We offer our heartfelt thanks to all our donors whose generosity, loyalty and commitment play a crucial role in supporting the performing arts.

Lifetime Benefactors

Those who have made landmark gifts to Arts Centre Melbourne.

  • The Smorgon Family
  • Mr Richard Pratt & Mrs Jeanne Pratt AC
  • The Clemenger Foundation
  • The late Mrs Neilma Gantner
  • Playking Foundation
  • Sidney Myer Fund
  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • Mrs Diana Gibson AO
  • The Estate of the late Kenneth Baillieu Myer AC, DSC

Major Supporters

Those who have given significant and sustained support to Arts Centre Melbourne.

  • Mr Richard Pratt & Mrs Jeanne Pratt AC
  • Mr Ballieu Myer AC & Mrs Sarah Myer
  • Mr Marc Besen AC & Mrs Eva Besen AO
  • Mr Leon Velik & Mrs Sandra Velik
  • Mr Sam Smorgon AO & Mrs Minnie Smorgon
  • The Gandel Family
  • Mrs Rosie Lew & Family
  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • Mr Robert Kirby AO & Mrs Mem Kirby OAM
  • Mr Kevin Bamford & Mrs Colleen Bamford
  • Mrs Lyn Williams AM
  • The late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC, DBE
  • Mrs Barbara Haynes OAM
  • Mr Lindsay Fox AC & Mrs Paula Fox AO
  • Mrs Ethel Goldin
  • Mr Peter Scanlon AO & Mrs Angie Scanlon
  • Mr Neville Bertalli & Mrs Di Bertalli
  • Mrs Rae Rothfield
  • Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty, the late Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty & The Campbell-Pretty Family
  • Ms Robin Campbell
  • Mr Bruce Parncutt AO

Leading Light Patron – Gifts of $100,000 +

  • Betty Amsden Foundation
  • Mr Marc Besen AC & Mrs Eva Besen AO
  • Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the late Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty
    • Education*
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
  • The Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Charitable Trust
  • Mr Andrew Myer AM and Ms Kerry Gardner AM
    • Commissions*
  • Playking Foundation
  • Sidney Myer Fund
    • Commissions*

Visionary Patron – Gifts of $50,000 +

  • Ms Linda Herd
    • Commissions*
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jennifer Leaper & Dr John Leaper
    • Commissions*
  • The Scobie and Claire MacKinnon Trust
    • Access*

Benefactor Patron – Gifts of $30,000 +

  • Mr John Barlow & Mrs Mary Barlow
    • Access*
  • Mr Kevin Bamford & Mrs Colleen Bamford
  • Mr Neville Bertalli & Mrs Di Bertalli
  • Ms Robin Campbell
  • The Gandel Family
  • The John & Jennifer Brukner Foundation
  • Mirlex Australia Pty Ltd
  • Prescott Family Foundation
  • Anonymous (1)

