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Dr Andy Robertson

Chief Health Officer, WA

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WA, Australia

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Dr Andrew (Andy) Robertson is the Assistant Director General and Chief Health Officer within the Public and Aboriginal Health Division in the Western Australia Department of Health (WA Health). With specialist qualifications in Public Health Medicine and Medical Administration, he served with the Royal Australian Navy from 1984 until 2003. Since 2003, in his role as Director, Disaster Management in WA Health, he has been involved in preparing for and managing health responses to a range of state and international disaster, including the Asian tsunami, Java earthquake, Nepal earthquake, and local cyclones, bushfires and heatwaves. He has been undertaking the current role since June 2018, including leading the WA Health response to the COVID-19 outbreak