Our community of Stars in the Garden supporters and attendees make this event Youth Opportunities’ most significant fundraiser and enables an important investment into the future of our state. It is an investment that lasts a lifetime as young people are provided with the opportunity to turn their lives around, positively impacting their families and communities.
We invite you to join us at this year’s event. Enjoy a touch of Italy with a sumptuous Italian-themed menu and experience designed by Out in the Paddock accompanied by premium wine from Maxwell Wines.
Proudly presented by:
Please use the code provided by your table host in your invitation. Please note this event is strictly by invitation only, and tickets can only be purchased by those addressed in the invitation and/or their partner.
Ahrens Group | Stef & Leanne Ahrens
Bernard & Sharyn Booth
CMV Foundation | David & Nicole Crawford
David McKee OAM & Pam McKee
Ed & Patricia Michell
Day Family Foundation
Jim & Bronwyn Whiting
John & Julie Tanti
John & Dawn Eastwood
Michael & Tracey Whiting AM
R & M Champion De Crespigny Foundation
Rick Allert AO & Barb Allert
San Remo Macaroni Company
Stephen & Amber Lake
Stephen & Gill Hicks
Terry & Anne Sullivan
Viv & Florence Padman
“If the hard bigotry of prejudice and discrimination is a wall that keeps the marginalised out of the opportunities of the social and economic mainstream, then the soft bigotry of low expectations is a prison.”
Noel Pearson comes from the Guugu Yimithirr community of Hope Vale on south eastern Cape York Peninsula. Noel’s goal is to enable Indigenous and disadvantaged people to have the capacity to choose the life they have reason to value by reinstating the rights to take responsibility for their lives. Noel is currently a director of Cape York Partnership, Co-Chair of Good to Great Schools Australia and a member of From The Heart Advisory Group.
Read more about Noel Pearson here.