Major Partners

Education Partners

Venue Partner

Media Partners

Festival Partners

Cultural Partners

Festival Supporters

Afro Hub
Australian Republic Movement
British Council
Cinema Nova
City of Greater Dandenong
Evan Evans
Faber Writing Academy
Footscray Community Arts Centre
Hargreaves Hill Brewing Co.
Immigration Museum
Monash University
Noisy Ritual Urban Winery
PEN Melbourne
Public Record Office Victoria
Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
STARWARD Distillery
The Melbourne Gin Company
The Wheeler Centre

Special Thanks

Our very special thanks go to CPR Communications & Public Relations; Festival videographer Alessandro Frosali and photographer Timothy Herbert; John Paxinos and Associates; the MWF Programming and Schools’ 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.

School's Program Education Partners

School's Program Cultural Partners

Schools' Program Supporters

Centre for Youth Literature, State Library Victoria
Immigration Museum
National Gallery of Victoria
Victorian Association for the Teaching of English


Maria & Allan J Myers QC AC
The Hart Line Fund attributed to the
Australian Communities Foundation


John Jerome Myers
Maureen & Tony Wheeler


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


Venessa Ahad
Phillip Benedetti
Ann & Michael Cohn
Irene Kearsey
Bernard Marin
McLeod Family Foundation
Cecilia J Myers
Mark Rubbo OAM
Matt Shelmerdine
Ricci Swart
Harrison Young