- New South Wales, Australia
- Editor, Journalist, Print Journalist and Radio Journalist
Kirstie Parker is a Yuwallarai woman from New South Wales with more than twenty years experience in journalism and communications, which has included stints on ABC Radio, the West Australian newspaper and a weekly regional newspaper in far north Queensland.
As well as working for media outlets, she has:
- been Media and Communications Manager at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in Canberra
- run the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre (AILC)
- been the Director of the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute - Tandanya in Adelaide
- been the Director of Public Affairs for ATSIC
- been the media adviser to a Federal Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Since July 2006, she has been the Editor of the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander newspaper, the Koori Mail.