Principal Patron – Gifts of $10,000 +

  • Ms Frankie Airey & Mr Stephen Solly
  • Ms Roseanne Amarant
  • Mr Don Argus AC & Mrs Pat Argus
  • Ms Joanna Baevski
    • Access*
  • Mrs Adrienne Basser
    • Access*
  • Mr John Bates & Mrs Lorraine Bates
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Chris Begg & Mrs Patricia Begg OAM
    • Access*
    • Collections*
  • Mr Barry Bloom & Mrs Lorraine Bloom
  • Bokhara Foundation Pty Ltd
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Warwick Bray and Mrs Lida Bray
  • Dr Mark Bryce, Mrs Ann Bryce & Family
  • Mrs Nancy Butler
    • Access*
  • Mr Terry Campbell AO & Mrs Christine Campbell
  • Mr Bernard Carp & Mrs Helen Carp
  • Dr Leon Carp & Mrs Marlen Carp
  • Mrs Debbie Dadon AM
    • Education*
  • Ms Andy Dinan and Mr Mario Lo Giudice
  • Mr Ron Dobell & Mrs Margaret Dobell
  • The Fox Family
  • Mr Colin Golvan AM, QC and Dr Deborah Golvan
  • Mr Robert Green & Mrs Jan Green
  • Mr Rino Grollo & Mrs Diana Ruzzene Grollo
  • Mr John Haddad AO & Mrs Agita Haddad
    • Access*
  • Mrs Paula Hansky OAM & the late Dr Jack Hansky AM
    • Access*
  • Mrs Fella Harbig
  • Mrs Lisa Hennessy
  • Mr John Higgins AO and Ms Jodie Maunder
  • Mr Robert Kirby AO & Mrs Mem Kirby OAM
  • Dr Vinay Kumar
  • Ms Jane Kunstler
    • Education*
  • Dr Geraldine Lazarus & Mr Greig Gailey
    • Education*
  • Mr George Le Souef & Mrs Heike Le Souef
  • Mrs Rosie Lew & Family
  • Malcolm Robertson Foundation
    • Commissions*
  • The Estate of Mr Donald Matthews
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Bruce Parncutt AO
    • Access*
  • Mrs Sally Redlich
    • Access*
  • Mr Mark Robertson OAM & Mrs Anne Robertson
    • Access*
  • Dr Elliot Rubinstein & Dr Sandra Rubinstein
    • Collections*
    • Commissions*
  • Mrs Rae Rothfield
  • Mr Radek Sali
  • Mr Peter Scanlon AO & Mrs Angie Scanlon
  • Mrs Ada Selwyn & Ms Eva Selwyn
  • Mr Graham Smorgon AM & Mrs Annette Smorgon
  • Mr Sam Smorgon AO & Mrs Minnie Smorgon
  • Mr Charles Tegner
    • Commissions*
    • Access*
  • Dr Michael Troy
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Frank Van Straten AM and Mr Adrian Turley
    • Collections*
  • Mr Leon Velik & Mrs Sandra Velik
    • Access*
  • The Vizard Foundation
  • Mr Ralph Ward-Ambler AM & Mrs Barbara Ward-Ambler
    • Access*
  • Ms Maureen Wheeler AO & Mr Tony Wheeler AO
    • Access*
  • Ms Janet Whiting AM & Mr Phil Lukies
    • Access*
  • Mrs Mary-Paula Williamson and Mr Rob Williamson
    • Commissions*
    • Access*
  • Mr Jason Yeap OAM & Mrs Min Lee Wong
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Derek Young AM & Mrs Caroline Young
  • Anonymous (1)

Gold Associate – Gifts of $5,000 +

  • Mrs Meredith Baldwin & the late Mr John Baldwin
  • Beleura House and Garden
    • Collections*
  • Mrs Danielle Besen
    • Access*
  • Dr Andrew Buchanan
  • Mr Barry Carp
  • Ms Helene Chung
  • The Gordon Frost Organisation
    • Collections*
  • Ms Dana Hlavacek & Mr Stephen Creese
    • Access*
  • Mr Peter Hordern & Mrs Jennifer Hordern
    • Access*
  • Mr Peter Hunt AM and Ms Tania de Jong AM
    • Education*
  • Mr Jost Kaiser & Mrs Dorothee Kaiser
  • Mr Clark Kirby & Mrs Sara Kirby
  • Mr Larry Kornhauser & Ms Natalya Gill
    • Access*
  • Ms Snowe Li
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Ian McKellar & Mrs Margaret McKellar
  • Mr Harold Mitchell AC
  • Mr Baillieu Myer AC & Mrs Sarah Myer
    • Access*
  • Mr Norman Pinder & Mrs Carolyn Pinder
  • Mr John Schiller & Mrs Elisabeth Schiller
    • Access*
  • Tania Seary and Chris Lynch
  • The Kate and Stephen Shelmerdine Family Foundation
    • Commissions*
  • Ms Helen Silver AO
    • Access*
  • Anonymous (1)
    • Access*

