Torres Strait Island Elder Aunty McRose Elu celebrated

Torres Strait Island Elder, Aunty McRose Elu, has won the 2021 Queensland Senior Australian of The Year Award for her tireless advocacy for Torres Strait communities and climate change. In a statement, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Aunty McRose Elu’s award recognised her decades-long contribution to Queensland as a campaigner and a strong family advocate. “Since 1980 Aunty McRose Elu has been drawing attention … Read More

Donated books arrive in Torres Strait schools

Reconciliation Queensland is pleased to inform our members and supporters that the books collected at our Australia Day event this year and donated to schools in the Torres Strait Islands have arrived at their destination! John Duus, Head of Campus at Tagai Secondary Campus Thursday Island (known locally as Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh), wrote to notify us of their safe arrival. “Please find attached some … Read More