Frequently Asked Questions
- I have not received my ticket or I need to make a change to my ticket. Who can I contact?
Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 03 9671 6300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- I no longer wish to receive direct mail, phone calls, emails and / or sms messages relating to the Home Lottery. Who can I contact?
Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 03 9671 6300 or email@example.com.
- How many tickets will be sold?
A maximum of 200,000 tickets will be sold.
- Can I download a full copy of the brochure?
Yes, you can download the brochure here.
- How can my chances of winning really be 1 in 15?
Each ticket is entered in ALL 13,820 main prize draws. (There are an additional 8 bonus draws and 1 Early Bird draw.) There are only 200,000 tickets available. The calculation to determine chances of winning has been independently verified by an actuary. For further information regarding the mathematical equation please contact a Program Coordinator on 03 9671 6300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Who is (or is not) eligible to purchase tickets?
Purchasers must be 18 years or older. The following persons and their relatives are ineligible to purchase tickets for themselves or on behalf of any other person: Board Members and Executives of Melbourne Health and The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation and Partners and employees of S.O. Asher Consultants Pty Ltd and Deloitte. ‘Relatives’ are defined as spouse (including de facto spouse), parent, child and sibling.
- Can I purchase a ticket if I live interstate or overseas?
The lottery is intended for residents of Victoria, however we will accept orders from out of state residents.
- I don’t wish to order my tickets online? What are my options?
Tickets can be ordered by calling 1300 780 312. We can send you an order form to post in. Or tickets can be ordered in person at any one of these locations:
Grand Prize Showhome 34 Aisbett Avenue Camberwell The Royal Melbourne Hospital Main Entrance, 300 Grattan Street Parkville Glenvill 480 Church Street Cremorne Helloworld Travel Niddrie Shop 11, Niddrie Shopping Centre, Keilor Road Niddrie Audi Zagame 501 Swanston Street Melbourne Brighton Jaguar Land Rover 227 Nepean Highway Gardenvale Melbourne City Volvo 351 Ingles Street Port Melbourne Northside Harley Davidson 770 Sydney Road Brunswick Porsche Centre Melbourne 109-111 Victoria Parade Collingwood Barbeques Galore Home Plus Home Maker Centre, 675 Warrigal Road Chadstone Barbeques Galore 319 Old Geelong Road Hoppers Crossing Barbeques Galore Highpoint Homemaker Centre Maribyrnong Barbeques Galore 100 Nepean Highway Moorabbin Barbeques Galore Fountain Gate Shopping Centre Narre Warren Barbeques Galore 232-234 Whitehorse Road Nunawading Barbeques Galore Shop 15, Northland Homemaker Centre, Murray Road Preston Barbeques Galore 313 Bridge Road Richmond
- What is the GRAND PRIZE?
The Grand Prize is worth over $4million! It features a stunning new home at 34 Aisbett Avenue Camberwell. Custom designed, built and landscaped by Glenvill Homes the home comes complete with all furnishings PLUS $500,000 in gold!
- Can I visit the home in person?
Yes, please come and visit us! The home is stunning and it is open for inspection Wednesdays, weekends and public holidays from 1pm until 5pm from 18 August 2018.
- If I win the home do I have to move in? How soon do I get the keys? Can I sell it?
It generally takes a few weeks before settlement is complete. The winner can move in as soon as settlement is complete. The winner does not have to keep the home for a minimum period of time and can choose to sell the home at any point after settlement.
- If I win, what do I have to pay for?
Absolutely nothing. As a Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery Showhome winner, you are awarded your new home free and clear of any encumbrances.
- What about stamp duty? Title transfer taxes?
We want our showhome winner to be happy, so stamp duty, title transfer and all legal fees are paid for by The Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lottery.
- What are my costs after I take possession of my new home?
After you take title of your new home, you would be responsible for the usual costs associated with home ownership.
- What are the Bonus Prizes?
We will be giving away EIGHT Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 Wagons just for getting in early! Tickets purchased before midnight on 21 September 2018 are eligible for the four bonus draws. Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 13,812 prize draws.
- What is the Early Bird Prize?
