Cr Toby is committed to meeting the aspirations and needs of the community, strengthening cultural and spiritual practices, and setting a platform for future leaders.
His hobbies include:
His biggest goal for the region is bringing investment and development to the Strait, while empowering people to make their own decisions for the community and region.
Councillor Toby draws strength from leadership and from his culture. As a “passionate and proud Torres Strait Islander”, Cr Toby has an “understanding the issues about Torres Strait and Indigenous people of Australia”.
“I acknowledge past and present leaders and elders of the Kaurareg nations, and Traditional Owners of the Torres Strait.
Be proud of who you are and what you can do to be part of making a difference in your community and the Torres Strait Region as a whole. Always remember to participate and practice yumi culture because it’s your true identity.”