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Gold Coast Youth

The City recognises the valuable contribution young people make to our city. Find out about the City of Gold Coast Youth Plan and related activities.

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John Franklin Memorial Fellowship

John Franklin

Samuel John Franklin
Albert Shire Councillor 1982-1993

The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship Trust was established in memory of Councillor John Franklin who passed away in April 1993. The Trust commemorates John's love of life and his untiring involvement in the local community.

The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship is offered annually to enable young people to:

  • undertake study or research
  • obtain relevant experience; or
  • progress an academic, cultural, vocational or sporting project.

Applications are open to young people 21 years or younger. Applicants must:

  • reside in Mudgeeraba or the surrounding area; or
  • attend school (or other educational institution) in Mudgeeraba or the surrounding area.

2018 Fellowship

The 2018 John Franklin Memorial Fellowship Awards were presented on Wednesday 25 April 2018 during the ANZAC Day sunset ceremony at Mudgeeraba. Congratulations to Katherine Plume and Fenlan Miller who were awarded the 2018 Fellowship.

The 2019 John Franklin Memorial Fellowship will be inviting applications early 2019.

Contact

For more information please contact Safe and Liveable Communities Branch on 07 5581 6642 or liveable@goldcoast.qld.gov.au.


Past recipients

The Fellowship was first awarded in 1994. The John Franklin Memorial Fellowship has been awarded to the following recipients:

  • 1994 - L Gotley
  • 1995 - V Warrener
  • 1996 - S Donoghue
    - M Park
  • 1997 - S Hurford
  • 1998 - S Tandy
    - T Malouf
  • 1999 - K Christensen
    - S Stanton-Cook
  • 2000 - J Costello
  • 2001 - T Davis
  • 2002 - J Rofe
  • 2003 - B Benjamin
    - D Cruickshank
  • 2004 - T Solano
  • 2005 - K McKean
  • 2006 - J Dickson
    - T King
  • 2007 - J Rogers
    - J Thomsen
  • 2008 - N Dickson
    - A Gibson
  • 2009 - P O'Flaherty
    - M McAllister
  • 2010 - P Baker
    - K Swift
  • 2011 - O Whitt
    - K Baker
  • 2012 - O Lucas
    - S Deegan
    - R Johnson
  • 2013 - H Halford-Smith
    - N Pasricha
  • 2014 - A Ewart
  • 2015 - J Hickey
    - G Miller
  • 2016 - J McRae
    - K Shultz
  • 2017 - A Reardon
    - E Lockley
  • 2018 - K Plume
    - F Miller

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