A class action on behalf of persons detained on Manus Island from 21 November 2012 until 19 December 2014 (the Negligence Claim Period) and 21 November 2012 until 12 May 2016 (the False Imprisonment Claim Period) has been brought by lead plaintiff , Majid Karami Kamasaee.

His claim is in negligence and false imprisonment and is against the Commonwealth of Australia, G4S Australia Pty Ltd and Broadspectrum Pty Ltd.

On 17 July 2017, Justice Macaulay approved the terms of a Notice of Proposed Settlement to be given to group members.

On 6 July 2018, Justice Macaulay made orders finalising the proceeding.

Watch Justice Macaulay approve the settlement on 6 September 2017
Pleadings and Settlement
  • 24/07/2017
    Notice of Proposed Settlement
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  • 15/05/2017
    Fourth Amended Statement of Claim
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  • 01/05/2017
    Broadspectrum's Defence to Wilson counterclaim
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  • 01/05/2017
    G4S Third Amended Statement of Claim to Third Party Notice
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  • 31/03/2017
    Broadspectrum's Second Amended Defence & Counterclaim
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  • 30/11/2016
    G4S Defence to Amended Third Party Notice of the CMWTH
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  • 30/11/2016
    CMLTH'S Defence to Amended Counterclaim filed by Broadspectrum
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  • 30/11/2016
    CMLTH'S Defence to the Amended Third Party Notice by G4S
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  • 29/11/2016
    Broadspectrum's Amend. Defence to Amend. 3rd Party Notice by CMWT
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  • 28/11/2016
    Broadspectrum's AmenD. Defence to 2ND Amend. 3RD Party Notice by G4S
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  • 04/11/2016
    G4S Defence to Amended Counterclaim of Broadspectrum
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  • 07/10/2016
    Plaintiff's Reply to the Defence of Broadspectrum 3RD Amend. Stmt. of Claim
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  • 07/10/2016
    Plaintiff's Reply to the Defence of G4S to Third Amend. Statement of Claim
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  • 07/10/2016
    Plaintiff's Reply to the Defence of CMLTH to 3RD AMEND. Statement of Claim
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  • 19/09/2016
    G4S Defence to the Plaintiff's Amended Third Statement of Claim
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  • 19/09/2016
    CMWTH's Defence to the 3RD Amended Statement of Claim dated
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  • 01/08/2016
    Third Amended Statement of Claim
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  • 19/12/2014
    Manus Island Detention Centre class action Writ
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