Mabuiag (formerly known as Jervis Island or traditionally known as Gumu), is an island in the Bellevue Islands, 100km north of Thursday Island. It lies in the Napoleon Passage and Arnolds Passage of Torres Strait.
The people of Mabuiag Island are one of the Melanesian Torres Strait Islander populations. Mabuiag is partly covered with mounds of basaltic rocks, lightly vegetated and mostly well-watered.
Like the larger Moa and Badu Islands to the south, Mabuiag is part of the old, submerged land bridge that ran from Cape York to Papua New Guinea.
Mabuiag Island consists of two moieties:
Infrastructure on Mabuiag Island consists of:
Refer to Westwing Airline travel schedule
Contact: Keith Fell
Phone: 0458 696 682
Contact: Willie Babia
Phone: 07 4090 0949
Contact: John Allan Repu
Phone: 07 4069 4768