"Philanthropy is fun," declares Australia's "Victorian of the Year" Jeanne Pratt, who's helped raise over $500m AUD for charity over the years.

"Philanthropist Jeanne Pratt has taken out Victorian of the Year after helping raise more than $500 million for charities home and abroad. Humbled by the recognition, the wife of late billionaire Richard Pratt said it was 'a very, very unexpected honour.'" -- Christopher Gillett, the Herald-Sun