Spotlight on $423m Manus Island contract

February 18, 2019 2:08 pm Published by

Home Affairs officials have defended awarding a contentious $423 million Manus Island security contract to a little-known company called Paladin.

Paladin, whose Australian arm is registered to a beach shack on Kangaroo Island, won the lucrative federal government contract through a restricted tender process.

Home Affairs secretary Michael Pezzullo said his department needed to "move quickly" to fill the contract after a detention centre on Manus Island shut down in October 2017.

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