Gumleaf mafia: Erica Packer is bright in white as she leads Australia's A-listers in celebrating the Heath Ledger Scholarship
Turning out in full force for the Heath Ledger Scholarship on Thursday night, the Australian entertainment industry proved the late actor's legacy lives on.
Leading the charge at the Beverly Hills event was former model Erica Packer, who dazzled in a knee-length shift featured colourful embellishments.
Sweeping her brunette tresses into an elegant updo, 36-year-old mother-of-three added drama to her look with bold smoky eye makeup.
Glimmering: Erica Packer glittered in a bead embellished frock with a plunging V-shaped neckline and knee-length hem
Dramatic: The mother-of-three went all out with her makeup wearing a bold smoky eye and coloured shadow
And slipping into their best formal wear, more members of the affectionately dubbed 'gumleaf mafia' descended on Los Angeles' SLS Hotel as the Australians In Film association honoured the late Heath Ledger.
Judge Miranda Otto led the fashion pack at the sixth annual award ceremony as she stepped onto the red carpet in a one-shouldered frock.
The Lord Of The Rings actress, 46, teamed the figure-hugging white number, which featured a ruched detail across the bust and fitted pencil skirt, with a glittering cream clutch and feature bracelet.
She wore her flame-red hair loose in a stylish blow dry and added lashings of peachy pink lipstick to brighten her complexion.
Vision in white: Miranda Otto led a host of celebrities attending the Australians In Film association's Heath Ledger Scholarship award ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night
Elegant: The Lord Of The Rings actress, 46, teamed the figure-hugging white number with a cream clutch
Brunette beauty: Former Home And Away star Rebecca Breeds stepped out in a floral frock
Newlyweds: The 26-year-old walked the red carpet alongside her Home And Away sweetheart Luke Mitchell
Former Home And Away actress Rebecca Breeds opted for a completely different look in a flirty strapless dress with a floral pattern.
Accompanied by her husband and soap star sweetheart Luke Mitchell, the 26-year-old wore a statement jewel-encrusted necklace and sported a bubblegum pink manicure.
The brunette beauty completed her outfit with a pair of white pumps while she styled her long locks in tousled waves.
Twinkle toes: Comedian Tim Minchin wore silver shoes and a sharp suit to host the event
Oz stars: Actors Abbey Earl and Beejan Land (l) The Mentalist star Owain Yoeman with his wife Gigi Yallouz (r)
The prestigious scholarship, honouring the late Heath Ledger, was established in 2008 and is designed to give Australia's rising stars the chance to emulate the Oscar winner's experience as an actor.
The 2014 winner, Western Australian born actor Cody Fern, revealed he's been likened to the iconic actor in the past and is honoured to accept the award.
'To be a part of Heath's legacy means the world to me,' he told MailOnline.
Super fun: The Super Fun Night actress Kate Jenkinson looked svelte in an LBD
Star studded: Out of the blue actress Daisy Betts (left) attended the awards ceremony alongside Neighbours actress Eliza Taylor (right) looked chic in a patterned pencil skirt and white blazer
Leggy lady: Logie winning actress Kim Wilson flaunted her trim pins in a pair of high waisted shorts
Vampy: Television star Faustina 'Fuzzy' Agolley channelled gothic chic in a velvet mini dress
Dashing: Great Gatsby actor Callan McAuliffe (left) and television presenter Daniel MacPherson (right) looked dapper in tailored suits
'He's an inspiration, in particular because I come from Western Australia where he is a legend but personally and professionally - it means the world to me to win this scholarship.
'Coming from a small town this wasn't a possibility, it was a dream.'
The actor even received a personal call from the Dark Night actor's father, who is the patron of the scholarship, to applaud him on his win.
'Kim called to personally congratulate me, it was a very special call.
'He can't make the ceremony tonight but he's invited me to spend time with him on his property in Western Australia,' said the Sydney based star.
Sharp: The Lone Ranger star Damon Herriman looked dapper in a black suit
New talent: Home And Away's Axle Whitehead (left) was one of this year's runners-up, soap star Nathan Parsons (right)
Cute couple: Chris Hemsworth's older brother Luke arrived with his wife Samatha
Dashing: A smartly dressed Tim Cook (left) slicked his blonde hair back in a sleek style while Callan Mulvey (right) opted for a more casual look, rolling up the sleeves of his white shirt
The ambitious star has received $10,000 prize money, as well as a two year scholarship at Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre in Los Angeles, plus two return flights to the city of Angels and a host of other endorsements.
Most excitingly though Cody will be privy to mentorship from industry greats that includes Kim Ledger, as well as access to the wider AiF network including Stella Adler Executive Director John Jack Rodgers who provides a mentoring scheme with Stella alumni including Gary Ross, Mark Ruffalo and Benicio Del Toro.
He was one of 20 finalists shortlisted with Home And Away's Axle Whitehead and Charlotte Rose named as runners-up.
Honoured: Young actor Cody Fern won the scholarship which is designed to support home-grown Australian talent
An icon: Heath pictured in cult-hit Candy, in which he starred alongside Noni Hazleworth, the award gives rising stars the support to launch their acting careers
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