24 Oct 2018

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 24 October 2018

From , 5:05 am on 24 October 2018

There is hope the Australian government's defeat in the Wentworth by-election could lead to a change in its offshore detention policy; isolated communities in Solomon Islands are reporting a reduction in domestic violence and other crimes thanks to a project aimed at improving conflict resolution; the people of the Northern Marianas are being told to prepare for a damaging storm forecast to head their way by Thursday; the National Rugby League investigates a claim one of its staffers made a racist remark about Tongan fans; a former Papua New Guinea defence force commander says special security legislation for the APEC leaders summit violates the country's constitution.