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


Trailblazer – $25,000+

Canny Quine Foundation
Michael Kantor
Anonymous (1)


Creator – $10,000+

Debbie Dadon AM
Vallejo Gantner
Phlyssa Koshland
Monica Lim and Konfir Kabo
Craig Semple
Peter Wetenhall and Jo Horgan
Paul Wheelton AM KSJ and Angela Wheelton
Anonymous (1)


Discoverer – $5,000+

Sam and Monica Abrahams
David Hanrahan
Dr Jenepher Martin
Persephone Foundation
Peter Wilson and Toby Sulivan



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

Explorer – $2,500+

Jane Bate and Eryl Morgan
Wesley Enoch AM and David McAllister AC
Maggie Maguire OAM (of MOGGS, a sub-fund of Australian Communities Foundation)
Rupert Myer AO
Anonymous (1)


Innovator – $1,000+

John and Lorraine Bates
Sally Browne Fund, a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation
Simon Cowen
Jason Craig
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Damien Hodgkinson
Heather Martin
Fiona McGauchie and James Penlidis
Melissa McShane
Lou Oppenheim
Marcus O’Reily and Nicky Klempfner
Promotix Pty Ltd
Christopher Reed
Kendra Reid
Anne Runhardt and Glen Reindel
Jacky and Rupert Sherwood
Leonard Vary and Dr Matt Collins AM QC
Rosemary Walls
Pinky Watson


Rabblerouser – $500+

Dennis Altman AM
Simon Bedford
Nicole Birrell
Mark Burlace
Eloise Curry
Graeme Gherashe
Cr Jamal Hakim
Stephanie Hamilton
Emer Harrington
Mike Hyde
Peter and Jenny Levi
Sonia Lindsay
Virginia Lovett and Rose Hiscock
Rebecca MacFarling & Paul Warnes
Fiona Menzies
Paul Muller
Filanthy Nalpantidis
Tye Norman
Kaylene O’Neill
Eddie Paterson
Jill Smith in honour of Joan Kirner
Cameron Stewart and Joseph Clifford
Julia White
Anonymous (1)

Accomplice – $200+

Ros Abercrombie
Julia Adams
Penny Bartram
Nicole Beyer
Joel Bray
Meghan Bourke
The Camm Family
Lee Casey
Richard Chambers
Chris Cheers
Melinda Clarke
Morwenna Collett
Helen Donnard
Vedran Drakulic OAM
Kirsty Ellem
Helen and Matt Franzi
Wilma Giles-Corti
Rinske Ginsberg
Kerri Glasscock
Hilary Glow
Paul Gonzalez
Deb Green
Ian Greer
Bernadette Healy
Jerry Hodgins
Travis Jordan
Andrea and Richard King AM
Megan and Jeremy King
Ben Lee & Lewey Reynders
Pete Manasantivongs
Sam McMillan
Caitlin McNaughton
Penny Miles
Danny Pearson MP
Debbie Phyland
Ian Pidd and Sue Giles AM
Julian Pocock
Andrea Proctor
Lynette Radovan
James Ralston
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Lucy Schnall
Clive Scott AM
Simone Sheridan
Andrea Stahel
Tim Stitz and Petra Kalive
Susan Thacore
Dianne Toulson
Claire Wilcock


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.