Members of the Frank MacDonald Memorial Study Tour 2020 at the Australian War Memorial

The 2020 Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize Study Tour travelled to sites of significance in Albany and Perth in Western Australia and Darwin and Kakadu in the Northern Territory. During the Study Tour each group member researched a Tasmanian soldier and presented their findings. A highlight of the trip was participating in the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Darwin Cenotaph with all six students laying a wreath.


The following students won the Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize essay-based competition open to all year nine students in 2019.

Amelia HansonRiverside High School
Chi CantyScotch Oakburn College
Elijah HughesKingston High School
Lachlan RogersTaroona High School
Melanie ShoobridgeTasman District School
William ZeemanThe Hutchins School


Shelley Hollister Devonport High School
Phillip StanleyMacKillop Catholic College

Tour Party Members

Craig Coutts  RSL representative
Hon Guy Barnett MP Parliamentary Representative
Kristy BroomhallTasmanian Government Tour Leader