News

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May
2016

Responding to Unruly Airline Passengers

Airline passenger travel within Australia has increased over recent years to over 60 million. Airlines are regularly required to respond to and manage unruly passenger incidents. One of Australia’s major airlines estimated it dealt with approximately 30 unruly passenger incidents each month.

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19

Apr
2016

Retail Security – An Ongoing Concern

The Australian Retail Association estimates retail theft costs the Australian business community more than $4 billion annually. In response many businesses have introduced strategies associated with technology and enhance competence of floor staff.

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15

Apr
2016

Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Sex discrimination is when a person is treated less favourably than a person of the opposite sex would be treated in the same or similar circumstances. The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) explains the workings of the Sex Discrimination Legislation including examples of unlawful behaviour.

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6

Apr
2016

Gender Equality

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) encourages gender equality across all Australian workplaces. A recent publication by AHRC highlighted issues relevant to gender inequality and how workplaces can seek to overcome this anomaly.

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30

Mar
2016

Places of Mass Gathering – The Risk Continues!

Places or venues where large numbers of people gather are referred to as “places of mass gathering.” Statistically these places provide an opportunity for terrorists to cause substantial numbers of death and injury from an attack. There are national guidelines for the protection of places of mass gatherings from terrorism.

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