The Youth Partnership - Hall of Fame

Lifetime & Special Achievements

2023 – Club Central Menai

  • 500+ work placements and 20 years service

  • Club Central Menai host Hospitality students in their bistro, café, and function spaces.

  • Since joining the program in 2001, they have hosted an amazing 532 students, and are now recognised as our longest-standing host employer with 23 years of service!

2021 - Greg Madigan, Sharyn May, Colin Johnsen

  • Greg Madigan who hosted students at the Black Stump Restaurants, became our inaugural Treasurer, a role he held for 15 years until his career took him overseas, but who returned to the Board as soon as he returned to Australia. Greg has been our Chair for the last 2 years and led the Team through the rebranding process which resulted in us becoming The Youth Partnership, this time last year.

  • Sharyn May started as a Work placement Coordinator more than 20 years ago and is now the Work Placement Manager, leading a team of 6 staff members.

  • Colin Johnsen was a host employer who became our inaugural chair and led the Board for 18 years. He continues to host students both for work placements and industry tours.