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Thank You

Behind every great artist there are loyal supporters and West Australian Opera is grateful for the kindness and generosity of the following donors.

Leadership Circle ($10,000+)

  • Warwick Hemsley
  • Richard Tarala & Lyn Beazley AO
  • Sam & Leanne Walsh

Principal Patron ($5,000+)

  • Dr Jack Bendat AM CitWA & Mrs Eleanor Bendat
  • Liz & Erich Fraunschiel
  • Dr Patricia Kailis
  • The Robert Kimpton Family
  • Dr Robert Larbalestier
  • Dr Bryant Macfie
  • Joyce Westrip OAM

Benefactor ($2,500+)

  • Neil Archibald & Alan R Dodge AM
  • Eleanor John & Finn Barrett
  • Catherine Ferrari
  • Annie & Neil Patrick
  • Anonymous (1)

Supporter ($1,000+)

  • Her Excellency The Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC
  • Mrs Gaysie Atkinson
  • Betty Barker
  • Peter Blaxell
  • Robert Branchi
  • Dr & Mrs Breidahl
  • Jennifer Brukner
  • Lynne Burford Publicity
  • Mrs Joan Carney
  • Helen Carroll
  • Frank Cooper
  • Dr C & Mrs C Denz
  • Lorraine Ellard
  • Dr Dennis Hayward
  • Kathryn Hogan & Graham Droppert
  • Francis & Suzette Landels
  • John McKay & Claire Brittain
  • Patrick Lilburne
  • Arthur Metaxas
  • Richard Noble & Co
  • Maria & Robert Radici
  • Len & Sue Roberts-Smith
  • Dr Peter Simpson OAM
  • Mrs Elizabeth Syme
  • Dana Trtica
  • Peter Wheatley
  • The Late Mrs Robin Wheatly

Trusts and Foundations

  • Bendat Family Foundation
  • James Galvin Family Foundation
  • Minderoo Foundation
  • Stan Perron Charitable Trust
  • Tuite Family Foundation
  • Wright Burt Foundation
  • Andrew and Nicola Forrest

The generous gift of FMG shares is testament to the Forrest’s commitment to a strong and vibrant arts sector in Western Australia. We acknowledge the Minderoo Foundation.

Young Artist Program

  • The Bendat Scholarship
  • James Galvin Family Foundation
  • Mr Andrew Mitchell
  • Society of WA Opera Lovers

Bel Canto Fund

Thanks to the leadership donors of the Bel Canto Fund

Bequest Circle

  • Ailsa West
  • Anita & James Clayton
  • Anonymous (1)

Friend ($200+)

  • Ian & Kerry Adams
  • Cathy Bardon & Bob Cassie
  • David Black
  • Henry Boston
  • Peter Briggs
  • Darryl Bruce
  • Mrs Lynne Buzzard
  • Mary Carr
  • Dr Charlene Caspersz
  • Carolyn Chard
  • Douglas Clifford & Cliff Eber
  • Janelle Coates
  • Tony & Sheila Cockbain
  • Helen Cook
  • Christopher Edge
  • Peter Edwards
  • Mrs Shirley Egan
  • John Evans
  • Noel French
  • Allison Fyfe
  • Friends of His Majesty’s Theatre
  • Isobel Glencross
  • Mindy Green & Stephen McDonald
  • Peter Hawkins
  • Dr Penny Herbert
  • Mary Hillman
  • Ian & Sue Hobson
  • Robin Horne & Taui Pinker
  • Margaret Jarman
  • Dita Jevons
  • Norma & Max Kay AM CitWA
  • Jennie Kennedy
  • Ulrich & Gloria Kunzmann
  • Rosalind Lilley
  • Jill Lowes
  • Dr Toby Manford
  • Bernard Mearns
  • Anthony Munro
  • Robert Nicolson
  • Celia Patterson
  • Jennifer Rankin
  • Rosalin Sadler
  • Dr Louise Sparrow
  • Jan Stacey
  • Alison Stevens
  • Mrs Janet Thackray
  • Diana Warnock OAM
  • Miss Anne Watson
  • Olive Wheeler-Brennan
  • Dr Peter Winterton
  • Anonymous (10)