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senate vote 2016-04-19#14

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  • The majority voted for a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2016-04-19.160.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Sarah Hanson-Young](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/sa/sarah_hanson-young), which means it was successful. The motion asked for documents relating to asylum seeker contracts to be "*laid on the table*" (that is, presented to the Senate).
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Prime Minister, no later than 9.30 am on Thursday, 21 April 2016:*
  • > *(a) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession, including, and in relation to:*
  • >> *(i) any contracts between [Broadspectrum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadspectrum) (formerly known as Transfield Services) and its subcontractor [Wilson Security](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_Security) in relation to operations on [Nauru](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru_Regional_Processing_Centre) and [Manus Island](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Regional_Processing_Centre), Papua New Guinea,*
  • >> *(ii) any sub-contracts engaged in by Wilson Security and other entities in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, and*
  • >> *(iii) any contracts between the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies;*
  • > *(b) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession pertaining to the procurement and due diligence process undertaken prior to the awarding of any contracts between:*
  • >> *(i) the Australian Government and Broadspectrum, and its subcontractor Wilson Security, in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the [Kwok family](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-04/australian-company-wilson-linked-to-hong-kong-corruption-scandal/7291178), and*
  • >> *(ii) the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the Kwok family; and*
  • > *(c) any, and all, documents in relation to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's internal investigation, and or review, into Wilson Security's role in relation on Nauru and Manus Island as reported in the Australian on 7 April 2016.*
  • > *(c) any, and all, documents in relation to the [Department of Immigration and Border Protection](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Department_of_Immigration_and_Border_Protection)'s internal investigation, and or review, into Wilson Security's role in relation on Nauru and Manus Island as reported in the Australian on 7 April 2016.*
senate vote 2016-04-19#14

Edited by mackay

on 2016-04-21 12:04:25

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  • Motions Asylum Seekers
  • Motions - Asylum Seekers - Present documents to the Senate

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Sarah Hanson-Young</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Prime Minister, no later than 9.30 am on Thursday, 21 April 2016:</p>
  • The majority voted for a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2016-04-19.160.1) introduced by Greens Senator [Sarah Hanson-Young](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/sa/sarah_hanson-young), which means it was successful. The motion asked for documents relating to asylum seeker contracts to be "*laid on the table*" (that is, presented to the Senate).
  • ### Motion text
  • > *That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Prime Minister, no later than 9.30 am on Thursday, 21 April 2016:*
  • > *(a) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession, including, and in relation to:*
  • >> *(i) any contracts between [Broadspectrum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadspectrum) (formerly known as Transfield Services) and its subcontractor [Wilson Security](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_Security) in relation to operations on [Nauru](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nauru_Regional_Processing_Centre) and [Manus Island](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manus_Regional_Processing_Centre), Papua New Guinea,*
  • >> *(ii) any sub-contracts engaged in by Wilson Security and other entities in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, and*
  • >> *(iii) any contracts between the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies;*
  • > *(b) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession pertaining to the procurement and due diligence process undertaken prior to the awarding of any contracts between:*
  • >> *(i) the Australian Government and Broadspectrum, and its subcontractor Wilson Security, in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the [Kwok family](http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-04/australian-company-wilson-linked-to-hong-kong-corruption-scandal/7291178), and*
  • >> *(ii) the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the Kwok family; and*
  • > *(c) any, and all, documents in relation to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's internal investigation, and or review, into Wilson Security's role in relation on Nauru and Manus Island as reported in the Australian on 7 April 2016.*
  • <p class="italic">(a) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession, including, and in relation to:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) any contracts between Broadspectrum (formerly known as Transfield Services) and its subcontractor Wilson Security in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea,</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) any sub-contracts engaged in by Wilson Security and other entities in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(iii) any contracts between the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies;</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) any, and all, documents in the Australian Government's possession pertaining to the procurement and due diligence process undertaken prior to the awarding of any contracts between:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(i) the Australian Government and Broadspectrum, and its subcontractor Wilson Security, in relation to operations on Nauru and Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the Kwok family, and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(ii) the Australian Government and Wilson Security in relation to the Government and its agencies, including Wilson Security's directorship and or the Kwok family; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(c) any, and all, documents in relation to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection's internal investigation, and or review, into Wilson Security's role in relation on Nauru and Manus Island as reported in the Australian on 7 April 2016.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question is that the motion be agreed to.</p>