It feels like we’re documenting a part of Australia that won’t exist in 20 years.
ABC journalist Hagar Cohen traveled to Saibai island for the high tides in February to see how people are coping with climate change. She found a crumbling sea wall, evidence of the sorely needed $22 million dollars that the Federal Government promised in August and backflipped on in December.
Read the article: ‘Saibai’s sinking feeling‘
View the background briefing slideshow: ‘A sinking feeling in the Torres Strait‘
Listen to the background briefing broadcast
And if you want to see video footage from Saibai and other affected islands in the Torres Strait, don’t forget to check out our video.