Roundtable: Nauru, Border Force and the Transformation of the Detention Complex

A discussion on recent changes to Australia’s detention industry and policy by Sanmati Verma and Angela Mitropoulos. Continue reading “Roundtable: Nauru, Border Force and the Transformation of the Detention Complex”

Roundtable: Nauru, Border Force and the Transformation of the Detention Complex

GetUp and the Amazing Disappearing Women of Colour

by Ardhra

One could be forgiven for thinking GetUp, the progressive online email campaigning outfit, had been taken over by a coterie of white radical feminists when they started campaigning for the Australian Government to refuse a visa to Chris Brown. This was on the grounds that Brown had severely abused his ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, in 2009, in a high-profile case of domestic violence. Continue reading “GetUp and the Amazing Disappearing Women of Colour”

GetUp and the Amazing Disappearing Women of Colour

#Transfield (aka Broadspectrum) Letter to Shareholders, etc

If you read this document carefully, you will understand why a ‘corporate code of conduct’ is meaningless in the context of the detention industry:

This is the link to the Transfield Services’ Letter to Shareholders: 881016_TSE Continue reading “#Transfield (aka Broadspectrum) Letter to Shareholders, etc”

#Transfield (aka Broadspectrum) Letter to Shareholders, etc

#UniSuperDivest Update: Divest Now! | #NTEU #highered

A brief update on where things are at with the UniSuperDivest campaign.

UniSuper have stated, contrary to repeated suggestions by the NTEU, that “there is no exclusion in place” with regard to investments in companies involved in offshore processing. This means that UniSuper have not divested. For more info, see UniSuperDivest campaign and DivestFromDetention.com  . More info below. Continue reading “#UniSuperDivest Update: Divest Now! | #NTEU #highered”

#UniSuperDivest Update: Divest Now! | #NTEU #highered

Response to @RACVictoria’s “Open Letter to the Refugee Movement” by @xBorderOps

RAC-Vic recently posted an Open Letter on the renewed push by the Greens and GetUp’s ‘No Business In Abuse’ to remove children from detention. Continue reading “Response to @RACVictoria’s “Open Letter to the Refugee Movement” by @xBorderOps”

Response to @RACVictoria’s “Open Letter to the Refugee Movement” by @xBorderOps