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The Foundation honours its supporters.

“We wish to thank our loyal donors and supporters who have shown in the most practical ways their love for this institution and what it represents. They are keen to secure its future and ensure as many people as possible enjoy its collections.”
Dr John Vallance, State Librarian

Membership categories

Visionary $5,000,000 plus
Life Governor $2,500,000 - $4,999,999
Governor $1,000,000 - $2,499,999
Life Guardian $500,000 - $999,999
Guardian $100,000 - $499,999
Life Benefactor $50,000 - $99,999
Major Benefactor

$20,000 - $49,999

Benefactor

$2,000 - $19,999

 

In accordance with the Foundation Trust Deed, membership of the Foundation will be granted if the following conditions are satisfied from living individuals, organisations or other legal entities:

  • donations totalling $2000 or more within the previous five financial years;
  • donations of $100,000 or more at any time will be acknowledged as Lifetime membership;
  • in-kind gifts valued at a total of $250,000 or more at any time will be acknowledged as Lifetime membership.

Current Foundation members

VISIONARY

Len Ainsworth AM

Michael J Crouch AC & Shanny Crouch

LIFE GOVERNOR

TAL & Dai-ichi Life

GOVERNOR

John B Fairfax AO

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation

Nelson Meers Foundation

Nestlé Australia Ltd

Bruce & Joy Reid Foundation

Rob Thomas AO

LIFE GUARDIAN

Dr Wendy Cooper

Peter & Sally Crossing Family

Hertzberg Family

Macquarie Group

Merewether Family

News Corp Australia

Rachel & Geoffrey O’Conor

Public Purpose Fund

John T Reid Charitable Trusts

Rio Tinto

GUARDIAN

Robert O Albert AO RFD RD & Elizabeth Albert

David W Anstice AO

The Hon Franca Arena AM

Arrowfield Group

Ashurst Australia

Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce

JK Bain AM & Janette Bain

Dr Charles Barnes

Charlene Bradley & Graham Bradley AM

Assoc Professor Geoffrey Cains & Sarah Cains

Elizabeth Clarkson

Coles Myer

Jennifer Crivelli 

Neil Glasser MVO & Nina Glasser

The Glendonbrook Foundation

Belinda Hutchinson AC & Roger Massy-Greene AM

The Kingston & Roe Fund

John Lamble Foundation

Maple-Brown Family Foundation

McDonald’s Australia

Ian McLachlan

Moran Health Care Group Pty Ltd

The Rodney & Judith O’Neil Foundation

Planet Wheeler Foundation

Qantas Airways Limited

Roussel Family

Penelope Seidler AM

David & Tricia Sherbon

Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Hotel

Thyne Reid Foundation

Veolia Australia & New Zealand

Westpac Banking Corporation

Whitmont Family

Kim Williams AM & Catherine Dovey

LIFE BENEFACTOR

Robert G Cameron AO & Paula Cameron

Corella Fund

Rowena Danziger AM & Ken Coles AM

Martin Dickson AM & Susie Dickson

Dixson Trust

Hugh Dixson Snr & Patricia Dixson

Dr Francis Hooper

Dr Alan Matthews

Caroline & Nick Minogue 

David O’Halloran

Alice Arnott Oppen OAM

Pittorino Family

Mrs J Thomond Priestley

Dr John Vallance

Caroline Wilkinson OAM

MAJOR BENEFACTOR

Dr Gae M Anderson

John Atkin & Judy Haddrick

William D Blackshaw

Rosemary Block

Dennis Bluth

Canon Australia Pty Ltd

Centenary Foundation

