Every year, the Administrator of the Northern Territory has the honour of awarding “Administrator’s Medals” to Territorians. These medals recognise exceptional achievements in the fields of music, sport, health, education, volunteering and community policing.
Darwin Symphony Orchestra
Awarded to an orchestra member for Outstanding Contribution to the Darwin Symphony Orchestra.
Michael Sitzler (2015)
General Practice Network NT
Medals awarded to an individual and a team working in all types of environments within the primary healthcare sector for exhibiting excellence in their field. Presented annually at a reception at Government House.
Primary Health Care Medal (Individual):
Joanne Berry, Senior Aboriginal Health Practioner (2016)
Primary Health Care Medal (Team):
Urapuntja Health Services (2016)
Northern Territory Board of Studies
Medals awarded to a student at the senior Middle School level (Year 9) and a student at the senior Primary School level (year 6) for academic achievement, outstanding behaviour and outstanding citizenship and concern for others. Presented annually at Parliament House and in Alice Springs at the Northern Territory Board of Studies award presentations.
Northern Territory Middle School Scholar:
Rajnandini Bohra (2016), Larapinta Primary School
Siena Stubbs (2016), Nhulunbuy High School
Northern Territory Primary School Scholar:
Shae Ford (2016), Katherine School of the Air
Nursing and Midwifery
Lifetime Achievement in Nursing and/or Midwifery Medal awarded to a nurse or midwife for exhibiting exceptional achievement throughout the length of their career. Presented annually at the Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
Denys Spencer (2017)
Sandra McElligott (2016)
Royal Agricultural Society of the NT, Royal Darwin Show
Junior Steward of the Year Medal awarded for service to the Royal Darwin Show, including volunteer hours contributed and the manner in which the steward conducts himself/herself. Presented annually at the official opening of the Royal Darwin Show.
Alexandra Mencshelyi (2017)
Matilda Mahony (2016)
Steve Abala Sporting Role Model
Awarded to an individual who has had a lasting impact on Top End Sport and displayed exemplary conduct on and off the sporting field. Presented annually at the Northern Territory Sports Awards.
Tahnee Afuhaamango (2017), Swimming
Surf Life Saving
Awarded to an individual for Outstanding Service to Surf Life Saving in the Northern Territory. Presented at Government House.
Greg Edwards (2016)
Aboriginal Community Police Officer
Awarded to an individual who has displayed leadership, professionalism and initiative whilst working in the community.
Betty Herbert APM (2017)