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1 Varanasi Drive, Wollert is the charity auction property. Image – Anywhere Auctions
  • After 13 years, REIV champion auctioneer Adrian Butera hands gavel to Andy Reid
  • Over 28 years, $16M has been raised on the Good Friday auction
  • This year, the property in question is a Henley Vogue home in Wollert, Victoria

With no reserve, and all proceeds going to The Royal Children’s Hospital, the annual Good Friday Charity auction will take place this year on Good Friday, 2 April.

After 13 years of setting auction records for the important cause, REIV Master Auctioneer, four-time winner of the Senior Auctioneering competition and Property Tribune contributor Adrian Butera will pass the hammer over to the 2020 auctioneer winner, Andy Reid.

The property in question is a Henley Vogue home at Villawood Properties’ Rathdowne estate in Wollert (1 Varanasi Drive).

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Image – Anywhere Auctions

Over 28 years, the charity auction has raised more than $16 million. Gil King, the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) CEO, said it is a pleasure to work with Henley and Villawood to facilitate the no-reserve auction.

“Some of the very best Victorian auctioneers have been discovered through REIV’s competition.”

“We’re thrilled to be able to put forward Victoria’s top talent to facilitate the Good Friday Appeal’s Charity House Auction each year.”

Gil King, REIV CEO

Following the trend of hybrid auctions to accommodate COVID-19 restrictions, the auction will be streamed live through Anywhere Auctions, allowing bidders from across the country to throw their hat in the ring.

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Image – Anywhere Auctions

“We’re expecting a record audience this Good Friday. It’s set to be the biggest public auction since COVID-19 restricted crowd numbers across the state”, said Mr King.

“It’s a great opportunity for house hunters to secure a slice in the Melbourne property market with the knowledge that their purchase will support the Royal Children’s Hospital”, he said.

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Image – Anywhere Auctions


You can register to bid on the auction and view live at

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