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Transfield Services (now Broadspectrum)

Headquarters in Australia

Transfield Services rebranded in October 2015 to become Broadspectrum.

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7 November 2014

Australia/Nauru: Nauru detention firm stands by its staff

Author: Stephen Johnson, The West Australian

The [Australian] federal government has appointed former integrity commissioner Philip Moss to head an independent inquiry into the claims, as well as sexual misconduct allegations that emerged in October. Transfield Services chairman Diane Smith...

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1 July 2015

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

PMSC Bulletin Issue number 7 – 1 Jul 2015: Private Military & Security Companies and their impacts on human rights: Recent developments...

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17 August 2015

Australia: Large pension fund divests from Transfield Services over reports of abuses at immigrant detention centres

Author: Sally Rose, Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

"HESTA dumps Transfield citing detention centre abuses", 18 Aug 2015...

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23 September 2015

Nauru: Human rights group says that Transfield Services could be liable for failing to disclose abuses at detention centres; company denies claims

Author: Paul Farrell, Guardian (UK)

“Transfield could face legal action over Nauru and Manus abuses, group warns”, 20 Sep 2015...

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12 October 2015

No Business in Abuse: Campaign highlights corporate complicity in abuses within Australia's immigration system

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Company response
12 October 2015

Transfield Services' response

Author: Transfield

Human rights are fundamental rights, freedoms and standards of treatment to which all people are entitled. Transfield Services recognises that where possible and within their spheres of influence, companies should strive to protect human rights...

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2 November 2015

European pension funds begin to consider companies' treatment of refugees & asylum seekers in investment decisions

Author: Judith Evans, Financial Times (UK)

"Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar", 1 Nov 2015...

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10 August 2016

Report includes examples of business support to civil society's efforts in Guatemala, Australia

Author: Ben Leather, Tamsin Webster & Tess McEvoy, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)

"Protecting our space: Human rights defender strategies to protect civil society space", 2016 ...

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14 June 2017
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Author: AFP

« Australie: les migrants détenus à Manus obtiennent un dédommagement », 14 juin 2017...

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14 June 2017

G4S, Broadspectrum & Wilson Security settle class action suit by refugees detained on Manus Island

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