Australia acting like an 'abusive relative' in the Pacific: former Kiribati president

Scott Hannaford
By Scott Hannaford
Updated August 23 2019 - 4:51am, first published August 22 2019 - 9:30am

Australia is like an abusive family member knowingly doing damage to future generations by refusing to take meaningful action on climate change, according to former Kiribati president Anote Tong.

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Scott Hannaford

Scott Hannaford

Canberra Times deputy editor

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