Carrillo Gantner AC and Ziyin Wang Gantner were awarded the Sir Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop Asialink Medal in recognition of their contribution to advancing Australia’s engagement with Asia through arts and culture. Carrillo Ganter is a Life Governor of The Myer Foundation.

It is the first time that the medal has been awarded in the arts and culture category. The award ceremony took place at the Asialink 30th Anniversary Gala Dinner, held in February this year.

The Myer Foundation has supported Asialink since it was founded in 1990. You can read both Carrillo’s speech and Ziyin’s speech online.