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MEETING NOTICE – TORRES STRAIT REGIONAL SEAS CLAIM (TSRSC)

Map of the existing TSRSC Part B and proposed TSRSC Part C areas

AUTHORISATION OF THE TORRES STRAIT REGIONAL SEAS CLAIM (TSRSC) PART C, AUTHORISATION OF APPLICANTS FOR THE TSRSC PART B (QUD27/2019) AND TSRSC PART C

Members of the TSRSC group – the Meriam, Erubam Le, Ugaram Le, Masigalgal, Porumalgal, Warraberalgal, Iamalgal, Mualgal, and Badulgal island communities – are invited to attend an Authorisation Meeting to consider:

  1. Authorisation of the proposed TSRSC Part C native title application
  2. Authorisation of the Applicant for the TSRSC Part C
  3. Replacement of the Applicant for the TSRSC Part B.

Date:  SATURDAY, 18 JUNE 2022
Time:Registration from 9:00am for 10:00am start
Venue:TRAWQ HALL, OLANDI STREET, TAMWOY TOWN, WAIBEN (THURSDAY ISLAND)


The TSRSC Part C is proposed to cover all areas below the high-water mark bounded in yellow, as well as the terrestrial areas of Mukanab, Nelgi, East Strait Island, Awai, Tiwalag, Big Boiag, McLennan Cay, Moulter Cay and Raine Island.

A newsletter providing further information about the proposed TSRSC Part C and the Northern Cape and Torres Strait United Working Group is available on the TSRA website.

To receive more information or register your interest to attend the Authorisation Meeting, please contact your island community RNTBC chairperson (PBC chair) or contact the TSRA Native Title Office on 07 4069 0725 or ntoteammbx@tsra.gov.au.

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