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The comparative economic status of Torres Strait Islanders in Torres Strait and mainland Australia

Arthur, Bill (W S); Taylor, John

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A large proportion of Torres Strait Islanders live on the Australian mainland, away from Torres Strait. This has created two different social and economic environments for the population. In the Strait and on the tip of Cape York, Islanders live mainly in small communities, have limited job opportunities and depend largely on employment creation schemes. By comparison, Islanders on the mainland are dispersed throughout the general population in urban centres and have access to a range of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/145503
Access Rights: Open Access

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