Thom Calma

Bree Roberts

Thom is a proud First Nations Australian, a member of Kungarakan people from Darwin, NT. After completing a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Performance Studies) from the University of Sydney in 2009, he entered the not-for-profit sector, and since then has been actively working and volunteering in this space. Thom is an Executive Manager at Participate Australia, a Sydney based organisation that supports people with disabilities and their families. He has a strong interest in human rights, with a particular focus on the rights of First Nations people, people with disability, refugees and asylum seekers and LGBTQI+ people. Thom is a long-serving Director at the University of Sydney Settlement Neighbourhood Centre; a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; and the Sydney Committee of Human Rights Watch (Australia). Thom joined the Board in November 2021.