Torres Strait map
WARNING: Visitors should be aware that this exhibition includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The Torres Strait Islands
The Torres Strait Islands are spread across the narrow waterway between the northernmost tip of Australia and the southern shores of Papua New Guinea.
There are five geographically and culturally distinct main regions or island groups.
Top Western: Saibai, Boigu, Dauan and Buru
Eastern: Ugar, Erub and Mer group (including Dauar and Waier)
Central: Masig, Poruma, Warraber, Iama, Zegey, Tudu, Aurid, Damut, Mukuva and Gebar
Near Western: Badu, Mabuiag, Moa and Nagir
Inner: Muralug, Waiben, Kiriri, Tuined, Mori and Ngurupai.