Support us

Our Supporters

Melbourne Fringe is a not-for-profit organisation wtih 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.

Special Projects
Fringe Furniture for Gender Equality

Naomi Milgrom Foundation


John and Lorraine Bates
Debbie Dadon AM
Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers
Dr Jenepher Martin
Craig Semple
Rosemary Walls and Pinky Watson consortium
Michael Watt and Cecilie Hall

Ralph McLean Microgrants

Michael Agar and Caroline Farmer

Tamara and Mark Boldiston
Jason Craig
Maggie Maguire OAM

Fringe Supporters
Creator – $10,000+

Craig Semple
James McCaughey

Discoverer – $5,000+

Daniel Besen
Linda Herd
Jewel Box Performances

Explorer – $2,500+

Sam and Monica Abrahams
Sally Browne Fund, Australian Communities Foundation
Phlyssa Koshland
Maggie Maguire OAM
Pinky Watson
Nicholas Wimbush

Innovator – $1,000+

Nicole Beyer
Jason Craig
Alison Currie
Susanne Dahn
Carrillo Gantner AO
David Geoffrey Hall
Fox & Hickey
Catherine Hutchison
Jayne Lovelock and Neal Harvey
Gideon Obarzanek
Ian Pidd and Sue Giles
Vanessa Pigrum
Toby Sullivan
Scott Welsford
Peter Wetenhall and Jo Horgan
Paul Wheelton AM KSJ and Angela Wheelton OAM
Sue and Ted Woodward
Anonymous (1)

Rabblerouser – $500+

Don Anderson
Steven Carew
Linda Catalano
Liza Gelt
Matt Jones
Richard and Andrea King
Nicky Klempfner and Marcus O’Reilly
Paul Muller
Liz O’Brien
Kaylene O’Neill
Lou Oppenheim
Juanita Pope
Dr Jill Smith in honour of Joan Kirner
Leonard Vary and Dr Matt Collins AM QC

Accomplice – $200+

Julia Adams
Sarah Austin and Nicholas Verginis
Penelope Bartlau
Simon Bedford
Hugh and Elizabeth Bradlow
Richard Chambers
Billie Giles-Corti
Stephanie Hamilton
Nick Hays
Jerry Hodgins
Mike Hyde
Robyn Lansdowne
Ben Lee
Michele Lee
Sabina Lunja
Peter Manasantivongs
Luke McKinnon
Georgie Meyer
Matt Morse and Paris Jensen
Alice Nash
Tye Norman
Felix Preval
James Ralston
Jerry Remkes
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Katrina Sedgwick
Andrea Stahel
Tim Stitz and Petra Kalive
Kevin and Liz Walsh
Kate and Abby Woosha
Anonymous (2)

Fringe Community – Up to $200

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


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

To find out more about leaving a gift in your will, contact