Queensland breaks new ground for home ownership - Brisbane Times
Palm Island mayor Alf Lacey.
While housing affordability has left a lot of people out of the property market, some Queenslanders have never even been allowed the option of owning a home - until now.
New laws introduced into Queensland parliament on Thursday will provide ordinary freehold land and ownership opportunities in Aboriginal and
New Qld laws allow ATSI home ownership - The Australian
WHILE housing affordability has left a lot of people out of the property market, some Queenslanders have never even been allowed the option of owning a home - until now.
New laws introduced into Queensland parliament on Thursday...
Queensland to allow Indigenous home ownership - SBS
Indigenous Queenslanders will be able to buy and sell their own homes in Aboriginal communities under laws to be passed in parliament.
Premier Campbell Newman says the laws, to be introduced on Thursday, will provide freehold land ownership opportunities on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Previously, they were subject to tenures...
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison targets gang boats in Torres Strait - Courier Mail
CRIME syndicates are using high-powered boats to exploit Australia’s most porous border in a disturbing new trend of drugs, guns and human trafficking in Torres Strait....
Torres Strait plans radio network revival - SBS
Community radio stations and a local news service are being re-established on remote islands in the Torres Strait under an ambitious plan to create a regional radio network.
The chain of studios and transmitters will also broadcast into southern parts of Papua New Guinea and provide a vital emergency service if the region is hit by natural disaster....
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island war heroes 'vanished' from the Anzac legend - The Daily Telegraph
Horace Dalton was so keen to fight for his country in 1918, he lied about his “substantial European” origins in order to enlist.
The 19-year-old Queenslander signed up in May, and by August was disembarking in Suez, Egypt, to begin training for...
In the documentary 'Living My Way', Jake Briggs showcases his ability within ... - ABC Online
The prevalence of disability amongst Aboriginal and Torres Islanders is significantly higher than in the general population. A new documentary film aims to increase awareness in Indigenous communities to recognise disability and help Indigenous people with disabilities to feel empowered.
Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people do not...