TSRA Structure


TSRA Structure

The TSRA Organisational Chart 2016

TSRA Organisation Chart 2016

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The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) consists of two parts - the elected Board and the Administration.

The TSRA Board

The TSRA Board consists of 20 elected Members who are Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal people living in the region. They are elected every four years by their individual communities in accordance with S142(Y) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Cth).

The Board determines TSRA's strategic vision, policies and budget allocations,and is the political arm of the TSRA.

Voting for the TSRA Board election was completed on 28 November 2020. The new Board will be inducted in February 2021. Voting results are as follows:



Badu Island

Horace Baira


Tailisa Yusia

Boigu Island

Dimas Pinaith Toby

Dauan Island

Patrick Mooka

Erub Island

Jimmy Joe Gela

Hammond Island

Seriako Dorante

Iama Island

Charles Albert David


Danie Savage

Mabuiag Island

Cygnet Repu

Masig Island

Hilda Mosby

Mer Island

Bob Kaigey

Ngurapai & Muralag

Yen N Loban

Port Kennedy

Napau Pedro Stephen

Poruma Island

Nicholas Pearson

Saibai Island

Marcus Jamal Warusam


Karyn Sam

St Pauls

John David Paiwan


Sereako Stephen

Ugar Island

Rocky Gabriel Stephen

Warraber Island

Iris Billy

To view further information about the 2020 election, please visit Australian Electoral Commission’s website on the 2020 Torres Strait Regional Authority election.

Further information will be released post the induction of incoming Board members during early 2021.

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