Michael John Moore (born 2 April 1950) is a public health leader, academic and former Australian politician. He was an independent member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly for four terms, from 1989 to 2001. He served as Australia's first independent minister as from 1998 to 2001 in the Liberal minority government led by Chief Minister, Kate Carnell and later, Gary Humphries.

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  • Michael John Moore (born 2 April 1950) is a public health leader, academic and former Australian politician. He was an independent member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly for four terms, from 1989 to 2001. He served as Australia's first independent minister as from 1998 to 2001 in the Liberal minority government led by Chief Minister, Kate Carnell and later, Gary Humphries. From 2008 to 2018, Moore was the chief executive officer of the Public Health Association of Australia. He was elected as President of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (2016-2018). In January 2017 he was made a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia for "significant service to community health, particularly to social policy reform, and to the community of the Australian Capital Territory". He remains a political and social commentator with the City News in Canberra, is a Distinguished Fellow with the George Institute for Global Health and Visiting Professor with the University of Technology Sydney and an Adjunct Professor with the University of Canberra with an academic interest in health and governance. He has submitted a PhD at the University of Canberra examining health advocacy. He has over 30 publications in peer review journals and many more in other publications. He is the Chair of the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University. He was the Public Health Association of Australia's Sidney Sax Medallist in 2018 and was made a Life Member in 2019. Michael was awarded the Gerald Le Dain Award for "Achievement in the Field of Law" in Washington in 1994 by the Drug Policy Foundation, Aids Action Council (ACT) President's Award and the Rotary Club of Canberra made him a Paul Harris Fellow in 2010 after serving as President 2007-2008. Michael has been elected by the Rotary Clubs of Southern NSW and the ACT to be District Governor of District 9705 (combination of 9700 & 9710) in 2020-21. He has been heavily involved in a wide range of socially progressive policies during and post-politics involving himself with a range of networks and boards. (en)
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  • Michael John Moore (born 2 April 1950) is a public health leader, academic and former Australian politician. He was an independent member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly for four terms, from 1989 to 2001. He served as Australia's first independent minister as from 1998 to 2001 in the Liberal minority government led by Chief Minister, Kate Carnell and later, Gary Humphries. (en)
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