Border Patrol: Torres Strait edition - ABC Online
Some of the Australian islands in the Torres Strait might be only a few kilometres apart, but it's not as easy, as many assume, to get to Australia from the north. Last month, a group of indigenous Melanesians from Indonesia's West Papua Province tried to enter Australia through the Torres Strait. They never made it. The seven West Papuans were...
Report raises alarm over Torres Strait diabetes - SBS
(Transcript from World News Australia Radio)
A new report predicts an alarming rise in diabetes cases around the world.
Experts from the International Diabetes Federation say the chronic disease is on track to be the largest epidemic in history.
And the report has highlighted particularly high rates of diabetes among Australia's Torres Strait...
Closing the “Credibility Gap” in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health - Crikey (blog)
We hear a lot about Closing the Gap, but it is also important to address the “credibility gap” in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
This refers to the gap between what is promised and what is delivered on the ground, as well as the lag between the development and the uptake of evidence-based programs and policies.
That’s according to Prof...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander war memorial opened - The Transcontinental
Nov. 13, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
A Port Augusta born Aboriginal woman has helped unveil a national war memorial in Adelaide over the weekend.
On Sunday the war memorial dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander servicemen and servicewomen was unveiled.
Port Augusta born commissioner for Aboriginal...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial to be unveiled at Torrens ... - Adelaide Now
FOR Frank Lampard, the opening of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial will be the culmination of years of hard work and also an "incredibly powerful" moment to remember his brother.
Mr Lampard was deputy chair of the...
Adam Goodes named as new Qantas ambassador - Marketing magazine Australia
Sydney Swans AFL player and dual Brownlow Medallist Adam Goodes will join Miranda Kerr, John Travolta and Mark Webber as a Qantas ambassador.
The new partnership will also see Goodes involved in the ‘Recognise Campaign’ – a campaign aimed at working towards a referendum to include Indigenous Australians in the constitution and other programs aimed a...