Dr Cait Storr is Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Law Faculty at the University of Technology Sydney. Her research addresses the relationship between property, territory and jurisdiction in international law, with a focus on historical struggles for legal control over natural resources. Her current project examines the history of the international legal frameworks that govern resource extraction in domains beyond national jurisdiction.
Why did Australia sign the Moon Treaty?
A decision made under electoral pressure in the 1980s has lasting consequences for policy in the present.
What’s next for Nauru?
The economic uncertainty that faces Nauru when offshore detention inevitably ceases again is another chapter in an unfolding experiment of statehood.