Posts Tagged ‘Transfield Services’

Detention Centres operator’s 6 month profit Au$25M Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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 Comments 0

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