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Streaming on demand. A celebration of music theatre produced in Australia over the last ten years from the Helpmann Awards. AVAILABLE FROM SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE AND ARTS CENTRE MELBOURNE TO RAISE FUNDS TO ASSIST PERFORMING ARTISTS AROUND AUSTSTRLIA.


Much-loved singer, actor and producer Michael Falzon has passed away. All those who worked with him or knew him will...


Actor Tessa Mallos and her much loved mother Chrysanthy were life long supporters of Australian theatre. When they passed away within two years of each other, they left a joint bequest to help Actors Benevolent Fund. Their gift could not be more timely.


Since the launch of the COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund we have received generous donations from philanthropic funds, City of Sydney, Sydney Theatre Company and many individuals. We extend a sincere thank you for helping us to help our colleagues.

The Actors Benevolent Fund website was made possible by a generous grant from the Thyne Reid Foundation.

We acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional owners and custodians of all the lands on which we work, live and create and pay our respects to the Elders, both past and present and emerging.

ABF NSW is a part of the the Alliance of Australasian Performing Arts Benevolent Funds