About Giant Steps

Giant Steps Sydney is a centre of excellence for the creation and implementation of innovative and effective programs for children and young adults with autism.  Giant Steps also provides support to families, seeks to improve the understanding of autism in the community and to develop best practice amongst carers and professionals.  For more information about Giant Steps and autism please visit http://www.giantsteps.net.au

Giant Steps does not charge feesGiant Steps is a registered charity and relies on fundraising to raise approximately 55% of its running costs each year. 
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About our Ball

We are very excited to be taking the Giant Steps Ball to a new venue at the Hordern Pavilion this year and to celebrate our theme will be "Rio Carnivale"!  We are hoping to sell out once again so recommend you get in early and purchase your tickets to avoid disappointment.
Our goal is to raise at least $350,000 to help Giant Steps provide vital services for children and young adults with autism.
The Giant Steps Rio Carnivale Ball will be held on Saturday, 21st June 2014 at the Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Avenue, Moore Park. Get your tickets before they sell out!
Returning to the Giant Steps Ball after a short absence will be The John Field Band.  They always fill the dance floor to capacity and are one of the most popular bands who have performed at our ball.
We also have some fantastic Rio Carnivale themed entertaiment organised which promises surprise and delight.
Watch this space for news about who our MC will be..
Our popular Silent Auction will be returning and this year guests will be able to register to bid before the night and even place a bid using their smart phone or tablet both before and on the night! 

How you can help

To purchase ball tickets please click here

 To donate prizes to be used at the ball please click here

To become a Corporate Sponsor please click here

If you can't attend but would like to make a donation please click here.

The Giant Steps Ball Committee

Thank you to the members of our Ball Committee for their ongoing efforts and hard work at pulling together our ball every year:

Leanne Maccallum (Co-ordinator), Jenny Badger, Michelle Jocum, Anna Kelly, Suzanne Wangmann, David Trayner, Allie White, Heather Ng, Sophie Koutsoukos, Lillian Astorri, Aileen Liu, Cameron Lyne, Noni Lord, Ian Morris, Ingrid Michalowsky, Crissha Stadon, Diana Kraljevski, Catherine Davies, Hannah Kelly and Vanessa Griffiths.. Also thanks to all the other Giant Steps parents and staff, families and friends who lend a hand to make the ball a success.
To view the film shown at the 2013 Vintage Ball please click below.
Keep scrolling down to view more photos and film from previous balls.



Previous Giant Steps Balls



To view the film shown at the 2012 "Touch of Magic" Ball please click below.


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