Margot Anthony AM
Margot Anthony was born and raised in Murwillumbah, attending Murwillumbah Public School and Murwillumbah High School before completing her studies at SCEGGS, Darlinghurst, The University of Sydney and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music studying piano. She is married to former Deputy Prime Minister Doug Anthony.
In 2003, Margot was awarded an Order of Australia for “service to the community for a range of arts organisations, particularly the Tweed River Regional Art Gallery and the Canberra Symphony Orchestra”.
In 1988 Margot was elected as the Foundation President of the Friends of the Tweed River Regional Art Gallery and served as President until 1992 and then as Vice President until 1996. In 2004 she became Patron of Tweed Palliative Support.