Torres Strait Regional Authority
(TSRA) Prime Minister and Cabinet
The Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) has the responsibility to: - Formulate, coordinate and implement programs for Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people living within the region; - Monitor the effectiveness of these programs, including programs conducted by other bodies; - Advise the Minister for Indigenous Affairs on matters relating to Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal Affairs in the Torres Strait; - Recognise and maintain the special and unique Ailan Kastom of the Torres Strait Islander people living in the Torres Strait Region; and - Undertake activities necessary to perform its function as defined by the ATSI Act 2005.
Type of Body
B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency
1 July 1994
PO Box 261, Thursday Island QLD 4875