As part of the process of revising the Land and Sea Management Strategy for Torres Strait in 2015-16, Miya worked with Torres Strait Rangers, RNTBCs, technical staff and Terry Harper of TerraForm Design to develop Island Land and Sea Profiles for each of the 17 inhabited islands across the Torres Strait. These were based on best […]
Miya was the principal author of the original Land and Sea Management Strategy for Torres Strait developed in 2005. This document was the first guiding framework for the integrated delivery of environmental management programs in Torres Strait. The Strategy was endorsed by the TSRA Board and Federal and State Environment Ministers in 2005, and resulted in […]
Miya worked with the Yungaburra State School Information Communications Technology (ICT) Committee, as well EMR Australia’s Lyn McLean, the leading national consumer advocate and expert on electro-magnetic radiation (EMR), to develop a policy and set of practical guidelines on the safe use of ICT infrastructure and equipment in the school in light of emerging scientific […]
Miya developed the revised webpages for the Environmental Management Programme on the Torres Strait Regional Authority website, through a partnership with Squiz and various working groups comprised of staff and external partners. A more visually appealing approach and logical structure to the webpages have helped project managers and a wider audience to navigate to key information […]
To showcase the Torres Strait region’s unique biocultural values, Miya worked with acclaimed film-maker, Tom Hearn, of Bush TV , to produce a promotional video and documentary, featuring interviews with Traditional Owners, Rangers and elected community leaders on Thursday Island, Masig and Mer.
In 2017-2018, Miya worked with Torres Strait Traditional Owners, technical staff, prospective investors and Terry Harper of TerraFormDesign to coordinate the development of the first Indigenous land and sea management partnership prospectus for Torres Strait, to secure ongoing funding for environmental management efforts in the region. This innovative approach will assist groups in the region […]