The National Library of Australia Fund helps the Library to manage, develop, preserve, digitise and deliver its documentary heritage collections to the widest possible audience, both online and onsite.

This year, specific campaigns have included the Chinese pith paintings preservation and digitisation project, and the preservation, digitisation and access project for the Library’s collection of material relating to women’s suffrage. The National Library of Australia Fund donors are acknowledged at the following gift levels:

  • Principal Patron: gifts of $1,000,000 and above
  • Platinum Patron: gifts of $250,000 and above
  • Gold Patron: gifts of $100,000 and above
  • Silver Patron: gifts of $25,000 and above
  • Bronze Patron: gifts of $10,000 and above
  • Patron: gifts of $1,000 and above
  • Donor: gifts up to $1,000

The Library gratefully acknowledges the generosity and support of Patrons and donors.

Listed below are Patrons who have given to the fund since its inception in 2009 and donors who have given during 2015–16. An asterisk beside a name in the lists below indicates Patrons who donated during 2015–16.

Principal Patrons

  • Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation

Platinum Patrons

  • Mrs Pat McCann*
  • Ms Simone Vinall*

Gold Patrons

  • Associate Professor Noel Dan AM and Mrs Adrienne Dan*
  • Friends of the National Library of Australia Inc.*
  • Mr Kevin McCann AM and Mrs Deidre McCann*
  • Macquarie Group Foundation Limited*
  • Planet Wheeler Foundation
  • The late Mrs Alison Sanchez
  • Dr John Seymour and Dr Heather Seymour AO*
  • Mr Ryan Stokes*

Silver Patrons

  • Dr Diana Carroll*
  • Dick and Pip Smith Foundation*
  • Ms Catherine Hope Gordon*
  • Ms Jane Hemstritch*
  • Dr Ron Houghton DFC and the late Mrs Nanette Houghton
  • Ms Marjorie Lindenmayer*
  • Minerals Council of Australia
  • Mr Simon Moore*
  • Origin Foundation
  • Mr Nigel Peck AM and Mrs Patricia Peck
  • Dr Ian C. Ross and Mrs Margaret S. Ross AM*
  • Ms Josephine Shanks and Emeritus Professor Dr Robert Shanks*
  • Mr Doug Snedden and Ms Belinda Snedden*
  • In memory of the late Ms Della Keren Thomas*
  • Wesfarmers Limited
  • Mr Stephen Yorke*
    3 supporters donated anonymously

Bronze Patrons

  • Dr Marion Amies*
  • Mr Jim Bain AM and Mrs Janette Bain
  • Mrs Alison J. Bloomfield
  • Mr Thomas Bradley QC*
  • Dr Desmond Bright and Dr Ruth Bright AM*
  • In memory of the late Mavis Thorpe Clark*
  • Ms Christine Courtenay AM and the late Mr Bryce Courtenay AM
  • The Lady Ebury*
  • Mr John Fairfax AO and Mrs Libby Fairfax
  • Mr Tim Fairfax AC
  • Mr James Ferguson
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM and Ms Patricia Waller*
  • Sir James Gobbo AC, CVO
  • Mr John M. Green
  • Mrs Claudia Hyles*
  • Professor Joyce Kirk and Dr Terry Kirk*
  • Liberty Financial
  • Mr Brian Long and Ms Cathy Long
  • Lovell Chen Pty Ltd*
  • Mrs Janet McDonald AO and Mr Donald McDonald AC*
  • Mrs Glennis Moss and the late Dr Kenneth Moss AM*
  • The late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch AC, DBE
  • The Myer Foundation*
  • Mrs Maria Myers AC
  • Mr John Oliver and Mrs Libby Oliver*
  • Ms Meg Paul*
  • Dr Fiona Powell
  • Professor Janice Reid AC, FASSA
  • Mr Jack Ritch and Mrs Diana Ritch
  • Emeritus Professor Alan Robson AO and Mrs Gwenda Robson*
  • Miss Kay Rodda*
  • Mr Robin V.F. Smith
  • The Hon James Spigelman AC*
  • Ms Deborah Thomas*
  • Associate Professor Linnett Turner and Associate Professor David Turner*
  • Mr A.G.D. White OAM and Mrs Sally White OAM
    2 supporters donated anonymously

