The Midwinter Ball will take place on Wednesday.
The Press Gallery will be decked out in its best attire in order to listen to music, off the record speeches full of bad jokes from politicians and dance the night away.
The speeches are not meant to be reported.
On the upside Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has donated her usual glamour pack of two wonderful nights in Los Angeles mingling with Hollywood celebrities.
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