Cecelia Clarke

Wendy Clarke

Louise Cox AO

Michael Diamond AM MBE

Emeritus Professor Dexter Dunphy AM

Dr Zeny Edwards OAM

Dr Anne Eggins

Marilyn Endlein

Dr Suzanne Falkiner

Jane & Mark Fulton

The Hon Justice Peter Garling RFD & Jane Garling

Cary & Rob Gillespie

David Greatorex AO & Deirdre Greatorex

J Harris

Prue & Derek Heath

Henry Parkes Foundation

Dr Margery Hertzberg

Christine & Gavin Holman

Judith Neilson Institute

Iphygenia Kallinikos

Katz Family Foundation

Christina Kennedy

Paul McClintock AO

Samantha Meers AO

Anne & Don Munro

Thomas C Powell AM

Kathrine Reynolds

John Sharpe & Claire Armstrong

Dick Smith AC & Pip Smith

Maisy & Ian Stapleton 

Ross Steele AM

Anne Sullivan

Rosaline Tam

Howard Tanner AM & Mary Tanner

Michael & Vashti Waterhouse

Sally White OAM & Geoffrey A White OAM

BENEFACTOR

Brian Abbott

Professor Chris Adam

Dr Hugh Allen & Judith Ainge

Dr Raji Ambikairajah

Emeritus Professor Derek Anderson AM

David B Andrews

Simone Arnott

Elsa Atkin AM

AW Austin

Akhtar Azhar

Peter G Bailey

Anna-Rosa & Steven Baker

Dr BJ Ballantyne

Emeritus Professor Antony Basten AO FAA FTSE

Ron & Joan Beslich

Christine Bishop

Janet Black

Jennifer Blackman

Geoffrey Board

John Borghetti AO

Dr Michael Bowden

John & Lyn Boyes

John DM Bradshaw

AW Bragg

Maxine Brodie

Caroline Joan Bryant

Anthony Buckley AM

Roslyn Burge & Cynthia Nadai

Patrick R Burnett

Louise Burney

Gregory K Burton SC

Stephanie R Caddies

Alan Cameron AO

Margaret Cameron-Ash

The Hon JC Campbell QC

Barry R Cant

Philip Carey

Emeritus Professor David Carment AM

Nicholas Carney

L Alison Carr

Rosemary Carrick

Barry Casey

Ross Catts

Dr Eileen Chanin

Jill Choulkes

Dr John Christian AO & Helen Christian AM

Milton Churche

Emeritus Professor Robert Clancy AM & Christine Clancy

Stuart Clark AM

Christopher W Clarke

Robert Clifton-Steele

Tullio Cofrancesco

Rodney & Kathie Collins

Pauline & Rob Conolly

John D Corne

Phillip Cornwell

Assoc Professor Brett Courtenay OAM & Susan Courtenay

Doug Crabbe

Debby Cramer

Clive H Craven

Dr Janet Cromb

Peter Crozier

Jeffrey d’Albora

Rowan Darke

Rebecca Davies AO

Dr Marie De Lepervanche

Carol Dettmann OAM & Nicholas Dettmann

Richard J Dinham

Dr Hugh Dixson & Frances Dixson

Clare Docker

Joe Doyle AM & Ruth Doyle

Murray Doyle AAM

John Dunlop

Jayati & Bishnu Dutta

JM Eldershaw

Elizabeth Ellis OAM

Brian J Emanuel

Margaret Evans

Peter Evans

Michael Eyers AM

David Fairlie

Laurie Ferguson

Leon Fink AM

Suzanne Fitzhardinge

Assoc Professor Hamish CM Foster

Allan Fowler

Brian France AM

Dr Rachel Franks & Simon Dwyer

Marion Freidman

Dr Judith A Fryer AM

Susan Gabriel

Dr Janet George

John A Gilmore AM

John Gissing

Jock Given

Professor Allan R Glanville

Julianna Gluck

GML Heritage

Dr Lewis Gomes

Carole Grace

Geoffrey J Graham

Geoff R Graham

Janet Grant

Kevin & Margaret Gray

Greg Grebert

Brian PJ Greig

Pauline Griffin AM

Peter J Hack

Peter Hales

John Hamilton

DJ Handelsman

Linda Hansen

Handley Marks Family Foundation

Dr Gaye Hart AM

Jean Hart

Geoffrey Loris Hassall OAM

Dr Valerie Havyatt

Rachel Hill

Michael Hinshaw

Lynne Hodge

Mary Holt