Founding Patrons

  • Dr Marion Amies*
  • Mrs Phoebe Bischoff OAM*
  • Mrs Josephine Calaby
  • Dr R.L. Cope PSM*
  • The late Mr Victor Crittenden OAM
  • Ms Lauraine Diggins*
  • The Lady Ebury*
  • Mr Andrew Freeman
  • Ms J.L. Fullerton AO*
  • Griffith 8 Book Group
  • Mrs Claudia Hyles*
  • Professor Joyce Kirk and Dr Terry Kirk*
  • Dr Jan Lyall PSM
  • Mrs V. McFadden*
  • Mr Peter McGovern AM*
  • Mrs Glennis Moss and the late Dr Kenneth Moss AM*
  • Mr John Oliver and Mrs Libby Oliver*
  • Mrs P.P. Pickering*
  • Emeritus Professor Alan Robson AO and Mrs Gwenda Robson*
  • Miss Kay Rodda*
  • Rotru Investments Pty Ltd for Mrs Eve Mahlab AO and Mr Frank Mahlab*
  • Mrs Angela Thorn and the late Mr Bill Thorn
  • Mr John Ulm and Mrs Valda Ulm*
  • Ms Lucille Warth*
    3 supporters donated anonymously

Patrons

  • Ake Ake Fund
  • Ms Cynthia Anderson*
  • Mrs Margaret Anderson*
  • Mrs Sue Andrew
  • Asia Bookroom*
  • Ms Joanna Baevski
  • Ms Kate Baillieu*
  • Mr Simon Banks*
  • Mr Sam Bartone
  • The Hon Justice Annabelle Bennett AO and Dr David Bennett AC, QC
  • Ms Baiba Berzins
  • Mrs Eva Besen AO and Mr Marc Besen AC*
  • Professor Geoffrey Blainey AC
  • Mr Max Bourke AM and Ms Margaret Bourke
  • Sir Ron Brierley*
  • Mr Charles Bright and Mrs Primrose Bright
  • Dr Elizabeth Brouwer
  • Mr H.M. Brown and Ms J.E. Brown*
  • Emeritus Professor Mairead Browne FALIA and Dr David Browne*
  • Dr Geoffrey Burkhardt*
  • Ms Eve Buscombe and Ms Dawn Richardson, in memory of William and Royal Buscombe*
  • Dr Geoffrey Cains
  • Mrs Jennie Cameron*
  • The Reverend Edmund Campion
  • Dr Edmund Capon AM, OBE and Mrs Joanna Capon OAM
  • Mr Michael Carlton
  • The Carmelite Monastery*
  • Emeritus Professor David Carment AM*
  • Dr J.J. Carmody
  • Mrs Susan Chessell*
  • CIMIC Group Limited
  • Dr Patricia Clarke OAM, FAHA*
  • Dr Peter Cochrane and Dr Suzanne Rickard*
  • Mr John Collins*
  • Mr Andrew G. Connor*
  • Professor James Cotton
  • Mrs Helen Creagh*
  • Professor Robert Cribb*
  • Mrs Gloria Cumming
  • Mrs Carolyn and Mr Bill Curnow*
  • Mr Charles P. Curran AC and Mrs Eva Curran
  • Ms Perri Cutten and Mr Jo Daniell
  • Mrs Rowena Danziger AM and Mr Ken Coles AM*
  • Dr Michelle Deaker
  • The Hon Mary Delahunty*
  • Mrs Margaret Dent*
  • Dr Annie Duncan and Mr Peter Duncan
  • Ms Jane Edmanson OAM*
  • The Hon R.J. Ellicott QC
  • Dr N.F. and Mrs D.F. Exon*
  • Dr Suzanne Falkiner
  • Mrs Maureen Fisher
  • Lt Col (Ret’d) M.A. Fletcher JP*
  • Mr Philip Flood AO and Mrs Carole Flood
  • Mr Denis Foot and Ms Dianne Redwood
  • Ms Christine Goode PSM*
  • Dr Grazia Gunn and Emeritus Professor Ian Donaldson FAHA, FBA, FRSE
  • The Hon Roger Gyles AO, QC*
  • Mr Peter Hack*
  • Mr Clive Haddock*
  • Professor Margaret Harris*
  • Mr Colin Hauff*
