Selected new items on display in Main Reading Room. Can I get copies of items from the Library? Both communities have separate health care centres and operate independently of each other, but are able to support each other if required. Kubin Community is one of two communities on Mua Island. During the 1920s and 1930s, the settlement at Poid experienced regular epidemics of malaria and dengue fever, as well as shortages of fresh water. : For Northern Schools Development Unit, Dept. A small pearling station was established on Moa Island by John Gay between 1872 and 1875. Company boats provided Islanders with income and a sense of community pride and also improved transport and communication between the islands. & Queensland. Use our. The Queensland Government supported the scheme and worked in partnership with PIL. Waking up in the morning leaving my island home to another island on a tiny boat. Wees Nawie and Sailor represented Poid at the conference. Both communities have separate health care centres and operate independently of each other, but are able to support each other if required. Similar to surrounding islands, Moa is characterised by mounds of rock and is lightly vegetated and well watered. The new legislation enabled the Queensland Government to control and regulate bases for the beche-de-mer and pearling industries, which previously had operated outside its jurisdiction. Mua Island is the second largest island in the Torres Strait. In 1872, the Queensland Government sought to extend its jurisdiction and requested the support of the British Government. Preparations for the removal began in 1921 with the construction of new quarters at Poid on Moa Island. The Protected Zone also assists in the preservation and protection of the land, sea, air and native plant and animal life of the Torres Strait. To add your child to the waitlist or enquire about vacancies Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. This health centre manages all acute presentations and chronic disease clients. Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. Far Northern Schools Development Unit. Similar to surrounding islands, Moa is characterised by mounds of rock and is lightly vegetated and well-watered. The nine-month strike was an expression of Islanders’ anger and resentment at increasing government control of their livelihoods. Need to know how much your child care could cost? (1991). 1991, Kubin Village, Moa Island : island of Torres Strait / photography & coordination Travis Teske ; information Lizzie Nawia ... [et al.] In March 1922, the Kaurareg community were forcibly removed by government authorities from Hammond Island and transported to Moa Island on a Papuan Industries vessel named Goodwill. Kubin Community is one of two communities on Moa Island. Representatives from 14 Torres Strait communities attended the conference. The Australian Government agreed to increase their pay to two thirds the level received by white servicemen. Terms of Service apply. The company boats were used to harvest pearl shells and beche-de-mer, which were sold and distributed by PIL. Free movement between communities applies to traditional activities such as fishing, trading and family gatherings which occur in a specifically created Protected Zone and nearby areas. Far Northern Schools Development Unit. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Three members of the Hammond Island community who protested against the removal were arrested without charge by police armed with revolvers. The village of Adam had better access to the facilities of Badu Island, including its school and the stores and trading stations operated by Papuan Industries Limited (PIL). Kubin Community is one of two communities on Moa Island. Kubin Village Kubin is the southern one, St Pauls Community And St Pauls is in north east. For further information see the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website: Further information about the Protected Zone can be found at, The Kubin Island Council was established under the. contact Kubin is one of two communities located on Moa Island (Banks Island). To find out please Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. In the 1860s, beche-de-mer (sea cucumber) and pearling boats began working the reefs of Torres Strait but few Europeans visited Moa before the 1870s. Allied Health outreach teams (podiatry, dietician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, diabetes educator) visit the island regularly and midwives also attended Kubin on an as-needed basis for antenatal checks. Tagai State College - Moa Island (Kubin Ngurpay Lag) Kindergarten directly. The strike produced a number of significant reforms and innovations. Want to know how much your subsidy entitlement could be? Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive. Moa Island (Qld.) Mullins, above n 5, 21; Shnukal, above n 4, 192-195. The Mualgal /muwal̪gal̪/ people traditionally formed two groups, the southern Italgal /ital̪gal̪/ and the northern Mualgal, and are the Traditional Owners of the island and refer to the island as ‘Mua’ or Moa. The other community is St Paul's, located 22 km away by sealed road. Ngalmun Lagau Minaral Torres Strait Islander Corporation, trading as Moa Arts. of Education Queensland, Teske, Travis. Far Northern Schools Development Unit, Gelam the man from Moa : a legend of the people of the Torres Strait Islands / Anne Abednego Gela. For Northern Schools Development Unit, Dept. Telehealth services are available for linking with other facilities via video-conference for patients. The Torres Strait Treaty, which has operated since February 1985, contains special provision for free movement (without passports or visas) between both countries. Full back pay was offered in compensation to the Torres Strait servicemen by the government in the 1980s. In 1908, with the encouragement of Hugh Milman (the government resident at Thursday Island), the Anglican Church founded a mission specifically for South Sea Islander families on the reserve land.
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