2 March 2023

Alison McMillan

Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan PSM was appointed Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer in November 2019. Alison is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Business Administration.

In June 2021, Alison was awarded a Public Service Medal for outstanding public service to driving the Government’s national health response priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly to infection prevention measures. 

As a member of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee and as co-chair of the Infection Control Expert Group, her role in the coronavirus response was to advise the Australian Government of the value of the nursing and midwifery professions in achieving safe, quality and compassionate health and aged care outcomes for the Australian community.