  • Mr Michael and Mrs Mary Heard*
  • Mr Peter Henderson AC and Mrs Heather Henderson*
  • The Heraldry and Genealogy Society of Canberra Inc.
  • Dr Basil S. Hetzel AC
  • Dr Marian Hill*
  • The late Mr Robert Hill-Ling AO and Mrs Rosemary Hill-Ling OAM*
  • Mrs Rosanna Hindmarsh OAM*
  • Dr Peggy Horn*
  • Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington*
  • Mr Gary Humphries*
  • Dr Anthea Hyslop*
  • Inside History
  • Ms Joan Kennedy*
  • Dr Ann and Dr Bruce Kent*
  • The Kenyon Family
  • The late Dr J.S. Kerr AM
  • Dr Ruth S. Kerr OAM*
  • Mr Robert Kirby and Mrs Mem Kirby OAM
  • Professor Wallace Kirsop*
  • Mr Lou Klepac OAM and Mrs Brenda Klepac*
  • KPMG
  • The late Dame Leonie Kramer AC, OBE
  • Dr Elizabeth Lawson
  • Mr Frank Lewincamp PSM and Ms Barbara Lewincamp*
  • Dr F. Lilley and Mrs P. Lilley*
  • Ms Robyn McAdam*
  • The late Capt. Paul J. McKay
  • Emeritus Professor Campbell Macknight
  • Ms Fiona McLeod SC
  • Mr Ronald McLeod AM
  • Mr Simon McMillan
  • Ms Janet Manuell SC
  • Ms Kathleen Marshall
  • Dr Rod Marston
  • Mr Julian Martyn and Ms Linda Sproul*
  • Sir Anthony Mason AC, KBE, GBM
  • Dr Thomas Mautner*
  • Mr Baillieu Myer AC and Mrs Sarah Myer*
  • Ms Jane Needham SC
  • Professor Colin Nettelbeck FAHA and Mrs Carol Nettelbeck*
  • The Hon Jocelyn Newman AO*
  • Ms Marion Newman*
  • Professor Brian O’Keeffe AO*
  • Ms Cathy Pilgrim and Mr Steven Anderson*
  • Mr Chester Porter QC
  • Lady Potter AC, CMRI
  • The Hon Margaret Reid AO*
  • Mr Ian Renard AM
  • Dr Craig J. Reynolds FAHA*
  • The late Mrs E. Richardson OAM
  • Ms Valerie Rivers*
  • Mr G. Robinson and Mrs B. Robinson*
  • Mr Geoffrey Robinson and Ms Julie Burdis
  • Dr Maxine Rochester*
  • Emerita Professor Jill Roe AO
  • Professor Michael Roe
  • The Rome Family
  • Ms Christine Ronalds AM, SC
  • Mr Alan Rose AO and Mrs Helen Rose*
  • Dr Eleanor Rowley*
  • Mr William Rutledge and Mrs Julia Rutledge*
  • Mrs Ann Ryan*
  • Mr Bob Santamaria
  • The Hon Joseph Santamaria
  • Ms Phillipa Saraceno*
  • The late H. Maurice Saxby AM
  • The Reverend G.T. Shaw and Mrs J.D. Shaw
  • Mr Stephen Shelmerdine AM and Mrs Kate Shelmerdine
  • Mr Tony Shepherd AO
  • Mrs Mary Simpson
  • Dr Kerry Smith AM*
  • Mr Ezekiel Solomon AM
  • Mrs Helene L. Stead*
  • Associate Professor Bruce Steele AM
  • Ms Kaaren Sutcliffe and Mr Andrew Sutcliffe*
  • Mr Howard Tanner AM
  • Mr Arnold Thomas
  • Mr Robert Thomas AM*
  • Dr Bernadette Tobin AO and Mr Terence Tobin QC
  • Ms Lisa Turner*
  • The late Mr Gerald Walsh MA
  • Ms Alexandra Wedutenko*
  • Ms Joy Wheatley and Mr Norman Wheatley*
  • Dr Peter White
  • Ms Wendy Whitham*
  • Mrs Marie Wood and Mr Greg Wood
  • Dr Malcolm Wood*
  • Dr Michael W. Young
    12 supporters donated anonymously

