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The Equity Foundation is delighted to announce that esteemed performer and supporter of performers in need, Bruce Spence, is the recipient of the 2024 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award.


The Sydney Theatre Awards was a night to celebrate our theatre performers and creatives. It was also a chance to honour and thank those who have given a lifetime commitment to live theatre and to encourage someone starting a career in show business.


At the recent Actors Benevolent Fund AGM actor Valerie Bader was elected to the Chair.


Once again our annual fundraising drive ACTober is underway with ABF collectors in theatre foyers across Sydney and in every capital city in Australia.

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

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

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