L-R: The sports panel with Mick O'Loughlin, Emily Seebohm OAM, Marcia Ella-Duncan OAM and Robert De Castella AO MBE.
Our Leather and Laces Sports Lunch took place this year on Friday 25 August at Doltone House, Hyde Park.
Thank you to everyone who came along, bought auction items, donated auction items and volunteered time before and during the event.
I'm L-R: Olympic swimmer, Emily Seebohm OAM; Abbotsleigh Indigenous scholar Alana Sharpley and Mitch Larkin, Olympic Swimmer.
Presenters and journalists, Tracey Holmes and Peter Longman.
Abbotsleigh Headmistress, Megan Krimmer.
A lively game of Bat, Ball, Boots.
Our auctioneer for the event, Stuart Gregor.
This year’s event raised funds to provide opportunities for Indigenous girls to come to Abbotsleigh.
Thanks to the generosity of the School community we are pleased to report that we raised $146,000 profit, a tremendous result that is the highest amount ever achieved in the six years of the event.
Our thanks to Audi Alto for kindly sponsoring our online bidding technology and AON for sponsoring our Bat/Ball/Boots game.
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To view a gallery of photos from the event, please click here.