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Kids' exhibition Kangaroo Crew tours Queensland - My Sunshine Coast (press release)

Ten Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Queensland will host hands-on activities beginning later this month based on the children's exhibition Kangaroo Crew currently at the Gallery Of Modern Art in Brisbane.

Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs Glen Elmes said Kangaroo

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Funding doubts over Torres Strait seawalls - Yahoo!7 News

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As the monsoon season looms, locals in the Torres Strait fear their islands will be further eroded and flooded as they await funding to build much-needed seawalls.

Torres Strait Island Mayor Fred Gela is calling on the new federal government to stand by a $12 million funding commitment made last year by

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Funding doubts over Torres Strait seawalls - Ninemsn

Funding doubts over Torres Strait seawalls - Ninemsn

As the monsoon season looms, locals in the Torres Strait fear their islands will be further eroded and flooded as they await funding to build much-needed seawalls.

Torres Strait Island Mayor Fred Gela is calling on the new federal government to stand by a $12 million funding commitment made last year by Labor.

The Queensland government have said

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Torres Strait Island council delays Qld Health tuberculosis screening program - ABC Online

Torres Strait Island council delays Qld Health tuberculosis screening program - ABC Online

By Kirsty Nancarrow

Posted September 17, 2013 11:34:34

A screening program to detect cases of tuberculosis in the Torres Strait Islands that was due to begin a fortnight ago still has not started.

Queensland Health is sending a team of six staff from Thursday Island, Cairns and Brisbane to conduct surveys and tests on

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Funding doubts threaten Torres Strait seawalls plan - ABC Local

By Kirsty Nancarrow

Posted September 16, 2013 08:33:02

Funding committed in June last year to protect several Torres Strait islands in far north Queensland from flooding could be under threat.

The previous Federal Government awarded $5 million under the Regional Development Australia Fund and a further $7 million

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Deadly Awards Recognise Community Contributions - Pro Bono Australia

Not for Profit trailblazers and outstanding leaders from the indigenous community were recognised at the 19th annual Deadly Awards held at the Sydney Opera House.

 
David Wirrpanda Foundation's Deadly Sista Girlz program manager Josie Janz. Photo: Amanda James

Youth suicide prevention researcher and indigenous mental health expert, and the

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How can Croakey readers contribute to efforts to prevent Aboriginal and Torres ... - Crikey (blog)

(This post has been updated with more details of winners from the Deadlys).

Some of the high achievers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health were recognised at a stunning ceremony at the Deadlys in Sydney last night, including psychologist Professor Pat Dudgeon, the Rewrite Your Storycampaign, Aboriginal Health Worker Leonie Morcome from

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