Silver Associate – Gifts of $2,000 +

  • Mr Robbie Barker
    • Access*
  • Danny Bessell and Seri Renkin
  • Mrs Kaye Birks
  • Mr David G. Blackwell
  • Mrs Elizabeth Bongiorno and Mr Joseph Bongiorno
  • Mrs Michelle Borowski
  • Ms Natasha Bowness
  • Mrs Jenny Brash
    • Access*
  • Mr Michael Burn
  • Mr Greg Burns
    • Access*
  • Ms Karen Canterford
  • Mr Peter Cotter & Mrs Marilyn Cotter
  • Mrs Emilia R. Cross
  • The Duggan Foundation
    • Access*
  • Mr Kim Edwards & Mrs Jan Edwards
  • Mr Chris Egan
  • Mrs Gaeyle Fullerton
  • Mrs Rosemary Geer
    • Access*
  • Ms Susan Gin
  • Sir James Gobbo AC VCO and Lady Shirley Gobbo
  • Mr Charles B. Goode AC & Mrs Cornelia Goode
  • Mrs Deirdre Gowan
  • Mrs Jennifer Gross
    • Access*
  • Aimee Gurner and Tim Gurner
  • Mr Nicholas Haddad
  • Mrs Jean M Healey
    • Access*
  • Henkell Family Fund 2
  • Mrs Helen Hurst
    • Access*
  • Mr Keith Irvine OAM & Mrs Jo Irvine
    • Access*
  • Dr Alastair Jackson AM
  • Romy Katz
    • Access*
  • Dr Judith Kinnear
    • Access*
  • Mrs Carolyn Kirby & Mr John Kirby AM
  • Roslyn Levy
  • Ms Cathy Lowy
  • Mrs June Lubansky & Mr Simon Lubansky
    • Education*
  • Mrs Rosemary Mangiamele
  • Mrs Margot Melzak
    • Access*
  • Mrs Justine Middleton
  • Mrs Marie Morton
  • Mr Martyn Myer AO and Mrs Louise Myer
    • Access*
  • Piccolo Developments
  • Mr John Ralph AC & Mrs Barbara Ralph
    • Access*
  • Mr Robin Reid & Mrs Liz Reid
    • Access*
  • Ms Anne Runhardt and Mr Glenn Reindel
    • Access*
  • Mr Gregory Shalit & Ms Miriam Faine
    • Access*
  • Mrs Claire Spencer & Mr Andrew Spencer
  • Mr Peter Szabo & Mrs Leonie Szabo
    • Access*
  • The Ullmer Family Foundation
    • Access*
  • Mr Jeremy Vincent
    • Collections*
  • Yvonne von Hartel AM and Robert Peck AM, Peckvonhartel Architects
  • Ms Jenny F. Wan
  • Mrs Michelle Wang
    • Education*
  • Mr Peter Wharton & Ms Anne Wharton
    • Access*
  • Mrs Joyce Woodroffe
    • Access*
  • Ms Helen M. Wyld
  • Mrs Anna Xi
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • Anonymous (7)
    • Access*

