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Burnside Hospital Foundation

Otto von Rieben Giving Circle

Your invitation to join the Otto von Rieben Giving Circle

Following in the footsteps of Otto von Rieben, who generously donated Attunga and its grounds to the people of Burnside to establish a community hospital, the Otto von Rieben Giving Circle honours his memory and philanthropic leadership by celebrating our most generous donors.

Membership is based on annual giving at the following levels:

Patron $25,000+


Benefactor $5,000+
Supporter $2,500+
Member $1,000+

Members are invited to a special Giving Circle event each year and receive special communications and opportunities to engage further with the hospital. 


PATRON $25,000+

The Robert & Christine Henshall Foundation
Lang Foundation


Mark & Lisa Charlesworth
The Haigh Family
Brian & Rosemary Sawley
Bardie Simpson OAM


Nick Warden
Kerry Woolston & Cindy Najar


John André AM & Sandy André
Jo Cooper
Rod & Loi Evins
John & Sue Gerard
Richard & Janice Johnson
E J Saunders
Tim & Jen Tolley

MEMBER $1,000+

Roger André
Rod Buchecker
Melanie Cooper AM
Dr Tim Cooper AM & Barbara Cooper
Jane Cummings
Alison Fitzgerald
Dr Philip & Elizabeth Game
Frank Kite
Pak Kim Leung
John Love
Lee Maitland
Alan Morrison
Dr J B Robinson
Dr Peter & Sandy Robinson
Don Sarah AM

Remembering Uncle Otto's generous gift, and knowing Burnside Hospital is a leading hospital in this country, inspires our family to continue donating towards it and to feel proud of being part of its wonderful group of loyal supporters.

John André AM, great-grandnephew of Otto von Rieben 

All donations of $2+ are tax deductible and every gift is gratefully received.

DONORS $100-$999 

Geoffrey Allen
Alexandra Bassett
Sally Bates
Susan Bishop
Tayla Blake
Merv & Margaret Boundy
John Boyce
Robert & Fay Brooks
Jennifer Brown
Stefany Cooper
Jane Doyle OAM
Julia Dunstone
Trevor Eime
Emma & Stephen Evans
Angela Farkas
Bruce Farquhar
John Foord
Professor Alastair Goss
P L & S Holland
Dr Andrew Holsman
Bin Irwin
Skye Jarvis
Roger Jennings
Jillian Johnson
Kym & Ann Kelly
Alice Koon
Karen Lamont
Margaret Lang
Yin Lau
Lions Club Of Burnside Inc
Judith Lovett
Joan Lyall
Betty MacFarlan
Chris & Rosemary Mather
Colin & Christine Matthews
Delia Matthews
Felicity Mellor
Suzanne Mintz
Cassandra Moore
J M Moore
Sue Murphy
Herbert & Margaret Newell
P L Norman
Graham & Rosemary Olsson
Larry Opie
Cathy Oster
Dianne Peberdy
Margaret Ramsay
Barbara Rogers
Janet Romanos
Barbara Rowell
Bruce & Carol Spangler
Barry Taylor
Cjay Taylor
Joyce Turner
Engelina Van Zoelen
David Wagner
Brian J Ward
Malcolm & Helen Warrick
Jack Waters
Anonymous (5)

Burnside Hospital also thanks the 39 donors who contributed other amounts in 2021/2022.

For more information on joining the Otto von Rieben Giving Circle or making a gift, please contact:

Burnside Hospital Foundation
P: 08 8202 7222

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