Help disadvantaged young people find their voice

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 late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • The Clemenger Foundation
  • Mr Carrillo Gantner AC & Mrs Ziyin Gantner
  • The late Mrs Neilma Gantner
  • Mrs Diana Gibson AO
  • Mr Richard Pratt & Mrs Jeanne Pratt AC
  • Sidney Myer Fund
  • The Smorgon Family
  • 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
  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • Mr Kevin Bamford & Mrs Colleen Bamford
  • Mr Neville Bertalli & Mrs Di Bertalli
  • Mr Marc Besen AC & Mrs Eva Besen AO
  • Ms Robin Campbell
  • Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty AM and the late Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty
  • The Fox Family
  • The Gandel Family
  • Mrs Ethel Goldin
  • Mr Rino Grollo & Mrs Diana Ruzzene Grollo
  • Mrs Barbara Haynes OAM
  • Mr Robert Kirby AO & Mrs Mem Kirby OAM
  • Mrs Rosie Lew & Family
  • Mirlex Australia Pty Ltd
  • Mr Philip Munz & Mrs Sylvia Munz
  • The late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC, DBE
  • Mr Andrew Myer AM and Ms Kerry Gardner AM
  • Mr Ballieu Myer AC & Mrs Sarah Myer
  • Mr Bruce Parncutt AO
  • Playking Foundation
  • Prescott Family Foundation
  • Mrs Rae Rothfield
  • Mr Peter Scanlon AO & Mrs Angie Scanlon
  • Sidney Myer Fund
  • Mr Graham Smorgon AM & Mrs Annette Smorgon
  • Mr Sam Smorgon AO & Mrs Minnie Smorgon
  • Mr Leon Velik & Mrs Sandra Velik
  • Mrs Lyn Williams AM

Leading Light Patron – Gifts of $100,000 +

  • Betty Amsden Foundation
  • Mr Marc Besen AC & Mrs Eva Besen AO
    • Education*
  • The Ian Potter Foundation
    • Education*
  • Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the late Mr Harold Campbell-Pretty
    • Access*
  • Sidney Myer Fund
    • Access*
    • Commissions*

Luminary Patron – Gifts of $75,000 +

  • Mrs Jennifer Leaper & Dr John Leaper
    • Access*
  • Mr Andrew Myer AM & Ms Kerry Gardner AM
    • Access*
    • Commissions*

Visionary Patron – Gifts of $50,000 +

  • Ms Linda Herd
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
  • Mr John Higgins AO & Miss Jodie Maunder
  • In memory of Barry John Murnane
    • Collections*
  • Playking Foundation
    • Commissions*
  • The Scobie and Claire MacKinnon Trust
    • Access*

Benefactor Patron – Gifts of $30,000 +

  • Mr Kevin Bamford & Mrs Colleen Bamford
    • Access*
  • Mr Neville Bertalli & Mrs Di Bertalli
    • Access*
  • Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
    • Education*
  • The John & Jennifer Brukner Foundation
  • Ms Robin Campbell
  • The Gandel Family
  • Mirlex Australia Pty Ltd
  • Prescott Family Foundation
  • Mr Mark Robertson OAM & Mrs Anne Robertson
    • Access*
    • Education*

Principal Patron – Gifts of $10,000 +

  • Ms Frankie Airey & Mr Stephen Solly
  • Ms Roseanne Amarant
  • Mr Don Argus AC & Mrs Pat Argus
  • Mr John Barlow & Mrs Mary Barlow
  • Mrs Adrienne Basser
  • Mr John Bates & Mrs Lorraine Bates
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Chris Begg & Mrs Patricia Begg OAM
    • Access*
    • Collections*
    • Education*
  • Mr Daniel Besen
  • Mrs Margaret Bland & Mr John Bland
    • Education*
  • Mr Daryl Blashki & Ms Lynn Trayer
    • Access*
  • Mr Barry Bloom & Mrs Lorraine Bloom
  • 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
  • Mr Ian Carson AM & Mrs Simone Carson AM
  • Crown Resorts Foundation
    • Access*
  • Ms Andy Dinan and Mr Mario Lo Giudice
  • Mr Ron Dobell & Mrs Margaret Dobell
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • The Fox Family
  • Mr Colin Golvan AM, QC and Dr Deborah Golvan
  • Mr Robert Green & Mrs Jan Green
    • Education*
  • Mr Rino Grollo & Mrs Diana Ruzzene Grollo
  • Mr John Haddad AO & Mrs Agita Haddad
  • Ms Jane Hansen & Mr Paul Little AO
  • Mrs Paula Hansky OAM & the late Dr Jack Hansky AM
    • Access*
  • Mrs Fella Harbig
    • Access*
  • Mrs Lisa Hennessy
    • Education*
  • Dr Alastair Jackson AM
    • Access*
  • Dr Vinay Kumar
    • Education*
  • Ms Jane Kunstler
    • Education*
  • Mrs Eleanor Langford & Mr Chris Langford
  • Dr Geraldine Lazarus & Mr Greig Gailey
    • Education*
  • Mrs Heike Le Souef & the late Mr George Le Souef
  • Mrs Rosie Lew & Family
  • Ms Monica Lim & Mr Konfir Kabo
    • Commissions*
  • Ms Pamela McCorkell
    • Collections*
  • Mr Philip Munz & Mrs Sylvia Munz
  • Packer Family Foundation
    • Access*
  • Mr Bruce Parncutt AO
    • Access*
  • Mrs Sally Redlich
    • Access*
  • Mrs Rae Rothfield
  • Dr Elliot Rubinstein & Dr Sandra Rubinstein
    • Collections*
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Radek Sali
    • Access*
  • 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
    • Access*
  • Dr Michael Troy
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Frank Van Straten AM and Mr Adrian Turley
    • Collections*
  • Mr Leon Velik & Mrs Sandra Velik
    • Access*
  • The Vizard Foundation
    • Commissions*
  • 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
  • Mrs Mary-Paula Williamson and Mr Rob Williamson
    • Access*
  • Mr Derek Young AM & Mrs Caroline Young
    • Commissions*
  • Anonymous (2)
    • Access*

