Opinion

As Australia deploys troops and police, what now for Solomon Islands?

By Tess Newton Cain
November 26 2021 - 6:25pm
Honiara on a normal Friday. The capital has been the scene of rioting and looting this past week. Picture: Shutterstock

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia would deploy police, diplomats and defence force personnel to Solomon Islands "to provide assistance" following serious unrest in the capital, Honiara.

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