Louise Taggart & Peter Homel

Edith Honold

Assoc Professor Julia Horne

Georgina M Horton

Virginia Howard & Bill Taylor

David & Judy Hunt

John Hyde Page

Tom & Dee Hyde Page

Ray Hyslop OAM RFD

Ian Jackman SC

Kim Jacobs AM

Vincent Jewell

Beverley Johnson

Justice Peter Johnson

Dr Robert Johnston

Paul S Jones

Anton Kapel

Emeritus Professor Grace Karskens

John Keightley

Narelle Kennedy

Dr John Kenny

Dr Ruth Kerr OAM

Dr Michael Kesteven

Dr D Keyworth

Richard King

Larry King

Sylvia Klineberg

Gilles Kryger

The Hon Justice François Kunc

Paul Laird

Dr William Land

Annette Larkin

GR Lawrence

John Lawrence

James E Layt AM

Richard Legg

Graeme Le Roux

Kim Leung

Howard Lewis

Valerie Lhuede AM

Angela Lind

Anne Lipson

Professor Gwynnyth Llewellyn

Arthur Loveless

Eric Lucas

Jane Lynch

Meryll Macarthur

Anne MacDonald

Dr John M Mack AM & Vanessa Mack

Pierre St Just Malherbe

Tim McCormick

Kathleen McCredie AM

Dr Ian McCrossin

Rosemary McCullough

Gabrielle McDonagh

Gai McGrath

Ian & Susie McIntosh

Duncan McKay

Stephen D McNamara

Dr Stephen G McNamara

Rohan Mead

Patrick Meaney

Dr Wendy Michaels OAM

Jim Minto & Averill Minto

Barbara Mobbs

Catriona Morgan-Hunn

Allan Moss AO & Irene Moss

Donald Keith Mulligan

Hal Myers

Sankar Narayan

Patricia Nargar

Dr Kenneth Neale & Helen Neale

Penelope Nelson

Maurice Newman AC

Janice Nicholas

Glenys Norrie

Carole O’Brien

Jennie Orchard

Antony O'Regan & Anthony Gale

Janette Parkinson

Kerrin Parry

G Pearson

Professor Emerita Roslyn Pesman AM

Gavin Pettigrew

Debra Pinkerton

Peter Poland OAM

Benjamin Politzer

Dr Susan Pond AM

Helen Pottie

Lorraine Pountney

Robin Proudford

Jason Prowd & Michelle Mortimer

Robert Pryke

Luke Randell

Patricia Grimwade Rankin

Eric Rawlings

Graham J Rawlings

Christine L Robertson

Jeanne Rockey

Dr Catherine Rogers

Robert W Rose

Catherine M Rothery

Sally & Jonathan Rourke

David E Routley

John Rownes

Michael Ryland & Dr Sachiko Kinoshita

Susan Sawyer

Karl Schimke

Dr Peter Schweitzer

Shand Foundation

Anthony Slater QC

PM Smith

Gavin Souter

Ian & Gay Southwell

Diana Southwell-Keely

Jacqueline Spedding

Alice Spigelman AM & The Hon James Spigelman AC QC

David Staehli

Beverley Stanton

Richard J Stevens

Russell Stewart

Dr Catherine Storey

Joy Storie

Dr Allan Sturgess

Christopher Sundstrom

William P Sweeney

Wendy Swinburn

Monica E Tankey

Anthony Tarleton

Mark R Tarmo

Ian & Valerie Thom

Dr Mabel L Tindal

Turner Freeman Lawyers

Pauline Tyrrell

Ian Vacchini

Jan Vecchio

PRC Wakeford

Alan Walker

Dr John Warden & Charmian Warden

Dr Kimberley Webber & Emeritus Professor Roy MacLeod OAM

Professor Emerita Elizabeth Webby AM

Bruce Welch

Dr Judy White AM

Richard White OAM & Robyn White OAM

Jemima Whyte

Sarah Whyte

Roger Williams

Dr Ruth Wilson & David Wilson

Christopher Wokes

Suryo Wongsodihardjo

Assoc Professor Barry Wren AM

Lance Wright QC

Dr Don Wright

John Wrigley OAM & Julie Wrigley

Yim Family Foundation

Dr Ann Young & Dr Robert Young

The State Library would like to acknowledge the gifts from the following Estates that have supported the Library and contributed to our future growth.

