The Event

Gala on the Green is an annual black tie cocktail charity event organized by a committee of young professionals in support of Brisbane Youth Services.

This year, Gala on the Green will be held on 21 October at the Riverlife Naval Stores in Kangaroo Point. Kick off the summer season with a night of food, fun, and entertainment at Gala on the Green’s ‘Hamptons Garden Party’.

THE CAUSE

Since its inception in 2011, Gala on the Green has proudly supported the wonderful work of Brisbane Youth Service. In this time, the event has raised over $130,000 to assist the charity in creating positive change in the lives of homeless and disadvantaged youth. Brisbane Youth Services has been instrumental in providing short term care for youth including crisis support and health services, as well as longer term support such as housing and parental skill development.

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The Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, including marketing, law, finance, education and architecture.

Lauren Crome
Member of Committee
Lauren Crome Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Sam Elliott
Member of Committee
Sam Elliott Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Jacqui McKenzie
Member of Committee
Jacqui McKenzie Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Tim Christie
Member of Committee
Tim Christie Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Jeremy Bouton
Member of Committee
Jeremy Bouton Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Millie Cooper
Member of Committee
Millie Cooper Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Madeleine John
Member of Committee
Madeleine John Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Sam Kyriakidis
Member of Committee
Sam Kyriakidis Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

Luke Trimarchi
Member of Committee
Luke Trimarchi Member of Committee

The Gala on the Green Committee is a group of young professionals representing a broad range of professions, i

History Of Gala On The Green

2011
January 16

2011

Gala on the Green was established in 2011 by a group of eight young professionals. The inaugural event was held in 2011 at the Riverside Receptions on the banks of the Brisbane River in New Farm and raised $5957.11.

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2012
September 16

2012

In 2012, Gala on the Green raised $16,307.00, almost triple the amount of money from its first year. Guests attended a New York Garden party themed event at Fortitude Valley’s Lightspace.

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2013
October 16

2013

The 2013 Gala on the Green was a sell-out success with tickets sold to over 600 guests within 48 hours. The event was held at the Northshore Riverside Café set on the banks of the Brisbane River. and raised over $21,000.

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2014
November 11

2014

In 2014, Gala on the Green returned to Northshore Riverside Café for another spectacular night . Gala on the Green once again broke its own record by raising $30,980.

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2015
September 18

2015

In 2015, Gala on the Green was hosted at The Triffid in Newstead where guests wined and dined inside the iconic renovated WW2 vintage aircraft hangar paying tribute to the ultimate celebration, Rio Carnival. In 2015 Gala on the Green raised over $35,500.

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2016
November 2

2016

In 2016, Gala on the Green was held at the Riverlife Naval Stores at Kangaroo Point. An incredible night of food, specialty cocktails, and live entertainment was enjoyed by all, with the event raising $27,834  

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