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Mary Vallentine AO, one of Australia’s most distinguished arts administrators, is the recipient of the 2016 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award.

Professor Margaret Kartomi, one of Australia’s leading ethnomusicologists and the world authority on the music of Sumatra, is the recipient of the 2015 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award.

One of Australia's finest composers Carl Vine has been honored as the recipient of the 2012 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award for his outstanding contribution to music in Australia.

Internationally respected conductor Simone Young has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award for her outstanding contribution to music in Australia.