horn island

Horn Island is an island in the Torres Strait, in Queensland’s north between the Australian mainland and Papua New Guinea. Horn Island is located in the Torres Strait approximately 2km south east of Thursday Island, 900km north of Cairns and 40km north northwest of the tip of Cape York.

According to the 2016 census, 531 people live on Horn Island, with 383 identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

To find out about Horn Island’s history, people, facilities, events and more visit the Torres Strait Island Regional Council Website.