Photos by Teagan Glenane

Competing for a bequest

Ben Clark tells the story of how State Library Victoria won in a bid process to receive Dr John Emmerson QC’s bequest of rare books – the largest gift of books in its 159 year history – and accompanied by a cash endowment of $1.3 million  Read more

David Gonski

David Gonski: Flying higher

David Gonski’s support for the South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service has given a dental program lift-off in remote NSW. Liz Henderson reveals the giving journey he took with his wife and daughter, and how his approach to philanthropy has metamorphosed over the years. Read more


$33.7 million for Katelyn

Barry and Joy Lambert have donated nearly $34 million to University of Sydney research into the medicinal properties of marijuana, inspired by their granddaughter. Liz Henderson explores the love and need behind the gift. Read more