Frequently Asked Questions

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

Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 08 8407 7212 or [email protected]

How many tickets will be sold?

A maximum of 227,000 tickets will be sold.

How many prizes are there and what are they?

There are 15,670 prizes including 4 Bonus prizes and 1 Early Bird prize. The total value of prizes is $8,341,058.68.

Please click here to download our catalogue of prizes.

Who is (or is not) eligible to purchase tickets?

Ticket holders must be 18 years or older. The following persons and immediate family members are ineligible to purchase tickets for themselves or on behalf of any other person: Board members and staff of The Hospital Research Foundation and Partners and employees of S.O. Asher Consultants Pty Ltd and Deloitte.

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

This lottery is intended for residents of South Australia. Interstate or overseas residents can enter our Home Lottery and we would be very grateful for the support. Whilst the lottery is open to interstate and overseas purchasers, the prizes that we have on offer are awarded to winners as presented and cannot be redeemable for cash. Major prize winners would be responsible for collecting their prize in Adelaide, South Australia.

I cannot afford a $100 ticket. How else can I support?

There are plenty of ways in which you can support The Hospital Research Foundation! You can purchase your Home Lottery ticket as part of a syndicate, or you can purchase a ticket in our Cash Calendar Lottery for just $20, or our Holiday for Life Lottery for $10.

What does it mean to become a Member?

Members’ tickets are reserved for each Home Lottery which means you’ll never miss out, no matter how quick they sell. PLUS, Members are entered into an exclusive draw for $10,000 cash! There’s no joining fee and you can make changes any time. Just tick the box on your order form and we will contact you prior to each Home Lottery to confirm your order. To be eligible for the Membership Prize Draw, members must have a valid ticket in the current Hospital Research Foundation Home Lottery and have an active Membership to all future Home Lotteries as of the applicable draw date of the current Home Lottery.

How can I make changes to my Membership or update my credit card details?

Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 08 8407 7212.

What is your refund policy?

All requests for refunds will be honored as long as the method of payment has been verified, and the corresponding ticket has not been included in any prize draws.

Are home lottery tickets tax deductible?

No. Tickets purchased are not tax deductible.

Can a ticket purchaser win multiple prizes?

Yes. When you purchase a ticket, you are entered in all subsequent draws! Once a winning ticket is drawn, the winning number is recorded, and the ticket is re-entered in all remaining draws.

How can my chances of winning really be 1 in 15?

Each ticket is entered in ALL 15,670 prize draws. (including 4 Bonus draws and 1 Early Bird draw.) There are 227,000 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 by emailing [email protected]

Are prizes donated?

No, all prizes are purchased by The Hospital Research Foundation.

What is the Grand Prize?

We have two incredible Grand Prize homes! The first Grand Prize is valued at $3.2 Million! It includes a fully furnished 4-bedroom home in the desirable location of Sixth Avenue, St Peters and $500,000 cash. Click here to view the floor plan

The second Grand Prize is valued at $1.7 Million! It includes a fully furnished Scott Salisbury home in the heart of Adelaide and $25,000 cash. Click here to view the floor plan

What is the Bonus Draw?

We are giving away four 2020 Mercedes-Benz A180 luxury vehicles as a bonus for purchasing tickets early. To be eligible for the Bonus Draws, tickets need to be purchased by midnight 2 October 2020. Your ticket will be entered in ALL 15,670 Home Lottery prize draws for the chance to win!

What is the Early Bird Draw?

Tickets purchased before midnight 23 October 2020 are entered in the Early Bird draw for the chance to become an instant millionaire with $1 MILLION cash!

Can I visit the Grand Prize homes in person?

Our showhomes are now closed for inspection. The final deadline in the Hospital Research Foundation Home Lottery is 6 November. All draws will be completed on 13 November.

If I win a 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 has occurred. 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.

If I win, what do I have to pay for?

Absolutely nothing. As a Hospital Research Foundation Home Lottery Grand Prize winner, you are awarded your new home free and clear of any encumbrances. All fees involved with the transfer of the property such as stamp duty and title taxes will be paid for by The Hospital Research Foundation.

What are my costs after I take possession of my new home?

After you take title of your new home, you would be responsible for the usual costs associated with home ownership.

If I win a prize, can I choose to take cash instead?

All prizes are purchased by The Hospital Research Foundation and must be accepted as awarded and cannot be redeemable for cash. Negotiations may take place between the prize supplier and the winner, but The Hospital Research Foundation cannot become part of that process.

What is the Cash Calendar?

The Cash Calendar is a separate lottery. For just $20 you will be entered in 11 cash draws. There is one major prize of $200,000 followed by 10 prizes of $25,000.

Cash Calendar tickets are $20 each, 3 for $50, 6 for $75 or 10 for $100. Ticket sales close on 6 November 2020, and winners will be drawn on 13 November 2020.

What is the Holiday for Life?

The Holiday for Life is a separate lottery. For just $10 you will be entered into a draw to win a holiday of your choice to the value of $14,000 every year for 25 years! Or the winner can choose to take $350,000 cash instead.

Holiday for Life tickets are $10 each, 5 for $25, 15 for $50 or 30 for $75. Ticket sales close on 6 November 2020, and winners will be drawn on 13 November 2020.

When are the draw dates?

Bonus Draws are conducted at 7am on Tuesday 13 October 2020 (Ticket deadline midnight 2 October 2020)

Early Bird Draw is conducted at 7am on Wednesday 4 November 2020* (Ticket deadline midnight 23 October 2020)

Final Draws are conducted at 7am on Friday 13 November 2020** (Ticket deadline midnight 6 November 2020)

*If all tickets are sold prior to midnight 2 October, Home Lottery draws will be completed early on 13 October 2020.

**If all tickets are sold prior to midnight 23 October, Home Lottery draws will be completed early on 4 November 2020.

How and where are the draws conducted?

The draws are conducted using a random number generator under the supervision of Deloitte at their offices, 170 Fullarton Road, Dulwich in accordance with Consumer and Business Services Lottery and Gaming Regulations.

When and where are the winning results published?

A complete list of winners will appear at www.homelottery.com.au and published in The Advertiser on 16 November 2020. In the event all tickets are sold by the Bonus Deadline of 2 October 2020 all winners will be published early on 14 October 2020. In the event all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of 23 October 2020, then all winners will be published early on 5 November 2020.

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. If you win the Grand Prize, Bonus Draw, Early Bird Draw, a vehicle, a holiday or the Membership Draw you will also receive a phone call shortly after our draws are conducted.

How long do I have to claim my prize?

All prizes must be claimed within three months of the applicable draw date. We will make multiple attempts to contact winners to ensure they have received their prize.

What happens to unclaimed prizes?

In the event that a prize remains unclaimed after three months and all attempts to contact the winner have been exhausted, The Hospital Research Foundation will present the list of unclaimed prizes to the office of Consumer and Business Services and request sanction to use those prizes for further fundraising endeavors within the Foundation.

How are the proceeds of the lottery used?

Your support in our Home Lottery helps The Hospital Research Foundation to fund lifesaving research projects to prevent, treat and cure heartbreaking diseases like cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, dementia and many more. You can feel proud knowing that by purchasing a ticket in our Home Lottery you are improving the lives of every South Australian.

Who can I contact if I no longer wish to receive direct mail, phone calls, emails or SMS relating to the Home Lottery?

Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 08 8407 7212 or [email protected].

Contact details

Phone 08 8407 7212
Email [email protected]
The Hospital Research Foundation
Level 1, 62 Woodville Road, Woodville SA 5011

Home Lottery licence #M13881
Cash Calendar licence #M13884
Holiday for Life licence #M13887