Gold Associate – Gifts of $5,000 +

  • Ms Joanna Baevski
    • Access*
  • Mrs Meredith Baldwin & the late Mr John Baldwin
  • Beleura House and Garden
    • Collections*
  • Mrs Danielle Besen
    • Access*
  • Dr Andrew Buchanan
    • Education*
  • Mr Barry Carp
  • The Gordon Frost Organisation
    • Collections*
  • Mr Peter Hordern & Mrs Jennifer Hordern
    • Access*
  • Mr Peter Hunt AM and Ms Tania de Jong AM
    • Education*
  • Mr Clark Kirby & Mrs Sara Kirby
  • Mr Larry Kornhauser & Ms Natalya Gill
    • Access*
  • Leg Up Foundation
  • Ms Snowe Li
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Ian McKellar & Mrs Margaret McKellar
  • Mrs Debora Mendelson
    • Access*
  • Kylie Minogue AO, OBE
    • Collections*
  • Mr Harold Mitchell AC
  • Mr Baillieu Myer AC & Mrs Sarah Myer
    • Access*
  • Tania Seary and Chris Lynch
  • Ms Helen Silver AO
    • Access*
  • Anonymous (1)
    • Access*

Silver Associate – Gifts of $2,000 +

  • Mr David Barlow
    • Access*
  • Danny Bessell and Seri Renkin
  • Mrs Elizabeth Bongiorno and Mr Joseph Bongiorno
  • Mr Paul Bonnici & Mrs Wendy Bonnici
  • Ms Natasha Bowness
  • Mrs Vivien Brass OAM & Mr Philip Brass
    • Access*
  • Mr Michael Burn
  • Mr Arthur Charlwood
    • Access*
  • Ms Helene Chung
  • Mr Peter Cotter & Mrs Marilyn Cotter
  • Mr Ern Dawes OBE & Mrs Nola Dawes
    • Access*
  • Mr Matt Duckworth and the late Mrs Lina Duckworth
    • Access*
  • The Duggan Foundation
    • Access*
  • Mr Kim Edwards & Mrs Jan Edwards
    • Access*
  • Ms Julia Estep
  • Mrs Rosemary Geer
    • Access*
  • Ms Susan Gin
  • Sir James Gobbo AC VCO and Lady Shirley Gobbo
  • Mr Charles B. Goode AC & Mrs Cornelia Goode
  • Aimee Gurner and Tim Gurner
  • Mrs Nereda Hanlon & Mr Michael Hanlon AM
    • Access*
  • Mr John Harrison CBE AM & Mrs Susan Harrison
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jean M Healey
    • Access*
  • Henkell Family Fund 2
    • Access*
  • Ms Dana Hlavacek & Mr Stephen Creese
    • Access*
  • Dr Michael Jelinek & Mrs Danielle Jelinek
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • Mr Jost Kaiser & Mrs Dorothee Kaiser
    • Access*
  • Romy Katz
    • Access*
  • Ms Wuff Keeble
  • Ms Judith Kennedy
    • Access*
  • Dr Judith Kinnear
    • Access*
  • Mrs Carolyn Kirby & Mr John Kirby AM
    • Education*
  • Mr Robert Kirby AO & Mrs Mem Kirby OAM
  • Roslyn Levy
  • Miss Pia Lindner
  • Mrs June Lubansky & Mr Simon Lubansky
    • Education*
  • Mrs Rosemary Mangiamele
    • Access*
  • Miss Tara Marinucci
  • Mrs Margot Melzak OAM
  • Ms Kylee Mitchell
  • Mrs Marie Morton
  • Mr Martyn Myer AO and Mrs Louise Myer
    • Access*
  • Ms Elizabeth Ng
  • Dr Paul Nisselle AM & Mrs Sue Nisselle
  • Ms Catherine Niven
  • Yvonne von Hartel AM & Robert Peck AM, Peckvonhartel Architects
  • Piccolo Developments
  • Mr John Ralph AC & Mrs Barbara Ralph
    • Access*
  • Mr Robin Reid & Mrs Liz Reid
    • Access*
  • Mr Chris Rodgers-Wilson
  • Ms Anne Runhardt and Mr Glenn Reindel
    • Access*
  • Mr Fergus Ryan AO & Mrs Judy Ryan
    • Access*
  • Mr John Schiller & Mrs Elisabeth Schiller
    • Access*
  • Mr Mark Scholes
  • Mr Gregory Shalit & Ms Miriam Faine
    • Access*
  • Mrs Claire Spencer & Mr Andrew Spencer
  • Mr Peter Szabo & Mrs Leonie Szabo
    • Access*
  • Mrs Lesley Thomas & Mr Peter Thomas
  • Mrs Michelle Wang
    • Education*
  • Mr Peter Wharton & Ms Anne Wharton
    • Access*
  • Mr John Wilson
  • Wisniak Family
  • Mrs Joyce Woodroffe
    • Access*
  • Mrs Anna Xi
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • Mr Richard Zimmermann
    • Access*
  • Anonymous (1)
    • Access*