Bronze Associate – Gifts of $500 +

  • Peter Allan
    • Access*
  • Mrs Leeanne Ambrose
  • Mr Paul Barker
  • Mr John Bell
  • Ms Kirsty Bennett
    • Access*
  • Ms Marja Berclouw
    • Access*
  • Mrs Rosetta Bloom
    • Access*
  • Mr William Bowness
  • Mrs Diana M Brearley and Mr Geoffrey Brearley
    • Access*
  • Ms Rene Brown
    • Access*
  • Mr Mark Burrowes and Mrs Margaret Burrowes
    • Access*
  • Ms Natasha Carter
  • Mr Arthur Charlwood
    • Access*
  • Alex Chernov
    • Access*
  • Mrs Caroline Clemente & Mr Robert Clemente
  • David Condon
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jemma Cooper
  • Mrs Laura Crennan
  • Dr Cyril Curtain
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jill D'Arcy
    • Access*
  • Mrs Kathy Deutsch & Dr George Deutsch
    • Access*
  • Mr Matt Duckworth and the late Mrs Lina Duckworth
    • Access*
  • Mrs Isabel Edgoose & Mr Graeme Edgoose
    • Access*
  • Mr Tony Ellwood
  • Hugh Falcon
  • Hilary Fordham
  • Mr Carrillo Gantner AC & Mrs Ziyin Gantner
  • Mrs Rachel Goldberg
    • Access*
  • Mrs Nereda Hanlon & Mr Michael Hanlon AM
    • Access*
  • Ms Jane Hansen
  • R & L Harden
    • Access*
  • Mr Tom Harley and Dr Sarah Kennedy
  • Mr John Harrison CBE AM & Mrs Susan Harrison
    • Access*
  • Christopher N. Harrop
  • Mr Gil Hoskins & Mrs Sandi Hoskins
  • Dr Irene Irvine
  • Mr Timothy James
  • Dr Michael Jelinek & Mrs Danielle Jelinek
  • Mrs Angela Kayser
    • Access*
  • Mrs Irene Kearsey & Mr Michael Ridley
    • Access*
  • Mr Ken Klooger & Mrs Carol Klooger
    • Access*
  • Ms Fleur Knowles
  • Mr Michael Landvogt & Dr Julie Landvogt
    • Access*
  • Mrs Silvana Layton and Family
    • Access*
  • Mrs Janet Leckie
    • Access*
  • Ms Monica Lim and Mr Konfir Kabo
  • Ms Elizabeth H Loftus
    • Access*
  • Mr Kevin Luscombe AM & Mrs Barbara Luscombe
  • Mr David Mackintosh
  • Madame Ashton Memorial Scholarship
  • Ms Ann Marsh
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Ian McCall & Mrs Paula McCall
    • Access*
  • Ms Catherine McClements
    • Access*
  • Mrs Debora Mendelson
  • Mr Ron Minogue
    • Access*
  • Dr Paul Moore Schneider
    • Access*
  • Mr Trevor Moy
    • Access*
  • Mr Stephen Newton AO
    • Access*
  • Mr Tom O'Dea & Mrs Ruth O'Dea
  • Mr John & Mrs Val O'Hara
    • Access*
  • Mrs Merryl Officer and Professor Bob Officer AM
  • Mrs Jill Page OAM
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
    • Collections*
  • Mrs Maria Pannozzo
  • Mr John Pearson & Mrs Carolyn Pearson
  • Ms Kerryn Pratchett
    • Access*
  • Ms Liliane Rusek
  • Ms Sophie Russell
  • Mr Fergus Ryan AO & Mrs Judy Ryan
    • Access*
  • Mr Graham Ryles OAM KSJ & Mrs Judith Ryles OAM
    • Access*
  • Dr Nora Scheinkestel and Mr Carlos Scheinkestel
  • Mr Graeme Seabrook
    • Access*
  • Ms Kaitlyn Shin
  • Mrs Anita Simon
    • Access*
  • Ms Joy Selby Smith
  • Mr Stephen Smorgon and Mrs Kelly Smorgon
  • Mrs Edda Smrekar and the late Mr Ermin Smrekar
  • Lady Southey AC
    • Access*
  • Mrs Fleur Spitzer OAM
  • Mr Colin Squires & Mrs Mary Squires
  • Mr Bernie Sweeney
    • Access*
  • Mrs Eva Sweet
  • Mrs Judith Theobald
    • Access*
  • Dr Christine Thevathasan
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Lyle Thomas & Ms Christina Turner
    • Access*
  • Mr Allan Thorne
    • Access*
  • NS & JS Turnbull
  • Dr Walter Uhlenbruch AO, KLJ & Mrs Waltraud Uhlenbruch
  • Dr Barbara Van Ernst
    • Access*
  • Julia Washington
  • Ms Pera Wells
    • Access*
  • Ms Rosemary Wilshire
    • Access*
  • Mrs Angela Wood & Mr Andrew Wood
    • Access*
  • Mike Yang
  • Mr Richard Zimmermann
    • Access*
  • Anonymous (16)
    • Access*

First Call Fund Founding Gifts

Giving young disadvantaged Victorians the invaluable opportunity to experience the performing arts at Arts Centre Melbourne.

  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
    Patron of the First Call Fund
  • Mr Chris Begg & Mrs Patricia Begg OAM
  • Mr Martin Carlson OAM
  • Mr Carrillo Gantner AC & Mrs ZiYin Gantner
  • The late Mrs Neilma Gantner
  • The late Dr Milan Kantor OAM & Mrs Anne Kantor AO
  • The Myer Foundation

Legacy Angels

Those who have made the inspirational commitment of recognising Arts Centre Melbourne in their will.

