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Lady Potter a Burnet Patron

Angus Morgan

04 April, 2016

Lady Potter (right) with Burnet Institute Planned Giving and Key Relationships Manager Connie Maina at Burnet's recent International Women's Day luncheon

Burnet Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Lady Primrose Potter AC as a Patron of the Institute.

A philanthropist and arts administrator, Lady Potter is a Director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art; Life Governor of the Ian Potter Foundation; Founding Patron of the Victorian Opera Company; and Patron of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.

Lady Potter also has a strong interest and track record in health and medical research as a member of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Friend of the Howard Florey Institute, and fundraiser for AIDS research.

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours 1988, Lady Potter was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to the arts and the community.

In 2003 she was promoted to Companion of the Order of Australian (AC) for leadership and for encouragement of support for critical community growth through fundraising and philanthropy in the arts, sciences, education and social welfare.

She has been awarded honorary doctorates from Australian Catholic University, and Monash University.

For the full list of Burnet Patrons and Ambassadors, click here.

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For more information in relation to this news article, please contact:

Angus Morgan

Manager Media and Multimedia

Telephone

+61385062404

Email

angus.morgan@burnet.edu.au

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