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New seawall to help climate resilience on Poruma
The opening of a new $5 million seawall in the Torres Strait community of Poruma (Coconut Island) will provide a boost for clima...
Dechlan Brennan 31 Jan 2024
Indigenous filmmakers take home acclaimed director awards
Indigenous filmmakers won big at the 2023 Australian Directors' Guild Awards.  The ceremony showcased the significant presence...
Rhiannon Clarke 9 Dec 2023
Epidemiologist shares dire prognosis in climate case
Torres Strait Islanders grappling with the impacts of climate change could face an increase in mortality as temperatures rise, a...
Rudi Maxwell 13 Nov 2023
Torres Strait Islander T’Kido Titasey awarded Australian Medical Association Indigenous Medical Scholarship
Torres Strait Islander medical student T’Kido Titasey was awarded the 2023 Australian Medical Association Indigenous Medical Sch...
Jess Whaler 9 Nov 2023
'One day...we will be under water': Traditional Owners issue plea as climate case resumes
Traditional Owners of the Torres Strait have expressed their fears at hands of rising sea levels ahead of resuming their landmar...
Jarred Cross 8 Nov 2023
Dancers inspire at Torres Strait Islands festival

The Winds of Zenadth Cultural Festival has wrapped up after four days of singing, dancing, feasting and celebrations in the Torres Strait. Kicking off with a grand parade, the f...

Rudi Maxwell Jun 5, 2023
How Indigenous knowledge can help fight climate change

Incorporating Indigenous knowledge systems and science is an effective way of addressing the impacts of climate change, and it's urgent in the Torres Strait. When the king tides ri...

Torres Strait Islanders and far north Queenslanders back Voice to Parliament, inquiry told

Torres Strait Islanders and Far North Queenslanders view the voice to parliament as unfinished business, Indigenous leaders have told a parliamentary inquiry.The inquiry into the v...

Rudi Maxwell (AAP) Apr 19, 2023
Torres Strait duo submit evidence to Federal Court in landmark Australian Climate Case

The legal team backing the Torres Strait duo in the landmark Australian Climate Case will today, 17 February, submit evidence in Federal Court. Lawyers representing Uncle Pabai Pa...

Emma Ruben Feb 17, 2023
Santos loses appeal against historic Tiwi Barossa gas victory

The Federal Court of Australia has ruled against gas company Santos's appeal of Tiwi Senior Lawman Dennis Tipaklippa’s landmark victory, and ordered the appeal to be dismissed.  I...

Emma Ruben Dec 2, 2022
Historic native title decision celebrated in Cape York and Torres Strait

After decades of struggle a historic native title consent determination has been formally handed down, recognising thousands of generations of shared history across Cape York Penin...

Joseph Guenzler Dec 2, 2022
Torres Strait graduate bridging marine science and islander traditions

Marine Biologist Madeina David is using her degree to connect modern science with traditional land and sea management on her island home of Iama (Yam) in the Torres Strait. The 23...

Teisha Cloos Mar 9, 2022
Advocating for Torres Strait through art

Torres Strait Island brand Mooki Pen is blurring the lines of advocacy and art. It's the brainchild of Meriam/Badu woman, Madison Palemene, who is referred to as Mooki. With tie...

Rachael Knowles Jul 27, 2021
Olympic spirit set to soar through Torres Strait

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) are set to take the Olympic spirit to remote communities in the Torres Strait and Cape York during the...

Teisha Cloos Jul 15, 2021
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