40 Years


Established in 1980, Redeemer Lutheran College is celebrating 40 years in 2020. Across this coming year, a range of events will be taking place to celebrate this special milestone in the life of the College as we honour the past and look to the future.

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner: Saturday 7 November 2020

We are delighted to advise you that Redeemer's 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner will now be held on Saturday 7 November 2020. All bookings will be held over to the new date, so there is nothing you need to do now. If, however, you are be unable to attend the celebration on the new date, the Foundation will be happy to refund your booking.

We thank you for your patience as this situation has continued to change on a daily basis, and we are especially grateful for your support of Redeemer Lutheran College, both in the past and into the future.

Yours sincerely

Tanya Crooks 

on behalf of Redeemer Foundation

40th Anniversary Gala Dinner

You are invited to join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Redeemer Lutheran College.

Former Australian Wallaby player and Redeemer past student, David Giffin (‘91), will be our MC for the evening as we honour the past and look to the future at Redeemer Lutheran College. Please join us for a night of reminiscing, celebrating, live music and dancing! 

NEW DATE: Saturday 7 November 2020
  • 6.30pm for pre-dinner drinks
  • Venue: Great Room, W Brisbane, 81 North Quay, Brisbane
  • Tickets: $150 (adult 18+ event)
  • Includes: 3 course sit down dinner and drinks provided
  • Dress: Cocktail/Lounge Suit
  • Tables: Why not get a group together and book a table of 10! If organising your own table, simply come up with a name for your table (e.g. 'Class of 1984' or the person's name who is organising the table) and add their name into the table host field when placing your online booking. 
  • Transport: A free shuttle service is being offered on the Redeemer Bus, departing the College at 6.00pm and returning at 9.30pm and at the end of the night at 10.30pm. Please indicate your interest in this when placing your online booking.
  • Purchasing Tickets: Book a table of 10 now via the booking form below (or click here). RSVP by 5.00pm, 30 October 2020. 
We have a great night planned as we honour the past and look to the future!
  • Pre-dinner drinks upon arrival featuring Redeemer’s String Quartet
  • Former Australian Wallaby player and Redeemer past student, David Giffin ('91) will be our MC for the night.
  • Live music from our 6-piece band, Red Tie Entertainment.
  • Audio Visual presentations as we reminisce about the past 40 years at Redeemer Lutheran College.
  • A glimpse of the future at Redeemer and the 2020-2024 Strategic Plan from our Principal, Tanya Crooks.
  • Plus a delicious 3 course sit down dinner and all of your drinks provided!
  • Lucky Door Prizes:
  • Live Auction Items:
    • Night for two at W Brisbane with breakfast (valued at $450)
    • Signed Wallabies jersey (valued at $150) 
    • Mixed six pack of super-premium South Australian red wines and a copy of The Champagne Guide 2020-2021 by Tyson Stelzer, donated by Wine Press (valued at $1,033) 
    • Limited edition Redeemer artwork to be painted live on the night by Redeemer Alumni, Kareen Haddad ('19)

For more information: Raquel McCready, Foundation Liaison & Events Coordinator, rmccready@redeemer.com.au or phone 3340 8815 (Tuesday-Thursday).

The 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner is an activity of Redeemer Foundation. Find out more at www.redeemer.com.au/community/foundation

Official Sponsors

Redeemer Lutheran College gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our financial sponsors and supporters for Redeemer's 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner.  

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

Supporters: Brisbane Chinese Language School, The Glen Hotel, Wine Press, GTO Plumbing Services

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you or your business are interested in being a sponsor of our 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner, please contact Raquel McCready, Foundation Liaison and Events Co-ordinator on rmccready@redeemer.com.au or telephone 07 3340 8815

Silent Auction Donations

We are also seeking donations of items that be can be included as part of our silent auction on the night.  Examples of items may include: family holidays, day spa / pamper packs, wines, experiences, etc. If you or your business are interested in donating an item, please contact Raquel McCready, Foundation Liaison and Events Co-ordinator on rmccready@redeemer.com.au or telephone 07 3340 8815

40th Anniversary Whole School Photograph

  • Thursday 23 July, 2020
  • A special P-12 whole school photograph of staff and students will be held on this day to commemorate our 40th anniversary year.

40th Anniversary Celebration Concert

  • NEW DATE: Tuesday 15 September, 2020 (TBC)
  • 7.00pm
  • Concert Hall, QPAC (Queensland Performing Arts Centre, South Bank)
  • Tickets on sale in mid-2020, stay tuned for details!
  • Follow this event on Facebook 

2020 Redeemer Alumni Reunions

  • October, 2020 (TBC)
  • 30 Year Reunion - Class of 1990
  • 20 Year Reunion - Class of 2000
  • 10 Year Reunion - Class of 2010
  • Date and further details to be announced early in 2020. Enquiries to alumni@redeemer.com.au or phone 07 3340 8815

2020 Celebration Ceremony

  • Friday 27 November, 2020
  • 8.45am at Redeemer Chapel
  • A Prep to Year 12 Celebration of 2020 at Redeemer Lutheran College. 

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