Place Making Fellowship

The Place Making Fellowship is an opportunity to discover the legends, stories and histories behind beloved Queensland sites. Open to researchers, writers, historians and creatives, the recipient will be provided with the unique opportunity to uncover and explore the hidden histories around Queensland’s physical heritage sites. 

The call for applications for the 2019 Place Making Fellowship has now closed.  All applications will be advised of the results of their applications from Friday 10 May 2019.

The recipient of the 2019 Place Making Fellowship will be announced on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

2019's Focus: Queensland's Ice Cream History

In partnership with Sekisui House Australia and West Village, the focus of the 2019 fellowship is Queensland’s Ice Cream History, exploring the original Peters Ice Cream Factory, an iconic site in the West End community.

The fellowship aims to focus on the people and products of Peters Ice Cream Factory, the innovations of the company, in particular the development and consumption of its ice cream products.

The fellowship recipient will receive a stipend of $10,000 and access to the resources of the John Oxley Library and access to resources relating to the Peters Ice Cream Factory site to assist them with their research.