News

18

Mar
2016

Biometrics – The Future

There have been significant advances in biometric technology with recent reports valuing the global security biometrics market at over AUD$16 billion. Smart phones and tablets are just a small part of sector growth however government purchases still lead the way.

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15

Mar
2016

Over 100 in Attendance - Our Biggest Event Yet!

Terror.Nab .Mar16

This morning members, guests and our sponsors attended a world class breakfast event featuring two leaders in the complex field of terrorism. Our speakers were Dr David Wright-Neville and Mr Adam Fitzpatrick. They provided theoretical and practical perspectives on this important area for security leaders.

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14

Mar
2016

CCTV Guidelines for Public Places

The CCTV Guidelines for Public Places was developed through the Office of the Victorian Ombudsman in 2012. It applies to all public sector bodies in Victoria including those secured through the private security sector.

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3

Mar
2016

Technology - The Future of Policing?

Recent research confirms that effective operational policing includes use of field officer supportive technology. A study through the University of Cambridge disclosed the deployment of body cameras by police led to an 87 percent drop in violence against officers.

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29

Feb
2016

ASIS 7th Middle East Conference Report

TZ.Dubai

Our Chair Dr Tony Zalewski and Mr Paul McDonald recently travelled to Dubai to attend the ASIS 7th Middle East Conference and Exhibition. The conference was conducted under the Patronage of His Excellency Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security, Dubai, UAE.

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23

Feb
2016

Parole and Sentencing: Research Report

The Parole and Sentencing Report considers how Victoria's courts’ use of non-parole periods changed between 2010–11 and 2014–15 and the factors that influenced the length of non-parole periods imposed by the courts during this period. The report shows Victoria's courts are increasingly adding community correction orders to prison sentences rather than setting a non-parole period.

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16

Feb
2016

Productivity Report on Justice

The Productivity Commission recently published its 21st annual Report on Government Services. This report provides a national picture on government spending and service delivery across a number of portfolios including justice.

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11

Feb
2016

Workplace Health and Safety Policies

Workplace health and safety strategies are an essential factor to be considered in the development of risk minimisation strategies. The objects of Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004 (Vic) are to maximise the health, safety and welfare of employees and other persons at work.

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