Frequently Asked Questions for Guests at the 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner

Who is invited to the Young Endeavour 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner?

Alumni, current and Staff Crew and Young Endeavour Youth Scheme Community and Corporate Supporters are invited to attend the Young Endeavour 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner, as are their guests, family and friends.

The evening will celebrate the success of alumni and the Scheme over the last 30 years.

Entry is restricted to guests over 18 years of age.

Venue and Access

The Young Endeavour 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner will be held at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf.  The venue is the Heritage Wharf, which has been transformed from its industrial origins into a contemporary designed space.  The venue features an elevated full length outdoor deck, from which to view Young Endeavour and an iconic Sydney Harbour backdrop.

There is a lift on the ground level, which provides level access to the venue.  Toilets are available for less mobile people on the same floor as the dinner.

Ticket information

How can I book a ticket?

Tickets are $195 per person (inclusive of GST) and can be purchased here.

Guests need to register and leave details of the number of tickets they would like.  An invoice will be emailed to you for payment soon afterwards.  Payment must be made within a week of receiving the invoice, otherwise the tickets will be released to other interested parties.

Tickets are being sold on a first come first served basis.  Please note that venue capacity is strictly limited.

Will my tickets be mailed to me?

Tickets will be sent by post to the purchaser once payment is complete.  Please present your ticket/s for entry upon arrival at Doltone House. We are unable to offer ticket sales at the door on the night.

Are tickets refundable and transferrable?

We are unable to offer refunds on this event. The Young Endeavour Youth Scheme will not refund tickets as a result of a change in personal circumstances. Tickets are transferrable.

Is there a group discount?

We are unable to provide group discounts for this event.

Can I buy tickets at the door on the night?

This event is for pre-sale only. Ticket sales will close at 5pm on Monday 22 January unless sold out prior. We are unable to offer ticket sales at the door on the night.

Will I receive a receipt for tax purposes?

A receipt will be emailed to the purchaser on request.

Will my tickets be mailed to me?

Tickets will be sent via post to the purchaser once payment is complete.  Please present your ticket for entry upon arrival at Doltone House. We are unable to offer ticket sales at the door on the night.

Can I nominate who I’d like to be seated with?

Yes.  At the time of booking, please nominate the details of the group that you would like to be seated with.

Every effort to accommodate the seating request will be made, however it cannot be guaranteed.

Will food and drinks be served?

Canapés and drinks will be served on the deck from 7pm.  This will be followed by a 3-course meal and accompanying drinks.

Guests must be over 18 years of age.

Dietary restrictions

A range of canapé food options will be available on the night.

If you have any allergies or dietary requirements, please advise the Scheme via email.

What is the dress code?

Black tie

What time does the event run?

7-12pm

Will there be photography?

The Young Endeavour 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner will have a photo booth that fits up to 8 people as well as an official event photographer.  Images will be published on the Young Endeavour website after the event.

We encourage everyone with a connection to STS Young Endeavour to be a part of the 30th Anniversary with the tag #YE30th

Please note photography and video recordings may be used by the media and for promotional purposes.

About the entertainment

Sydney three-piece Uncle Jed is the headline performer at the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner. Uncle Jed won Australia’s Got Talent in 2013 and are widely recognized for their hauntingly beautiful covers.  The trio will serve up dance floor classics at the gala. http://www.unclejed.com.au/

Crooner Tony Dee will perform classic swinging tunes during dinner.  Inspired by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Nat “King” Cole, Tony is a singer with Spina Bifida and featured in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games “We’re the Superhumans” video.  Check him out here: www.facebook.com/tonydeemusic

The Royal Australian Navy band’s high energy show group – The Admiral’s Own will delight guess with popular covers.

Can I make a donation to Young Endeavour Youth Scheme?

Tax deductible donations are always gratefully accepted and go into the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme Public Trust Fund, to further youth development through sail training for young Australians.

Donation forms can be downloaded here.

Directions to the venue

A map of the location is available here.

Parking

There are two parking stations in proximity to the venue:

Wilson Jones Bay Wharf Carpark. 19 – 21 Pirrama Rd, Pyrmont (opposite Doltone House)

The Star Casino Parking Station. Located on Pyrmont St, Pyrmont

Light Rail

Departs from Central Station to The Star Casino Station every 10 to 15 minutes and operates 24 hrs per day, 7 days a week.

For further information call (02) 8584 5288 or visit www.transport.nsw.gov.au/customers/lightrail

Park at the Entertainment Centre or Harbourside Car Parks and catch the light rail to The Star Casino.

Bus

The State Transit Bus Route 389 regularly departs from City – Town Hall Park Street (Stand J) to Pirrama Rd. For route and timetable information, call 13 15 00 or visit www.sydneybuses.info

Train

Departs from Central Station to Town Hall Station regularly and operates, 7 days a week. 1.8km walk from Town Hall Station.

Walking

From Town Hall, take a short walk over the Pyrmont Bridge, continue and the venue is just minutes from Darling Harbour

Ferry

Operates 7 days a week from Wharf No. 5 at Circular Quay and stops at Pyrmont Bay. For route and timetable information on State Transit’s “Darling Harbour” ferry to Pyrmont Bay call 13 15 00 or visit http://www.sydneyferries.info/

Further questions?

Please contact the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme on 1800 020 444 or via email mail@youngendeavour.gov.au

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