The foundation has been approved by the Australian Government and operates

in accordance with their guidelines for Private Ancilliary Funds.

It is an approved deductible gift recipient and has been endorsed for charity tax

concessions as regards income tax exemption and GST concession.

Management of the foundation is via a trustee board comprising the founders

Ron and Margaret Dobell and trustee board members Lyn Munday, Gavin Wright and Rebecca Moore, the inaugural recipient of the foundation's Music Theatre Award.


Our aim is to be a respected contributor to the performing arts

community focusing on the development of emerging artists

through education and training and the development of performance opportunities.

We take pride in our involvement in the careers of young artists who aspire to excellence.

The foundation also has a particular interest in the development of the next generation of performing arts audiences.

Green Room Award

We were honored in the 2018 Green Room Awards to be Green Room Award recipients in recognition of our contribution to Cabaret.