Portrait of Alison Anderson

Alison Anderson

Alison Nampitjinpa Anderson is an Australian politician. She is a former Minister for Aboriginal Advancement, Regional Development and Women’s Policy in the Northern Territory’s Country Liberal Party Government.

She is among Australia’s most senior indigenous politicians, and has been a prominent indigenous activist, including as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) Central Zone Commissioner. She has been a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly since 2005, representing the electorate of MacDonnell (later Namatjira).