FAQs

I have not received my ticket or I need to make a change to my ticket. Who can I contact?

Please contact the Telethon Office on (08) 8423 0969 or email at homelottery@telethon.com.au

If you purchased your ticket directly from one of the participating Charities please contact them

directly, their contact details are listed on the supported Charities page on this website.

Tickets purchased online can sometimes end up in your junk/spam or clutter folders, depending on your ISP and or email settings.

How many tickets are available in the lottery?

There are 200,000 tickets PLUS 40,000 bonus tickets for purchasers of five continuous tickets in one transaction. Maximum of 240,000 tickets.

Can I purchase a ticket if I live interstate or overseas?

The lottery is licensed in South Australia, however we will accept orders from out of state residents.

Which Charities are participating in the Lottery?

Proceeds from the Lottery supports the following South Australian Charities:

Arthritis SA, Bedford, Childhood Cancer Association, Grow SA, HeartKids Limited (SA), JDRF Australia (SA), KYD-X, Laurel Palliative Care Foundation, Legacy Club of Adelaide, The Mary Potter Foundation, Operation Flinders Foundation Inc., Puddle Jumpers Inc, Royal Society for the Blind, Second Chances SA, Still Aware and TelethonSA.

How much money is raised and how are the proceeds distributed?

Assuming all tickets are sold (including bonus tickets) the projected net profit (after expenses) of the Telethon Home and Land Lottery is over $1.5 million or (75%) of net proceeds will support the work of the 15 participating South Australian Charities.

When does the Lottery close?

Sales in the Lottery close at midnight (CDST) on Sunday 8 December 2019. To be eligible to win the Early Bird prize tickets must be purchased no later than midnight (CDST) Sunday 3 November 2019.

When and where will the Lottery be drawn?

The Lottery for ALL prizes (including the Early Bird prize) will be drawn at 2pm on Tuesday 17 December 2019 at 'The Pavilion', Rivergum Homes, 387-391 South Road, Mile End South, SA 5031.

Can a ticket purchaser win multiple prizes?

If you purchased your tickets prior to the closing of the Early Bird prize your ticket is entered in ALL draws! Tickets purchased after 3 November 2019 are entered into all draws for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th prizes. A separate draw is made for the Book Buyers prize.

Where and when are the winning results published?

Prize winners will be published in the Public Notices section of the classified advertisements in The Advertiser on Saturday 21 December 2019. Winners will contacted by both telephone and in writing no later than 4 days following the draw with details on how to collect their prize.

What prizes are on offer in the Lottery?

All prize descriptions and the terms and conditions can be found on our website.

Can I visit the home?

Yes, however, the home, located at Seasons Mount Barker, Lot 4 Whittaker Terrace, Mount Barker, will be under construction from September. It is scheduled for completion in late November/early December.

Is there a display home of the prize available for viewing that I can visit?

No, the prize home is a customised build. You can view the design and plan of the home,

The Amber by Rivergum Homes at https://seasonsmtbarker.com.au/packages/lot-4-whittaker-terrace/

If I win the major prize do I have to take possession of the home?

NO. You can opt to take $200,000 CASH

If I take the home how soon can I take possession?

In the event that the winner elects to take the Major Prize (house), possession or settlement will take place on or after 1 April 2020. 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.

What if the value of the Major Prize (Rivergum Home and Land) fluctuates prior to handover?

Approximate retail value of the Rivergum Home and Land Package (including furnishings) is as of the date of print. Due to housing market fluctuations, the market value of the prize may rise or diminish over time. The winner or licensee is not entitled to the difference, if any, between the stated and actual market value at the time the prize is awarded.