Partners & Donors

2017 Partners, Supporters & Donors

Major Partners

Creative-Vic City-of-Literature City-of-Melbourne
The-Age Fed-Square Readings

Schools’ Program Education Partner


Schools’ Program Partners


Schools’ Program Supporters

The R E Ross Trust
Victorian Association for the Teaching of English



MWF gratefully acknowledges the outstanding generosity of our Principal Patron, The Hart Line Fund, a sub-fund of the Australian Communities Foundation, as well as each of our very special donors:

Principal Patron
The Hart Line Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation

Maria & Allan Myers AO QC

John Jerome Myers
Harrison Young

Finkel Foundation
Rosemary Geer
BB & A Miller Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation
Dr George & Rosa Morstyn

Malcolm Broomhead
Sally Browne Fund attributed to the Australian Communities Foundation
Jill Campbell
Michael & Ann Cohn
Dominic & Natalie Dirupo
Jayne Dullard
Jo Grigg
Irene Kearsey
Bernard Marin AM
McLeod Family Foundation
Karen Monaghan
Cecilia Myers
Mark Rubbo OAM
Nick Ruskin
Marion Webster
Michael Webster

Alexandra Coghill, Donald Cox, Jason Craig, Leanne Cutler, Vera Dorevitch, Claire Egan, Karen Fehring, Vida Gaigalas, Rosemary Grieve, Prudence Griffiths, Suzanne Hemming, Susan Hughes, Antoni Jach, Anne Kennedy, Mary Masters, Jan McDonald, Ella Monaghan, Stephen Newton, Kathleen Prince, Penny Scott, Robert Sessions, Judith Walker, Linda White, Jennifer Wilson, Christopher Wray


Special thanks

Our very special thanks go to CPR Communications & Public Relations; Festival Photographer Timothy Herbert; John Paxinos and Associates; the MWF, Schools and Youth Programming Advisory Committees; our Audience Advocates; plus each and every one of the wonderful staff and volunteers who are essential to the success of the Festival.

For the Schools’ Program our very special thanks go to the Centre for Youth Literature, the Immigration Museum and the National Gallery of Victoria.

25 August – 3 September