Journalist and author Antony Loewenstein has spent the last three years investigating corporations he calls vulture capitalists – businesses who profit from from human misery and environmental damage. Helped along by governments keen to outsource services like prisons and our asylum seeker detention centres. Here in Australia the culprit is multi-national SERCO.

SERCO is a shadowy figure with a government contract worth a cool $1.86 billion. Yet key reports on the conditions inside detention centres have not been submitted and freedom of information requests often refused.

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