The Footy Lunch with Heart is Back!

Variety – the Children’s Charity invites you to attend the

Variety AFL Great Grand Final Lunch

Officially endorsed by the AFL, the Variety AFL Great Grand Final Lunch has been kicking goals for disadvantaged children for over 30 years. Through support of the football community, this Melbourne institution has changed the lives of thousands of Aussie children and families.

27 September 2017 | 11.30am for 12noon | Palladium at Crown


Special guests include:

Norm Smith Medallist & Three-time Premiership Player,
Brian Lake
Western Bulldogs Midfielder, Matthew Suckling
Melbourne Ruckman - Max Gawn
Carlton AFLW Players - Shae Audley & Alison Downie
Western Bulldogs AFLW Midfielder - Kirsty Lamb 
AFL Legends, John Birt, Barry Davis & Brian Dixon


It’s jam packed! It’s Footy Fever! It’s here!

This event sells out year after year – here’s 10 reasons why guests keep coming back:

1.       Be part of the official AFL celebrations in Grand Final Week

2.       Enjoy a three course lunch with fine wines and beer

3.       Meet and greet some of the AFL’s hottest stars

4.       Get your photo taken with the Official Premiership Cup before it’s presented to the Grand Final champions on the big day

5.       Celebrate the Tom Hafey Heart of Football Award, presented to an outstanding community-minded AFL player

6.       Sing along with Mike Brady (Up There, Cazaly)

7.       Be inspired by our Variety Young Sports Achiever

8.       Take part in our fantastic Live and Silent Auctions

9.       Win a brand new car!

10.   Meet some of the kids who directly benefit from your support on the day


Dress code: Smart business attire - but feel free to add a footy twist!

After Party - Please join us at Left Bank, 1 Southbank Blvd, Southbank after lunch for post function drinks.