After eighteen months of playing Kyle on a part-time basis, Milligan was given a full-time contract deal and he and his character were promoted to the regular cast.
Milligan said he was ecstatic about his promotion and looked forward to developing his character further.
During an interview for Channel 5, Winton said he is similar to Michael in the way that they both enjoy surfing and living life to enjoy it.
Shortly after his arrival, Michael began a rivalry with Paul Robinson (Stefan Dennis), but he proves that he is a worthy contender by putting Paul in his place.
In November 2011, it was announced that Winton would be leaving Neighbours and Michael made departed on 27 March 2012.
However, the character made a brief appearance on .
His storylines have included his return to Erinsborough, having an affair with Donna Freedman, fighting with his step brother and becoming involved in a love triangle with Natasha Williams and Summer Hoyland.
The actor's casting was announced in March 2010 and he admitted the role would be challenging, but he would be up to the task.It's a very exciting storyline and I couldn't wait to find out what's going to happen as things develop."Discussing Andrew's immediate reaction to her 'news', she said: "To her surprise, Andrew doesn't lash out or run back to Summer.He believes he's going to be a dad and takes that seriously."UK fans will see Natasha launch her scheme in next Tuesday's episode.The actor successfully auditioned for the six-week recurring role of Kyle and he made his first on screen appearance on 26 November 2008.Milligan was later asked back every couple of months to do a few weeks filming.