For those who are unable to attend A Grand Affair and would like to contribute, we would like to give the EAC community the opportunity to take  part in the evening through our online auction.

The online auction includes the following incredible items:

Ballina Staycation Package valued at $590

  • One night's accommodation in a Spa Room at the Ramada
  • Dinner at Lola Dining $200
  • Lunch at Shelly Beach Cafe $100

Wellness Package valued at over $975

  • Nutrition Consultation with Clinical Nutritionist Sonya Cacciotti $200 and Wellness Hamper from Ballina Health Centre.
  • 3 x personal training sessions and fitness pack with Crossfit Ballina, valued at $315
  • Lennox Yoga 10 class pass valued at $200
  • Exhale Physiotherapy consultation valued at $180
  • 10 pass session with Swim Fit Lotti valued at $80

Paul Stokell's Lotus Masterclass valued at $380

Where better to learn how to handle a Lotus than at the Paul Stokell Driving School.  Paul and his team have over 15 years experience in racing and driver training.  Paul has raced Formula Ford as well as Lotus and Lamborghini.  Put that expertise to good use as you are instructed through 6 laps driven by you, followed by two blistering 'hot laps' where you will be holding on for dear life in the passenger seat.

Tom Carroll signed surfboard

Surfboard signed by Australian former pro surfer Tom Carroll.  Carroll won the 1984 Surfer Poll and was inducted into the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame in 1990.  He was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 1992 and voted Number 7 on Surfer Magazine's list of the 'Greatest Surfers of All Time'.  The surfboard was shaped by experienced shaper Luke "Howie" Howarth.  Yes Tom has actually surfed with this board!!

Thank you to our generous Online Auction prize sponsors!

On the night we will also have a live auction plus the following games to allow you the opportunity to give...

Grand Wine Grab

Do you have a special occasion coming up? Purchase a ticket in the Grand Wine Grab for the chance to win a bottle of Penfolds Grange valued at over $900.


LUKA Jewellery Heist

A limited number of chances to win one of two bespoke statement pieces of handcrafted jewellery from local design team LUKA (value up to $300 each.

Check out these incredible items available to bid on in the Live Auction on the night!

Lovin' Lennox 20 Minute Scenic Helicopter Tour for 2 People valued at $360

The helicopter will take you over Lake Ainsworth, just north of the township of Lennox Head.  From here, you fly south cruising around the impressive headland, Boulders Beach, the well known Flat Rock and down to the Richmond River.  Get a birds eye view of the Ballina township before heading back to the heli pad.

Auction item generously donated by Georgie & Tim Latimer from Air T&G.


Cleaning Package valued at $380

4 hours domestic cleaning valued at $180 courtesy of Carla Barron at Jim's Cleaning.

$200 window cleaning courtesy of Beachside Cleaning.


Whale Watching with Out of the Blue Adventures valued at $476

Encounter astonishing Humpback Whales in their natural habitat as they migrate past the coastline between Ballina and Byron Bay on our incredible Whale Watching tour around Byron Bay. We depart from Ballina’s Richmond River and enter the pristine waters of Cape Byron Marine Park.

Enjoy breathtaking coastal scenery while listening to live Humpback Whale song using our specialised underwater hydrophone. Our friendly Marine Biologist will share in-depth knowledge of the area & jaw-dropping encounters we experience within Byron’s Marine Park. We are so sure you’ll spot a whale from June 1st until the end of October that we offer a free return trip if you don’t see one on your first whale watching adventure!

Auction item generously donated by Georgie & Gus Clark.

byron bay hanging chairs

Coco single hanging chair valued at $599

The Byron Bay Hanging Chair signature style in all its glory!  Our foundations were built from the Coco up and it is still a Byron Bay Hanging Chair best seller today.  Made from 100% natural rattan.

Auction item generously donated by Leanne Dunnings, Byron Bay Hanging Chairs

coco white single

Plus some incredible prizes to be won in the Balloon Bust...

Gold Balloons

  • 2 nights accommodation at Tallaringa Views valued at $480
  • Byutee by Dellis Micro+ Facial Treatment and ASAP Rejuvenate Pack valued at $320
  • Round of golf for 4 with motorised cart hire at Ballina Golf Course valued at $280

Silver Balloons

  • Dinner for 2 at Shelter $200
  • Gift Hamper from Priceline valued at over $100 each (2 hampers to be won)
  • Millies of Newrybar $150 gift voucher for a celebration cake
  • 90 minute Relaxation Massage with Living Deeply valued at $110
  • Restaurant vouchers $100 each (4 vouchers to be won)

Silver Balloons

  • 10 pass session with Swim Fit Lotti valued at $80
  • Bottle of Citrus and Sea Gin from Winding Road Distillery $77
  • Bunnings voucher $70
  • Quattro Dining Voucher $50 each (4 vouchers to be won)
  • Nosh Ballina Dining Voucher $30
  • Our Ballina Table cookbook $25 each (4 cookbooks to be won)