The TSRA Board consists of 20 elected members who are Torres Strait Islander or Aboriginal people living within a ward in the region. Board members are elected every four years.
The wards are Badu Island, Bamaga, Boigu Island, Dauan Island, Erub Island, Hammond Island, Iama Island, Kubin, Mabuiag Island, Masig Island, Mer Island, Ngurapai and Muralag, Port Kennedy, Poruma Island, Saibai Island, Seisia, St Pauls, TRAWQ, Ugar Island, Warraber Island.
Voting for the TSRA Board Member elections was completed on Saturday 30 July 2016. Voting took place in 14 contested wards. Voting did not take place in the wards of Dauan Island, Masig Island, Ngurapai and Muralag, Saibai Island, Seisia and Ugar Island as only one candidate was nominated. Those wards were uncontested.
Voting was open to Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal people aged 18 or over who were correctly enrolled at an address within a ward.
|Ward||Election Status||Elected Member|
|Badu Island||Counting Complete||BAIRA, Horace|
|Bamaga||Counting Complete||YUSIA, Patricia|
|Boigu Island||Counting Complete||PETER, Eric John|
|Dauan Island||Uncontested, Complete||GAIDAN, Joel George|
|Erub Island||Counting Complete||BEDFORD, Kenneth Reginald|
|Hammond Island||Counting Complete||DORANTE, Seriako|
|Iama Island||Counting Complete||LUI, Getano B (Jnr)|
|Kubin||Counting Complete||BOSUN, David|
|Mabuiag Island||Counting Complete||REPU, Cygnet J|
|Masig Island||Uncontested, Complete||MOSBY, Hilda|
|Mer Island||Counting Complete||NOAH, Aven Stanley|
|Ngurapai & Muralag||Uncontested, Complete||LOBAN, Yen N|
|Port Kennedy||Counting Complete||PEDRO, Stephen|
|Poruma Island||Counting Complete||FAUID, Frank (Snr)|
|Saibai Island||Uncontested, Complete||ANIBA, Chelsea|
|Seisia||Uncontested, Complete||ELU, Joseph|
|St Pauls||Counting Complete||PAIWAN, John|
|TRAWQ||Counting complete||ABEDNEGO, John Stephen|
|Ugar Island||Uncontested, Complete||STEPHEN, Jerry Dixie|
|Warraber Island||Counting Complete||LUI, Willie|
Mr David Stuart, Returning Officer
Australian Electoral Commission
Floor 2, Commonwealth Centre
104 Grafton St, Cairns City
Telephone: 07 4051 7188
Fax: 07 3049 2181