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Sep
2017

Putting an End to Dodgy Security Training

Private security workers are supposed to be given 128 hours training – but the Victoria Police Licensing and Regulation Division recently uncovered a Harkaway man whose business was instead accepting exorbitant fees in exchange for two-day “fast tracked” courses.

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22

Aug
2017

Australia's Strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has revealed a strategy to tackle the growing use of vehicles in terror attacks. Under the strategy, managers and staff of crowded public places will receive government and police help to plan to detect and deter terrorist attacks involving vehicles, like those seen in Barcelona, Nice and London.

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21

Aug
2017

Security Leadership and Networking Breakfast

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On the 15 August 2017, ASIS Victoria Chapter members and guests heard Garry Young from Citidel Group pass on this knowledge on the importance of leadership, training and education in the national security arena for success in their professional lives.

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23

Jul
2017

Europe Meetings

Godfried Hendricks Amsterdam

On a recent trip to Europe, ASIS Victoria Australia Chapter Chair Pascal Engler met with ASIS International Secretary and Board Management Committee Member Godfried Hendriks (pictured) in Amsterdam. The new direction of the association was discussed, along with association growth and Victoria Australia’s strategy and up coming Conference.

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16

May
2017

Welfare and Crime Stoppers Event

ASIS guests enjoyed a hot breakfast on a cold Melbourne morning to hear two leading professionals in public safety, Sergeant Wayne Gatt (Victoria Police) and Cathy Rhodes (Crime Stoppers).

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21

Mar
2017

Mitigating active shooter risk in public places

Are you responsible for advice on an 'active shooter strategy' for a property? An active shooter incident is a risk that should be recommended for all property owners and managers to consider as part of their overall security planning and risk management strategies.

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