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Our Supporters

Melbourne Fringe is a not-for profit organisation supported in-part by government and our corporate, philanthropic and cultural partners. We couldn’t make the Festival happen without our amazing donors, so here’s just a little recognition. We won’t judge you if you want to share it.

Creator – $10,000+

Michael Kantor and Silvia Frassoni
Naomi Milgrom Foundation
Craig Semple

Discoverer – $5,000+

Daniel Besen
Debbie Dadon
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Dr Jenepher Martin
James McCaughey
Michael Watt and Cecilie Hall

Explorer – $2,500+

Sam and Monica Abrahams
Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation
Phlyssa Koshland

Innovator – $1,000+

John and Lorraine Bates
Sally Browne Fund, Australian Communities Foundation
Jane Bourjau and Paul Muller
Lyndsey Cattermole
Carolyn and Peter Creswell
Mark Licciardo
Rupert Myer AO
Rosemary Walls
Pinky Watson
Peter Wetenhall and Jo Horgan
Paul Wheelton AM

Rabblerouser – $500+

Fiona Brook, on behalf of Zilla & Brook
Steven Carew
Jason Craig
Liza Gelt
Sue Giles and Ian Pidd
David Geoffrey Hall
Michael Hyde
R & A King
Nicky Klempfner and Marcus O’Reilly
Maggie Maguire OAM
Kath M Mainland CBE
Matthew Morse and Paris Jansen
Gideon Obarzanek
Liz O’Brien
Kaylene O’Neill
Juanita Pope
Jill Smith in honour of Joan Kirner
Leonard Vary
Heidi Victoria MP
Susan Woodward


Accomplice – $200+

Ros Abercrombie
Esther Anatolitis
Sarah Austin and Nicholas Verginis
Sally Basser
Xanthe Beesley
Nicole Birrell
Meghan Bourke
Richard Chambers
Chris Cheers
Caroline Chernov and Nick Cox
Eloise Curry
Rinske Ginsberg
Matt Jones
Caroline Lambert
Benjamin Lee
Michele Lee
Jayne Lovelock
Rose Luker
Peter Manasantivongs
Fiona Menzies
Georgie Meyer
Max Milne
Nicole Beyer and Alice Nash
Sarah Neal
Lou Oppenheim
Anda Petrapsch
Felix Preval
Pauline Robert
Sue Roff
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Clive Scott
Andrea Stahel
Tim Stitz and Petra Kalive
Kevin and Liz Walsh
Nicholas Wimbush
Angharad Wynne-Jones
Anonymous (1)

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.

Melbourne Fringe acknowledges the support of the late Betty Amsden AO DSJ, recognising her interests in participation, young people and career pathways.

Takeover! Residency

Thank you to Monica Lim & Konfir Kabo and John & Lorraine Bates for their generous donations that has enabled Arts Centre Melbourne to commission a new work as part of the Take Over! program for Melbourne Fringe 2018.