Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc Fundraising Raffle | RaffleLink

2021 Friends' Christmas Raffle

Winners to be notified by email directly and published in eNews on Friday 17 December 2021 edition. 

Prizes to be collected from the Friends’ Office, Observatory Gate Lodge by 17 December. 

Tickets are priced at $10 each, 3 tickets for $20, 5 tickets for $30, 10 tickets for $50


1st Prize valued at $2,000

A Two Night Mid-Week Night Stay at The Kyneton Old Rectory

Kindly donated by Will Jones and the Robertson family

Includes Bolobek Gardens tour ($priceless)

2nd Prize valued at $470

Framed Tulipa 'Paul Scherer' by Craig Lidgerwood watercolour on paper

Limited edition Giclee Art Print #3/10

3rd Prize valued at $379

FRBGM Council Gin Hamper 


Big Tree Distillery Blueberry Thrill Gin

Gordon’s Pink Gin

Heathcote Founders Gin

Vibrant Victoria Gin pack

Gin Made Me Do It: 60 Beautifully Botanical Cocktails by Jassy Davis & Ruby

Gin Mayonnaise tubes

Fever Tree tonic water

Lemon/Lime juices/Citrus wheels

Hamper basket

4th Prize valued at $300

Signed Print by Sandra Sanger

Kindly donated by Sandra Sanger

5th Prize valued at $295

One Luxury Night Stay at Gardens Bed Glamping at the Garden of St Erth 

Kindly donated by The Diggers Foundation

6th Prize valued at $222

FRBGM Council Not-quite-a-Dozen Mixed wines

Kindly donated by the Council

7th Prize valued at $200

Box of 35 beautiful Artist Gift cards and Alphabotanical book 

Kindly donated by The Whirlies, the FRBGM Botanical Illustrators 

8th Prize valued at $200

PCC Wool Hamper

Kindly donated by the Plant Craft Cottage team


Knitting pattern book of 8ply small projects

two pairs of knitting needles

500g of hand dyed 8pl wool using eucalyptus dyes

9th Prize valued at $30

Private Tour, Melbourne Gardens by Lynsey Poore RBGVM Guide & FRBGM

Two-hour Private Tour of Melbourne Gardens

10th Prize valued at $145

Garden Book Pack #1


Stonefields by the Seasons by Paul Bangay

Getrude Jekyll & the Country House Garden by Judith Tankard

11th Prize valued at $140

Garden Book Pack #2


Cranlana: The First 100 years by Michael Shmith

The Garden State by Richard Allen

12th Prize valued at $126

Love Melbourne giftpack


The Melbourne Map 1,000-piece jigsaw

Monopoly Melbourne game, limited edition

Map of Australia 500 pc puzzle

13th Prize valued at $117

Garden Book Pack #3


The Garden: elements and style by Tobi Musgrave

Around the World in 80 Plants by Jonathan Drori

14th Prize valued at $80

Kate Spade Serving Bowl

Terms & Conditions

This raffle is being held for Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC, 3004.

The Raffle commences on the 25th of October 2021, closes on the 12th of December 2021 and will be drawn on the 13th of December 2021 at Melbourne at 7:15. The draw will be conducted using a RaffleLink System draw process. Ticket buyers do not have to be present at the draw. Winners will be contacted by phone and/or email within 2 days after draw. Details of the Winner(s) will be displayed at and State(s) where tickets are on sale VIC by Fundraising Agent Georgina Ponce de Leon, whose authority to fundraise can be verified with the beneficiary.

A Mid-Week Two-night Stay at Kyneton Old Rectory

Mid-week accommodation only for up to six adults and includes breakfast. 

Expires 15 December 2022.  It is subject to availability and is not transferable.

A Private Two-Hour Tour of the RBG Melbourne by Lynsey Poore, 2021 FRBGM President and Gardens Guide

The private tour can include up to 4 adults. 

Expires 15 December 2022.  It is subject to availability and is not transferable.

Persons under the age of 18 years are unable to enter.

The odds of winning the stated prizes based on the total possible ticket sales displayed are: 1st Prize 1/4500, 2nd Prize 1/4499, 3rd Prize 1/4498, 4th Prize 1/4497, 5th Prize 1/4496, 6th Prize 1/4495, 7th Prize 1/4494, 8th Prize 1/4493, 9th Prize 1/4492, 10th Prize 1/4491, 11th Prize 1/4490, 12th Prize 1/4489, 13th Prize 1/4488, 14th Prize 1/4487. Prizes are not transferable or and non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes may be substituted, subject to each participating state's legislative requirements. Some images are display only and may not be a true reflection of the prize.

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