Tag Archives: Papua New Guinea

POLICE ARREST EIGHT PEOPLE AFTER SEIZURE OF DRUG CHEMICALS AND FIREARMS

The Australian Federal Police (AFP), Queensland Police Service (QPS) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) have dismantled an organised crime syndicate allegedly importing large amounts of a key drug precursor into Australia, and attempting to export firearms into … Continue reading

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BOUNTY ON BOATS: COALITION BUY-BACK TO PUT AN END TO PEOPLE SMUGGLERS

Friday August 23 2013 – A boat buy-back scheme and bounties paid in Indonesia are part of a planned crackdown on people smuggling, under a Coalition government. Australian taxpayers would buy leaking fishing boats from poor fishermen where intelligence identified … Continue reading

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PANIC AS ‘ALL FIT MEN’ ARE CALLED UP – Sunday July 21 2013

– Rioting asylum seekers caused $60 million damage to their Nauru camp hours after Kevin Rudd announced he had given a blank cheque to PNG to process boat people. After three interpreters and three medical personnel were held hostage during … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA. NOW GO AWAY – Sunday July 21 2013

– Australia’s new hardline treatment of refugees has begun, with 81 asylum seekers on their way to Papua New Guinea after arriving in Australian waters early on Saturday. The asylum seekers – most from Iran – are the first to … Continue reading

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BIKIE BOSS AND HIS GUN RUNNING MATES – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Bikie boss Amad “Jay” Malkoun, who served more than a decade in jail for heroin trafficking, has alleged links with a gang of arms traders. A Herald Sun investigation has uncovered alleged connections between Comanchero boss Malkoun and a … Continue reading

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BOAT ARRIVALS SHIPPED OUT – Sunday January 13 2013

– Seventy asylum seekers were transferred from Christmas Island to processing centres at Manus Island and Nauru yesterday. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship said 30 men – mostly Iraqis and Iranians – had been taken to Nauru yesterday morning. … Continue reading

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WEST PAPUA REBEL HELD – Thursday December 6 2012

– Disability pensioner Gerard Michael Little planned to engage in violent conflict against the Indonesian government in West Papua, a Brisbane court has been told. Little, 45, from Tynong North, near Pakenham, has been charged under laws that prevent Australians … Continue reading

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SACKED COP NOW SECURITY BOSS – Sunday November 11 2012

– A controversial detective forced out of Victoria Police is now a senior manager at the security company running the Manus Island immigration detention centre. Kerry McNamara left the police force in 1998 amid claims of assault and theft, including … Continue reading

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