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.

Special Projects
Trades Hall Venue ($100,000+)

Maureen Wheeler AO and Tony Wheeler AO

Fringe Furniture for Gender Equality ($15,000+)

Naomi Milgrom Foundation

ShowSupport ($5,000+)

John and Lorraine Bates
Debbie Dadon AM
Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation and Vinay Kumar
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 ($10,000+)

Michael Agar and Caroline Farmer

Ralph McLean Microgrants ($250+)

Tamara and Mark Boldiston
Jason Craig
Maggie Maguire OAM


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

Fringe Supporters
Creator – $10,000+

Phlyssa Koshland
James McCaughey
Craig Semple
Anonymous (1)

Discoverer – $5,000+

Daniel Besen
Luke Exell
David Gonzalez
Linda Herd
Jewel Box Performances

Explorer – $2,500+

Sam and Monica Abrahams
Sally Browne Fund, Australian Communities Foundation
Maggie Macguire OAM
Nicholas Wimbush

Innovator – $1,000+

Nicole Beyer
Alison Currie
Jason Craig
Susanne Dahn
Carrillo Gantner AO
David Geoffrey Hall
Fox & Hickey
Catherine Hutchison
Jayne Lovelock and Neal Harvey
Rupert Myer AO
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
Malthouse Theatre
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
Pinky Watson

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
Benjamin Lee
Michele Lee
Daniel Leighton
Sabina Lunja
Peter Manasantivongs
Luke McKinnon
Georgie Meyer
Alice Nash
Tye Norman
Felix Preval
James Ralston
Jerry Remkes
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Lucy Schnall
Katrina Sedgwick
Andrea Stahel
Tim Stitz and Petra Kalive
Kevin and Liz Walsh
Mike Wilson
Kate and Abby Woosha
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.