Category Archives: Australia

Exclusive: woman allegedly raped in Manus detention centre accuses Transfield of cover-up

Exclusive: woman allegedly raped in Manus detention centre accuses Transfield of cover-up Papua New Guinean woman found naked and disoriented in Australian-run facility after apparently being drugged tells her story publicly for the first time Guardian Australia’s exclusive interview with … Continue reading

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It costs more to house a detainee on Manus Island for a day than a night at 5-star Sydney hote

It costs more to house a detainee on Manus Island for a day than a night at 5-star Sydney hotel Date   June 5, 2014 Michael West Business columnist View more articles from Michael West Follow Michael on Twitter Email Michael … Continue reading

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Nauru guard ‘admits false allegations’

Nauru guard ‘admits false allegations’ AAP Bulletins AAP 20 August 2015 A Nauru detention centre guard has reportedly been caught confessing to falsely claiming he was assaulted by an asylum seeker, a story that he repeated in court. The Wilson … Continue reading

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Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker

Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker. Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Jake Sturmer 20 August 2015 A former Nauru detention centre worker has told a Senate committee that refugees have been water boarded on the island ‘two or three times’. … Continue reading

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Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry

Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts Jake Sturmer 21 August 2015, The operators of security services in Nauru have apologised for mistakenly misinforming a parliamentary inquiry investigating abuse at the island’s detention … Continue reading

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Australia considers five-year offshore immigration contracts amid sexual assault allegations and ‘fight club’ claims

Australia considers five-year offshore immigration contracts amid sexual assault allegations and ‘fight club’ claims PACNEWS, the Pacific News Agency Service 10 August 2015, PORT MORESBY, Aug. 10 — The Australian Government is set to make a decision this month on … Continue reading

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Manus Island detention centre operators told not to distribute Freedom muesli bars, documents indicate

Manus Island detention centre operators told not to distribute Freedom muesli bars, documents indicate Updated 7 Aug 2015, 6:06am Photo: Banned on Manus Island … Freedom Foods muesli bars. (Supplied: freedomfoods.com.au) Related Story: ‘Freedom’ muesli bars worth $30,000 rejected by … Continue reading

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Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary

Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary Date:  August 21, 2015 Sally Rose Reporter Transfield Services operates detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured). The largest shareholder in Transfield Services, funds management firm Allan Gray, has the company under … Continue reading

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Department denies boozy culture at Manus

Department denies boozy culture at Manus AAP Bulletins By Lisa Martin AAP 6 August 2015 The immigration department insists the Australian operator of the Manus Island detention centre has always maintained a strict drug and alcohol policy. Papua New Guinea … Continue reading

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Privateers in Australia’s Conflict and Disaster Zones

WWW.ACMC.GOV.AU Civil-Military Occasional Papers Privateers in Australia’s Conflict and Disaster Zones 1/2015 James Brown, ACMC Consultant

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