About River4Ward

Since 2015, Melbourne’s VIPs from Government, Business, Media and entertainment come together for an entertainment luncheon like no other, united under one shared purpose to raise funds for young Australians with cancer.

Held overlooking the city of Melbourne at Crown Aviary, the event takes over two stages for 400 guests and to date, has raised millions of dollars.

The event attracts not only all the major media companies in Australia but prominent businesses and has been fortunate enough to have Premier of Victoria, Hon. Daniel Andrews speak a number of times.

Celebrities who attend and show their support have included; Eddie McGuire, Carrie Bickmore, Tommy Little, Molly Meldrum, Rebecca Maddern, Nick Reiwoldt, Chrissie Swan, Sarah Abo, Stephen Quartermain, Richard Wilkins, Shaynna Blaze, Richie Morris and Marley Biyendolo. 

River4Ward 2023 will be held in May, at Crown Aviary in Melbourne. 

To register interest in River4Ward 2023, please contact karen@sonyfoundation.org.au to discuss Corporate Partner opportunities.

Check out all the highlights from River4Ward 2022

Thank you, Melbourne!

We returned after a two year hiatus and with your support,

$475,000 WAS RAISED

for Sony Foundation's Youth Cancer Accommodation Program, 'You Can Stay'. That's over 4,750 nights of free, emergency accommdation for regional and rural youth cancer patients, and their families, who are required to travel to city hospitals to access life-saving treatment.

Guests were treated to incredible, live music performances by Sony Music artists Kate Ceberano and Conrad Sewell.

We will return in May 2023! To be added to the mailing list for event and ticketing information

The success of the River4Ward event is due to the generosity of our partners and supporters. We are indebted to the remarkable kindness of the following organisations:

Event Partners

Event Sponsors

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