14 Feb 2019

Nauru's president wants to extend parliamentary term

9:48 am on 14 February 2019

Nauru's president has proposed changing the constitution to increase a government's parliamentary term from three to four years.

Nauru's President Baron Waqa.

Nauru's President Baron Waqa. Photo: AFP

Baron Waqa argues the amendment would provide better government and better policy making.

The bill has been referred to the Constitutional Review Committee for consideration.

Changes to the constitution require the support of two thirds of voters in a referendum.