1 in 25 chance of winning 5,320 prizes

Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL

  1. 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 info@rmhhomelottery.com.au.
  2. 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 info@rmhhomelottery.com.au.
  3. How many tickets will be sold?
    A maximum of 130,000 tickets will be sold.
  4. Can I download a full copy of the brochure?
    Yes, you can download the brochure here.
  5. How can my chances of winning really be 1 in 25?
    Each ticket is entered in ALL 5,311 main prize draws.  (There are an additional 8 bonus draws and 1 Early Bird draw.)  There are only 130,000 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 info@rmhhomelottery.com.au.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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:

    Glenvill 480 Church Street Cremorne
    Helloworld Travel Niddrie 3/388 Keilor Road Niddrie
    Audi Penfold 130 Burwood Highway Burwood
    Mercedes-Benz Melbourne 135 Kings Way Melbourne
    Zagame Maserati 420 Swan Street Richmond
     Northside Harley Davidson  770 Sydney Road  Brunswick
    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
  9. What is the GRAND PRIZE?
    The Grand Prize is worth over $2.8 million!  It features a stunning new home at 3 Barina Road in Glen Iris.  Custom designed, built and landscaped by Glenvill Homes it has also been styled by award winning Shaynna Blaze!  The home comes complete with all furnishings PLUS $50,000 in gold!
  10. 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 the 29 of July 2017.
  11. 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.
  12. What are the Bonus Prizes?
    We will be giving away EIGHT Lexus CT 200h Luxury Cars just for getting in early!  Tickets purchased before midnight on 25 August are eligible for the four bonus draws.  Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 5,312 prize draws.
  13. What is the Early Bird Prize
    Tickets purchased anytime prior to midnight on 22 September will be included in the Early Bird draw for a Maserati Levante, A Mediterranean Cruise & $150,000in GOLD!  Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 5,311 prize draws.
  14. Are the prizes donated?
    No, all prizes are purchased by The Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation.
  15. 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.
  16. 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 Holiday for Life will be drawn on 24 October 2017 and ticket sales close on 13 October 2017.
  17. 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 every day in November!  We will be giving away $2,000 every day, except on Fridays when we give away $5,000.  And on 30 November we’ll give away an incredible $50,000!  The $2,000 and $5,000 prize amounts will be awarded in the form of a Universal Visa Gift Card.  The $50,000 prize will be awarded in gold bullion. Tickets in the Holiday for Life are $10 each, 5 for $25 or 15 for $50.  The Cash Calendar draws will be held on 24 October 2017 and ticket sales close on 13 October 2017.
  18. 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.

DRAWS

  1. What are the draw dates?
    Bonus Draws: 5 September 2017 (deadline midnight 25 August)
    Early Bird Draw: 3 October 2017 (deadline midnight 22 September)
    Final Draws: 24 October 2017 (deadline midnight 13 October)
  2. 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.
  3. Can a ticket purchaser win multiple prizes?
    Yes.  When you buy a ticket, your ticket is entered in ALL 5,320 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.

WINNERS

  1. When and where are the winning results published?
    A complete list of winners will appear at www.rmhhomelottery.com.au by 25 October 2017.  In the event all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of 22 September 2017 then all winners will be published early on 4 October 2017.
  2. 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.
  3. How long do I have to claim my prize?
    All prizes must be claimed within one year of the applicable draw date.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

PROCEEDS

  1. How much money is raised and how are the proceeds used?
    The projected net profit of the Home Lottery is over $4.5 million.  Proceeds support patient care, equipment and research at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.

CONTACT DETAILS

Phone: 03 9671 6300
Email: info@rmhhomelottery.com.au

HOME LOTTERY RAFFLE PERMIT 10422/17
HOLIDAY FOR LIFE RAFFLE PERMIT 10423/17
CASH CALENDAR RAFFLE PERMIT 10424/17

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