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parliamentEach year the Trust and its partners across industry, government, the education sector and the community provide close to $500,000 in scholarships, internships and awards to university and TAFE students.  To find out more about partnering with the Trust click here.


business peopleAll donations to the Playford Memorial Trust Inc. are tax deductible.

If you would like to make regular contributions, monthly, quarterly or annually, direct debit payments can be arranged.


Who should I contact?

Our Executive Officer, Mary Anne Fairbrother, will be happy to discuss your options for supporting the Trust’s work, or she can put you in touch with an appropriate member of the Board.

Telephone Mary Anne on (08) 8429 5220, or email

To make a payment

Bank transfer

If you wish to make a bank transfer, our account details are:• A/c name: Playford Memorial Trust Inc.• A/c no: 000528195• BSB No: 083973

IMPORTANT: To ensure the transfer can be linked back to you – and we can provide you with a receipt for tax purposes – please make sure you let us know the date and amount of the donation, and the correct name to be printed on your receipt.


Cheques should be made payable to:   Playford Memorial Trust Inc.

Please post cheques to:

Mary Anne Fairbrother
Executive Officer, Playford Trust
Cabinet Office
Department of the Premier and Cabinet
GPO Box 2343



The power of a gift in your Will

When you include the Playford Trust in your Will, you will be helping us support some of the brightest minds in State to undertake important work and research in:

  • Health Sciences and Enabling Technologies
  • Agriculture
  • Aquaculture and Food Production
  • Water, Energy and Climate Change
  • Advanced Manufacturing and New Technologies
  • Mining and Resources Development check

We encourage you to speak with us so we can ensure your gift supports the area/s you are most passionate about.

If you’re unsure about the process, you may like to speak with your solicitor, trustee company or the Public Trustee.

Get in touch

For a confidential discussion about leaving a gift to the Playford Memorial Trust in your Will, please contact our Executive Officer, Mary Anne Fairbrother, on (08) 8429 5220 or email and she will refer you to the most appropriate member of our Board.