Category Archives: Australia

Ferrovial to take over Broadspectrum detention centres as board recommends bid

Ferrovial to take over Broadspectrum detention centres as board recommends bid Date April 29, 2016 Jenny Wiggins Infrastructure Reporter Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial will take over Broadspectrum’s detention centre contracts after the Australian group’s board told investors they should accept … Continue reading

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Detention centre operator Broadspectrum says yes to Ferrovial takeover after Manus Island ruling

Detention centre operator Broadspectrum says yes to Ferrovial takeover after Manus Island ruling Chris Pash Apr 29, 2016, 10:01 AM A rally in Melbourne protesting the detention of refugees. Chris Hopkins/Getty Images Broadspectrum, the company formerly called Transfield Services, which … Continue reading

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After years of hosting a notorious refugee camp for Australia, Papua New Guinea says, Enough

After years of hosting a notorious refugee camp for Australia, Papua New Guinea says, Enough By Max Bearak April 27 at 12:56 PM Asylum seekers stare at reporters from behind a fence at the Oscar compound in the Manus Island detention center … Continue reading

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Manus Island ruling upsets $800m Broadspectrum bid

Manus Island ruling upsets $800m Broadspectrum bid Illustration: David Rowe Share on twitter by Tony Boyd Broadspectrum chairman Diane Smith-Gander is being tested to the limit, thanks to the forced shutdown of the Manus Island detention centre, a plunging share … Continue reading

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All eyes on Aus and PNG govts after court ruling

All eyes on Aus and PNG govts after court ruling 6:09 pm on 27 April 2016 The contractor managing Australia’s detention centre for asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea says it’s waiting on guidance from both governments after its operations … Continue reading

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Newcastle City Council defers Greens motion to ban dealings with detention centre operators | poll

Newcastle City Council defers Greens motion to ban dealings with detention centre operators | poll AMY DE LORE April 26, 2016, 9:30 p.m. SUPPORT: Sr Di Santleben hands a petition calling for a council boycott of detention centre operators to … Continue reading

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Wilson Security Denies Keeping Money Offshore, Only People

5 Apr 2016 – 4:14pm Wilson Security Denies Keeping Money Offshore, Only People.   (AAP) By The Backburner 5 Apr 2016 – 4:14 PM  UPDATED 5 Apr 2016 – 4:14 PM Wilson Security, the company entrusted to look after our detention centres in Manus Island and … Continue reading

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Wilson Security’s appalling record on Nauru

Apr 9, 2016 Wilson Security’s appalling record on Nauru Martin McKenzie-Murray As stories emerge of contractors beating children on Nauru, Wilson Security’s entire operation looks increasingly broken.

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Immigration reviews Wilson Security’s detention role

Immigration reviews Wilson Security’s detention role The Australian April 7, 2016 12:00AM Ben Butler Margin Call columnist Melbourne The Immigration Department is reviewing Wilson Security’s lucra­tive role at the Manus Island­ and Nauru offshore detention camps following allegations it was … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Kwok brothers caught up in Australian detention centre scandal

Hong Kong’s Kwok brothers caught up in Australian detention centre scandal The ‘Panama Papers’ reveal that the Kwoks were behind the security firm running controversial offshore processing camps PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 06 April, 2016, 12:19am UPDATED : Wednesday, 06 April, … Continue reading

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