Donors 2015-2016 

  • Mrs Patricia Allen
  • Mr Robert Allmark
  • Dr Michael Alpers AO CSM and Dr Deborah Lehmann AO
  • Miss Doris Amesbury
  • Ms Patricia Anderson
  • Ms Iona Annett
  • Mr Chris Ansted and Ms Angelika Dunker
  • Ms Kerry Apted
  • Dr Christine Aus
  • Mr Richard Austen AO
  • Dr Paul Balnaves and Ms Susan Balnaves
  • Mrs Kay Beatton
  • Mr Udai Bhati
  • Miss Judith Bibo
  • Mr Terry Bibo
  • Mrs Chris Birrell
  • Ms Kerry Blackburn
  • Mr Craig Boaden
  • Ms Emily Booker
  • Mrs Marjorie Boorman
  • Ms Sarah Brasch
  • Mr Bern Brent
  • Mr A. and Mrs M. Brims
  • Mr Alan Brown AM
  • Ms Angela Brown
  • Mrs Margaret Brown
  • Mrs Robin Brown
  • Mrs Elizabeth Bryden
  • Dr Joan Buchanan AM
  • Mr Geoff Burch
  • Mr David Burke OAM
  • Mrs Louise Burmester
  • Ms Frances Callinan
  • Ms June Cameron
  • Mrs Judith Campbell and Mr Brian Campbell
  • Ms Peta Campbell
  • Mr Matt Carkeet
  • Mr Bertram Castellari and Ms Gloria Castellari
  • Mrs Marguerite Castello
  • Ms Michelle Cavanagh
  • Mrs Salli Chmura
  • Mr George Clark
  • Mrs N. Clarke
  • Ms Kathryn Cole
  • Miss Winsome Collingridge
  • Ms Stella Conroy
  • Ms Anne Coombs and Ms Susan Varga
  • Ms Katherine Crawford
  • Mr B.R. Crisp
  • Mr Brian Davidson
  • Dr Les Davies
  • Brigadier Phillip Davies AM and Mrs Sandra Davies
  • Ms Alexandra Daw
  • Mr Nigel D’Cruz
  • Mr Terry De Martin
  • Dr Marie de Lepervanche
  • Ms Louise Denoon
  • Dr Mary Dickenson
  • Mr Norman Dickins
  • Ms Amelia Ditcham
  • Mrs Gina Dolphin
  • Mr Robert Donnelly
  • Captain Murray Doyle
  • Ms Melanie Drake
  • Miss Robyn Duncan
  • Miss Karen Dundas
  • Ms Jacqueline Dwyer
  • Ms Elizabeth Dyer
  • Ms Heather Dyne and Dr Geoff Dyne
  • Mrs Judith Eisner
  • Mrs Julia Ermert
  • The Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC
  • Mrs Sandra Farrell and Mr Rick Farrell
  • Mr Laurie Ferguson
  • Mr Stuart Flavell
  • Mr John Fleming
  • Dr Juliet Flesch
  • Professor Neville Fletcher AM
  • Dr Margaret Folkard
  • Mr Robert Forbes
  • Mr Frank Ford
  • Mr G. and Mrs E. Forrest
  • Ms Ellen Forsyth
  • Dr Lois Foster
  • Professor Robert Freestone
  • Ms Margaret Freye
  • Ms Elaena Gardner
  • Ms Jennifer Giles
  • Mr Anthony Godfrey-Smith
  • Mrs Shirley Gollings and Mr Ian Gollings
