Be culturally appropriate
Reinforcing native title rights and interests, respecting Ailan Kastom and Aboriginal Lore/Law, incorporating Traditional Ecological Knowledge and aligning with Traditional Owner interests.
Empower Traditional Owners
Supporting self-determination at the local and regional scale.
Deliver enduring outcomes
Providing environmentally, economically and socially sustainable solutions.
Adopt integrated decision-making
Using evidence-based approaches that take a long-term holistic perspective and consider all relevant factors.
Demonstrate strong adaptive management
Applying flexible approaches that incorporate learning from experience.
Focus on protecting and managing key values
Keeping the unique features of Torres Strait secure for the benefit of future generations.