Melanie Walker | Chief Executive Officer
Melanie is the CEO of AADC and is based in Canberra. Immediately prior to taking up this role, Melanie was Chief of Staff to the ACT’s Deputy Chief Minister. She has also been the CEO of the Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), a consultant in the ACT alcohol and other drugs sector, Deputy CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia and a senior public servant in the Australian Government Departments of Health and Human Services and ACT Health. Prior to that, Melanie was coordinator of an AOD service, an adviser to a former ACT Chief Minister and Senator for QLD, as well as having worked with the former Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia and as a broadcast journalist.