The Dunstan Foundation has a number of funding and project partners. The Foundation is grateful to our major partners who continue to provide us with significant financial and in kind support.
- Government of South AustraliaFunding and Project Partner
South Australia is one of six states and two territories in Australia. State parliament is elected by the people of South Australia and has two houses, the Legislative Council and the House of Assembly. The Crown is represented by the Governor of South Australia who is nominated by the state government and appointed by the Queen. The state government has responsibility for laws relating to matters of state interest such as schools and hospitals, roads and railways, utilities such as electricity and water supply, mining and agriculture.
- The University of AdelaideFunding and Project Partner
The University of Adelaide is a world-class tertiary education and research institution committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. The University is centred on: discovering new knowledge pursuing innovation preparing the educated leaders of tomorrow who are independent, creative thinkers with an international perspective.
- Flinders UniversityFunding and Project Partner
Flinders has a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement. We aim high to inspire achievement by our students and all staff – academic and general – to prepare them to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities of modern life. Our touchstone is that university life should be enjoyable and enriching for Australian and international students and the campus should be a stimulating place to work. We welcome your interest in Flinders University.
- Reconciliation SAProject Partner - Lowitja O'Donoghue Oration
Reconciliation South Australia is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the people's movement for reconciliation at a state level. Our vision is to increase understanding of the shared history of all South Australians that recognises and enacts the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to live in a just and equitable society. As a society, we have the power to make an enduring impact on equality and justice. Reconciliation believes in the capacity for every one to make a difference. Reconciliation SA relies on its Patrons, Ambassadors, staff, students and volunteers to carry out our goals. Reconciliation SA was formed in 2002 and is directed by a board of management.
- Oxfam AustraliaProject Partner - Human Rights Oration
One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is determined to change that world by mobilising the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we campaign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organisations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty.
- Wyatt TrustProject Partner - Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship
The Wyatt Trust offers opportunities for South Australians experiencing poverty so they can lead satisfying, productive lives and participate more actively in the community. Established in 1886 through the Will of Dr William Wyatt, The Wyatt Trust is a leading philanthropic foundation providing funding opportunities to South Australians experiencing financial hardship.
- Adelaide Festival CentreProject Partner - Dunstan Foundation Our Mob Emerging Artist Prize
Opened by the late Premier Don Dunstan, the Adelaide Festival Centre offers a diverse program of festival quality shows for a broad range of tastes and budgets, throughout the year. As well as our own festivals including the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in June, the OzAsia Festival in September and the biennial Guitar Festival, the Festival Centre make sure the festival continues, with a year packed full of music, dance, theatre and exhibitions..
- State Theatre CompanyProject Partner - Maggie Stone Play (2013)
State Theatre Company of South Australia is the state's flagship professional theatre company performing an annual season of classic and contemporary Australian and international theatre works at its main performance home – the Dunstan Playhouse. The Company is a major community and cultural resource for all South Australians and is vital to artistic life in the state. State Theatre Company also plays an important role in the bigger picture of the Australian theatre scene, contributing touring productions and providing employment and career opportunities for artists and technical and administrative staff. We are committed to the development of new works for the stage and to the development of South Australian artists through our creative fellowship programs. The date of establishment as the state theatre company dates to the State Theatre Company of South Australia Act of 1972, an initiative of Don Dunstan. Throughout our 40 year history, the Company has played a pivotal role in the careers of many of Australia's leading actors, writers and directors, attracting artists of the calibre of Neil Armfield, Ruth Cracknell, Judy Davis, Gale Edwards, Mel Gibson, Garry McDonald, Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sharman, Hugo Weaving, Jacki Weaver and John Wood.