Child refugees to return to Nauru


Scott Morrison says child refugees relocated from Nauru to Australia for medical attention will be sent back to the offshore processing centre.

  • Richard Ferguson
  • The Australian

The Australian reported earlier this month that the Prime Minister plans to transfer all children off Nauru by the end of the year. Mr Morrison said there are only 30 children on the island now.

But he said this morning that those remaining 30 children will be left on the island unless they need medical help in Australia or they are sent to the United States.

“Because that’s consistent with the policy that we have as a government. That’s why they’re still there,” he…

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