Tony 'Tonka' Toholke wins North Queensland volunteer award

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated June 1 2022 - 5:17am, first published 5:00am
North Qld Volunteer of the year Tony Tonka Toholke (centre) with fellow finalists Charlene Jones (left) and Gloria Vass.

Tony Toholke has said he will continue to contribute after taking out a major volunteering award on the weekend.


Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.