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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

Discoverer – $5,000+

Daniel Besen
Rosemary Forbes and Ian Hocking
Dr Jenepher Martin
James McCaughey

Innovator – $1,000+

Monica and Sam Abrahams
Sally Browne Fund, Australian Communities Foundation
Jane Bourjau and Paul Muller
Carolyn and Peter Creswell
Phlyssa Koshland
Mark Licciardo
Gideon Obarzanek
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
Ron and Margaret Dobell Foundation
Sue Giles and Ian Pidd
David Geoffrey Hall
Michael Hyde
Dr Richard WF King AM
Nicky Klempfner and Marcus O’Reilly
Kath M Mainland CBE
Liz O’Brien
Kaylene ONeill
Craig Semple
Jill Smith in honour of Joan Kirner
Heidi Victoria MP
Susan Woodward


Accomplice – $200+

Ros Abercrombie
Sarah Austin and Nicholas Verginis
Nicole Birrell
Richard Chambers
Chris Cheers
Liza Gelt
Rinske Ginsberg
Matt Jones
Caroline Lambert
Ben Lee
Jayne Lovelock
Rose Luker
Maggie Maguire OAM
Peter Manasantivongs
Fiona Menzies
Georgie Meyer
Max Milne
Matthew Morse and Paris Jansen
Alice Nash and Nicole Beyer
Sarah Neal
Lou Oppenheim
Felix Preval
Juanita Pope
Pauline Robert
Bertha Rubin and Ron Elisha
Andrea Stahel
Leonard Vary
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.