Settled by native peoples from Micronesia and Polynesia, Nauru was annexed and claimed as a colony by the German Empire in the late 19th century. After World War I, Nauru became a League of Nations mandate administered by Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. During World War II, Nauru was occupied by Japanese troops, who were bypassed by the Allied advance across the Pacific. After the war ended, the country entered into UN trusteeship. Nauru gained its independence in 1968.
An interim Nauru Australian Football League (NAFL) has established after two workshops has been held under the Ministry of Sports led by Honorable Minister for Sports, Justice, & Health Mr Matthew Batsiua MP.
The Interim new Board Executives for NAFL elects Mr Roy Harris, Former Lions full back Player as the new President, football administration elects youth advocator a female to be part of the NAFL, Ann Hubert as Secretary others former interim president of NAFA Mr David Dowiyogo, and other passionate members Fidelis Amwano, Samuel Grundler and Andy Cain are all elected by community groups.
A man who suffered burns to more than half his body after setting himself on fire on Nauru is one of more than a dozen refugees believed to have tested positive to COVID-19 in the ParkHotel in Carlton....
Since July 19, 2013, the Australian government has forcibly transferred more than 3,000 asylum seekers who sought to reach Australia by boat to offshore processing camps in Papua New Guinea and Nauru... He and his family spent six years in offshore detention on Nauru and he currently remains in immigration detention in a hotel in Darwin..
These detainees are part of the 180-odd refugees and asylum seekers brought to Australia from long-term detention on Manus and Nauru in 2019, under the now repealed Medevac laws. The majority were then held in hotels referred to as alternative ...
A group of refugees flown from Nauru to Sydney for medical treatment in February have had their hopes of being released into the community dashed. Nauru Island...Instead, they've been told they must return to Nauru or stay in detention ... Now 23, he has spent almost all of the past eight years on Nauru in an Australian detention facility.
SYDNEY — A group of refugees flown from Nauru to Sydney for medical treatment in February has hoped to be released into the community dashed. Instead, they’ve been told they must return to Nauru or stay in detention ... Now 23, he has spent almost eight years on Nauru in an Australian detention facility.
“The Australian government has breached its duty of care both on Nauru and at the Mercure Hotel in Darwin,” lawyer John BLawrence SC informed on April 28 ... Since arriving from Nauru, Ghodsi and the group have lived in transportable huts at the back of the Darwin Airport Mercure behind wire fences patrolled by security guards.
BRISBANE, Australia — Almost every room and hallway of the Australian city of Brisbane hotel has been damaged after it was turned into a de facto immigration detention center for the federal government, the property owners claim ... About a year ago, protesters supporting the detainees began to stage a regular protest outside the hotel.
... of the Medevac refugees who were being detained inside Preston’s MantraHotel. After having been locked up on Manus and Nauru for six years, the 60-odd men had been cooped up inside the hotel for months on end.