The Torres Straits are nearly thirty-four leagues wide; but they are obstructed by an innumerable quantity of islands, islets, breakers, and rocks, that make its navigation almost impracticable; so that Captain Nemo took all needful precautions to cross them.
"The tides are not strong in the Pacific: you are right there, Professor; but in Torres Straits one finds still a difference of a yard and a half between the level of high and low seas.
He signed on the same ships with me; and together we ranged the Pacific from Hawaii to Sydney Head, and from Torres Straits
to the Galapagos.
Queenslanders are encouraged to join the movement for a unified future by embracing Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander culture and history during NAIDOC Week 2019.
The Industry Super Fund launched an Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) conference last month.
In May this year one group of leaders at the First Nations National Constitutional Convention made yet another heartfelt plea from Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people to be heard.
According to the report, titled "Over-represented and overlooked: the crisis of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander women's growing over imprisonment," since 1991, the imprisonment rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander women increased by 248 percent, TeleSur reported.
The advice in this article links directly to Capability 1 from the Capability Framework--Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander EAL/D learners
"ALL THE same but totally different" was a great title for the recent conference in Canberra of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM).
In mid 2000 Nola helped establish the first ever Aboriginal & Torres Strait
Islander Chamber of Commerce --the South East Qld Chamber of Commerce (SEQICC) and it still remains as one of the most important things she has achieved.
Islanders are a maritime people with a culture deeply influenced by their relationship with the sea.
This issue of the Australian Journal of Music Education focuses on issues related to the study and teaching of Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander musics and cultures.