Our Supporters

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is grateful to our generous donors, past and present. We thank all the individuals, community groups, trusts, foundations and corporates who help us to ensure the conservation and development of the Gardens for the enjoyment of future generations.

Director's Circle


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Mr David Adam and Mrs Judy Adam
Sir David Akers-Jones GBM KBE CMG
Miss Betty Amsden AO DSJ
Mrs Jan Anderson and Mr Robert Anderson
Mr Duncan Andrews and Ms Jan Andrews
Professor Tony Bacic and Mrs Lee Bacic
Mr Graeme Baker and Mrs Lee Baker
Mr Ben Batters and Mrs Sunday Batters
Mrs Judy Begg and Mr Michael Begg
Mr Marc Besen AC and Mrs Eva Besen AO
Mr Ian Beynon and Mrs Beth Beynon
Mr Russell Board and Ms Narelle Ivers
Ms Marian Brookes
Ms Sally Browne
Mr John Calvert-Jones AM and Mrs Janet Calvert - Jones AO
Mr James Calvert-Jones
Ms Robin Campbell
Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell - Pretty Family
Mr Peter Canet and Mrs Ivanka Canet
Ms Elaine Canty AM and Mr Roy Masters AM
Mr Nic Capp and Mrs Nikki Capp
Professor David Chandler
The Honourable Alex Chernov AC, QC and Mrs Elizabeth Chernov
Mr Sandy Clark and Ms Marie McDonald
Ms Sandra Clark
Professor Adrienne Clarke AC FAA
Mr Richard Clarke and Mrs Margaret Clarke
Mr Leigh Clifford AO and Mrs Sue Clifford
Dr Robin Collier OAM and Prof Neil Collier
Mr John Collingwood and Mrs Chris Collingwood
Mr Graham Cunningham and Mrs Ann Cunningham
Mrs Mary Davidson and Mr Fredrick Davidson AM
Sir Daryl Dawson AC, KBE, CB, QC and Lady Lou Dawson
Assoc. Prof. Elizabeth M Dax AM and Professor Hugh Taylor AC
Mr Peter de Campo
Mr Bruce Echberg and Mrs Kerry Echberg
Mr Rodger Elliot AM and Mrs Gwen Elliot AM
Mr Ian Endersby
Professor Tim Entwisle and Mrs Lynda Entwisle
Mr Paul Evans and Mr John Keats
Ms Jane Fenton AM and Mr David Miles
Dr Helen Ferguson
Mrs Robin Ferry OAM and Mr Andrew Ferry OAM
Mr Anthony Fitzwilliams Hyde and Mrs Chloe Fitzwilliams Hyde
Mr Mike Fogarty & Mrs Deb Fogarty
Mrs Penny Fowler and Mr Grant Fowler
Mr Geoffrey Freeman and Mrs  Lesley Freeman
Ms Lindy Freeman
The Garnaut Family
Mrs Jenny Gold and Family
Mr Robert Green and Mrs Jan Green
Mr Peter Greenham and Mrs Anne Greenham
Mrs Lesley Griffin
Mr Peter Griffin AM and Ms Terry Swann
Mrs Joan Grigg and Mr John Grigg
Mr Andrew Grummet AM and Mrs Margaret Grummet
Mrs Sarah Guest and The Honourable James Guest
Mr Andrew Guild and Mrs Ai-gul Guild
The Hon. David Habersberger QC and Mrs Pam Habersberger
Mrs Jean Hadges
Mr Brian Hamersfeld and Mrs Natalie Hamersfeld
Mr Michael Hamson and Mrs Susie Hamson
