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Join us for a fabulous night of ARIA award winning live entertainment, a mega raffle and more as we raise money to build the extension to STEPS Pathways College and change lives for young people living with disability.

STEPS are taking the bold move of hosting a virtual gala event. Bringing a star-studded line up, including ARIA award winning pop group Sheppard, one of Australia’s most loved and respected recording artists – Anthony Callea and the fabulous singer and actor Tim Campbell, the fabulous Paulini returns for a consecutive year, together with a mega raffle, dance performance by the Sunshine Dance Troupe, trivia and more to raise vital funds for young adults living with disability. Guests will be emailed a link on the Friday before the event, which allows them to join the Ball online from their smart TV, Laptop, iPad or mobile phone, allowing guests to enjoy the night from the comfort of their living room via Livestream Platform.

The goal is to raise $100,000 which will fund the extension of the STEPS Pathways College to meet our growing demands. This two story unit will accommodate four boarding program students and will be built as an extension to the existing Murphy House building.

Home hospitality packages* are available which will be delivered to you from local restaurants Brouhaha Brewery and Bella Venezia on the Sunshine Coast and Chez Nous in Brisbane, who are all long term supporters of STEPS and we welcome the opportunity to give back and support them.

*Delivery on Sunshine Coast is between Bribie Island and Cooroy and in Brisbane a 5km radius of West End.

Pathways College students dressed up for 2019 ball
Paulini singing
Pathways College building expansion

FAQs

The STEPS Virtual Grand Winter Ball will be live streamed from 7pm – 9pm on Saturday 20 June 2020.

The event will be live streamed from Venue 114 in Kawana on Queensland’s iconic Sunshine Coast. You will be sent a link to watch the live stream to the email address you nominate when you purchase your ticket.

Please note: this is NOT a Zoom or Skype meeting! Picture you are watching Carols by Candlelight or a similar live event that you can tune into from the comfort of your own home.

Tickets are $150 per household. To purchase your ticket, click here.

When you purchase your ticket for the STEPS Virtual Grand Winter Ball, you will be asked to enter an email address along with other personal details such as your name and your phone number. On Friday 19 June you will receive an email from STEPS with a link to the live stream (please note a physical invitation will NOT be sent to your home or postal address as this is a live, online event only). 

There are over $20,000 worth of prizes to be won on the night, thanks to our wonderful sponsors. To purchase your raffle tickets, click here.

Have cheese boards, dinner, craft beer and wine delivered to your door on the night, thanks to our wonderful partners. Click here to order food and beverages.

For the best viewing experience it is recommended you view the STEPS Virtual Grand Winter Ball via your smart TV. If you do not have a smart TV, you can still join in on all the fun via your computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

For those with some technical prowess, you can plug your laptop into the HDMI port on your digital TV or Chromecast your phone to your selected TV.

There will be a help desk phone number included in the email on 19 June to help you with any technical issues you may experience on the night.

Feel free to dust off the ball gown and tuxedos or join us in your favourite PJs and slippers! This is NOT a Zoom or Skype meeting, so wear whatever makes you comfortable, make sure you buy a ticket and support this wonderful cause!