Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa at the Project Banaba exhibition at Carriageworks.  Photo by Zan Wimberle

Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa at the Project Banaba exhibition at Carriageworks. Photo by Zan Wimberle
 

Australia’s shameful chapter

The truth about the tiny island of Banaba needs to be told to a wider audience, as Kate Prestt reports.

It’s a reprehensible story of rampant exploitation and imperialism, with no happy ending – but can we learn from the story of Banaba?