TSRA Structure

The TSRA

TSRA Structure

The TSRA Organisational Chart

TSRA Organisation Chart 2016

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.

Under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Cth), the TSRA Board must meet at least four times a year. Dates for 2021 can be found here.

The current elected TSRA Board comprises:

Horace Baira

Member for Badu

Tailisa Yusia

Member for Bamaga

Dimas Toby

Member for Boigu

Patrick Mooka

Member for Dauan

Jimmy Gela

Member for Erub

Seriako Dorante

Member for Hammond

Charles David

Member for Iama

Danie Savage

Member for Kubin

Cygnet Repu

Member for Mabuiag

Hilda Mosby

Member for Masig

Bob Kaigey

Member for Mer

Yen Loban

Member for Ngurapai and Muralag

Napau Pedro Stephen

Member for Port Kennedy

Nicholas Pearson

Member for Poruma

Marcus Warusam

Member for Saibai

Karyn Sam

Member for Seisia

John Paiwan

Member for St Pauls

Sereako Stephen

Member for TRAWQ

Rocky Stephen

Member for Ugar

Iris Billy

Member for Warraber

TSRA Administration

The TSRA Administration is made up of staff who are Australian Government Public Servants. The Administration staff carry out the functions and responsibilities of the TSRA.

The Chief Executive Officer heads the Administration and is appointed to the position by the Minister for Indigenous Australians.

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