Administrator Medals

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):

Frances Turner (2017)

Primary Health Care Medal (Team):

Barunga Health Centre,  Anaemia Prevention Program (2017)

Primary Health Care Medal (Whole Practice / Health Clinic):

Ramingining Health Clinic (2017)​

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)