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Cr. Ted Nai - Masig

Councillor Nai is committed to, “engaging with community on the key roles and responsibilities of local government and the challenges we face … There are opportunities for us to take up.”.

Ensuring our essential services are running efficiently and effectively is also a priority.

Cr. Nai worked in retail, tiling and as a Healthy Lifestyle Officer. He is currently serving as a Board Member of the Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service.

His interests include:

  • time with family
  • studying
  • self-development
  • politics.

His hobbies include spear fishing, reading and sports.

Cr. Nai draws strength from his love for people, his family, and being:

  • passionate
  • authentic
  • genuine
  • young
  • willing to learn.

He sees the importance of building stronger stakeholder relationships regionally through appreciation and understanding of each other’s roles.

His biggest goal for the region is to, “change negative paradigms into positive, healthy ones - that will be the catalyst for real change.

Cr Nai hopes to improve the regional understanding of where Council is and the challenges and opportunities that are presenting itself to our region, where we’re going is our foundation / building block. Effective communication underpins all of this - it is important that everyone really understands the role and capacity of Council.”

And his message to everyone?

“It’s a privilege and honour to serve my family on Masig and Torres Strait. Let’s dream big for our people together. Building a better you is the first step to building a better Torres Strait. I will finish with the quote: ‘Our children are our only hope for the future, but we are their only hope for their present and their future.’ Let’s do this together - let’s dream as one.”