Posts Tagged ‘Transfield Services’

Detention Centres operator’s 6 month profit Au$25M

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Broadspectrum operates detention centres, under contract to the Australian government, in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. The company that used to be called Transfield Services, has revealed a profit of Au$25.1 million for the six months to the end of December. The jump in group earnings was mostly driven by a 6.5 per cent rise Read more

Nauru – multinational replaces Save the Children

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

The departure of Save the Children Australia from Nauru, means that the children incarcerated there have been left without a voice. The Australian government has granted the welfare contract to the multinational, Transfield Services. Transfield Services has received $1.5bn from the Australian federal government since being contracted in October 2012 to manage Australia’s detention centres Read more

Nauru detention centre like hell

Friday, May 29th, 2015

“If such a thing as hell exists, it would be very similar to Nauru,” a 23-year-old Tamil asylum-seeker told ABC Television last week, after slashing her body in a failed suicide attempt. Written submissions to the Australian Senate Committee inquiry told of rape and sexual assault, of children self-harming, of guards trading hot water and drugs for Read more