Category Archives: Australia

Immigration pushed Transfield to indict Save the Children workers

Immigration pushed Transfield to indict Save the Children workers Josh Taylor | Jan 18, 2016 1:12PM | EMAIL | PRINT The Immigration Department had no cause to remove Save the Children from Nauru, a new report has found. The Immigration … Continue reading

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Manus Island and Nauru detention centre operator contract extended

Manus Island and Nauru detention centre operator contract extended Broadspectrum, formerly Transfield, reports 12-month extension to stock market as immigration department increases scope of next five-year deal The Australian-run asylum seeker detention centre on Los Negros Island, Manus province, Papua … Continue reading

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Broadspectrum extends deal for Manus Island, Nauru detention services

Broadspectrum extends deal for Manus Island, Nauru detention services The Australian February 8, 2016 9:32AM Kylar Loussikian Journalist Sydney Broadspectrum chief executive Graeme Hunt. Picture: Britta Campion The federal government has extended Broadspectrum’s contract for services at the Manus Island … Continue reading

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Detention centre operator Broadspectrum, formerly Transfield Services, rejects Ferrovial takeover

Detention centre operator Broadspectrum, formerly Transfield Services, rejects Ferrovial takeover By business reporter Justine Parker Posted January 21, 2016 15:13:26 Photo: Broadspectrum has lost several large shareholders over its operation of immigration detention centres. (Supplied: Asylum seeker) Map: Australia The … Continue reading

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DFAT troubleshooter to sort Baghdad security

DFAT troubleshooter to sort Baghdad security Paola Totaro The Australian January 18, 2016 12:00AM The senior bureaucrat responsible for approving the beleaguered $51 million private contract to guard Australia’s embassy in Iraq has been ordered to fly to Baghdad, as … Continue reading

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A failure in the duty of care

A failure in the duty of care The Australian January 11, 2016 12:00AM  The safety and wellbeing of staff at the Australian embassy in Baghdad appear to have been compromised by a failure to meet security and medical safeguards. Detailed … Continue reading

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The Cost of Security: Australia and the rise of Private Military Companies

The Cost of Security: Australia and the rise of Private Military Companies   Autoria: Egeland, Anthony Fonte: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Publicador: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Tipo: Relatório Data(s): 08/07/201508/07/20152011 Palavras-Chave: #non combat support #privatise security operations #mercenary forces #armed … Continue reading

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US wary of DFAT contract winner in Afghanistan

US wary of DFAT contract winner in Afghanistan Kylar Loussikian The Australian January 6, 2016 12:00AM Kylar Loussikian   Journalist Sydney The British private security firm awarded an $80 million contract to secure the Department of ­Foreign Affairs and Trade’s … Continue reading

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Security staff ‘walk off the job’

David Fisher David Fisher is a senior reporter for the NZ Herald. Security staff ‘walk off the job’ Sunday, 03 January 2016 E Kiwi troops training Iraqi soldiers at Taji Military Camp. Photo / Mike Scott By David Fisher Security … Continue reading

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Irresponsible

Monday, January 4, 2016 Irresponsible The company charged with protecting Australia’s ambassador and diplomatic staff in Iraq concealed the mysterious “loss” of 14 Glock pistols from its offices in the suburbs of Baghdad not long before the Iraqi government ­reduced … Continue reading

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