The Wall

Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains returned home

A delegation of eight Torres Strait Islander Traditional Owners has accompanied 19 ancestral remains back to Australian shores following a repatriation ceremony at the United Kingdom’s Natural History Museum. The repatriation of ancestral remains provides an opportunity to right the wrongs of the past and to build positive relationships between collecting institutions and Torres Strait ....


Read more ...

Health experts say Australia must brace for rabies arrival from Indonesia - The Australian


Health experts say Australia must brace for rabies arrival from Indonesia
The Australian
"If it gets into West Papua, it is strongly likely that it will spread slowly and inexorably down through the entire island of Papua New Guinea, in which case it would be extremely close to our borders across the Torres Strait," Dr Scott Orr said. ...
Health experts warn rabies could spread to AustraliaAustralia Network News

all 7 news articles »

Read more ...

Support Continues For Indigenous Child Protection Services - My Sunshine Coast (press release)


Support Continues For Indigenous Child Protection Services
My Sunshine Coast (press release)
Acting Child Safety Minister Simon Finn said Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) will receive the funding so it can continue to provide peak body support to all Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

Read more ...

Second Queensland Health staffer on fraud charge - NEWS.com.au


BigPond News

Second Queensland Health staffer on fraud charge
NEWS.com.au
The 28-year-old man faces Brisbane Magistrates Court today with dishonestly obtaining $253181 from the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander College for Health, Education and Training, police say. The investigation into the alleged fraud ...
Man charged with defrauding grantsSky News Australia

all 18 news articles »

Read more ...