Tamara Riley is a Wiradjuri woman with family ties to Western NSW. Tamara is a PhD Candidate and Research Associate within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH). Tamara’s research focuses on One Health (the relationship between animal, human and environmental health) within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Tamara completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney and went on to complete the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources graduate program with a Diploma of Government. She has completed a Masters of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology at the ANU, and a Professional Certificate of Indigenous Research and Melbourne Poche Leadership Fellows Program at the University of Melbourne. Tamara has also worked as a Researcher at the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA).