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Group of Torres Strait Islander people stand against a wall in a shed. Two prams are in shot. Above them are lights and fans.
Announcements | 2 Sep 2019
The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) Environmental Management team recently brought its Community Backyard Garden Workshop program to Iama for the first time.
Woman with long dark hair and wearing glasses has her left arm in a blue sling. In the background is a flat brown tree sculpture on a blue wall.
Stories | 30 Aug 2019
Chloe Backhouse is learning skills and growing in confidence thanks to support from colleagues at Camden Council and JLEP.
Orange poster of kangaroo with dot designs top and bottom. Words include: Save the Date. Adelaide, Australia 2-6 November 2020, Indigenous Education Sovereignty: Our Voices Our Futures, World Indigenous People's Conference on Education, WIPCE 2020
Event | 2 Nov 2020
Adelaide SA
The 12th WIPCE will be held at Tarndanya (place of the red kangaroo) in South Australia.
A group of 7 young people are standing on a cement block, in the background is Parliament House. Each person is holding up a giant green letter that spells HEYWIRE
Announcements | 28 Aug 2019
Young regional Australians – tell your story and change your world!
Two Aboriginal boys in grass skirts stand at left and behind an Aboriginal man in a red shirt and boy in a grass skirt in the foreground. The man holds some papers on which he and the third boy are focussed. In the background is long grass and trees.
Stories | 27 Aug 2019
Read about Ngandi writer and director Grant Thompson and his desire to wake his traditional language through film.
Indigenous woman with hair pulled back and wearing a black and white dress. Above her are the words Indigenous Careers Internship Pathway 2019. Below her are the words: Indigenous careers.
Announcements | 27 Aug 2019
Are you currently studying at university in Canberra, Sydney or Melbourne? This is your pathway to apply your skills and gain an insight into working in Government.
Image white at left and colourful concentric ring patterns at right. Words are Dying to Yarn, Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
Event | 1 Nov 2019
South Brisbane QLD
Palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Indigenous woman wearing glasses and a blue shirt looks to camera. Words on her shirt say Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. A blue and white logo featuring chevrons and a diamond sit above the words.
Announcements | 26 Aug 2019
The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) has sponsored Ms Chelsea Aniba to participate in the 2019 Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP).
Group of Indigenous people sit around a set of tables in a room. One woman stands holding a book. Behind her is a white board and a screen with a purple image projected onto it. Also in the background is a TV monitor and a window revealing a fence outside
Announcements | 26 Aug 2019

Media Release - Torres Strait Regional Authority

The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) will host a two-day Grant Writing Workshop for interested community groups on Thursday Island from 29 to 30 August 2019.

Facilitated by the TSRA’s Healthy and Safe Communities Programmes, the workshop aims to help community groups and non-profit organisations to increase their understanding of the grant writing process and encourage submissions the TSRA’s bi-annual grant round.

Middle aged Indigenous man with beard wearing a pale shirt and hat with sunglasses on his head leans against a small tree. In the background is foliage.
Stories | 22 Aug 2019
Learn the story of the healing place (Broadwater) and its importance to the Warrgamay people.