Category Archives: Australia

Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017

Aug 7 2016 at 11:45 PM Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017 Ferrovial has been told to keep running Manus Island and Nauru centres until late 2017. Angela Wylie by Jenny Wiggins Broadspectrum’s contracts running … Continue reading

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Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover

Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover 7.30 By Sarah Whyte Updated 17 May 2016, 7:23am Video: Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru and Manus Island not entitled to work cover (7.30) Photo: Former … Continue reading

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Wilson Security paid guard to keep quiet about alleged sexual assault on Manus Island

Wilson Security paid guard to keep quiet about alleged sexual assault on Manus Island 7.30 Exclusive by Sarah Whyte Updated 7 Jul 2016, 2:09am Photo: The residential section of the Manus Island detention centre. (AAP: Eoin Blackwell) Related Story: Rape … Continue reading

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Pauline Hanson to defend Nauru guards punished for being in photo with her

Pauline Hanson to defend Nauru guards punished for being in photo with her Senator-elect will denounce in Senate ‘poor treatment’ of Wilson Security guards suspended for posting photo taken at Reclaim Australia rally A spokesman for Pauline Hanson said the … Continue reading

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Refugee camp company in Australia ‘liable for crimes against humanity’

Refugee camp company in Australia ‘liable for crimes against humanity’ Directors and employers of Ferrovial told they risk prosecution over firm’s role at offshore detention sites Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea Asylum seekers … Continue reading

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To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

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Manus refugee having breakdown was beaten and jailed, say detainees

Manus refugee having breakdown was beaten and jailed, say detainees Refugees lodge complaint that Iranian man having a mental health episode was taken to Lorengau prison instead of being cared for, and allegedly assaulted Protesters at the Manus Island centre. … Continue reading

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Baghdad embassy probe delayed as friends defend dead guard

Baghdad embassy probe delayed as friends defend dead guard The Australian 12:00AM May 17, 2016 Mark Schliebs Reporter Brisbane Security contractor Chris Betts, who died in Baghdad last week, pictured with wife of three years Angela. Mr Betts, centre, with … Continue reading

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Gold Coast firm provides bodyguard paramedics to the rich

Gold Coast firm provides bodyguard paramedics to the rich May 27, 2016 10:00am Ryan KeenGold Coast Bulletin Troy Claydon and Simon Taylor, of Panoptic Solutions, Health, Safety and Security Services. Photo: Regi Varghese A GOLD Coast military veteran believes he’s … Continue reading

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Australia’s use of private military and security companies: Options for accountability under international law

Australia’s use of private military and security companies: Options for accountability under international law 25/04/2016 By Editors in Analysis, Articles, Uncategorized Introduction On 23 February 2016, news emerged that the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) had renewed … Continue reading

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