Our Donors


The Australian Museum Foundation would like to acknowledge the generous support of our donors in helping us realise our vision as a place of exploration and discovery.

These generous individuals and organisations helped to raise funds to support projects across the Australian Museum, from scientific research and collections to cultural and education programs.

AMF Trustees
Diccon Loxton (Chair)
Fiona Sinclair (Deputy Chair)
Natalia Bradshaw
Warwick Evans
Shauna Jarrett
Virginia Judge
Alasdair MacLeod
Kim McKay
John Pearson
David Rickards
Albert Wong AM

Emeritus Governor
Brian Sherman AM

Lifetime Patron
Sir David Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE

Ann Macintosh Trust
Chris & Gina Grubb
Diccon & Elizabeth Loxton
Alasdair & Prue MacLeod
Memocorp Australia Pty Ltd
Helen Molesworth
The Paradice Family Foundation
Brian Sherman AM & Dr Gene Sherman AM

Jennifer Crivelli
Graeme Wood Foundation
Mary Holt & the late Dr John Holt

Treasures Circle
Robert Albert AO
David & Megan Armstrong
Ben Barham & Gretel Packer
The Calvert-Jones Foundation
The Carrawa Foundation
Paul Connor
Jennifer Crivelli
Warwick Evans
Lily & Tina Gao & the New Business China Association
Claude & Maryanne Gauchat
Belinda Gibson & Jim Murphy
Peter & Judy Gregg
Chris & Gina Grubb
The Hartzer /Trevor-Jones Family
Prof Ian Hickie
Dr Janice Hirshorn & Dr George Jacobs
The John & Frances Ingham Foundation
Warwick & Ann Johnson
The John Spencer Dickinson Family
Virginia Judge & daughters Cecily, Theresa, Rebecca & Dr Patrick Tooth
Keith & Maureen Kerridge
Jim Lennon in Honour of Jean Lennon
Lindblad Expeditions
Catherine Livingstone AO & Michael Satterthwaite
Diccon & Elizabeth Loxton
Alasdair & Prue MacLeod
The Macquarie Group Foundation
Memocorp Australia Pty Ltd
The Moore Family
Jacqui & John Mullen
William Murray & Gretel Packer
The Nelson Family
Francesca Packer Barham & Gretel Packer
The Paradice Family Foundation
The Patterson Pearce Foundation
The Purcell Family Endowment Fund in Honour of Mrs Lorna McClelland
Robert Purves AM
Billie Rose & Warwick Evans
Professor Jan Scott & her friends Jack, Sissi, Coquohalla & Otis
Albert Y Wong AM & Sophie Wong
Fengjun Zhu

President's Circle
Claude & Maryanne Gauchat
Bill & Alison Hayward
The Horizon Foundation
Judy Lee
Robert Rich

Director's Club

Pauline & Alan Campbell
Maile & Charles Carnegie
Margot & Stephanie Chinneck
Bruce Jenkins
JIBB Family Foundation
Kim McKay AO
Alice Arnott Oppen OAM
Sherman Foundation
Vonwiller Foundation

Hugh Allen
Bill & Annette Blinco
Natalia Bradshaw
R & P Cassidy
Phillip Cornwell
Mr Trevor Danos AM & Dr Veronica Lambert
Fivex Pty Ltd
Susan Foster
Dr Elie Hammam
Peter Homel & Louise Taggart
Howard H W
Prof Rebecca Johnson
Eugenia Langley
Leathan Family
Helen McCombie
Bill Manos
Suzanne G Meli
Eveline Milne
Shanthini Naidoo
Drs Jean & Evan Siegel
Fiona Sinclair
Christopher & Fiona Still
John Stitt
Christina Stitt-Ditfurth
Martin Terry
Vera Vargassoff
Wendy Walker
Dr Tony & Mrs Doffy White
Ray Wilson OAM

Antoinette Albert
James & Belinda Allen
Ken & Roddy Bell
Christine Bishop
Sir Ron Brierley
John Buttle
Rosemary Campbell
Hugh Dixson
The Graham & Charlene Bradley Endowment
Edward Griffin
John Leece AM
Howard Lewis
Lily W Mung Endowment
The Hon Justice Jane Mathews AO
John Pearson & Mark Clark
David Robb
Dr Jane & Neville Rowden
Susan Ryerson
David & Daniela Shannon
Mrs Diana Southwell-Keely
Ross Steele AM
Tehmi Sukhla
Anne Sullivan
Robin Torrence
Sara Watts
Wavish Family Foundation
Stephen Wilson

Lauren Atmore
C S Barnes
Dinah Beeston
Marco Belgiorno-Zegna AM
Ken & Roddy Bell
John Benaud
Jane Bridge
Elizabeth Cameron
John Cameron
Chikako Carter
Margaret & Peter Donovan
Roma Gillam
Ronnie Harding
Nicholas Hill
Anne Jaumees
Warwick Klabe
Elaine Macdonald
Ross McNair & Robin Richardson
Ros Madden
Michael & Mary Whelan Trust
Bradd Morelli
David Norman
John Richardson
Frank & Judith Robertson
Jacinta Spurrett
Francis Walsh
Darren Yong & Connie Chaird
Michel Zwecker

Gordon Darling Foundation
Lansdowne Foundation
The Lionel & Yvonne Spencer Trust

Estate of the late Clarence E Chadwick
Estate of the late Eileen Silk
Estate of the late Gwendoline A West
Estate of the late Jacqueline Heather Field
Estate of the late Jean Marjorie Edgecombe
Estate of the late Jessie Campbell Wise
Estate of the late Merrill Pye
Estate of the late Patricia M Porritt
Estate of the late Phillip Jack
Estate of the late William S Tatlow

(Donor list updated 18 October 2018)

Gifts to AM Collections
Steven & Janine Avery
Ursula Burgoyne
Sam & Louise Dawson
Rod & Robyn Dent in honour of Pat Dent & the Wanindilyaugwa tribe
Charles M Ellias
The late Paul L Fischer
John L Gordon
Robin Guthrie
Mark Hanlon
J Holliday
The late John Hume
Raymond Kirby AO & Mrs Deirdre Kirby
Roger Langmead
David Leece
Leighton Llewellyn
James McColl
Mineralogical Society of NSW Inc
Dr Max Moulds
George & Edna Oakes
Dorothy O’Reilly
John Rankin
Dr William Rieger
John Rohde
Paul Scully-Power AM
Michael Shea
Trevor Shearston
The late Muriel Snell
George Stacey
Prof Gunther Theischinger
The late Margaret Tuckson
David Twine
Janet Walker

For more information

Please contact the Development team on (02) 9320 6216 or development@austmus.gov.au.

How to donate

Donations should be made payable to the Australian Museum Foundation (ABN 64 497 967 210). The Foundation is a charitable trust, the purpose of which is to ensure a secure financial base for the Australian Museum and the Museum is its sole legal beneficiary. The Foundation is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient and an Item 2 public ancillary fund under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Donations may also be made to the Australian Museum Trust (ABN 85 407 224 698) which is also a deductible gift recipient under Items 1 and 4 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Jacob Burchett
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