$1,000,000 – $10,000,000

Sir William Dixson

Ruby Faris

Jean Garling

John Anthony Gilbert AM

Helen McIlrath (Selle)

David Scott Mitchell

Robert White AO

$100,000 – $999,999

Judith Navena Andrews

Jack Brann

Charles Herbert Currey

Margaret Fisher

Mona Alexis Fox

Neville Govett

Samuel B Herron

Margaret Mary Jones

Jean Millner

Ethel Murray

Peter W Russell

Harold Schultz

$10,000 – $99,999

Jean Allen

John Aitken

Sibilla Baer

Allen Baldick

Pamela Ruth Beanham

Helen Breekveldt

Joan Campbell

William Raymond Cooper

Sarah Dingwell

Kondelea Elliott

Nick Enright

James O Fairfax AO

Marie Gray 

Dinah Harvey

Barbara Hudson 

Mimi Hurley

Margaret Ann Jones

Nathalie Kulakowski

Lady Loewenthal

Thelma Long 

Mary Elizabeth Maltby

Joy Marchant

Robin Mathews

Dr BP Nolan

Robert Pritchard

Merrill Pye

Ruth Robertson

EJ Russell

Judith Ryan 

Dr Douglass Seaton

Mary Strettles

Nancy Tuck

Peter Tyler

Gerald Wronker

Library Circle

Dr Gae M Anderson

Ken Bloxsom

Pam Connor

Pauline & Rob Conolly

Jennifer Crivelli 

Dr Anne Eggins

Marilyn Endlein

Margaret Evans

Pauline Griffin AM

Dr Kevin W Hewitt

Dr Ruth S Kerr OAM

Howard J Lewis

Ian S McLachlan

Joy Storie

Dr Diana & John Wyndham 

Gifts were made in honour of the following individuals in 2021-22:

The Late Richard Frederick Harvey

The Late Nicola Jessurun

The Late Dame Leonie Judith Kramer AC DBE

The Foundation warmly thanks the following supporters who made a donation in 2021-22:

