Australian Institute of Family Studies
We are the Australian Government's key research body in the area of family wellbeing. We conduct research to increase the understanding of Australian families and the issues that affect them.
It is with great sadness that we inform the AIFS community of the tragic and sudden death of Associate Professor Allison Milner, from the University of Melbourne’s School of Population and Global Health.
Allison joined Ten to Men’s Scientific Advisory Group in 2018. A young and accomplished researcher, she was a rising star and had a promising career ahead of her. Her passion, commitment and astute intellect in men’s health, in particular mental health and suicide were outstanding. Words cannot express the sorrow we are feeling.
Our hearts are with Allison’s family at this time, in particular her husband and two boys.
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