Australia and its neighbours – Nauru’s future without offshore processing could be one of isolation


Northeast of Australia lies the tiny island Micronesian country of Nauru. Most Australians consider Nauru to be a key tool in border protection and offshore processing.

But with discussions opening about the resettlement of the remaining refugees on Nauru, what will happen to the pacific island if the processing centre closes?

Can the island nation redefine itself in a post-phospate and post-refugee era?

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Wednesday, December 14 2016
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Featured in storyNic Maclellan, Journalist and researcher in the Pacific IslandsPeter Law, Formerly Resident Magistrate at Republic of NauruSaleem Ali, Professorial Research Fellow and Chair in Sustainable Resource Development at the University of Queensland (CSRM)

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