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

Gordon and Marilyn Darling
Gordon and Marilyn Darling, 1994 Francis Reiss and June Orford. © Francis Reiss and June Orford

Patrons

L Gordon Darling AC CMG (Founding Patron)
Marilyn Darling AC (Founding Patron)

Jenny Morrison (Chief Patron)
Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO (Chief Patron 2015 – 2019)
Margie Abbott (Chief Patron 2013 – 2015)
Tim Mathieson (Chief Patron 2011 – 2013)
Thérèse Rein (Chief Patron 2007 – 2010)
Janette Howard (Chief Patron 1999 – 2007)

Visionary Benefactors

$5,000,000 and above

Timothy Fairfax AC

Founding Benefactors

$1,000,000 - $4,999,999

L Gordon Darling AC CMG
Marilyn Darling AC
John Schaeffer AO
Robert Oatley AO
Timothy Fairfax AC
The Ian Potter Foundation
Liangis family
Estate of L Gordon Darling AC CMG

Benefactors

$100,000 - $499,999

Gordon Darling Foundation
Basil Bressler Bequest
Mary Isabel Murphy
Ian Darling
Patrick Corrigan AM
Sid & Fiona Myer Family Foundation
Sidney Myer Fund

Major Donors

$50,000 - $99,999

Ian Darling
Mary Isabel Murphy & Rosalind Blair Murphy
Ross Adler AC
Jillian Broadbent AC
Peter Weiss AO

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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.

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