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The Foundation Board

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Transforming together


The Australian Ballet Foundation Board is a sub-committee of the Board comprising volunteer community leaders and philanthropists who are united in their efforts to expand and enrich the support network around the Ballet.

Established in 2011, the Foundation Board exists to attract, encourage and honour acts of generosity by creating and nurturing relationships that will be beneficial to the future success of the company.

Its members have been instrumental in cultivating the necessary support to help The Australian Ballet continue to thrive as a national cultural leader.

Foundation Board Members

Northern Chapter

Adrian Fonseca, Chair, Northern Chapter
Arun Abey AM
Hayley Baillie
Alina Barlow
Georgina Curran
His Hon Judge Greg Egan
Frances Ingham
Sarah Ingham
Nicola Kaldor
Shane Lloyd
Gail Marshall OAM
Melinda Wright



Southern Chapter

Lisa Bolte, Chair, Southern Chapter
Nina Aberdeen
Natasha Bowness
Prue Brown
Cara Elsley
Regina Levine
Helen Mantzis
The Hon Steven Marshall MP
Jodie Maunder
Jane McLachlan
Karen Morrison
Maria Pannozzo
Michael Robertson
Mr Clive Scott AM


Foundation Board Emeriti

The Australian Ballet recognises and celebrates the following individuals as Foundation Board Emeriti in honour of their philanthropic leadership and dedication to the company, by serving on the Foundation Board for two terms or more.

Mary Barlow
Bill Bowness AO
Robin Campbell
Jim Cousins AO
Suellen Enestrom
Robert McCormack AM

Foundation Board Past Members

The Australian Ballet acknowledges with deep appreciation the following individuals who served on the Foundation Board following its inception in 2011.

Di Bertalli
Colin Carter AM
Peter Clark
Julie da Costa OAM
Li Cunxin AO
Sybella Morris
Sarah Murdoch
Edwina McCann
Tonya McCusker AM
Craig Spencer
Lynne Wright