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Reshaping governance in Torres Strait: The Torres Strait Regional Authority and beyond

Sanders, Will


Getano Lui (Jnr) suggested in his 1993 Boyer Lecture that it was time to 'build a new framework' for Torres Strait and that this might be negotiated in time for the centenary of the Australian Constitution in 2001. This paper examines possibilities for reshaping governance in Torres Strait, particularly the idea of Torres Strait regional government. It does so in the light of the history of settlement and contemporary population characteristics in the Strait and also the history and development...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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