  • Mr Andrew Gosling
  • Dr Elena Govor
  • Ms Gail Green
  • Mr John Greenwell
  • Ms Karen Groeneveld and Mr Peter Groeneveld
  • Ms Linda Groom
  • Mrs Renata Gruszka
  • Mr David Gyger and Mrs Alison Gyger
  • Dr Shan Haines
  • Mrs Janet Hanslow
  • Mr Warren Thomas Harding
  • Dr Barbara Hardy AO
  • Mr Anthony Harris
  • Miss Eris Harrison
  • Ms Angela Hawes
  • Mrs Marie Hazelwood
  • Ms Susan Heal
  • Ms Robyn Heggen
  • Ms Meg Herbert
  • Mr Petr Herel
  • Miss Pamela Hill
  • Ms Sarah Hill and Mr Philip Thalis
  • Ms Meredith Hinchliffe
  • Ms Eleanor Hing Fay
  • Emeritus Professor Mary E. Hiscock
  • Mr Kim Hoekman
  • Mr Stephen Horn
  • Mrs Jill Hutson
  • Mrs Valerie Irwin and Mr Robert Irwin
  • Mr Alan Ives
  • Ms Robina Jaffray
  • Mrs Christine Jeffrey
  • Dr Victoria Jennings
  • Mr Donald Jessop JP
  • Ms Marilyn Jessop
  • Dr Ian Jobling and Dr Anne Jobling
  • Mr David M.H. John
  • Ms Antonia Kasunic and Mr Nicholas Craft
  • Dr Meighen Katz
  • Mr David Kennemore
  • Mr Alan Kerr AM
  • Mrs Ann Lancaster
  • Dr Diane Langmore AM
  • Ms Anne Latreille
  • Dr Diana Leeder
  • Dr Ta-Yan Leong
  • Ms B.P. Lewis
  • Mr Trevor Lewis
  • Mr John Lines OAM and Ms Margaret Lines
  • Ms Jane Elizabeth Little
  • Dr Jan Lloyd Jones
  • Mr Rob Lundie
  • Dr Winifred M. Lush
  • Professor Jane Lydon
  • Mr Michael Lynch and Ms Liz Lynch
  • Mr Donald Joseph McCallum
  • Ms Kate McCormack
  • Ms Elizabeth Anne MacDonald
  • Dr Peter McDonald
  • The Hon Jeannette McHugh
  • Mrs Sheila Mackay
  • Mr Rod Mackenzie
  • Ms Caroline Mackie
  • Dr D.F. McMichael CBE and Mrs H.E. McMichael
  • Dr Stephen G. McNamara
  • Mr John Maffey OAM
  • Dr Julie Marcus
  • Mr Robert B. Mark
  • Mr Paul Mason
  • Ms Rebecca Maxwell
  • Dr Wolf Mayer
  • Dr Betty Meehan FAHA
  • Mr Bruce Miller
  • Mr A.F. Mitchell and Mrs M.B. Mitchell
  • Ms Nateline Mizzi
  • Dr Marjorie Ann Moffatt
  • Mrs Mary Moss
  • Mrs Anne Moten
  • Ms Louise Muir
  • Ms Susan Mullins
  • Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney AO, CMG
  • Mr Paul Munro
  • Mrs Margaret Murray
  • Mrs Dawn Nettheim
  • Mrs Julie Nichles
  • Mrs Meredith Nicol
  • Dr James Nightingale
  • Dr Tim Nikolsky and Ms Margot Leighton
  • Ms Jennifer O’Brien
  • Mr Robert O’Connor QC
  • Ms Valerie Odewahn
