Category Archives: Australia

Security firm denies Nauru sex tape claims

Security firm denies Nauru sex tape claims 5 days ago July 20, 2015 7:23PM The operator of offshore immigration detention centres has defended its new human rights policy. Source: AAP A SECURITY firm has denied allegations its guards at the … Continue reading

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Transfield defends new human rights policy

20 Jul 2015 – 11:55am Transfield defends new human rights policy Transfield Services Chief Executive Operations Kate Munnings during the Senate inquiry (AAP) Video Audio The operator of offshore immigration detention centres says it has been honouring human rights prior … Continue reading

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IHMS revelations bolster the legal and political case against the detention of asylum seekers

IHMS revelations bolster the legal and political case against the detention of asylum seekers Richard Ackland While the leaked documents may not force the government to change course immediately, at least the Australian electorate cannot put its head in the … Continue reading

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Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says

Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says By Papua New Guinea correspondent Liam Cochrane One of the men accused of beating an Iranian asylum seeker to death on Manus Island is walking free … Continue reading

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Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views

Australia news Manus Island guard stood down after posts endorsing Reclaim Australia and anti-halal views The Guardian By Paul Farrell 21 July 2015 19:10, Facebook posts by detention centre guard John Akrigg include article suggesting Muslims ‘can’t be Australians’ A … Continue reading

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Security firm apologises to Hanson-Young

Security firm apologises to Hanson-Young Updated: 5:19 pm, Monday, 20 July 2015 A security firm has apologised to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young for spying on her while she was visiting an immigration detention centre in Nauru in 2013. Senator Hanson-Young … Continue reading

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The corporatisation of Pine Gap

The corporatisation of Pine Gap You are here: Home » NAPSNet » Special Reports » The corporatisation of Pine Gap Hello! The below report is written in English. To translate the full report, please use the translator in the top … Continue reading

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Only one in 10 Pine Gap spies is employed by Australian government

Only one in 10 Pine Gap spies is employed by Australian government June 24, 2015 Philip Dorling Only one in 10 workers at the top secret Pine Gap spy base is employed by the Australian government, and security experts fear that … Continue reading

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Child asylum seeker alleges rape in shower and 253 Nauru detainees attempt self-harm, Senate inquiry hears

Child asylum seeker alleges rape in shower and 253 Nauru detainees attempt self-harm, Senate inquiry hears Date July 17, 2015 Nicole Hasham Environment and immigration correspondent The detention centre on Nauru. Photo: Angela Wylie Manus: ‘More have died than been … Continue reading

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DFAT spends $250m guarding foreign embassies

News DFAT spends $250m guarding foreign embassies Sun Herald By »PHILIP DORLING 1 March 2015 Mercenaries don’t come cheap. The Australian government has spent more than a quarter of a billion dollars on private military contractors to protect high risk … Continue reading

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