Katie Sultana BCom (Advertising)
National Indigenous Engagement Officer

Katie Sultana joined NCIRS in 2021. She has over 15 years experience working across marketing and communications projects and campaigns in the not-for-profit aged care sector, and retail industry. She holds a Bachelor of Communication majoring in Advertising. As a proud descendant of the Wonnarua people of the Hunter Valley, Katie has a particular interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health initiatives. She is passionate about creating meaningful content and communications which work to deliver and enhance person-centred care and education.

Larissa Karpish
Aboriginal Population Health Trainee

Larissa Karpish is a proud Ngunnawal woman. She joined NCIRS as an Aboriginal population health trainee in 2021. She has a Bachelor of Nursing and experience in a range of different clinical healthcare settings across Australia. She is currently working towards her Master of Public Health. Larissa has a special interest and passion for education about immunisation.

Kiya Shipley
Aboriginal Population Health Trainee

Kiya Shipley is a proud Kamilaroi and Yorta Yorta woman. She joined NCIRS as an Aboriginal population health trainee in 2022. Kiya holds a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care practice. Kiya has experience working in her local community at the Aboriginal Medical Service before moving into the clinical setting, working as an Aboriginal health worker in emergency and outpatient departments. Kiya is passionate about her people, her community and their health.

Last updated January 2024