Frequently Asked Questions
- I have not received my ticket or I need to make a change to my ticket. Who can I contact?
Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 08 8407 7212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- I no longer wish to receive direct mail, phone calls, emails and / or sms messages relating to the Home Lottery. Who can I contact?
Please contact ticket administrators Deloitte on 08 8407 7212 or email@example.com.
- How many tickets will be sold?
A maximum of 185,000 tickets will be sold.
- Can I download a full copy of the brochure?
Yes, you can download the brochure here.
- How can my chances of winning really be 1 in 10?
Each ticket is entered in ALL 19,510 main prize draws. (There are an additional 6 bonus draws and 1 Early Bird draw.) There are only 185,000 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Who is (or is not) eligible to purchase tickets?
Purchasers must be at least 18 years of age. The following and their immediate families are not eligible to purchase a ticket: The Hospital Research Foundation Board Members and Employees, Deloitte Partners and Employees.
- Can I purchase a ticket if I live interstate or overseas?
The lottery is intended for residents of South Australia, however we will accept orders from out of state residents.
- I don’t wish to order my tickets online? What are my options?
Tickets can be ordered by calling 1300 852 177. We can send you an order form to post in. Or tickets can be ordered in person at any one of these locations:
The Hospital Research Foundation 60 Woodville Road Woodville Royal Adelaide Hospital Level 3, Ground Floor, Port Road Adelaide Lyell McEwin Hospital Haydown Road Elizabeth Vale
- 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. Alternatively, you can purchase a ticket in our Cash Calendar Lottery which starts at just $20 or our Holiday for Life Lottery which starts at just $10. If you wish to make a donation, 100% of all donated funds will be directed to medical research in South Australia.
- What does it mean to become a Member?
Members have agreed to have tickets issued automatically for all future Hospital Research Home Lotteries guaranteeing you will never miss out on tickets AND members will be entered in a separate draw for $10,000 cash. To be eligible for the Membership Prize Draw, members must have a valid ticket in the current Hospital Research Home Lottery and an active Membership to all future Home Lotteries as of the applicable deadline of the current Home Lottery. You will receive early notification prior to the launch of each lottery and your credit card will be charged within 2 weeks.
- How can I make changes to my Membership including 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 already been included in any prize draws.
- Are home lottery tickets tax deductible?
No. Tickets purchased are not tax deductible.
- How many prizes are there and what are they?
There are 19,510 prizes including 6 Bonus Prizes and 1 Early Bird Prize. The total value of all prizes is $6,134,544.60.
- What is the GRAND PRIZE?
The Grand Prize is worth over $2.9 million! It includes: The Grand Prize home at 54 Alfreda Street Brighton. Beautifully appointed it comes complete with ALL furnishings AND $1,000,000 CASH!
Click here to view the floor plan.
What makes this home special?
– Uninterrupted views of the ocean
– Lift access to all 3 floors
– The home has been professionally decorated and comes fully furnished
– The garage has a fully equipped home gym
- If I win the 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 is complete. 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 Home Lottery Showhome winner, you are awarded your new home free and clear of any encumbrances.
- What about stamp duty? Title transfer taxes?
All fees involved with the transfer of the property to the winner will be paid for by The Hospital Research Home Lottery.
- 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.
- How are the chances of winning determined?
Assuming all tickets are sold, each ticket has approximately 1 in 10 chance of winning a prize. For explanation regarding chances of winning please visit www.homelottery.com.au/chances. Inquiries are to be made directly to the licensee at email@example.com or on (08) 8407 7212.
- What are the Bonus Prizes?
We will be giving away SIX 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 Wagons just for getting in early! Tickets purchased before midnight on 31 August 2018 are eligible for the eight bonus draws. Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 19,504 prize draws. Bonus draws will be held on 11 September 2018.
- What is the Early Bird Prize?
Tickets purchased prior to midnight on 20 September 2018 will be included in the Early Bird draw for a family trip around the world, a 2018 Range Rover Velar AND $350,000 CASH! Tickets will stay in the draws for the remaining 19,503 prize draws. The Early Bird draw will be held on 3 October 2018.
- Are the prizes donated?
No, all prizes are purchased by The Hospital Research Foundation.
- If I win a prize, can I choose to take cash instead?
Unfortunately, no. All prizes are purchased by The Hospital Research Foundation and must be accepted as awarded. Negotiations may take place between the prize supplier and the winner but The Hospital Research Foundation cannot become a part of that process.
- What is the Cash Calendar?
The Cash Calendar is a separate lottery. For just $20 extra you will be entered in a cash draw for 50 days of winning! We will be giving away $250,000 on 20 October and $3,000 a day for 21 October – 8 December 2018.
Tickets in the Cash Calendar are $20 each, 3 for $50 or 6 for $75. All Cash Calendar draws will be held on 19 October 2018 and ticket sales close on 12 October 2018.
- What is the Holiday for Life?
The Holiday for Life is a separate lottery. For just $10 extra you will be entered into a draw to win a holiday of your choice valued at $12,000 every year for the next 25 years! Or you can choose to take $300,000 cash instead.
Tickets in the Holiday for Life are $10 each, 5 for $25 or 15 for $50. The Holiday for Life draw will be held on 19 October 2018 and ticket sales close on 12 October 2018.
- What are the draw dates?
Bonus Draws: 11 September 2018 (Deadline 31 August 2018)
Early Bird Draw: 3 October 2018 (Deadline 20 September 2018)
Final Draws: 19 October 2018 (Deadline 12 October 2018)
- 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.
- Can a ticket purchaser win multiple prizes?
Yes. When you buy a ticket, your ticket is entered in ALL 19,510 draws! At $100 for a ticket, that works out to less than $0.01 per draw! Each ticket is included in each and every draw which means that after a ticket is drawn, the winning number is recorded and it is entered in the remaining draws.
- When and where are the winning results published?
A complete list of winners will appear at www.homelottery.com.au on 22 October 2018. In the event all tickets are sold by the Bonus Deadline of 31 August 2018 all winners will be published early on12 September 2018. In the event all tickets are sold by Early Bird deadline of 20 September 2018 then all winners will be published early on the 4 October 2018.
- 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.
- How long do I have to claim my prize?
All prizes must be claimed within 3 months of the applicable draw date.
- What if I don’t know I’ve won a prize?
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, The Hospital Research Foundation will make additional attempts to contact that winner to ensure they are aware they have won a prize. After 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 much money is raised and how are the proceeds used?
The projected net profit of the Home Lottery is over $4 million. Proceeds stay in South Australia and will support medical research and patient care in South Australia’s Hospitals.
Phone 08 8407 7212
The Hospital Research Foundation
60 Woodville Road
Woodville SA 5011
HOME LOTTERY LICENCE NO M13528
CASH CALENDAR LICENCE NO M13529
HOLIDAY FOR LIFE LICENCE NO M13527