Palani Thevar

Labor for Maiwar

As a social worker, Palani has dedicated his life to helping vulnerable people. He studied social work locally at
The University of Queensland

About Me

Palani currently works in mental health care support and previously worked in the disability care sector, helping adults and their families when they need it most. He has also worked as a Child Safety Support Officer to protect children from abuse and neglect.

Palani has seen firsthand the devastation natural disasters can have on communities and families, as a Trauma Counsellor and Community Recovery Worker to victims of the 2019 Townsville Flood, 2017 Cyclone Debbie and the 2011 Brisbane Flood. Palani also understands the importance of protecting our environment.

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