Mr Ken Harrison AM and Mrs Jill Harrison
Mrs Barbara Haynes and Mr David Johnston
Ms Maria Jo Herpe
Mr Jim Higgins and Mrs Barbara Higgins
Mr Graeme Holt and Mrs Judy Holt
Mr Frank Hook and Mrs Sheryl Hook
Mrs Chris Howard
Mrs Roni Hubay and Mr Gaby Hubay
Mrs Gillian Hund and Mr Michael Hund
Mr Greg Ireton and Ms Kate Taylor
Mr Will Jones 
Mr Peter Kelly and Mrs Liz Kelly
Mr Craig Kimberley OAM and Mrs Connie Kimberley
Ms Zara Kimpton
Ms Lori Kravos
Ms Elizabeth Lane
Ms Millie Lapthorne
Mr Tom Latham and Mrs Marianne Latham
Mrs Diana Lempriere
Mr Bill Leslie
Mrs Alison Leslie
Mrs Bronwyn Lewis and Mr Mark Lewis
Mrs Janet Limb
Ms Caroline Liow
Mr George Littlewood and Mrs Ann Littlewood
Mrs Maryclare Los and Mr Pieter Los
Mr Peter Lovell and Mr Michael Jan
Ms Alex Mayes and Mr Mark Dempsey
Mr Robert McKay and Mrs Sarah McKay
Mr Ian McNaughton and Mrs Libby McNaughton
Brian and Virginia McNamee Foundation
Mr Ross Milne-Pott and Mrs Judy Milne-Pott
Dr Philip Moors AO and Dr Debbie Moors
Mrs Susan B Morgan
Mr Hugh Morgan AC and Mrs Libby Morgan
Mrs Diana Morgan
Ms Phoebe Munro and Mr Hamish Munro
Mr Baillieu Myer AC and Mrs Sarah Myer
Mr Stephen Newton AO
Ms Wendy Olenick
Mr Richard Oliver AM and Ms Louise Jamson
Mr Martin Owen and Mrs Susan Owen
Mrs Adele Palmer
Mr George Pappas AO and Mrs Jillian Pappas
Mr Bruce Parncutt AO
Mr John Patrick and Mrs  Bridget Patrick
Mrs Lee Pinkus
Mr Robert Pitt
Lady Potter AC
Mr John Prescott AC and Mrs Jennifer Prescott
Ms Misha Prusa
Mr John Ralph AC and Mrs Barbara Ralph
Mrs Carolyn Rayner
Mr Ian Reid and Mrs Julie Reid
Mr Damian Roberton and Mrs Lisa Roberton
Mr Ken Roche and Mrs Gail Roche
Mrs Margaret Ross AM and Dr Ian Ross
Mrs Maria Ryan and Mr Martin Ryan
Mr Stephen Salerno and Dr Helen Maroulis
Mr Tim Scarborough and Mrs Adelaide Scarborough
Ms Elizabeth Sevior
Mr Greg Shalit and Ms Miriam Faine
Ms Jennifer Shaw
Mrs Diana Sher and Mr Jeffrey Sher
Mrs Anita Simon
Professor Richard Smallwood AO and Mrs Carol Smallwood
Mrs Wendy Smart and Mr Alex Smart
Mr Brian Snape AM and Mrs Diana Snape
Mr Geoff Steinicke and Mrs Judy Steinicke
Mr Duncan Stewart and Mrs Dominique Stewart
Dr Gregory Tilley and Mrs Jacqueline Tilley
Mr Colin Trumble
Dr Mark Tuck and Mrs Lisa Tuck
Mr David Valentine
Mrs Susan Vaughan and Mr Ian Vaughan
Mr Ralph Ward-Ambler AM and Mrs Barbara Ward - Ambler
Mr Peter Wetenhall and Ms Joanna Horgan
Mr Paul Wheelton OAM and Ms Angela Young
Ms Linda White
Ms Janet Whiting AM and Mr Phil Lukies
Dr Philip Williams AM and Mrs Elizabeth Williams
Ms Susanne Williamson
Mr John Wyld and Mrs Anne Wyld
Dr Elizabeth Xipell
Mr Harrison Young