Tickets purchased prior to midnight on 19 October 2018 will be included in the Early Bird draw to win an Aston Martin DB11 or $400,000 in gold! Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 13,811 prize draws.
- What does it mean to become a Member?
You can become a Member of future Royal Melbourne Hospital Home Lotteries during the order process and once in place you will automatically receive tickets at the commencement of ALL Home Lotteries we conduct. Membership guarantee’s you will never miss out AND you’ll be entered in an exclusive Members only draw for a $25,000 in gold. You will receive early notification prior to the launch of each lottery and your credit card will be charged within 2 weeks.
- Are the prizes donated?
No, all prizes are purchased by The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation.
- If I win a prize, can I choose to take cash instead?
Unfortunately, no. All prizes are purchased by The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation and must be accepted as awarded. Negotiations may take place between the prize supplier and the winner but The Foundation cannot become a part of that process.
- What is the Cash Calendar?
The Cash Calendar is a separate lottery. For just $20 extra you will be entered into a draw to win a prize in December! We will be giving away $3,000 every day between December 1 – 24 and $50,000 on December 25. The $3,000 prize amounts will be awarded in the form of a Universal Visa Gift Card. The $50,000 prize will be awarded in gold.Tickets in the Cash Calendar are $20 each, 3 for $50 or 6 for $75. The deadline to purchase Cash Calendar tickets is 2 November 2018 and draws will be held on 13 November 2018.
- How many Cash Calendar tickets will be sold?
A maximum of 150,000 Cash Calendar tickets will be sold.
- What is the Holiday for Life?
The Holiday for Life is a separate lottery. For just $10 extra you will be entered into a draw to win a holiday of your choice valued at $5,000 every year for the next 25 years! Or you can choose to take $100,000 in gold instead.
Tickets in the Holiday for Life are $10 each, 5 for $25 or 15 for $50. The deadline to purchase Holiday for Life tickets is 2 November 2018 and draws will be held on 13 November 2018.
- How many Holiday For Life tickets will be sold?
A maximum of 400,000 Holiday For Life tickets will be sold.
- Why do you giveaway gold and gift cards instead of cash?
The Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulations do not allow us to give away cash.Winners can cash in gold bullion for cash. Note that gold selling costs and market variations do apply when selling gold bullion.
- What are the draw dates?
Bonus Draws: 5 October 2018 (deadline midnight 21 September 2018)
Early Bird Draw: 30 October (deadline midnight 19 October 2018)
Final Draws: 13 November 2018 (deadline midnight 2 November 2018)
- How and where are the draws conducted?
The draws are conducted using a random number generator under the supervision of Deloitte at their offices, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne in accordance with Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulations.
- Can a ticket purchaser win multiple prizes?
Yes. When you buy a ticket, your ticket is entered in ALL draws! At $100 for a ticket, that works out to less than $0.03 per draw! Each ticket is included in every draw which means that after a ticket is drawn, the winning number is recorded and it is entered in the remaining draws.
- When and where are the winning results published?
A complete list of winners will appear at www.rmhhomelottery.com.auby 14 November 2018. In the event all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of 19 October 2018 then all winners will be published early on 31 October 2018.
- Will I be notified if I win a prize?
All winners will be notified in writing by Deloitte with instructions on how to claim their prize.
- How long do I have to claim my prize?
All prizes must be claimed within one year of the applicable draw date.
- What if I don’t know I’ve won a prize?
We will make multiple attempts to contact winners to ensure they have received their prize.
- What happens to unclaimed prizes?
In the event that a prize remains unclaimed, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation will make additional attempts to contact that winner to ensure they are aware they have won a prize. After all attempts to contact the winner have been exhausted, The Foundation must sell the prize and distribute the proceeds to the Victorian government.
- How much money is raised and how are the proceeds used?
The projected net profit of the Home Lottery is over $5 million. Proceeds support patient care, equipment and research at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Phone: 03 9671 6300
HOME LOTTERY RAFFLE PERMIT 10320/18
HOLIDAY FOR LIFE RAFFLE PERMIT 10322/18
CASH CALENDAR RAFFLE PERMIT 10321/18