Dr Tamara Riley
Tamara is a Wiradjuri woman from Western NSW. Tamara is a Veterinarian with experience in public health and animal health policy. She is currently undertaking a Masters of Philosophy in Applied Epidemiology (MAE) within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the ANU. Tamara completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, and has since completed the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Graduate program, a Professional Certificate of Indigenous Research, and a Graduate Diploma of Government. Tamara’s research focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing, with specific interest in One Health and animal health and management programs.
Dr Bonny Cumming
Bonny is a Veterinarian and Program Manager (Strategic Delivery) for AMRRIC – a national not-for-profit organisation that coordinates veterinary and education programs in rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Since graduating the University of Queensland Bachelor of Veterinary Science with First Class Honours, Bonny has held various clinical and non-clinical roles within the veterinary sector. Her current role with AMRRIC is diverse and includes establishing and managing strategic partnerships and projects, monitoring and evaluation, managing the development of the AMRRIC App, and policy and protocol development. Bonny has a keen interest in One Health principles; combining community development, veterinary services and environmental conservation to improve animal, human and ecosystem health.