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TABLE 6-1: DETAILS OF GRANTS (TOTAL FROM AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – DETAIL UNAUDITED)

Grant Recipient Activity Amount ($)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service Legal services 66,364
Australian Fisheries Management Authority Torres Strait Traditional Inhabitant representation at Protected Zone Joint Authority forums 56,869
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Torres Strait Marine Safety Programme 50,000
Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Limited Fund dance team to attend Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 33,950
Church of Torres Strait Diocese Tagai Territory Ltd community wellbeing project 30,000
Erub Erwer Meta Torres Strait Islander Corporation Merchandise marketing 23,000
Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau Ltd Tourism coordinator grant 272,727
Goemulgaw Torres Strait Islanders Corporation Basalaya Kwaya – 80th anniversary of the first councillors’ meeting on Masig 10,840
Indigenous Business Australia Larissa Takai housing loan 348,500
Kaurareg Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC Prescribed Body Corporate support 128,000
Kerkar Bau Men’s Support Group Kerkar Bau Men’s Support Group establishment project 44,000
Lena Passi Women’s Shelter Domestic and family violence project officer 76,000
Lena Passi Women’s Shelter Domestic and family violence project 50,000
Mabuygiw Garkaziw Kupay Torres Strait Islander Corporation Mabuyag language project 11,009
May Wasada Passi 2018 Mabo Day celebrations 9,660
Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation Enterprise divestment 1,100,000
Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation Prescribed Body Corporate support 84,545
Mura Badulgal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation Badhulgaw Danlayg Muykupadh Pathamukmik 25,000
Mura Badulgal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation Enterprise divestment 1,100,000
Mura Badulgal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation Prescribed Body Corporate support 225,880
Mura Kosker Sorority Artist technical skills development 25,000
Mura Kosker Sorority Develop and increase knowledge in 3D printing 5,000
Mura Kosker Sorority Papa (Father and Son Volume 2) 24,254
Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council Tourism officer 300,000
Port Kennedy Association After-school care 197,000
Raw Productions Active Badu Community 11,500
Roman Catholic Trust Corporation for Diocese of Cairns Oceans of Plastic 9,493
Saam Karem Era Kodo Mer Dance Troupe Perform at Winds of Zenadth Cultural Festival 25,000
Tagai Primary School Muy Lak Kadaka Mayka (Keep the fire burning) 14,811
Tagai Primary School Start Strong Club 12,055
Tagai Primary School Start Strong Club 12,533
Tagai State College Growing Our Own 400,000
Tagai State College Language centre operations 241,500
Tagai State College Parents and Citizens Association Sharing Women’s Stories 15,000
Tony Harry New Creation 4,545
Torres Shire Council 75th anniversary of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion 25,000
Torres Shire Council Pool lifeguard and swim teacher training 5,000
Torres Shire Council Cycleway 600,000
Torres Shire Council Paving Ken Brown Oval 500,000
Torres Shire Council Tourism officer 300,000
Torres Strait Fishers Association Incorporated Fishers’ association capacity building 35,000
Torres Strait Island Regional Council Kulkalgaw Ya Revitalisation Language Programme Workshop 20,900
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Ron Enosa CD of traditional and contemporary songs 25,000
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Bua Benjamin Mabo Meriam CD recording project 22,600
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Operational funding 390,000
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Sinaw Minaral (Footprints) 25,000
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Black paradise songwriting and recording project 13,420
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Meriam Atami – Cultural immersion and maintenance project 16,606
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Fund dance team to attend Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 55,000
Torres Strait Islanders Media Association Operational funding 795,000
Torres Strait Island Regional Council Commonwealth Games baton relay 10,000
Torres Strait Island Regional Council Tourism officer/events coordinator 500,000
Torres Strait Major Infrastructure and Other Projects Trust Fund Poruma coastal erosion 650,000
Torres Strait Major Infrastructure and Other Projects Trust Fund Minor Infrastructure Grants – Torres Shire Council and Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council 887,655
Torres Strait Major Infrastructure and Other Projects Trust Fund Telstra project 590,113
Torres Strait Youth and Recreational Sporting Association Sports equipment utility vehicle 43,200
TRAWQ Indigenous Corporation Purchase office furniture and equipment 14,800
Total 10,568,329