Planned Givers

  • Ms Elizabeth Alexandra
  • Miss Jenny Anderson
  • Mr Chris Begg & Mrs Patricia Begg OAM
  • Mr Tony Berry
  • Mrs Jenny Brukner & the late Mr John Brukner
  • Mr Ken Bullen
  • Ms Lyndsey Burton
  • Mr Douglas Butler
  • Ms Peggy Cole
  • Mr Ron Dobell & Mrs Margaret Dobell
  • Mrs Isabel Edgoose & Mr Graeme Edgoose
  • The Hon Alan Egan JP
  • Mr Richard Farrar
  • Ms Wilma Farrow
  • Ms Nola Finn
  • Mr Barrie Follows AM JP & Mrs Gail Follows
  • Ms Rosemary Forbes & Mr Ian Hocking
  • Mr Max Frost & Mrs Glenda Frost
  • Mr Peter Game & Mrs Betty Game
  • Ms Diane Gardiner
  • Mr Peter Gassenheimer
  • Mr Andrew Gemmell
  • Mrs Mia Hall
  • Ms Gabriella Havlin
  • Ms Carol Hay
  • Mr Richard Heathcote
  • Ms Denise Hughes
  • Mr Max Johnston & Mr Owen White
  • Dr Richard King AM & Mrs Andrea King
  • Mr Barry Kitcher
  • Ms Jane Kunstler
  • Mr Hugo Leschen
  • Mr Ieuan Mapperson & Mrs Kathy Mapperson
  • Ms Barbara Margetts
  • Ms Caroline Molesworth
  • Mr Andrew Moon
  • Mr Jack Moshakis & Ms Gill Tasker
  • Mr Luke Nestorowicz
  • Mr Robert Nixey
  • Mr James Ostroburski & Mr Leo Ostroburski
  • Mr Kenneth Park
  • Ms Lyn Payne
  • Prof Graham Peirson & Mrs Chris Peirson
  • Mr David Pisterman & Mrs Cheryl Pisterman
  • Mrs Noelle Robb
  • Ms Lynne Robertson
  • Ms Anne Roussac-Hoyne & Mr Neil Roussac
  • Mr Graham Ryles OAM KSJ & Mrs Judith Ryles OAM
  • Mr Maurice Scott
  • Mr John Short
  • Mr John Stanistreet
  • Mrs Val Stirling
  • Mr Graeme Studd
  • Mrs Pamela Swansson
  • Ms Margot Vaughan & Ms Bernadette Nicholls
  • Ms Judy Watt
  • Mr Ian Watts
  • Mrs Dinah Whitaker
  • Mr Benjamin McKenzie White
  • Mrs Pamela Wilson
  • Anonymous (11)

Estates

  • The Estate of Mr Donald Matthews
  • Mr Maxwell Carroll & Mrs Merle Carroll
  • The Estate of the late Kenneth Baillieu Myer AC, DSC
  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ

Arts Wellbeing Collective Supporters

Donors

  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • Ms Kendra Reid
  • Live Performance Australia
  • Marriner Group
  • Anonymous (1)

Trust and Foundations

  • Harold Mitchell Foundation
  • William Buckland Foundation

Trust and Foundations

  • Cassandra Gantner Foundation
  • Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
  • Ian Potter Foundation
  • John Truscott Design Foundation Inc
  • Hugh D T Williamson Foundation
  • Lorenzo and Pamela Galli Charitable Trust
  • Malcolm Robertson Foundation
  • Packer Family Foundation and the Crown Resorts Foundation
  • Scobie and Claire Mackinnon Trust
  • William Buckland Foundation


* Indicates a gift that has been donated to a philanthropic pillar.

There are many ways you can support Arts Centre Melbourne. To discuss becoming part of our community of supporters, please contact Jack Fowles, Philanthropy Executive, Private Giving on 03 9281 8909 or email donations@artscentremelbourne.com.au.

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