Bronze Associate – Gifts of $500 +

  • Peter Allan
    • Access*
  • Mrs Leeanne Ambrose
  • Dr Adrianne Anderson
    • Access*
  • Dr Leon Bach
    • Access*
  • Mr Paul Barker
  • Mr Robbie Barker
    • Access*
  • Ms Laurie Bebbington
    • Access*
  • Mr John Bell
  • Ms Kirsty Bennett
    • Access*
  • Ms Marja Berclouw
    • Access*
  • Mr Tony Berry
    • Access*
  • Ms Judy Bourke
    • Access*
  • Mr William Bowness
  • Mrs Jenny Brash
    • Access*
  • Ms Rene Brown
    • Access*
  • Mrs Morena Buffon
    • Access*
  • Mr Greg Burns
    • Access*
  • Mrs Clare Carlson & Mr Richard Carlson
    • Access*
  • Ms Natasha Carter
  • Mr Jack Chiodo
  • Mrs Ellen Chow
    • Access*
  • Mr Sandy Clark & Ms Marie McDonald
    • Access*
  • Mrs Wendy Comley
    • Access*
  • David Condon
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jemma Cooper
  • Dr Jennifer Coghlan-Bell & Dr Simon Bell
    • Access*
  • Mrs Laura Crennan
  • Mrs Janette Cripps
    • Access*
  • Mrs Emilia R. Cross
    • Access*
  • Dr Cyril Curtain
    • Access*
  • Mrs Debbie Dadon AM
  • Ms Suzanne Daley
    • Access*
  • Mrs Jill D'Arcy
    • Access*
  • Mr John A. Dorrington
    • Access*
  • Mrs Isabel Edgoose & Mr Graeme Edgoose
    • Access*
  • Mr Tony Ellwood
    • Commissions*
  • Hugh Falcon
  • Hilary Fordham
  • Mr Carrillo Gantner AC & Mrs Ziyin Gantner
  • Ms Christine Gilbertson
    • Access*
  • Mrs Rachel Goldberg
    • Access*
  • Miss Nance Grant AM MBE & Ian Harris
    • Access*
  • R & L Harden
    • Access*
  • Mr Tom Harley and Dr Sarah Kennedy
  • Christopher N. Harrop
  • Ms Anne Hipgrave
    • Access*
  • Mr Gil Hoskins & Mrs Sandi Hoskins
  • Rj House
    • Access*
  • Anthony Huntley
    • Access*
  • Mr Keith Irvine OAM & Mrs Jo Irvine
    • Access*
  • Mr Timothy James
    • Access*
  • Mr Ron Jones & Mrs Carole Courtney-Jones
  • Steven Jones
    • Access*
  • Mrs Angela Kayser
    • Access*
  • Mrs Irene Kearsey & Mr Michael Ridley
    • Access*
  • Dr Richard King AM & Mrs Andrea King
  • Mr Ken Klooger & Mrs Carol Klooger
  • Ms Fleur Knowles
  • Mr Michael Landvogt & Dr Julie Landvogt
    • Access*
  • Mrs Silvana Layton and Family
    • Access*
  • Mrs Verona Lea
    • Access*
  • Mrs Janet Leckie
    • Access*
  • Mr Stan Lee & Mrs Mary Lee
    • Access*
  • Ms Elizabeth H Loftus
    • Access*
  • Mr Graham Ludecke & Mrs Pam Ludecke
    • Education*
  • Mr Martin Lukas
    • Access*
  • Mr Kevin Luscombe AM & Mrs Barbara Luscombe
    • Access*
  • Mr David Mackintosh
  • Madame Ashton Memorial Scholarship
    • Access*
  • Mrs Chris Maple
  • Morris & Helen Margolis
  • Ms Ann Marsh
    • Access*
  • Mrs Sandra Masel
    • Access*
  • Mr Noel Maughan
    • Access*
  • Ms Andrea McCall
    • Collections*
  • Mr Ian McCall & Mrs Paula McCall
    • Access*
  • Gavin McGregor
    • Access*
  • Mr Don Mercer & Mrs Angela Mercer
    • Access*
  • Mr Ron Minogue & Mrs Carol Minogue
    • Collections*
  • Mr Trevor Moy
    • Access*
  • Barbara Murphy
    • Access*
  • Mr Stephen Newton AO
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • Ms Helen Nixon
