Tom Calma AO

Tom Calma AO is a human rights and social justice campaigner, and 2023 Senior Australian of the Year. A Kungarakan Elder and member of the Iwaidja tribal groups, Tom is Chancellor of the University of Canberra and member of the Indigenous Voice to Government Referendum Working Group and co-chair of Reconciliation Australia and the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation. He’s a former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner and Race Discrimination Commissioner, and one of the first proponents of and advocate for justice reinvestment in Australia.