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Our Individual Supporters

We gratefully acknowledge our patrons for their extraordinary support and ongoing commitment to the Sydney Writers' Festival. 

Vice-regal Patron

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC Governor of New South Wales

Ambassador for Children and Families

Anna Minns

Epilogue Circle

Andy Palmer


Edward and Diane Federman

Matthew and Fiona Playfair

Kathy and Greg Shand

Rosie Williams and John Grill AO on behalf of the Serpentine Foundation


Phillip Keir and Sarah Benjamin

Sam Meers AO

Margie Seale and David Hardy



Belinda Bible and Adrian Kerley

Paula Cameron and Robert G Cameron AO

Sue and Alan Cameron AO

Felicity Rourke and Justice Francois Kunc

Louise and Tony Leibowitz

David Fite and Catherine Norman

Rosebrook Foundation

The Russell Mills Foundation

Benjamin Cohn-Urbach and Michelle Ryan

Michelle and Jonny Shein

Kristina Stefanova

Jane and Will Vicars

Sharon and Allan Vidor



Deb and John Balderstone

Jennifer Giles

Megan and Brighton Grace

Alexa and David Haslingden

Susan and Jeffrey Hauser

Aletha and Michael Hoy

Bill Ilkovski

Catherine Khoo

Sharon and Peter Ivany

Fleur Jouault and Richard Hunt

Vicki and Adam Liberman

Robin, Kate and Anna Low

David Marr and Sebastian Tesoriero

Robyn Martin-Weber

Sheila McGregor

Andrew Roberts

Clare and John Scobie

Briony Scott and Mark Scott AO 

Shiff Gillespie Foundation

Sally Cousens and John Stuckey

Lily and Su-Ming Wong

Tony Wheeler



Diane Balnaves

Christy Boyce

Jillian Broadbent

Michele Brooks and Andrew Michael

Jennifer Byrne

Melanie Caffrey and Craig Blair

Jamie Carroll and Brett Osmond

Catherine and Whitney Drayton

Roslyn and Paul Espie

Elizabeth Grice

Lesley Hitchens

Judith Manion and Peter Dickerson

Caroline and Emile Sherman

Ashley and Aveen Stephenson

Rob Thomas AO

Elizabeth Thompson

Annabel Crabb and Jeremey Storer

The Salon

Deb Balderstone

Joanna Bird

Jessica Block

Catherine Brenner

Josephine Bryant

Simone Clow

Jane Curry

Helen Dalley

Lyndell Droga

Abigail Jones

Yvonne Le Bas

Sheila McGregor

Karen Michael

Liz Nield

Alisa Pincus

Julia Pincus

Karen Reid

Cecilia Rice

Annabel Ritchie

Cecilia Ritchie

Ruth Ritchie

Donna Scali

Jane Stark

Camilla Strang

Michelle Tredenick

Catriona Webster



Kim Anderson

Christine Bishop

Angela Bowne SC

Maxine Brenner

Jane and Gordon Cairns

Rowena Danziger AM

Hugh Fitzhardinge

Louise Flanagan

Mandy Folwy

Sherry Gregory

Michelle Gortan

Reg Graycar

Chloe Groom

Kate Harrison

Emmie Hee

Mira Joksovic

Claire Wivell Plater and James Kirby

Julia Limb

Helen Bauer and Helen Lynch AM

Susan MacKinnon

Simone Mears

Paula McLean

Stephen McNamara

Karen Midalia

Keith Miller

Rosa and George Morstyn

Ian Neil SC

Carey, Peter and Michael Nolan

Carol Quilkey

Andrew Refshauge

Ian Robertson AO and Marcella Robertson

Ryan Family Foundation

Joanna Elliott and David Ryan

Sarah Sasson

Alison Savage

Nicky Sepel

Eva Shand

Michelle Katz and Andrew Silberberg

Ann and Quinn Sloan

Jennifer Wendy Soicher

Ben and Suzy Strout

Claire Wivell Plater and James Kirby

Lucinda Wilson

Connie and Sunny Yang


2024 EOFY Supporters

Rebekah Ackerman

Anna-Rosa Baker

Catherine k/a Triona Bassiuoni

Christine Bayly

Allison Beattie

Kat Burns

Maggie Chiu

Bree Connolly

Colleen Duffy

Peter Eyles

Sylvia Fermin

Jenny Forster

Tracey Gibson

Penelope Harvey

Sharon Hendler

Belinda Henry

Scott Hawker

Elizabeth May Jarman

Kristine Jaworski

Maria Kent

Kellie Louise Maloney

Judith McNeill

Veronique Menard

Anne Moran

Julieta Navarro

Ave Redman

Jane Roberts

Shelly Rule

Julie Sanders

Leigh Sanderson

Niki Savva

Heather Saville

Elizabeth Maree Spratt

Cathy Stanton

Andrew Stewart Morrison

Diane Tennie

Wendy Wallace

Krystyna Warton

Jack Williams

Larry Woldenberg


Current as at 4 July 2024.