Tag Archives: Australia

Transfield’s $1.1b offshore processing contract farce

Sep 17, 2016 Transfield’s $1.1b offshore processing contract farce Karen Middleton A blistering audit of the offshore detention program reveals a system defined by untendered contracts and preferential deals raises billions of dollars’ worth of questions. REMI CHAUVIN Asylum seekers … Continue reading

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Nauru files show Wilson Security staff regularly downgraded reports of abuse

Nauru files show Wilson Security staff regularly downgraded reports of abuse Leaked documents show security contractor breached guidelines on how seriously to rate incidents of violence and self-harm • Guard ‘grabbed boy by throat and banged head against ground • … Continue reading

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Norway’s Oil Fund Makes Killing On ‘Prison-Like’ Refugee Camps

Norway’s Oil Fund Makes Killing On ‘Prison-Like’ Refugee Camps Horrendous as it may sound, for many people the migrant crisis is all about making money. By Sputnik News | September 8, 2016 In this Sept. 19, 2001, file photo, refugees, … Continue reading

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Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres

Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres By political reporter Stephanie Anderson Updated Thu at 9:14pm Map: Pacific Wilson Security has announced it will stop servicing Australia’s offshore detention centres. The move follows the leak of a … Continue reading

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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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Nepali survivors of Kabul blast demand job opportunities

Nepali survivors of Kabul blast demand job opportunities IANS  Jun 24, 2016 18:58 IST Kathmandu: After a blast in Kabul that left 12 Nepalis and two Indian security guards dead and Nepal announced it would bring back migrants wanting to … Continue reading

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