Our Donors

Brisbane Festival would like to acknowledge our generous donors for their contributions in the following categories:


Bank of Queensland

Peter Grimes

Principal Donors

Philip Bacon AM – Stuart Skelton appears courtesy of Philip Bacon AM
Tim Fairfax AC and Gina Fairfax – Sally Matthews appears courtesy of Tim Fairfax AC and Gina Fairfax
Andy Greig and Ingrid Asbury – Mark Stone appears courtesy of Andy Greig and Ingrid Asbury
Shaun and Sue Kenny - Rory Macdonald appears courtesy of Shaun and Sue Kenny

Chorus of Donors

Brian Bartley
Gayle and Nick Carter
CM and IG Furnival
Cass and Ian George
Ian Hanger AM QC and Dr Marika Hanger
Valmay Hill and Russell Mitchell
Wayne Kratzmann
David and Gillian Ritchie
Bruce and Sue Shepherd

High Commissioners

Philip Bacon AM
Thomas Bradley QC
Paul and Sue Taylor

The internationals

Matt and Eliza Baxby
Virginia Bishop
BMD Group
Simon Morrison
Ben and Fiona Poschelk
Courtney Talbot

The Commissioners

Bryce Camm and Mark Lightfoot
Fabienne and Marshall Cooke
Heidi and James Cooper
Regina and John Cotter
José and Lucy Coulson
Charlie and Alicia Cush
Cate Heyworth-Smith QC and Ben Duke
Michael Hodge QC and Kim Hodge
Francine and Anthony John
Martin Kerrigan
Ian Klug AM and Jocelyn Klug
Russell Mann and Margo Mclay
Amanda Newbery
Sarah and Joseph O’Brien
Origin Foundation
Libby and Jared Patrick
Susan and Matthew Pople
Fraser Power
Lynn Rainbow-Reid AM and John B Reid AO
Paul Spiro
Rupert and Penelope Templeman
The Hon Justice David Thomas and Jane Thomas
Tony Young

The Independents

Victor and Michelle Borzillo
Melissa Brown
Kerry and Greg Gillett 
Jeff and Amanda Griffin 
Will and Lauren Griffin 
Cory Heathwood 
Lesa and David Jackson 
Alvin Leach 
Susan Learmonth and Bernard Curran
Rob and Nicole Martin 
Rob and Dinie McConnel 
Tanya McCarthy and Graham Tanner
Dan Morgan
Greg and Rosamund Pankhurst
Prue and James Pateras
Candice Redmond 
Rumble Creative and Media
Alison Smith
Nicholas Smith
Professor Mandy Thomas
Andrew Tynan
David and Judy Usher
Jenny Usher and Peter Good 
Dr Phillip Vecchio and Marisa Vecchio AM


Robert Beech and Liz Ralston
Penny Behan
Hugo Clark-Ryan
Tim and Cheryl Courtice
John and Catherine Drakakis
Matthew Gamble
Leeor Groen
Nancy and Allan Hartley
Josephine Macmillan
Adelaide McDonald
Elizabeth McDonnell
Diane Murphy
Donna Orazio
Tim and Katie Pack
Dare and Andrea Power
Charli Robinson
Andrea and Craig Templeman
Isabella Vecchio


Thank you for your support!

Gifts of $100 and above are recognised on Brisbane Festival’s website.

All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and Brisbane Festival will send you a tax receipt.

For more information, please contact Brisbane Festival Head of Philanthropy, Fabienne Cooke philanthropy@brisbanefestival.com.au 



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