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"(Australian) A raffle run to raise money for a charity." There seems to be a specific organisation called RSL Art Union that runs raffles, but I can't find usage of art union to mean a raffle. Equinox◑ 11:27, 15 November 2010 (UTC)
I'm sorry, but you didn't look hard enough. Widespread long-term use in Australia. Search for "art union" -RSL will show the term for a dozen different charities on the first page alone.--Dmol 21:24, 29 November 2010 (UTC)
Three examples of the term mentioning ticket sales.
New Art Union now selling. Every ticket you buy is helping people breathe better.
Enter CPL’s current Art Union to win one of five fantastic prize packages valued up to $40,000 – it’s your choice!
I would like to purchase tickets at $50 each in the current Guide Dogs Queensland Art Union only.
So is it ever not capitalised, or do we need to move it to Art Union? And, given the caps, are you sure this isn't the specific RSL organisation I mentioned above? Equinox◑ 22:29, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
There are no citations in the entry, and the citations above do not seem to be durably archived. RFV-failed. - -sche(discuss) 20:30, 8 August 2011 (UTC)
This is rediculous. The term is in widespread use, in both capitalisations, and is easily found as such. I would like to object to this failing RFV. I'll get cites, but as it is widespread this should not be required.--Dmol 10:33, 14 August 2011 (UTC)