The Gab Titui Cultural Centre is a contemporary art gallery and keeping place for cultural artefacts, located on Thursday Island – land of the Kaurareg nation, the traditional custodians of the Kaiwalagal region (Inner Islands) of the Torres Strait. Our goal is to contribute to the preservation and revitalisation of our region’s rich cultures, and to the development and promotion of local Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal art.
Together we can create innovative, prosperous and resilient businesses
and communities in remote Australia. We value cultural diversity, innovation, integrity and empathy and we respect the cultural authority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Our dealings with all people are characterised by integrity, accountability, empathy, listening and learning.
We will exhibit courage, innovation and entrepreneurship in our work
Through our work we build relationships that improve the lives of people in remote Australia.
Our mission is to be the leading knowledge experts on remote Australia, through applied research, expertise, innovation, education and outreach.
We are a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee that is governed by a skills-based Board of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal members.
You will find our highly experienced specialist staff in capital cities, regional centres and remote outback communities across Australia.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Economies project concluded in June 2016. The research explored and addressed major industry challenges, including:
Value chain complexity and changing market conditions
Industry issues such as provenance, quality and supply
Governance and regulation
Artistic production in remote Australia
Business sustainability for art enterprises
This project undertook the most comprehensive study ever done on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art sector.