Mayor & Councilors

2024 - 2028

MAYOR Elsie Seriat OAM

Mayor elsie seriat




Mobile: 0409 782 213
Address: PO Box 217, Thursday Island Qld 4875
Residential: TBC


Corporate Governance and Regional Relations/Partnership, Native Title including, but not confined to, Audit & Finance, Budget, Legislation, Inter-Government Relations, Regional Governance/Self Determination, also Torres and Cape Indigenous Councils Alliance (TCICA).

Register Of Interest - Mayor Elsie Seriat OAM

Deputy Mayor Toshio Nakata

Deputy mayor toshio nakata

Mobile: 0497 838 088


Address: PO Box 629, Thursday Island QLD 4875
Residential address: TBC


Economic Development including, but not confined to, Commercial Enterprises, (Airport and Quarry) Commerce and Industry, Internal Audit Committee, Native Title, Small Business and Employment.

Register Of Interest - Councillor Toshio Nakata

Cr. Gabriel Bani

Cr Gabriel Bani

Mobile: 0439 791 044


Address: PO Box 42, Thursday Island  QLD 4875
Residential address: 11 Jardine Street, Thursday Island


Tourism, Arts & Culture, including Tourist Enhancements and Facilities, Tourist Industry Liaison, Torres Shire Tourism Steering Committee, Cultural Promotion also Indigenous Advisory Committee.

Register of Interest - Cr Gabriel Bani

Cr. Thomas Loban

Cr Thomas Loban

Mobile: 0439 448 636


Address:  PO Box 206, Thursday Island  Qld  4875
Residential address: 18 Clark Street, Thursday Island


Youth Sport & Recreation, Social Policy including, but not confined to, Community Events, Youth Affairs & Youth Council, Sporting Amenities, Social Policy, Partnerships with Community Organizations Also Indigenous Advisory Committee, Health & Education.

Register Of Interest - Cr Thomas Loban 

Cr. Thomas Fujii

Cr thomas fujii


Mobile: 0456 309 044


Address: PO Box 332, Thursday Island QLD 4875
Residential address: 1/18 Hargrave Street, Thursday Island Qld 4875


Planning, Development and the Environment including, but not confined to Town Planning, Housing, Land Use, Ports, Rosehill and Quarantine Ramps, Town Beautification, Cemetery, Community Safety.

Register Of Interest - Cr Thomas Fujji