Julie Hulcombe is the Chief Allied Health Officer, Department of Health, Queensland. Julie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). She has had an extensive career with Qld Health working in clinical Dietetics at both regional and tertiary hospitals and management roles in Dietetics, Allied Health and Health Planning. Julie is an Adjunct Associate Professor with QUT. Julie is a past President of the Dietetic Association of Australia (DAA), past Chair of the DAA Dietetic Credentialing Council and the National Allied Health Advisory Committee.