Thomas Mayor

Thomas Mayor

Thomas Mayor

Uluru Statement from the Heart

Presenter Biography

Thomas Mayor is a Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait Islander) man born and living on Larrakia country (Darwin).

Thomas worked for 16 years in the maritime industry as a Port Worker and Stevedore before becoming an official of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in 2010. He has held senior positions in the union as the elected Branch Secretary of the Northern Territory Branch of the MUA, and President of the Trades and Labour Council of the Northern Territory.

In December 2018, Thomas moved to a new position within the national office of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union where he continues to run a national campaign for the proposals set out in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, while building power for First Nations people in the workplace and in the broader community with the support of the union.