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

FRBG Melbourne

To raise funds to support the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne.

Tickets are for sale in VIC

Tickets are priced at $10 each, 3 tickets for $25, 5 tickets for $35, 8 tickets for $50


1st Prize valued at $2,000

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

A beautiful place to unwind and enjoy!

Value $2,000

Proudly donated by Will Jones


Built in 1850 of local stone with a mix of late Georgian and Victorian colonial architectural features, the Old Rectory is listed by the National Trust of Victoria. It has recently undergone a comprehensive but sympathetic renovation and now offers understated yet luxurious accommodation.


The Old Rectory is set in almost half an acre of stunning garden, with a large 160-year-old walnut tree a significant feature.  The garden also features several "rooms", separated by Pittosporum, Cypress, English Box and Myrtus hedging, including a sunken garden, parterre garden, secret garden and fernery. 


The Old Rectory is in the centre of the heritage town of Kyneton, with a selection of restaurants, galleries and quality shops all within walking distance. Kyneton is just over one hour from Melbourne International Airport and the city, with excellent rail and road access. 

2nd Prize valued at $320

Mixed Wines

Valued at $320

Proudly donated by Friends of RBG Melbourne Council


Including Delatite Deadman's Hill Gewurztraminer 2022, Haselgrove Pinot Grigio 2022, Pepperjack Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Piper-Heidsieck Champagne, Pasha McLaren Vale Shiraz 2018, Torbreck Cuvée Juveniles 2020, Port Phillip Estate Pinot Noir 2021 and Seppelt Chalambar Shiraz 2021

3rd Prize valued at $255

Andrew Isles Natural History Book Pack

Valued at $255

Proudly donated by Andrew Isles - Natural History Books


Including Australian Wildlife After Dark by Martyn Robinson & Bruce Thomson

The Flight of the Emu, A Hundred years of Australian Ornithology by Libby Robin

Forests of Ash, An environmental history by Tom Griffiths

Bowerbirds, nature, art, history by Clifford Frith & Dawn Frith

Gliding Mammals of the World by Stephen Jackson

4th Prize valued at $210

Home Garden Book Pack

Valued at $210

Proudly donated by Suzy Chandler


Including Dreamscapes by Claire Takacs

Still, the Slow Home by Natalie Walton

A Life in Pattern by by Anna Spiro

5th Prize valued at $200

Aboriginal Heritage Walk through RBG Melbourne (for 5 people)

Valued at $200

Proudly donated by Pauline Cleary


Womin Djeka! Journey into Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, a significant cultural site for the local Kulin Nation, with a First Peoples guide.

Gain insight into the rich history and thriving culture of the First Peoples of Australia through a journey of identifying significant native plants within the Gardens. Learn about Aboriginal plant uses, customs and ongoing connection to Country.

Image: Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

6th Prize valued at $199

Private Bird Walk through RBG Melbourne for two people with Liz Hackett

including a $50 The Terrace Café gift voucher

Valued at $priceless

Proudly donated by Liz Hackett


The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne (RBGM) is full of incredible birdlife. Our monthly birding walks are for everyone interested in birds of the RBGM and their conservation. Liz Hackett, the Birding Group coordinator, will guide you and friend through the Gardens on a private walk with tips and informative content so you can discover the magical world of birds.

7th Prize valued at $195

A private Gardens two-hour tour through RBG Melbourne with Lynsey Poore, RBGVM Guide and Friends’ President

along with and a $50 The Terrace Café gift voucher

Valued at $priceless

Proudly donated by Lynsey Poore


First established in 1846 on the land of the Kulin Nation, Melbourne Gardens is today a green oasis in the heart of Melbourne. Throughout the 38-hectare site, you will discover over 31 collections of plants presented as a living work of art and making Melbourne Gardens one of the world's most beautiful botanic gardens.  For 176 years, Melbourne Gardens has been the city's sanctuary and playground, a site for major cultural events and a place for individual memories and rich experiences.


Join Lynsey to explore the Gardens and then enjoy a short break at The Terrace for Morning Tea!

8th Prize valued at $110

A quiet weekend Treat Pack

Valued at $110

Proudly donated by Steven family


Includes Around the World in 50 Plants jigsaw puzzle by Jonathan Drori and Lucille Clerc and Design Secrets book by Kit Kemp

9th Prize valued at $100

A RBGV Gardens Shop gift voucher

Valued at $100

Proudly donated by Anne Waterhouse


Terms and conditions:

This voucher can be redeemed at any of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s retails stores and visitor centres for the specified amount only.  It must be redeemed before September 2026.  The voucher is not redeemable for cash.


Melbourne Gardens                                                  Cranbourne Gardens

Birdwood Avenue                                                        Cnr Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive

Melbourne 3004                                                          Cranbourne 3977

10th Prize valued at $100

A Garden of Eden Nursery gift voucher

Valued at $100

Proudly donated by Suzy Chandler

11th Prize valued at $100

Australian Garden Designer Book Pack

Valued at $100

Proudly donated by the Steven family

12th Prize valued at $99

Angus & Celeste Old Man Banksia cubed vase

Valued at $99

Proudly donated by the Steven family

13th Prize valued at $95

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew - Ivory Long Tom planter pot

Valued at $95

Proudly donated by the Steven family

14th Prize valued at $75

Celebrating Botanical Illustrators Pack

Valued at $75

Includes Women of Flowers book by Leonie Norton and Banksia A5 print by Celia Rosser

Proudly donated by FRBGM Council

15th Prize valued at $35

Eco-dyed Silk Scarf

Valued at $35

Bundle dyed by our Natural Dye Group at the Plant Craft Cottage

Proudly donated by Plant Craft Cottage, FRBGM


16th Prize valued at $30

Banksia serrata A5 print by Celia Rosser

Valued at $30

Proudly donated by FRBGM Council

Terms & Conditions

This raffle is being held for Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc ABN: 43438335331, Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC, 3004.

The Raffle commences on the 3rd of November 2023, closes on the 4th of December 2023 and will be drawn on the 4th of December 2023 at Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne at 19:00. 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 email within 2 days after draw. Winners may also receive a phone call from the raffle organisers. Details of the Winner(s) will be displayed at and State(s) where tickets are on sale VIC.

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 1/3450, 2nd Prize 1/3449, 3rd Prize 1/3448, 4th Prize 1/3447, 5th Prize 1/3446, 6th Prize 1/3445, 7th Prize 1/3444, 8th Prize 1/3443, 9th Prize 1/3442, 10th Prize 1/3441, 11th Prize 1/3440, 12th Prize 1/3439, 13th Prize 1/3438, 14th Prize 1/3437, 15th Prize 1/3436, 16th Prize 1/3435. Prizes are not transferable and non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash unless otherwise stated or permitted by state regulations. 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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