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Nation mourns loss of father to Torres Straits, George Mye

george myeGeorge Mye, the man who led the push for the Torres Strait Islands to secede from Queensland, has died of pneumonia.

Mr Mye, a lifelong friend of land rights campaigner Eddie Mabo, died last Thursday, aged 85.

A former Chairman of Darnley Island and widely respected Elder of the region, Mr Mye was central in the push for the Torres Strait Islands to be granted secession from Queensland.

His...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 May 2012 11:37

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Doomadgee’s Facebook workers

boxing to_the_beat_with_the_kids_and_working_out_at_the_PCYC_gymWell known Indigenous advocate Alex Doomadgee sent out a Facebook message for professionals to visit his home community of Doomadgee to lend a helping hand in landscape beautification and physical health of the community.

"The responses were overwhelming with offers coming from around the nation to...

 

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Last Updated on Saturday, 05 May 2012 11:36

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