Brian Abbott

Margi Abraham

Paul Adam

Allison Ahn

Robert O Albert AO RFD RD & Elizabeth Albert

Dr Hugh Allen & Judith Ainge

Nessy Allen

Emeritus Professor Derek Anderson AM

Dr Gae M Anderson

Gillian Appleton

The Hon Franca Arena AM

Lynette Arnold

Simone Arnott

Elsa Atkin AM

John Atkin & Judy Haddrick

Akhtar Azhar

Peter G Bailey

Anna-Rosa & Steven Baker

Dr Pamela Ball

Dr BJ Ballantyne

Lynne Bancroft

Dr Tony Bannister-Tyrrell

Dinah Beeston

S Bernasconi

Ron & Joan Beslich

Christine Bishop

Gwendoline Bitti

Janet Black

Dennis Bluth

Helen Bowden

Dr Michael R Bowden

Dr Margaret Bowering OAM

Vilma Bowers

Charlene Bradley & Graham Bradley AM

AW Bragg

Bill Brennan & Lori St John

Maxine Brodie

Robyn Brown

Caroline Joan Bryant

Greg Bunting & Carolyn Bunting

Dr Kenneth Burgess & Dr Tessa Morrison

Marie N Burgess

Margy Burn

Gregory Burton SC 

Vivienne Bush

Colin Byrne

Ellen Byrne

Assoc Professor Geoffrey Cains & Sarah Cains

Alan J Cameron AO

Robert G Cameron AO & Paula Cameron

The Hon JC Campbell QC

The Hon Michael W Campbell QC

Emeritus Professor David Carment AM

Ian Carroll AM & Anne Carroll OAM

Ross Catts

Dr Paddy Cavanagh & Cathy Cavanagh

Centenary Foundation

Dr Eileen Chanin

Charles David Fund

Dr John Christian AO & Helen Christian AM

Stuart Clarke AM

Cecelia Clarke

Dr Christopher W Clarke & Elizabeth Clarke

Wendy E Clarke

Michael Cleary

Robert Clifton-Steele

Tullio Cofrancesco

Pamela Cohen

Coles Danziger Foundation

Penelope Collingwood & Mark Isaacs

Rodney & Kathie Collins

Julie Conlon & Dianne Huxley

Dr Michael Cooper AM

The Corella Fund

Phillip Cornwell

Assoc Professor Brett Courtenay OAM & Susan Courtenay

Louise Cox AO

Neil Cox

Jennifer Crivelli

Dr Janet Cromb

Elizabeth Cunningham

Sheenagh Dabbagh

Jeffrey d’Albora

Professor Noel Dan AM & Adrienne Dan

Rowan Darke

Rebecca Davies AO

Cristine Davison

Alan Day & Judith Day

Dr Marie De Lepervanche

Carol Dettmann OAM & Nicholas Dettmann

James Devenish

Michael Diamond AM MBE

Dr Hugh Dixson & Frances Dixson

Clare H Docker

Gary Doherty & Margaret Cunningham

Joe Doyle AM & Ruth Doyle

Murray Doyle AAM

Emeritus Professor Dexter Dunphy AM

Dr Kim Dunstan & Margaret Dunstan

Ruth Edenborough

Dr Anne Eggins

JM Eldershaw

Elizabeth Ellis OAM

Peter J Evans

Elizabeth Evatt AC

John B Fairfax AO & Libby Fairfax

David Fairlie

Rita Felton

Ian Ferguson

Laurie Ferguson

Professor Mark Ferson

Paul Fine

Janet Flint

Henry Foster & Margaret Waugh

Nancy Fox AM

Brian France AM

Dr Rachel Franks & Simon Dwyer

Marion Freidman

Virginia Froebel

Mark & Jane Fulton

Linda Funnell

Susan Gabriel

Shiau J Gan

Julian Garcia

The Hon Justice Peter Garling RFD & Jane Garling

Dr Janet George

Ann L Gibson

Margaret Gilbert

Cate Gleeson

Julianna Gluck

Shane Gluskie

GML Heritage

Dr Lewis Gomes

Rugare-Rwashe Gomo

Alan Goulburn

Carole Grace & Theodore Grace

Geoff R Graham

Geoffrey J Graham

Janet Grant

Kevin & Margaret Gray

David Greatorex AO & Deirdre Greatorex

Sherry Gregory

Brian Greig

Basil Griffin

Pauline Griffin AM

Merrell Griffith

Peter Hack

Janet Haley

The Hon John Hamilton QC & Wendy Robinson QC

Professor David Handelsman

Barbara Hardaker

Ian & Stephane Hardy

Jennifer Harris

Dr Gaye Hart AM

Penelope Harvey

Jan Harvey-Sutton

Prue & Derek Heath

John Hertzberg 

Christine & Gavin Holman 

