A/Professor Kirsty Buising, Acting Director, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital. A/Professor Bruising is an infectious diseases physician who also serves as deputy director of the National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship and chief investigator for the NHMRC-funded Centre for Research Excellence in Antimicrobial Stewardship. Kirsty holds an appointment as a clinical research physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital leading research and development for the Guidance Group, serving as its executive director. Kirsty is a theme leader for antimicrobial resistance at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and clinical leader of the Infection Clinical Network at Safer Care Victoria. Kirsty serves on advisory groups at state, national and international levels in the areas of antimicrobial stewardship, guideline development and healthcare-associated infection.