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SACE Merit Ceremony

The outstanding academic achievements of South Australia's Year 12 students are recognised every year at the SACE Merit Ceremony. The event is hosted by the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Hon. Hieu Van Le AC, at Government House.

The most recent Merit Ceremony was held on Tuesday 4 February 2020, celebrating the achievements of the Class of 2019. If you missed the event or want to relive the day, view the video from the day.

Learn about the types of commendations and awards presented at the Merit Ceremony.

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SACE Merit Ceremony 2021

Monday 1 - Wednesday 3 February

The SACE Merit Ceremony 2021 will be held as a physical, COVID-safe event at Government House. The event will now run over three days in order to facilitate a safe environment for attendees and staff.

This year we are offering a live stream of the entire event, which for the first time, will capture every single merit recipient on the main stage. We are excited to provide an extended online coverage to school communities, family and friends of these exceptional students.

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