Ailsa Holmes-Walker

Georgina M Horton

Lynda Hughes

David & Judy Hunt

Belinda Hutchinson AC

Robert Irving OAM

Assoc Professor Sybil Jack

Ian Jackman SC

Wendy James

Dr Christine Jennett & Louise Jennett

Vincent Jewell

Elizabeth Jewsbury

Beverley Johnson

Keith Johnson AM FRAHS

The Hon Justice Peter Johnson

Marjorie Jones

Paul Jones

Clare Joyce

Iphygenia Kallinikos

Anton Kapel

Katz Family Foundation

Narelle Kennedy

Christina Kennedy

Pamela Kenny

Dr Tony Keulemans & Prudence Keulemans

Dr D Keyworth

Richard J King

Sylvia Klineberg

Mark Kunach

Justice François Kunc

John Lamble Foundation

Dr Micheline Lane

Annette Larkin

Paula Latos-Valier

John Lawrence

Kim Leung

Valerie Lhuede AM

Qiuqi Li

Vicki Liberman

Angela Lind

Wendy Lindgren

Anne M Lipson

Jeanette Loewensohn

Mary Lowing

Eric Lucas

Wendy Ma

Frances Macdonald

Michele Madigan

Barbara Maidment

Lois Malone

Maple-Brown Family Foundation

Anna Marks OAM & Stephen Marks

Dr Alan Matthews

Tim McCormick

Rosemary McCullough

Lois McCutchan

Gabrielle McDonagh

Duncan McKay

Stephen D McNamara

Dr Stephen G McNamara

Di McWilliam

PJ Meaney

The Michael Crouch Foundation

Caroline & Nick Minogue

Barbara Mobbs

Rosemary Moon

Catriona Morgan-Hunn

KJ Moss

Donald Keith Mulligan

Anne & Don Munro

Hal Myers

Nelson Meers Foundation

David & Cheryl Nelson

Penelope Nelson

Maurice Newman AC

Assoc Professor Meng Ngu OAM

Frank & Jan Nicholas

Robert O’Connor

Rachel & Geoffrey O’Conor

Deirdre O'Dea

Alice Oppen OAM 

EK Palmer

G Pearson

Jonathan & Georgina Persse

Professor Emerita Roslyn Pesman AM

Caroline & Marshall Phillips

OE Phillips

Caroline Plim

Peter Poland OAM

Benjamin Politzer

Dr Susan Pond AM

Helen Pottie

Lorraine Pountney

Thomas C Powell AM

Mrs J Thomond Priestley

Jason Prowd & Michelle Mortimer

Robert Pryke

Kaye & Tony Purnell

Lynn Ralph

Patricia Grimwade Rankin

Dr Jan Roberts

Dr Charmaine Robson

Jeanne Rockey

Catherine H Rogers

Penelope Rogers

Robert Rose

Carole Roussel

Dr Daniel J Ryan

Michael Ryland & Dr Sachiko Kinoshita

Gregory Sachs

Kate Santleben

Lachlan Saville

Karl Schimke

Robyn Scott

Penelope Seidler AM

John Sharpe & Claire Armstrong

Anthony Slater QC

Mary Smith

Boris Sokoloff

Alice Spigelman AM & The Hon James Spigelman AC QC

Dr Mark St Leon

David Staehli

Beverley Stanton

Maisy & Ian Stapleton

Ross Steele AM

Russell Stewart

Rodney Stockell & Julia Kelly

Joy Storie

Dr Allan Sturgess

Pamela & Jonathan Summers

Mary Suter

William Sweeney

Louise Taggart & Peter Homel

Rosaline Tam

Monica E Tankey

Howard Tanner AM & Mary Tanner

Mark R Tarmo 

Dr Jennifer Taylor

Ian & Valerie Thom

Rob Thomas AO

Trish Topp

Janet Turner

Turner Freeman Lawyers

Pauline Tyrrell

Jan Vecchio

Alan Ventress

Kristina Vesk & Julia Robins

Virginia Villa

Dr John Warden & Charmian Warden

Eugene Wasilenia

Dr Kimberley Webber & Emeritus Professor Roy MacLeod OAM

Bruce Welch

Robyn White OAM

Dr Romany White

Sally & Geoffrey White

Sarah Whyte

Caroline Wilkinson OAM

Beverley Williams

Kim Williams AM & Catherine Dovey

Dr Ian Wills

WV & G Windeyer

Brian & Valerie Witcombe

Sandra Woolford

Assoc Professor Barry Wren AM

Dr Don Wright

Lance Wright QC

John Wrigley OAM & Julie Wrigley

Christine Yeats

Yim Family Foundation

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