Stimulate economic development across the region, advance business skills and align training initiatives with regional employment opportunities & advance Indigenous ownership and management of industries and enterprises.
The aim of the Fisheries Programme is to enhance the region’s wealth by creating and managing an economically and environmentally sustainable fishing industry and increasing employment opportunities for the Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people in the Torres Strait region.
Key initiatives include the Gab Titui Cultural Centre & Indigenous Regional Arts Development Fund
The Native Title Office facilitates the securing of legal recognition of native title to land and waters in the Torres Strait
Key initiatives include the Land Program, Coastal and Climate Program, Sea Program, People Program & Ranger Program
The Governance and Leadership programs helps to maintain and improve the leadership and governance skills of current and future leaders of the Torres Strait
Key initiatives include the Major Infrastructure Program & Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area Health Partnership