Thanks for the heads up on this news; was wondering what is happening there; in peace
It’s not been a good week for the Australian Government. A few days ago the PNG (Papua New Guinea) Supreme Court declared that the Manus Island refugee detention centre was unconstitutional and contrary to all notions of human rights. A couple of days later the PNG prime minister stated that the facility should close as soon as possible (see letter below). TheAustralian Government is also to be sued for compensation that could amount to more than 1 million dollars for their illegal detention of people on Manus.
And now ithas been revealed that Ferrovial, the Spanish company that owns more than 50% of the shares of Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield) and which hopes to buy it outright, has announced it intends to withdraw from the detention centre business. If this materialises this would leave the Australian Government without a prime company to…
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