The Carey Medal is presented at the Senior and Middle School Speech Night Presentation, to a member of the Carey Community (past and present students, staff and parents) in recognition of exceptional and outstanding service to the wider community either within the state, nationwide or internationally.

Medal Recipients

2019: Michael Gordon
2018: Nic Mackay 
2017: Professor Michael Quinn AM
2016: Dr Nicole Bieske
2015: Alan Attwood
2014: Dr Russell Corlett 
2013: Jeffrey Chapman AM
2012: Dr Maithri Goonetilleke
2011: Jan Sparkes
2010: Colin Carter OAM
2009: Dr Keith Farrer OBE
2008: Justice Murray Kellam AO
2007: Jock Noble
2006: Professor Douglas Coster AO
2005: Duncan Reilly MBE and Mr Hugh Evans
2004: Dr Neil Strugnell
2003: Dr Trevor Smith and Mrs Heather Smith
2002: Dr Alan Treloar
2001: Revd Tim Costello
2000: Ron Castan AM QC
1999: Alfred Mellor CBE
1998: Llew Evans
1997: Professor Graeme Clark AC

Carey Medal Nomination

Suggestions can either be emailed to, submitted through an online form, or download the Carey Medal Nomination Form. 

Applications close at 5.00pm on April 30 each year.

For more information, please contact: 

Julianne Brandon, Director of Community Engagement
Tel: 61 3 9816 1468