We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of all who support the Australian Museum, including those who have donated anonymously.

Donors will receive a tailored program of recognition as per level of support, including exclusive event invitations, public listing recognition, exhibition previews and more. Bequests are also recognised within the varying levels of support.

Major giving levels of support

  • Lifetime Patron
  • Leadership Gift Platinum ($3M+)
  • Leadership Gift Gold ($1M+)
  • Patron ($100,000+, 3 year expiry)
  • Benefactor ($50,000+, 3 year expiry)

Annual Giving Circles

  • President's Circle ($10,000 - $49,999 pa)
  • Director's Circle ($5,000 - $9,999 pa)
  • Guardians ($1,000 - $4,999 pa)

Patrons and benefactors

Patrons and benefactors provide substantial gifts of $50,000 and over which directly support Australian Museum programs and projects. They receive invitations to personal meetings and exclusive events as well as being acknowledged for their generous contribution on our Donor Wall.

Donations of $2 and over are fully tax-deductible*.

Contact us

To join our list of generous supporters, please do not hesitate to contact us on:

E development@australian.museum

T +61 2 9320 6216

*Donations should be made payable to the Australian Museum Foundation (ABN 64 497 967 210). The Foundation is a charitable trust, the purpose of which is to ensure a secure financial base for the Australian Museum and the Museum is its sole legal beneficiary. The Foundation is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient and an Item 2 public ancillary fund under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. Donations may also be made to the Australian Museum Trust (ABN 85 407 224 698) which is also a deductible gift recipient under Items 1 and 4 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. The credit card transaction fee is a percentage of the total donation and is charged as per the credit card merchant fee rate.

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