Is Transfield Services' $1.22 billion contract value for our money?

By David Biles
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:36pm, first published March 10 2014 - 3:00am

The recent news that Transfield Services has been awarded a $1.22 billion contract to manage the Manus Island and Nauru detention centres for a period of 20 months raises a number of interesting and important questions which will almost certainly not be answered by the Immigration Minister Scott Morrison or his department. The questions are, nevertheless, worth asking.