Nauru

Commentary

11 Mar 2019
15

Our “state of exception” combines disturbing practices, cost blowouts and chaotic administration, writes Peter Mares.

Report

15 Feb 2019
31

This report examines migration opportunities, projects future migration numbers from three Pacific microstates, and reports on fiscal and economic impacts and the likely impact of a hypothetical one-off environmental disaster on migration options.

Report

3 Dec 2018
81

This report provides independent medical data demonstrating the extreme mental health suffering on Nauru. MSF strongly reiterates its urgent call for the Australian government to end the policy of offshore detention and immediately evacuate all refugees and asylum seekers from Nauru to avoid further deterioration...

Commentary

25 Oct 2018
16

The Opposition should swallow Scott Morrison’s bitter pill. But it also needs a longer-term plan, writes Peter Mares.

Draft report

24 Sep 2018
32

This document is intended to provide advice to the market about key elements of the design of the Nauru Health System Support Project (NHSSP). A more comprehensive design will be provided to those organisations successful at the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) stage and...

Report

3 Sep 2018
240

On 14 September 2012, Australia sent the first people back to Nauru under the second version of its offshore processing policy. This joint report examines what is happening to around 900 people who are still stuck on Nauru six years later, including an estimated 109 children.

Commentary

12 Nov 2017
111

The Howard Government’s resolution of a crisis on Nauru in 2005 points the way forward for dealing with the people currently held on Manus Island, writes Michael Gordon.

Report

30 Jun 2017
17

Third in a series of papers on the role of Sovereign Funds (SFs) in the Pacific Islands, this report suggests a 'reference portfolio' approach as a benchmark governance choice for Pacific Island funds

Report

30 Jun 2017
39

This report summarises the research that has been undertaken on Sovereign Funds in the Pacific and draws out key findings, lessons and opportunities for funds to move closer to “best practice”.

Guide

22 Jun 2017
354

This guide provides statistics on the number of boats that have been ‘turned back’ since the practice of removing unauthorised maritime arrivals in Suspected Illegal Entry Vessels (SIEVs) from Australian waters was introduced by the Howard Government (from 2001–2003) and reintroduced by the Abbott Government...

Survey

18 May 2017
54

The Australia Institute surveyed 1,408 Australians about asylum seekers and refugees.

Report

21 Apr 2017
158

On 12 September 2016, the Senate referred the following matters to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report.

The terms of reference were as follows;

The serious allegations of abuse, self-harm and neglect of asylum seekers in relation to...

Fact sheet

January 2017 update
31 Jan 2017
364

On 26 September 2014, Australia and Cambodia signed an agreement providing for the relocation of refugees from Nauru to Cambodia. The agreement is set out in two instruments:

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of Australia...

Other text

17 Nov 2016
183

The one-off deal brokered by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton, for the resettlement of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to the United States has the potential to go a long way to finally giving these...

Report

9 Nov 2016
296

Sovereign Funds (SFs) are often the largest single asset owner and investor in the Pacific Islands, and the income stream from these funds can also be a large part of fiscal revenues.

Report

17 Oct 2016
238

The current policy of the Australian Government is that no person who arrives in the country by boat seeking asylum can ever settle in Australia. Instead, anyone who arrives by boat is forcibly taken to offshore 'Refugee Processing Centres,' one of which is on the...

Report

14 Sep 2016
294

The Commission has endeavoured to identify options for responding to flight by sea which are consistent with Australia’s international human rights obligations.

In publishing this paper, the Commission is seeking to make a positive contribution to this difficult policy area. We have sought to...

Report

13 Sep 2016
92

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s (DIBP) management of procurement activity for garrison support and welfare services at the offshore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guinea (Manus Island) has fallen well short of effective procurement practice. This audit has identified serious and...

Audio interview

Audio

12 Aug 2016
72

On Wednesday, The Guardian released a slew of disturbing new examples of sexual abuse, self harm and appalling living conditions at Australia's immigration detention facility on Nauru. It's the largest ever cache of leaked documents from the island facility, with more than 2,000 incident reports...

Audio podcast

12 Aug 2016
106

The Guardian journalists discuss their handling of more than 2,000 leaked incident reports from Australia’s detention camp for asylum seekers on the remote Pacific island of Nauru. Journalists spent several months combing through the Nauru files which set out the assaults, sexual violence, self-harm attempts...

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