Torres Strait Regional Authority

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.

Key People

Further information

  • 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?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 261, Thursday Island QLD 4875

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