Dr. Miller was indeed fortunate in many ways. His parents were what could be regarded as middle class and were brought up in poverty in the great depression. However, they both excelled scholastically. His father was a decorated soldier in World War II and was promoted to the rank of Major in the intelligence unit of the Australian army. Dr. Miller won a scholarship paying fees to attend Prince Alfred College, and thanks to further scholarships throughout was able to complete private education at P.A.C. to Leaving Honours. At P.A.C. he represented the college in Intercollegiate tennis and Australian Rules football. On leaving he won the prize for best all round student. A vocational guidance test indicated that he was suited to medicine which delighted him. University education was provided thanks to a bursary. During University he played professional A.F.L football until injured! Whilst in residence at the obstetric hospital he discovered a passion for the specialty. He went on to gain the necessary qualifications, -Fellowship of the Royal College of Obstetricians an Gynaecologists, Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of O.& G. and Fellowship of the Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons. His wife was a Ballerina and for many years has had a large ballet school. He has three children and two step daughters, one of whom was a ballerina who danced internationally. His two sons are both doctors, one is a gynaecological cancer surgeon specialist, the other has more I.T. degrees than a thermometer and has his own melanoma clinic.