PAMS 2022

PAMS 2022

The 2022 Premier's Anzac Memorial Scholarship tour runs from 23 September to 6 October 2022, with scholars visiting military history sites in regional NSW, Canberra, Darwin, and Sydney. The scholars will also be required to complete a research task prior to the tour and must share their work and experiences with their local community after the tour.

Sites visited on the tour include the following.

  • Rookwood Necropolis to visit Naval cemeteries, Commonwealth War Graves and Jewish Holocaust Memorial
  • Lithgow Small Arms Factory
  • Abercrombie House, Bathurst
  • Cowra POW Camp, Commonwealth War Graves and Japanese War Cemetery
  • Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum, Goulburn
  • Canberra memorials and Australian War Memorial; Royal Military College Duntroon
  • Darwin Second World War sites, Darwin Military Museum
  • Adelaide River War Cemetery and Darwin Aviation Museum
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Sydney Harbour and military history, 73rd Re-enactment Group display
  • Garden Island Naval Heritage Centre and North Head: 3rd Quarantine Cemetery, gun emplacements and memorials
  • Sydney Jewish Museum, State Library of NSW, Art Gallery of NSW and NSW Parliament House


2022 scholars and schools

Name School Electorate
Aaron Rucinski SHORE School North Shore
Alexander Woolnough Wollemi College Londonderry
Angus O'Brien Jindabyne Central School Monaro
Auryn Griffiths Dulwich Hill High School of Visual Arts and Design Summer Hill
Blainey Heath Kandos High School Bathurst
Chloe Familton Cherrybrook Technology High School Epping
Gabrielle Varnakulasingham St Patrick College Campbelltown Campbelltown
Gwen Rumbel Dungog High School Upper Hunter
Iris Lee Barker College Hornsby
Jack Izzard Richard Johnson Anglican School Mount Druitt
Jorja O'Brien Hennessy Catholic College Cootamundra
Karina Kowalczyk Willoughby Girls High School Willoughby
Lachlan Middlemiss St Philips Christian College Gosford Gosford
Laura Perry Holsworthy High School Holsworthy
Megan Johnson Oxley High School Tamworth
Meisha Green MidCoast Christian College Myall Lakes
Molly Simpson Corpus Christi Catholic High School Shellharbour
Rebecca Edmonds Cumberland High School Parramatta
Scarlett Hall Mackillop College Bathurst Bathurst
Sophia-Rose Markham Armidale Secondary College Northern Tablelands


Accompanying teachers and staff

Name School / Office
Sue Frost Chester Hill High School
Tom Inatey St Joseph's Regional College, Port Macquarie
Simone Arts Ambarvale High School
Brad Manera Senior Historian and Curator, Anzac Memorial


Banner photo by Martin Clark (2022).