Management Team

Tony Thomas

Mine Manager

Tony is a Mining Engineer with 30 years experience in hard rock underground and open cut mining operations. He started his mining career in Rosebery, Tasmania working underground. He first worked in oxide copper heap leach SX-EW at Girilambone Copper in NSW (1990). He has had a number of expat roles, having worked in Namibia, PNG and Vietnam, as well having vast experience across Australia, with a focus on site safety, contract management and cost control. 


He joined Austral Resources in December 2022 and is responsible for the mining at Anthill operations.