Torres Strait Islands

Journal article

21 Mar 2016

Over the last decade there has been at best limited implementation of preventive interventions for vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families in remote communities of northern Australia despite growing involvement in the child protection system. This paper describes challenges for services...

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2 Mar 2015

This work pursues an interest in the protocols of my own cultural traditions of the Torres Strait Islands specifically Pacific adornment and customary ritualistic practices. The scope of this work is limited to an exploration of the ilan dress and its performativity as an object....

Journal article

1 Jan 2004

Issue addressed: Although it is well known that there is a very high prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the Torres Strait Islands and Northern Peninsula Area (NPA), little has been published on the personal perspectives and situations that the people with diabetes face in...


3 Mar 2003

What mechanisms might provide more resource rights to Indigenous Australians? How effective have treaties with Indigenous people in the Torres Strait and New Zealand been? And what are some of the relevant issues that these two cases raise? In this article, Jon Altman highlights the...



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