Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Alison McMillan is the Australian Government’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer.
Alison McMillan is the Australian Government’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer. Alison is a Registered Nurse. She also holds a Bachelor Degree in Education, and a Master of Business Administration.
Alison’s has more than 30 years’ experience in the Victorian health systems., and has held a number of executive positions including Victorian Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, Director of Safety, Quality and Patient Experience and Director of Emergency Resilience.
In 2009, Alison received a National Emergency Medal, recognising her service in the Victorian bushfires that year.
As the Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Alison provides her expert policy advice to:
- the Minister for Health
- Health’s Executive
- Health staff
Alison also represents the Department in national and international forums.