    • Access*
  • Mrs Janll Norton
    • Access*
  • Mr Tom O'Dea & Mrs Ruth O'Dea
  • Mrs Merryl Officer and Professor Bob Officer AM
  • Mrs Jill Page OAM
    • Commissions*
    • Collections*
  • Mrs Maria Pannozzo
  • Mr John Pearson & Mrs Carolyn Pearson
  • Ms Kerryn Pratchett
    • Access*
  • Mr Harry Rosenberg
    • Access*
  • Ms Susan Ruse & Mr Warwick Ruse
    • Access*
  • Mr Graham Ryles OAM, KSJ & Mrs Judith Ryles OAM, KSJ
    • Access*
  • Ms Viorica Samson
    • Access*
  • Dr Nora Scheinkestell
  • Mr Graeme Seabrook
    • Access*
  • Mrs Maria Segan
  • Ms Joy Selby Smith
  • Ms Kaitlyn Shin
  • Ms Anne Short
    • Access*
  • Mrs Anita Simon
    • Access*
  • Mr Stephen Smorgon and Mrs Kelly Smorgon
  • Mrs Edda Smrekar and the late Mr Ermin Smrekar
  • Lady Southey AC
    • Access*
  • Mrs Fleur Spitzer OAM
  • Ms Patricia Spring
    • Access*
  • Mr Colin Squires & Mrs Mary Squires
  • Mr Bernie Sweeney
    • Access*
  • Mrs Eva Sweet
  • James Syme
    • Access*
  • The Taj Bear Foundation
    • Access*
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    • Access*
  • Mrs Judith Theobald
    • Access*
  • Dr Christine Thevathasan
    • Access*
    • Commissions*
  • Mr Lyle Thomas & Ms Christina Turner
    • Access*
  • Mr Allan Thorne
    • Access*
  • Mrs Lorraine Tully
    • Access*
  • NS & JS Turnbull
  • Dr Walter Uhlenbruch AO, KLJ & Mrs Waltraud Uhlenbruch
    • Access*
  • Dr Barbara Van Ernst
    • Access*
  • Mrs Cheryl Veith
    • Access*
  • Dr Sharon Wallace
    • Access*
  • Julia Washington
  • Mrs Dinanda M. Waterham
    • Access*
  • Ms Pera Wells
    • Access*
  • Mr Paul Wheelton AM, KSJ & Mrs Angela Wheelton
    • Access*
    • Education*
  • Mrs Angela Wood & Mr Andrew Wood
    • Access*
  • Mike Yang
  • Mr Robert Youl
    • Access*
  • Anonymous (13)
    • Access*
    • Education*

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 Christopher Begg and the late 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 Christopher Begg and the late 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
  • 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
  • Mr Owen White
  • Mrs Pamela Wilson
  • Anonymous (11)

Estates

  • The late Miss Betty Amsden AO, DSJ
  • Mr Maxwell Carroll & Mrs Merle Carroll
  • The Estate of Alexander Maxwell Johnston
  • The Estate of Mr Donald Matthews
  • The Estate of the late Kenneth Baillieu Myer AC, DSC
  • The Estate of Mr Maurice Scott
  • Anonymous (1)

Arts Wellbeing Collective Supporters

Donors

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

Trusts and Foundations

  • Harold Mitchell Foundation
  • William Buckland Foundation

Trusts and Foundations

  • Andyinc. Foundation
  • Bokhara Foundation
  • Crown Resorts Foundation
  • Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
  • The Ian Potter Foundation
  • Packer Family Foundation
  • Playking Foundation
  • The Scobie and Claire Mackinnon Trust
  • Sidney Myer Fund


* 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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