Debutantes tell us why they wanted to do their deb and people involved with the deb tell us why the night is special in their eyes.
Olivia Lieschke, 15, Mountain Creek: To have a great night and to look beautiful with everyone.
Teneale Keene, 16, Henty: It was an opportunity to dress up and hang out with friends.
Amanda Voveris, 16, The Rock: I wanted to do my deb because I wanted to do it with my friends and have a good night and always wondered what it was like to do a deb.
Nakita Singe, 16, Henty: To experience a good night with friends whilst completing my Deb.
Toni Butler, 16, Yerong Creek: To have a fun night with friends and the experience of doing the deb.
Maddy McQualter, 16, Yerong Creek: Have a great night and have the best time with all my friends.
Kyra Jackson, 15, Henty: Friends and the fun as well as the experience.
Ally Schulz, 15, Morven: To have a fun night with my friends.
Ellen Liston, 16, Henty: I've always longed to do my deb for the great night with my friends. I've always been to the balls in Henty, and watched my older sisters do theirs - it's almost like tradition.
Beryl Meyer, secretary for 30 years: The ball was special due to the fellowship of the participants and the enthusiasm of the guests.
Reverend Craig Nicholas: Remembering that everything needs to change except Christ's family.
John Janetzki: The community comes together and young ladies make their debut.