RBGV Supporters 

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Miss Betty Amsden AO DSJ
Australasian Native Orchid Society (Victorian Group) Inc
Ms Judy Backhouse 
Bosisto's Eucalyptus
Mr Philip Brass and Mrs Vivien Brass
Calvert-Jones Foundation
Charles and Cornelia Goode Foundation
CSL Limited
Cybec Foundation
Finkel Foundation
Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne Inc
Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc
Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Trust Fund
Mr Charles Goode AC and Mrs Cornelia Goode
Mr Brian J Little
Mr George Littlewood and Mrs Ann Littlewood
Maud Gibson Trust
Nell & Hermon Slade Trust
Mr Martin Owen and Mrs Susan Owen
Mr Tom Park and Mrs Cathy Park
Betsy and Ollie Polasek Endowment
Reece Pty Ltd
Prof Arthur Shulkes and Mrs Merrill Shulkes 
The Stuart Leslie Foundation
NS & JS Turnbull

Foundation Supporters

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Ms Liz Balogh
Bank of Melbourne
Ms Laurie Bebbington and Ms Elizabeth O'Keeffe
Mrs Meg Bentley 
Mr Tony Berger and Ms Marita Quinn
Mrs Tamara Boldiston and Mr Mark Boldiston
Mr Philip Brass and Mrs Vivien Brass
Mrs Jasmine Brunner
Mr Steve Calhoun and Mrs Kathleen Calhoun
Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell - Pretty Family
Dr Philippa Currie
Ms Debbie Dadon AM
Mr Gerard A Dieters and Ms Jean Dieters
Mr Leon Gorr and Mrs Judith Gorr
Ms Virginia Henry
Dr Patricia Kailis
Mr Mark Lewis and Mrs Bronwyn Lewis
Mr Frank Mahlab and Mrs Eve Mahlab AO
Mrs Anne Miller and Mr Edward Miller
Mrs Roslynne Milne
Mr Dennis Nassau and Mrs Fairlie Nassau
Mrs Maggie Richards and Dr Max Richards AM
Mr Mark Robertson OAM and Mrs Anne Robertson
Mrs Margaret Ross AM and Dr Ian Ross
Mr Frank Van Straten OAM and Mr Adrian Turley
Mr Steve Yannicos

Seat Dedication Donors

Mrs Cindy Borschman
Professor David Chandler
Mr John Gaidzkar and Mrs Norma Gaidzkar
Mrs Dita Gould
Mr Ken Hawkins
Mr Michael Henry
Ms Lisa Herford
Ms Nicole Herford
Mrs Maria Jo Herpe
Mrs Gillian Hund and Mr Michael Hund
Mr Ben Lilley
Mrs Susan B Morgan
Ogg Family Trust
Mr John Simpson
Ms Jenny Skewes
Mr Rocky Sorrenti
Ms Joany Sze
Ms Debra Yung

Perennial Gardeners

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Mrs Tamara Boldiston and Mr Mark Boldiston (Lord Coconut)
Mrs Hazel Brentnall and Dr Edward Brentnall
Ms Sally Browne
Mr Douglas Butler
Mrs Elsie Carter
Mrs Lorna Downey 
Mr Richard A Farrar
The Late Grace Ella Fraser
Mr Rob Grant and Mr Murray Collins
Mr Andrew Grummet AM and Mrs Margaret Grummet
The Late Arno Herpe
Mrs Maria Jo Herpe
The Late Charles A G Hill
Mr Peter Jopling AM QC
The Late Elena Keown
Ms Zara M Kimpton OAM
The Late Athol Lapthorne and Mrs Millie Lapthorne
Mrs Janet Lilley 
Ms Patrice Raselli Marriott
The Late Michael J Mavrogordato
Mrs Anne Miller 
Dr Philip Moors AO 
Ms Rosemary O'Brien
Mr David Plant and Mrs Diana Plant
Ms Misha Prusa
Estate of the Late Jack MacDonald Reid
Mr Damian Roberton and Mrs Lisa Roberton
Ms Sonja Roglic and Mr Marcel Berkhout
The Estate of the Late Peter and Barbara Shearer
Mrs Merrill Shulkes and Prof Arthur Shulkes
The Estate of the Late Evelyn Siracusa
The Late JudyAnn Stewart
Mr John Webb and Mrs Pat Webb