With a massive $30 Million Megadraw, two new Monday & Wednesday Lotto millionaires, plus a chorus of Instant Scratch-Its players discovering Christmas treats, 2021 is off to a cracking start for Aussie Lottery players.

Check out the highlights below! 

New Year cheer! 19 winning entries share $30 million Megadraw prize

What a mega start to the year! The weekends $30 Million Megadraw, made 16 newly-minted millionaires and sparked plenty of joy for players in three syndicates. Each winning entry scored a prize worth more than $1.5 million.

“I keep getting bursts of excitement. This changes everything for me. Every time my family reminds me I am a millionaire, I get chills, literal chills,” one winning Hervey Bay grandmother said.

Gladstone fisherman’s “strange” $1 million Wednesday Gold Lotto win

Continuing the Lotto love, Wednesday Lotto also had a winning week making another two millionaires on Wednesday night. We broke the news to one Gladstone man who was in complete disbelief. 

“It’s insane! “Oh god, I don’t even know what’s going on right now,” he exclaimed. 

“I am a millionaire, isn’t that a strange thought?”

“Money really does grow on trees” laughs Glen Innes man after $10,000 Instant Scratch-Its top prize win

It may not be a million dollars but a Glen Innes man is reveling in his surprise win of $10,000 this week, declaring that “money really does grow on trees”. 

The stoked man scratched one of the top prizes on a $1 Christmas Gift Instant Scratch-Its ticket he received as part of a ‘scratchie tree’ Christmas present from his wife.

“You can say we certainly got into the Christmas spirit that night to celebrate,” he laughed.

Catch up on our winning community stories 

2020 is well and truly done and dusted but we’re celebrating the moments of hope and success from our community partners last year. 

From health and medical research, bushfire recovery, and making safer communities — Aussie communities working together achieved incredible feats. 

Check out the wrap video here.