Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) elections

Updated: 19 December 2012


The TSRA Board Member Elections were held on 15 September 2012.

The 2012 election is the first time all Members were directly elected to the TSRA board. The TSRA Board consists of 20 elected members who are Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal people living within a ward in the region. They will now be elected every four years from 2012 with previous terms being three years.

All Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people living within contested TSRA wards who are 18 years of age and over were eligible to vote.


TSRA Board Member results
Ward Election Status Elected Member
Badu Counting Complete NONA, Maluwap Ali
Bamaga Counting Complete WILLIAMS, Reginald
Boigu Counting Complete PETER, Eric John
Dauan Counting Complete MAKA, Sam Colin George
Erub Counting Complete BEDFORD, Kenny
Hammond Uncontested, Complete SABATINO, Mario
Iama Uncontested, Complete LUI, Getano B (Jnr)
Kubin Counting Complete SAVAGE, Saila
Mabuiag Uncontested, Complete FELL, Keith M
Masig Counting Complete MOSBY, Hilda
Mer Counting Complete NOAH, Aven S
Ngurapai & Muralag Counting Complete LOBAN, Yen
Port Kennedy Counting Complete FUJII, Romina
Poruma Counting Complete PEARSON, Francis
Saibai Counting Complete ANIBA, Chelsea
Seisia Uncontested, Complete ELU, Joseph
St Pauls Counting Complete LUI, Kiwat C
TRAWQ Counting complete ABEDNEGO, John Stephen
Ugar Counting Complete STEPHEN, Jerry Dixie
Warraber Uncontested, Complete LUI, Willie

Contact information

Mr Tony Anderson, Returning Officer
Australian Electoral Commission
Floor 2, Commonwealth Centre
104 Grafton St, Cairns City
Telephone: 07 4051 7188
Fax: 07 4051 7694

Manager, Executive Services
Torres Strait Regional Authority
46 Victoria Parade, Thursday Island
Telephone: (07) 4069 0700 | Toll-free: 1800 079 093
Fax: (07) 4069 1879,

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