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Cambodia deal says refugees will be settled outside Phnom Penh

Scott Morrison with Cambodian minister of interior Sar Kheng in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images The deal signed by immigration minister Scott Morrison in Phnom Penh on Friday will see refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru resettled “outside” the Cambodian capital. Morrison refused to answer questions regarding the

Refugee resettlement deal imminent, says Cambodia

Under the proposed deal, refugees transferred to Nauru would be resettled in Cambodia, one of the world’s poorest nations. Photograph: Department of Immigration/AAP A refugee resettlement deal between Australia and Cambodia is imminent, with the Cambodian government preparing to send a memorandum of understanding back to the Australian government in “a few days”. The secretary

Developing world exploitation being funded by Australian banks, says Oxfam

Lowland rainforest which has been logged in New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Photograph: University of Papua New Guinea/AAP Australia’s biggest banking institutions have provided financial support to companies involved in illegal logging, forced evictions and child labour, according to a new report from Oxfam Australia. A new report released on Monday says ANZ, Westpac, National