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Tai Nomoa - Photo by the Defence Force
Torres News Column: Protecting his home – Tai Nomoa’s Story
Unlike most kids, Tai Nomoa always knew what he wanted to do when he finished school. He wanted to work

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Torres News Column: Faces of the Straits – Talei Elu’s story
What started as a way to share photos of her family has grown into a way for all Torres Strait

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Torres News Column: How to find your path – Teiyanee Mosby’s story
I was honoured to hear Teiyanee Mosby’s story and am humbled that she allowed me to share it with you

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Torres News Column: Living in Brisbane – the reality
As a barely-legal ailan kid who was born on TI, raised on Iama, schooled on TI and spent her teen

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A worthwhile week away from Paradise
Corey tagged me in a post on Facebook. He often tags me in videos or photos of snakes (I'm terrified

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Kantesha and her younger brother Kubby at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast
Torres News Column: Leaving the Torres Strait – good or bad?
At the age of 17, I decided to leave the Torres Strait. My parents didn’t want me to leave, nor

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A protest in Paradise
Before we start, let just be clear; I am in no way an activist, lobbyist or someone who seeks out

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A bush re-initiation and welcome home
When I was young, my dad taught me how to hunt. From traditional hunting of turtles and dugongs (yes, we

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Birthdays and other causes for celebration
I have a huge family. No seriously, I have a HUGE family. My dad is one of 11 children; I

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How we spent our first week in Paradise
It was very weird flying to the Torres Strait on a one-way ticket. I’m so used to having my return

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