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Torres Strait lugger tells of South Sea Islander pearling - ABC Local

Torres Strait lugger tells of South Sea Islander pearling - ABC Local

The industry began several years before the notorious "black-birding" era, during which people of the South Sea Islands were brought by trickery or by force to work the cane fields of Queensland.

An organisation called Blackbird, which helps re-unite decendants of the black-birding era, is driving a project to restore the Antonia A99 - the

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The Torres Strait Cup: All the way to the top - Sydney Morning Herald

The Torres Strait Cup: All the way to the top - Sydney Morning Herald

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Torres Strait missing boaties search enters third day - ABC Local

By David Chen

Updated October 16, 2013 12:01:53

Authorities in far north Queensland are spending a third day looking for eight men who have gone missing in the Torres Strait.

The Papua New Guinean men, aged between 20 and 40, failed to return in their 'banana boat' to Daru Island last Friday.

The search resumed this

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Search resumes for missing Torres Strait boaties - ABC Local

By Jessica Nairn

Posted October 15, 2013 09:38:46

A search is continuing for eight men missing for five days in the Torres Strait off far north Queensland.

The men left Daru Island off Papua New Guinea last Thursday, heading towards Warrior Reef in the Coral Sea.

They were travelling in a seven-metre 'banana boat'.

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Commonwealth Bank and Indigenous Business Australia partner to help ... - StartupSmart

Indigenous Business Australia and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have formed a partnership to provide indigenous Australians with a micro-enterprise loan and finance package.

 

The Community Business Finance package will provide eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wanting to start or grow a business with a package of banking

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Torres Strait student engineers solid future in Rocky - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Topics:  cquniversity, indigeneous, rockhampton

Torres Strait student engineers solid future in Rocky - Rockhampton Morning BulletinEngineering graduate Adeah Kabai hopes to inspire other Torres Strait Islanders and indigenous people to aim high and pursue higher education

AS a young teenager, Adeah Kabai used to go home to Saibai Island in the Torres Strait during the school holidays and

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Dan Sultan's 'Back To Basics' Tour Will Support Aboriginal And Torres Strait ... - Noise11

Dan Sultan's 'Back To Basics' Tour Will Support Aboriginal And Torres Strait ... - Noise11

Dan Sultan is touring in support of the Rock For Recognition movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian Constitution.

Sultan hopes that by building support for the movement, the public’s awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders will increase stating that “Our country is home to the oldest continuing cul

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