Isla is CSIA’s Industry Engagement Specialist. She has a strong background in working with rural and remote communities; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities. Isla has high-level skills in industry and community engagement, workforce and leadership capacity building and facilitation.

She brings to her role an extensive background that includes:  

  •  an Honours Degree in Anthropology from the University of Queensland 
  • delivering early childhood intervention and prevention programs 
  • action research within a cultural inclusion context 
  • workforce planning and development programs across the Community Services Industry. 

In her role at CSIA, Isla works on the Logan Solutions and Reform Together project and leading CSIA’s reconciliation journey.