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Torres Strait in Australia"s security

Richard Q. Agnew

Torres Strait in Australia"s security

the weak link?

by Richard Q. Agnew

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Published by University College, Australian Defence Force Academy in [New South Wales] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Torres Strait,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • National security -- Australia.,
    • Torres Strait -- Strategic aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard Q. Agnew.
      ContributionsAustralian Defence Studies Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA870 .A36 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 97 p. :
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1774370M
      ISBN 100731700929
      LC Control Number92128548

      With the aim of creating books in Kalaw Kawaw Ya (aka KKY) for children in the islands, and supporting the traditional languages strategy developed by Islanders, Tina and Leonie joined up with ILF Board member Leitha Assan and Ella Kris from the Torres Strait Island Regional Council to set up a series of story-writing workshops. security policies and actions, and provide leadership to facilitate and coordinate action. A whole of government approach, and engagement with relevant agencies and partners is required; 3. Map and report on actions for food and nutrition security in Australia, with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait .

      The author applies many years of study and work among the Torres Strait Islanders to provide a new account of their changing world in the islands and their changing role in Australia. A Melanesian people, the Torres Strait Islanders' cultural affinities originally lay with the Papuans to the north rather than the Aborigines to the : Paperback. Torres News. K likes. The Torres News is a weekly newspaper published from the Torres Strait administrative centre of Thursday Island every Monday. Subscribe online at owers: K.

      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience much greater mortality and burden from chronic disease than non‑Indigenous Australians. What we’re doing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Closing the Gap is a commitment by all Australian governments to improve the lives of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.   Len Waters was Australia's first and only known Indigenous fighter pilot during World War II. He achieved the unthinkable, flying an elite fighter Kittyhawk — aptly named Black Magic — for the.


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Torres Strait in Australia's security: The weak link. [Richard Q Agnew] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Richard Q Agnew: : Books. In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children attend formal early education at rates lower than their non-Indigenous counterparts.

Research on factors influencing attendance and engagement in early childhood education has focused primarily Author: Melinda G.

Miller, Karen Dawson-Sinclair, Areana Eivers, Karen Thorpe. Buy Torres Strait in Australia's security: The weak link. by Agnew, Richard Q (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Richard Q Agnew. Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material.

Some material may contain terms that reflect authors’ views, or those of the period in which the item was written or recorded, but may not be considered appropriate today. Increasingly, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are gaining a greater role in decisions affecting them, notably through the establishment in by the Commonwealth of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) and the structure of 60 Regional Councils throughout Australia.

Despite the long history of reciprocal relationships between the South Fly and Torres Strait, a hardening border is worsening destitution and on the PNG side and exacerbating the security threat to Australia.

And as the Australian border hardens, the Indonesian border beckons, where trade in mostly dried fish products has been long established. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recent Australian government efforts to combat this problem.

The paper first considers what constitutes a human rights-based approach to achieving food security. Second, it describes the food insecurity that currently exists among Aboriginal and Torres StraitFile Size: KB.

The Torres Strait presents Australia with a number of border security issues. Traditional sovereignty concerns about irregular and unauthorised movements into Australian waters will continue to pose a challenge but are also likely to receive adequate attention; boats and unauthorised movements generally attract consideration from Canberra.

Australia’s history is highly focused on the European settlement and everything that followed; however, the country has long been inhabited by the Aboriginal people.

It is their culture, their traditions and their people who suffered the consequences of colonisation, being forced to Author: Ellie Griffiths. Australia is a wealthy country; however, available evidence suggests that food security among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples has not yet been achieved.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in remote, regional, and urban parts of Australia experience food insecurity for a number of reasons that usually include low income and a lack of access to affordable and.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this specialty guide provides links to websites and resources that may contain images of deceased people. Contact the LKC team or the Developer of this guide for further information.

To send us feedback or Author: Katrina Streich. Australia’s position is that the IMO has authorized the system of compulsory pilotage in the Torres Strait. Their argument is that the IMO passed a resolution extending the Great Barrier Reef, as a Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA), to the Torres Strait.

In an agreement between Australia and Papua New Guinea determined the maritime border in the Torres Strait. Torres Strait is mentioned in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea as a dangerous strait where the submarine, the Nautilus, is briefly countries: Australia, Papua New Guinea.

surrounding food security for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia to inform the recommendations outlined in the joint policy statement. The purpose of the joint policy statement is to urge government and other key stakeholders to develop and implement strategic priority actions.

Food SecurityFile Size: 1MB. Australia is a wealthy country; however, available evidence suggests that food security among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples has not yet been achieved.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in remote, regional, and urban. “We need to write and publish our own books, in our own languages.” – Leitha Assan, Torres Strait Islander and ILF Board Director Early in May, ILF team members Tina Raye Program Director) and Leonie Short Program Manager) headed to some remote islands in the Torres Strait, off the tip of Cape York Peninsula.

This is our first field trip to this region and we’re very excited at the. Australia has been tightening the border between PNG and the Torres Strait Islands in recent years, exacerbating poverty and the spread of tuberculosis in villages that depend on.

Knowledge of Life: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia - Kaye Price - Google Books Knowledge of Life is the first textbook to provide students with a comprehensive guide to Aboriginal. Early History. Although it is likely that Chinese, Malay and Indonesian traders had explored the islands before him, the first navigator credited with coming across the islands is the Spaniard Luis Vaez de Torres who sailed through the strait in Entries range across all major subject fields, and cover current topics such as contemporary art and music, mining and royalties, land rights, deaths in custody, housing, legal services, and language maintenance, as well as including biographies, historical sketches of significant places and profiles of the approximately indigenous peoples of Australia "--Inside front cover.

The Coming of the Light. While the Strait was seen as a strategic waterway in terms of trade and natural resources, the population was also seen as valuable to the efforts of Christian missionaries, in particular the London Missionary Society which targeted Torres Strait Islanders and other groups in the area for conversion to Christianity Their arrival at Darnley Island on 1 July has.Australian constitut io nal law see R Lumb, ‘Legal aspects of the Torres Strait Treaty’ in Boyce and White, supra note 20 0.

31 Kaye, supra note 2, at 90 - This chapter is new to Year Book Australia and presents information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across nine broad domains of wellbeing, as identified in the ABS Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, ().

These nine domains are of specific importance to the Aboriginal.