Ms Kirstie Parker

Ms Parker is a Yuwallarai woman from NSW and Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples. She has 25 years’ experience in mainstream and Indigenous journalism, communications and management of Indigenous organisations, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, and the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre. Previously, she was editor of national Indigenous newspaper The Koori Mail, media adviser to a federal government minister and head of public affairs for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC).