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Variety is making a “Little Splash” in February

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Time on the water is precious, but so is time with family, friends and unfortunately time behind the desk.

Whilst many of the past Splashers have been keen to stay involved with the event, time is proving a stumbling block for many.

We are listening and are still keen to “Get the Band Back Together” to relaunch the Splash in 2015.

As such we are changing the plans to make a “Little Splash” later this month.

We are just asking you to get a group of family, friends or work colleagues together for ONE day on the Bay. It is sure to be a great day on and off the water, and most importantly will raise some funds for a wonderful charity along the way.

For those of you unfamiliar with the Splash, following is some further information.

What is the Splash?

In 2015, the Variety Splash will be a one day event which gets boaties together for a fun rally on the Bay, all whilst raising much needed funds for Variety – the Children’s Charity.

And the best part is, that it is open to boats (sail and power) of all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life.

On Saturday 28th February, get your crew together and join us at the top end of the bay (exact location to be announced) for a casual breakfast and catch up or get to know you. From there, you will head towards Queenscliff for a memorable night on the iconic Blues Train. Along the way you will be treated to an on-water raft-up lunch (weather dependent), and be a part of a number of activities and games to raise some funds for Variety.

Variety Splash 2015 Details

Date: Saturday 28 February 2015
Start Time: 07.30 registration & breakfast, departure around 9-9.30am
Course: ‘Top of the Bay’ for a casual breakfast and catch up, then on to Queenscliff, for a fun-filled night on the famous Blues Train. On the way you will be provided with lunch (raft-up (weather dependent) and plenty of on-water activities and opportunities to raise funds for Variety)
Cost: $300 p/person, inclusive of all food, evening beverages, event activities (including the Blues Train which is valued at over $150pp with drinks), berthing and a $50 tax deductible donation to Variety – the Children’s Charity. This is the only cost to enter the Splash for 2015.

Participants are encouraged to support Variety through some pre-event fundraising activity. However, there is no minimum fundraising target required to participate.

To assist, each participant will also receive their own Every Day Hero fundraising page, which can then be sent out to family, friends and supporters to attempt to raise some additional, much needed funds for this fantastic charity and the wonderful children that they support.

As a reminder about what Variety has been busy doing and will continue to do with support of people such as yourself, please visit their website at

If you have any questions please contact Jav Greaves (0413 704 409) or Bianca Johnston (0438 372 168)

How Do I Enter the Splash

It’s as simple as completing an online application by CLICKING HERE!

Should you have any trouble completing the online application, or require any assistance please contact Variety Victoria’s Event Coordinator, Lizy Doherty on 03 8698 3900 or at

About Variety- the Children’s Charity

Children growing up with disability, serious illness or disadvantage need help from a special charity.

That charity is Variety – the Children’s Charity.

Variety works with individual families and organisations to deliver five core programs that help children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn.

With no government funding, it is through the generosity of the community that enables Variety to improve the quality of life of 250,000 children a year.

Variety is a national and worldwide charity that first began in Australia in 1975. In 2012, Variety provided more than $13 million in grants to Australian children, improving their quality of life.

Find out more at