKidsThe ACT for Kids Gala Ball 2016
Saturday 14th May 2016
Sofitel Brisbane
Inclusions: a fabulous night jam packed with exceptional entertainment with exquisite fine food and wine
Cause: to support our programs to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect.
Tickets: $195 per person, phone 1300 228 000

Hummingbird HouseHummingbird House – House Warming Gala
Saturday 21 May 2016
The Old Paper Store, Queensland Newspapers, Bowen Hills
celebrate the opening of Queensland’s only children’s hospice
Tickets: register your interest online, or email info@hummingbirdhouse.org.au or phone 07 3350 1563

StarlightStarlight Five Chefs Dinner 2016
6pm Thursday 16 June 2016
Sofitel Brisbane Central
Inclusions: Five of Australia’s best chefs prepare a course each, matched with the finest wines to present a spectacular five course degustation.
Cause: Starlight Programs are delivered both in and out of hospital, providing positive distraction to seriously ill children when they need it most.
Tickets: More details to follow – stay tuned here

varietyQLD2016 Variety of Chef’s Ball
Saturday 18 June 2016
Tickets: tickets on sale soon.  Email Marty Molloy 
or call 07 3907 9300 to register your interest


WaterAidQLD Water Aid Ball 2016 – The Great Gatsby Party
6:30pm Saturday 16 July 2016
Brisbane City Hall
Inclusions: premium food and beverages, celebrity MC, a wine wall, 1920s entertainment and more
Cause: funding clean water projects in developing countries
Tickets: $300 per person (+booking fee), $3000 for a table of ten – book online

Rose-in-the-Ocean_Logo_150px1-300x1444th Annual Roses in the Ocean Gala Evening
Friday 26th August 2016
Hillstone, St Lucia
Inclusions: exceptional food, wines and live entertainment
Cause: suicide prevention and support
Tickets: details to follow – stay tuned here

Logo-RFDSWings for Life Gala Ball – supporting Royal Flying Doctor Service
Saturday 27 August 2016
International Convention Centre at RNA Showgrounds
Inclusions: a night of music, dance and revelry as we celebrate the colour and glamour of Rio Carnivale, with special guest Todd McKenney
Cause: providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.3 million square kilometres.
Tickets: released in March 2016 – call Ian on (07) 3852 7513 to register your interest  07 3852 7513

legacyThe Australia Defence Force Charity Ball – supporting Legacy 
Saturday 19th September 2016
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
More details soon via website www.defencecharityball.com.au

Did I miss one?  Leave me a message with the details and I can add them to the list!

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1 Response to 2016 Queensland charity events listing

  1. Prescare says:

    A Black Tie and Masquerade Mask Event
    Inclusions: a night filled with the wonders of a Venetian carnival, from stilt walkers and acrobats to big band dancing, surrounded by masked revellers lead by your hosts, Sophie Formica and Kylie Lang.
    Cause: PresCare will raise funds to support the Black Dog Institute, a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder

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