One new COVID-related fatalities were also added to the state’s official death toll. Traditional Owners: The Muralag peoples are the traditional owners of the land and seas surrounding Thursday Island. Recent news updates about Thursday Island. "The housing market doesn't work for us locals. But with only one property listed for rent in the past four months on the entire island, the mother-of-two was forced to sell most of her belongings and move in with her mother. Frantic search for 73-year-old hiker ends in good news.

"There's 36 government departments crammed onto an island that you can run around in 30 minutes, and they have to be here.".

As a child back on Thursday Island, Pearson said hip-hop was frowned upon and he had to use his imagination to feed his passion. (ABC News) "Reducing the FIFO … that's been proposed," Cr Malone said.

"It's been very stressful for us," Ms Kebisu said. Live Thursday Island news and developments with the latest updates. The Hawai‘i Department of Health reported 102 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, pushing the statewide total to 14,335. It all has to be freighted up from Cairns," she said.

Sometimes the stress gets too much and people just start losing it.".

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Big Island News Hurricane Tracker Business Hawaii Island Sports Discussion Weather Upcoming Events. "It's not only affecting me, it's affecting my children as well because they don't have a stable accommodation. There are 14 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Big Island as of Thursday, Oct. 8. Thursday Island is a services hub for the Torres Strait with more than 30 government departments on the island. Here are the most recent updates. Thursday Island locals are calling for a cap on prices to enable them to afford the rent. Thursday Island (in lingua locale: Waiben) è una delle Torres Strait Islands ed è situata nello stretto di Torres nel Queensland in Australia.Si trova circa 39 km a nord della penisola di Capo York.Appartiene alla contea di Torres ed è il centro amministrativo e commerciale della regione di Torres Strait Island nonostante non faccia parte di quell'area del governo locale. Mayor Vonda Malone said more than half the island was Queensland Government owned and … It's mainly for government departments or contractors with big income," she said. { width:100%; margin-top:15px; margin-bottom:15px; padding-top:10px; padding-bottom:10px; border-top:1px solid #ccc; border-bottom:1px solid #ccc; text-align:center; color:#666; font-size:12px; display:none;