(Top Row: L-R) Les Malezer (Co-Chair), Kirstie Parker (Co-Chair), Rod Little, Venessa Curnow. (Bottom Row: L-R) Daphne Yarram, Gerry Moore, Tammy Solonec, Mark McMillan.
Kirstie Parker, Co-Chair Kirstie Parker is a Yuwallarai Aboriginal woman from northwest NSW, and Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples.
has more than 25 years experience in mainstream and Indigenous print and radio journalism, communications, and management of Indigenous organisations.
From 2006 until her election to Congress, Kirstie was Editor (and sometime Managing Editor) of the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander newspaper, the Koori Mail.
She is also currently a director of Reconciliation Australia, a board member of the Australian Indigenous Communications Association (AICA), and a member of the Deadly Awards Executive Academy.