All the hard work has paid off, with the final earning figure sitting at just over $1286.
The winner of each auction was offered a return trip from home to join us for lunch at Healesville's Giant Steps winery and restaurant. The winners of our HSV and FPV auctions both attended the lunch, while the winner of the third auction - a Brisbane resident - celebrated from home.
The drive route, which passed through some of the fire ravaged areas, was a solemn reminder of how lucky the survivors really were.
The winners of our three auctions, in no particular order are:
Signed HSV jacket: Michael Rasmussen
Miscellaneous merchandise: Keith Holtham
Signed FPV jacket: Chris Clewer
CarAdvice only did half the work though, the following manufacturers and individuals need to be thanked for their tremendous support to the appeal: