Torres Shire Council

Torres Shire Council

Description

The Torres Shire Council administers the Muralag - TI Group of Islands (Waibene - Thursday Island, Ngurupai - Horn, Gealug - Friday, Mawai - Wednesday, Muralug - Prince of Wales and Palilug - Goods Island) as well as areas of the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) of Cape York.

The population of the Torres Shire totals approximately 4,600 people. A large population of temporary residents for educational, medical, recreational, travel and administrative needs are always present on Waibene and Ngurupai.

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