Torres Strait Regional Authority

Land and Sea Unit scoops national awards

The Torres Strait Regional Authority Land and Sea Management Unit won two of Australia’s most prestigious environmental awards including an award for an outstanding contribution to national sustainability.

 

A Gold Banksia Award recognised the Land and Sea Management Unit as the best entrant in eleven major categories of the annual Banksia Awards. The organisation also won the Banksia Indigenous Award.

 

Torres Strait Regional Authority established the LSMU in 2006 to coordinate the delivery of natural resource management programs in the region. There are now 38 island based Indigenous rangers including trainees operating out of 14 ranger offices across the Torres Strait.