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Peter O'Halloran

Chief Digital Officer

Portrait image of Peter O'Halloran


Peter O’Halloran was appointed Chief Digital Officer of the Australian Digital Health Agency in February 2023. As Chief Digital Officer, Peter is responsible for stewarding the national digital health ecosystem, products and standards.

Peter represents Australia as the Australian Delegate to the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) and as the Australian Delegate to the SNOMED International General Assembly. Peter is also the Co-Chair of the GDHP Evidence and Evaluation Work Stream.

Peter has been a Chief Information/Digital Officer in the healthcare portfolio in the public service since 2009 and has held senior roles with the National Health & Medical Research Council, the National Blood Authority and ACT Health. Peter was named as Technology Leader of the Year 2024 by itnews.

Prior to joining the Australian Digital Health Agency, Peter was the Chief Information Officer for ACT Health, overseeing the development and implementation of the Territory’s Digital Health Strategy 2019-2029. In November 2022, under Peter’s leadership, ACT Health implemented the Territory’s Digital Health Record based on Epic’s EMR platform.

Peter is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Digital Health, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, a Senior Member & Certified Professional of the Australian Computer Society and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.