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Saibai Island

Saibai Island is a small island located in the northwestern Torres Strait, around 140 kilometres from the northern tip of Cape York, Queensland.

Traditional Owners: The original inhabitants of Saibai are the Koeybuway (Ker-bu-y) and Moegibuway (Migi-bu-y) peoples and they are acknowledged as the Traditional Owners of Saibai.

Languages: The language of Saibai is the Kalaw Kawaw Ya (KKY).  Torres Strait Creole and English are also spoken.

Population (ABS 2016 Census): 465

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