Hawkesbury Gazette

Australia violated islander rights: UN

By John Kidman and Cassandra Morgan
Updated September 23 2022 - 10:38pm, first published 8:23pm
The UN is asking Australia to compensate Islanders for harm suffered from climate change impacts. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)
The UN is asking Australia to compensate Islanders for harm suffered from climate change impacts. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP PHOTOS)

The United Nations has found Australia's failure to protect Torres Strait Islanders against the impacts of climate change violated their right to enjoy their culture.

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