Support us

Our Supporters

Melbourne Fringe is a not-for-profit organisation with a support team we love as much as our mums. We couldn’t make the Festival happen without our amazing donors, so thanks. You’re the best, chuck out the rest.


Adventurer ($100,000+)

Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO


Creator – $10,000+

Canny Quine Foundation
Debbie Dadon AM
Jewel Box Performances
Phlyssa Koshland
Monica Lim and Konfir Kabo
Craig Semple
Paul Wheelton AM KSJ and Angela Wheelton
Peter Wilson
Anonymous (2)


Discoverer – $5,000+

Sam and Monica Abrahams
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Dr Jenepher Martin
Persephone Foundation
Rupert Myer AO
Vallejo Gantner
Pinky Watson


Explorer – $2,500+

Sally Browne Fund, a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation
David Hanrahan
Rosemary Walls
Anonymous (1)

Innovator – $1,000+

Penny Bartram
John and Lorraine Bates
Simon Bedford
Annie Bourke
Jason Craig
Susanne Dahn, a giving fund in the APS Foundation
Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation
Luke Exell
Natalie Hickey
Fiona McGauchie and James Penlidis
Maggie Maguire OAM (of MOGGS, a sub-fund of Australian Communities Foundation)
Filanthy Nalpantidis
Gideon Obarzanek
Jude Perl
Promotix Pty Ltd
Christopher Reed
Anne Runhardt and Glen Reindel
Jacky and Rupert Sherwood
Toby Sullivan
Peter Wetenhall and Jo Horgan
Anonymous (1)


Rabblerouser – $500+

Nicole Birrell
Chris Cheers
Alison Currie
Eloise Curry
Carolyn and Peter Creswell
Helen Donnard
Wesley Enoch AM
Liza Gelt
David Geoffrey Hall
Graeme Gherashe
Stephanie Hamilton
Emer Harrington
Damien Hodgkinson
Mike Hyde
Helen Kolawole
Robyn Lansdowne
Karen Large
Sonia Lindsay
Heather Martin
Melissa McShane
Ian Murphy
Tye Norman
Kaylene O’Neill
Eddie Paterson
Ian Pidd and Sue Giles AM
Juanita Pope
Lucy Schnall
Sam Strong
Leonard Vary and Dr Matt Collins AM QC

Accomplice – $200+

Dennis Altman AM
Sophie Bainbridge
Megan Batchelor
Nicole Beyer
Michelle Buxton
The Camm Family
Richard Chambers
Caroline Chesterfield
Joseph Clifford
Linda Coombs
Denise Damianos
Helen and Matt Franzi
Laura Milke Garner
Wilma Giles-Corti
Rinske Ginsberg
Jock Given
Kerri Glasscock
Paul Gonzalez
Deb Green
Ian Greer
Jerry Hodgins
Toby Jeffs
Daniel Kilby
Clair Korobacz and Dan Koop
Benjamin Lee
Daniel Leighton
Pete Manasantivongs
Sam McMillan
Georgie Meyer
Jason Murphy
Sarah Neal
Tim Orton and Barb Dennis
Fiona Patten MP
Mark Pazolli
Danny Pearson MP
Julian Pocock
Andrea Proctor
Lynette Radovan
James Ralston
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Andrea Stahel
Tim Stitz and Petra Kalive
Kate Torney OAM
Liz and Kevin Walsh
Julia White
Claire Wilcock
Gael Wilson
Anonymous (2)


Fringe Community – Up to $200

We would also like to thank all of our wonderful community of donors that give so generously. Thanks for your ongoing support.

You’re all legends.



Thank you to Mark and Tamara Boldiston for their generous bequest to Melbourne Fringe.

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