The Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize

Open to all Year 9 students in Tasmanian schools, the Frank McDonald Memorial Prize has been established to honour Tasmania’s last World War 1 veteran, Frank MacDonald MM.

The Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize is open to all students currently in Year 9 in government and non-government schools in Tasmania, as well as home-schooled students at the same year level.

The prize is a joint initiative of the Tasmanian State Government and the RSL Tasmania.

Further information about the prize is available online at Department of Communities Tasmania.

The 2019-2020 winners of the Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize are:


  • Amelia Hanson – Riverside High School
  • Chi Canty – Scotch Oakburn College
  • Elijah Hughes – Kingston High School
  • Lachlan Rogers – Taroona High School
  • Melanie Shoobridge – Tasman District School
  • William Zeeman – The Hutchins School


  • Phillip Stanley – MacKillop Catholic College
  • Shelley Hollister – Devonport High School


  • Craig Coutts – Primrose Sands RSL

Department of Communities Tasmania

  • Kristy Broomhall – Tour Leader

Parliamentary Representative

  • Guy Barnett, MP

View the Previous Winners of the Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize.