Read it before you weep, pleads constitutional panel
MEMBERS of the government-appointed panel looking at changing the Constitution to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are furious elements of their report are already being campaigned against. They have begged for calm, ...
Stop guessing about report, panel says
The panel for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders wants speculation on what it might recommend to cease. Panel co-chairs Patrick Dodson and Mark Leidler said recent media speculation about what the group's final report ...
Torres Strait islanders reclaim their ancestral bones
Representatives of the Torres Strait islanders collected bones of their ancestors from the Natural History Museum in London. The development is the latest step in a long campaign by the islanders to have ...
London's Natural History Museum returns 19 ancestral remains to Torres Strait ...
Torres Strait Islanders reclaim ancestors' bones
A group of Torres Strait Islanders have collected the bones of their ancestors from the Natural History Museum in London. It is the latest stage in a long campaign to return 138 sets of remains which were taken from Australia during the colonial era. ...
Ancestral remains 'extremely important' to Torres Straits
More talks mooted on Torres Strait secession
Premier Anna Bligh has indicated there are likely to be more talks on the possible secession of the Torres Strait Islands from Queensland next year. Ms Bligh wrote to Prime Minister Julia Gillard in October, ...
Islands uninhabitable without sea wall: MP
Islands Uninhabitable Without Sea Wall, Says MP
Islands uninhabitable without sea wall
Lawyer warns of hidden dangers
PROPOSED changes to the Constitution to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands people and prohibit discrimination based on race appeared to be a "one-clause bill of rights" that would face strong opposition, a leading constitutional lawyer has ...
Time for Constitutional change now
Step to honour our first people
NSW key to fall in prison numbers
Torres Strait sea walls dissolving
The Cairns Post
THE Federal Government has performed a backflip on its support for rebuilding the dilapidated Torres Strait sea walls, as the first king tide hit low-lying islands on Saturday. Studies show an investment of $22 million is needed to rebuild the walls, ...
Mixed report for Indigenous services
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB) has compiled its end of year report card on the ACT Government's delivery of services. It has found the Government has made progress in the areas of employment and housing services. ...