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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Radical Restraint 
Justice Michael Kirby
Radical Restraint. Justice Michael Kirby, 1998 Ralph Heimans AM. © Ralph Heimans

How to Make a Bequest

Including the National Portrait Gallery in your estate planning helps us secure the future of portraiture in Australia. Your intention ensures that or collection, and the work we do, reflects the broadness and diversity of all Australians.

If you are considering a bequest, we strongly recommend sharing your intention with family and friends, as well as speaking with your solicitor to seek legal advice.

To notify us of your generous gift, you can:

  • Write a letter to the National Portrait Gallery advising your intention;
  • Provide a copy of the relevant extract from your Will;
  • Provide a letter of confirmation from your solicitor.

Leaving a bequest is a deeply personal act and your enduring commitment to the National Portrait Gallery will be treated with sensitivity and confidentiality. If you would like to discuss how a gift in your will can support the National Portrait Gallery, please contact:

Callum Tolhurst-Close
Manager, Foundation & Private Giving
e: callum.tolhurst-close@npg.gov.au
p: (02) 6102 7026

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with the National Portrait Gallery and other copyright owners as specified.

The National Portrait Gallery respects the artistic and intellectual property rights of others. The use of images of works of art reproduced on this website and all other content may be restricted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Requests for a reproduction of a work of art or other content can be made through a Reproduction request. For further information please contact NPG Copyright.

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