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The principality of Hutt River: a territory marooned in the Western Australian outback
journal contributionposted on 2018-01-01, 00:00 authored by Vincent Bicudo de CastroVincent Bicudo de Castro, Ralph Kober
This article recounts the story of Hutt River Province, later established as the Principality of Hutt River (PHR), under the administration of Leonard George Casley (1970-2017). We highlight the international relations of the principality, its reliance on tourism, and its relationship with Australian taxation authorities. Casley created his own principality within the Western Australian outback and gladly marooned himself in his very own creation. We thus extend the notion of aislamiento to remote geographically isolated environments, illustrating the deeply social and political nature of aislamiento.