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Torres Strait Inhabited Islands (TSRA)

This dataset shows the point location of communities on Torres Strait Islands. There are 18 Islands in the Torres Strait and 19 Communities. St Pauls and Kubin villages are both located on Moa Island. Each point includes an URL attribute pointing to the community pages on the TSRA website. The Island Communities are:

Boigu Island, Warraber Island, Ugar Island, Thursday Island, Saibai Island, Poruma Island, Prince of Wales Island, Mer Island, Masig Island, Mabuiag Island, Iama Island, Horn Island, Hammond Island, Erub Island, Dauan Island, Badu Island, St Pauls, Moa Island, Kubin, Moa Island

The dataset is a point shapefile, created in ArcGIS Version 10.0.

Data Dictionary:

  • URL: URL to the community page for the island on the TSRA website.
  • Region: Region within Torres Strait (Northern islands, Central islands, Eastern islands, Southern islands, Western islands) from the Torres Strait Island Regional Council.
  • Pop2011: Population of each island from the 2011 census.

Data Location:

This dataset is filed in the eAtlas enduring data repository at: data\TSRA\TS_TSRA_Inhabited-Islands_2014

Change Log:

  • V2 21-03-2016 (Eric Lawrey, AIMS): Added Regions and population statistics.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Title Torres Strait Inhabited Islands (TSRA)
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia
Data Status inactive
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/c0ec62ff-e908-41dd-a8a3-c3c7bf033494
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-06-24
Contact Point
Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)
Melanie.STEWART@tsra.gov.au
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[142.145066, -10.684769], [144.051391, -10.684769], [144.051391, -9.265521], [142.145066, -9.265521], [142.145066, -10.684769]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Institute of Marine Science CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)
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