THANK YOU to everyone who purchased a ticket in this year’s Easter Raffle.

The proceeds support local development initiatives in Africa, Asia & the Pacific.

The Lucky Winners are:


2ND PRIZE – James Price, VIC

3RD PRIZE – Cynthia Saldanha, WA

Congratulations OLSH Sisters, James and Cynthia!

First Prize: A 12-13 day Palms Encounter Tour of your choice (valued at $6,000)

A 12-13 day guided tour of your chosen location, visiting local development projects and gaining local insights into the cultural and social life of some of the country’s remote villages.

* Select from any of our tours scheduled prior to April 2026. Return Airfares, overseas travel, meals and accommodation included.

Second Prize: Two original early paintings by Papua New Guinean artist Jo Mek (valued at $1000)

Third Prize: Handmade items from the Pacific islands including a woven tais, wallet and shell necklace (valued at $200). Also included is a $50 gift voucher from Biome Eco Store.

Raffle proceeds support local development initiatives in Africa, Asia & the Pacific.


Raffle closes at 5pm Wednesday 27 March 2024. Winners will be drawn Thursday 28 March 2024. Winners will be contacted via email and phone and results will be published on and on the Palms Australia Facebook page on Tuesday 2 April 2024. First prize includes return flights from your nearest airport to chosen destination and a 12-13 day Encounter package. Prize is valid for any Encounter tour prior to April 2026. Standard Encounter booking conditions apply. Not redeemable for cash.

Winners will have until Wednesday 1 May 2024 to claim their prize. In the event we are unable to contact the person listed on the first drawn ticket, the prize will be redrawn on Thursday, 2 May 2024.