  • Mr Terence O’Neill
  • Dr Jacqueline Orsborne
  • Ms Fiona Pacey
  • Dr Nina Pangahas
  • Mr Allan Pankhurst and Mrs Christine Pankhurst
  • Dr M. Park
  • Dr Christina Parolin
  • Mr David Pech
  • Ms Margaret Pender
  • Ms June Penny
  • Mr J. Persse
  • Ms M.E. Phillips
  • Ms Natalie Playford
  • Mrs Winsome Plumb
  • Mrs Mary Pollard
  • Dr Suzanna Powell
  • Mrs Anne Prins
  • Mrs Amy Pryor
  • Professor Emerita Marian Quartly
  • Dr Rapin Quinn and Dr Peter Quinn
  • Dr Maria Quirk and Mr Daniel Troy
  • Ms Jessie Rabbitts
  • Ms Mary Reynolds OAM
  • Miss Julieanne Richards and Miss Jennifer Gillings
  • Mr Ian Rischbieth
  • Ms Rhyll Rivett
  • Ms Helen Roberts and Dr Alan Roberts
  • Mrs Patricia Roberts
  • Professor Libby Robin
  • Dr James S. Robinson
  • Ms Penelope Rogers
  • Mr Philip Roper
  • Ms Anne Ryan
  • Mr Stephen Ryan and Mrs Mary Ryan
  • Ms Vicky Ryan
  • Ms Jan Sarchfield
  • Mr Peter Saunders
  • Mr Nick Schlieper
  • Mrs Elizabeth Shadlow
  • Miss Hallie Shellam and Miss Tiffany Shellam
  • Mr Wayne Sheridan
  • Mrs S. Short
  • Ms Wendy Smith
  • Mrs Jane Smyth
  • Mrs Penny Sohier
  • Mrs Gwyneth Sparrow
  • Professor Mary Spongberg
  • Mr Dan Sprod OAM
  • Mrs Maria Spyropoulos and Mr Peter Spyropoulos
  • Mrs Patricia Stone
  • Mr Brian Stonier AO and Mrs Noel Stonier
  • Dr Jennifer Strauss AM
  • Mrs Pat Stretton
  • Ms Susan Sutton
  • Ms B. Sweetnam
  • Mr Robin Syme and Mrs Rosemary Syme
  • Dr Christopher Tiffin and Ms Deborah Turnbull
  • Mrs Gaye Tindall
  • Mrs Helen Todd
  • Ms Daniela Torsh
  • Mrs Myra Troy
  • Mrs Sally Trumble
  • Dr E. Truswell
  • Mr Kenneth Tyrrell
  • Ms Jo Vallentine
  • Dr Ariella Van Luyn
  • Village Building Co.
  • Mr Antony Waddington
  • Ms Melanie Walters
  • Mr Denis Warne
  • Ms Diana Warnock OAM
  • Ms Gabrielle Watt
  • Mrs Margaret Watts
  • Dr Ian Welch
  • Ms Rosalie Whalen
  • Mrs Barbara and Mr Brian White
  • Ms Barbara Whitlock
  • Mrs Betty Wickens and Mr Doug Wickens
  • Mrs P. Wicksteed
  • Dr I.S. Wilkey and Ms H. Wilkey
  • Mr Evan Williams AM
  • Mr Ian S. Williams and Dr Janet E. Hadley Williams
  • Mr Geoffrey Williamson
  • Ms Jean Winston
  • Mrs Susan Winterton
  • Mr Richard Woldendorp AM
  • Dr Clare Wright
  • Mr Bruno Yvanovich
    101 supporters donated anonymously