Proud Traditions since 1985 Bev Lawson
 Bev Lawson & John Avery

Past Beneficiaries

The Illawarra Police Charity Ball has, over its 32 years donated to many local charities which have assisted the local community and Police in the Illawarra. They are:

2018 - Aspect South Coast School

2017 - Orange Sky Laundry (Illawarra Branch), The Disability Trust and Illawarra ANZAC Day Committee

2016 - Sailability and KidzWish (Academy Sports Program)

2015 - Lifeline South Coast and NSW Police Legacy

2014 - Illawarra Brain Injury Service and Jayne Wilson Cancer Research Scholarship

2013 - Palliative & Rehabilitation Wards, Port Kembla Hospital

2012 - South Coast Disabled Surfers Association & Illawarra Cancer Carers

2011 - Motor Neurone Disease Services at Port Kembla Hospital & New South Wales Police Legacy

2010 - Autism Spectum & Riding for the Disabled Association (NSW) Illawarra Centre

- Wesley Community Care Centre; NSW Police Legacy

2008 - Haematology/Leukaemia Research; NSW Police Legacy

2007 - Children's Ward – Wollongong Hospital; Graduate School of Medicine Clinical Skills Laboratory – University Of Wollongong

2006 - Light & Hope Clubhouse Project; NSW Police Legacy

2005 - NSW Police Legacy; The Leukaemia Foundation

2004 - Scholarships for the Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences University of Wollongong; The Australian Aerial Patrol

2003 - NSW Police Legacy; The Para Meadows Foundation

2002 - NSW Police Legacy; The Brotherson Trust Fund

2001 - Bev Lawson Breast Cancer Research Fund

2000 - Illawarra Area Health Service – Coronary Care Unit & Neonatal Ward

1999 - Camp Quality; Mt Keira Rural Fire Service; PCYC Bulli

1998 - Oncology Unit – Wollongong Hospital – Bev Lawson Breast Cancer Research

1997 - Police Legacy – Illawarra Branch

1996 - Police Legacy – within Illawarra

1995 - Illawarra Dialysis Association

1994 - Canteen

1993 - Wollongong Children's Ward

1992 - Illawarra Conservatorium of Music

1991 - St Johns Ambulance

1990 - Life Education; RSPCA

1989 - Wollongong Neo-natal Clinic; Arthritis Foundation of NSW

1988 - Illawarra Human Resource Centre; Royal Volunteer Coastal Patrol

1987 - Mount Shepherd Asthma Pool and School Caravan

1986 - Bulli Hospital Auxiliary


The Illawarra Police Charity Ball Committee meet in January every year to decide which charity would benefit from that years ball.

If your charity would like to be considered, please send a detailed letter, expressing your interest to the Illawarra Police Charity Ball Committee, P.O. Box 430, Wollongong NSW 2500. Expressions of interest are due by the end of December each year.

The criteria to receive funding from the Illawarra Police Charity Ball, is funds must go to a Illawarra Charity and or/have links to the New South Wales Police Force/officers.