Two Torres Strait Islander elders have brought a case against the federal government over its action on climate change, with on-country hearings this week.
The Winds of Zenadth Cultural Festival has come to a close on Thursday Island in the Torres Strait following days of celebrations.
Armed with a paintbrush, Anne Dufficy creates pieces that transcend borders and cultures, connecting her unique story to her mission with Operation Mazurka, an Australian contingent tasked with implementing the security provisions of the Egyptian-Israeli Treaty of Peace.
The Australian Army recently joined the Torres Strait Islands community in commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion, the largest Indigenous unit ever formed in Australia's military history.
Northwest Queensland and parts of the NT are facing the most severe flooding in a decade with towns isolated, highways cut and airport runways under water.
A Torres Strait Islands cost-of-living summit looking at how to ease soaring basic food prices, particularly on outer islands, will be held on March 20.
The Bureau of Meteorology has issued warnings for severe rainfall and flash flooding in parts of north and northwest Queensland.
Traditional owners in the Torres Strait Islands are being forced to leave their archipelago homes amid the soaring cost of living and lack of housing.
Native title rights of five traditional owner groups across the Torres Strait and northern Cape York have been formally recognised by the Federal Court.