News

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May
2015

ASIS Victoria Speaker Quoted in Media

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Those attending the breakfast earlier this week will note that Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.) amongst other things is credited with being the founder of domestic violence courts in the USA. In a media interview yesterday on ABC radio Judge Hyman calls for specialised courts to deal with domestic violence.

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27

May
2015

Security of Business Premises - Risk Principles

Victoria Police advise that businesses adopting risk management principles can reduce crime against the business, staff and customers. The strategies introduced are often contingent on the type of business such as those trading overnight, handling cash, frequented by the young, etc. The location can also contribute to risk.

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26

May
2015

Our Biggest and Best Event Yet!

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Our May breakfast sponsored by Nab featured two outstanding speakers - Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.) from the USA presented on Court Security and Steve Van Aperen on the Detection of Deceit. In total 71 delegates attended.

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24

May
2015

Shop Theft, An Ongoing Problem That Can Be Minimised

Data throughout Australia reveals ongoing concerns regarding non-violent shop theft, otherwise known as "shoplifting". The Australian Institute of Criminology report over 500,000 incidents nationally and Victoria Police contend growth rates now record 50,000 incidents annually.

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18

May
2015

Complimentary Seminar Registration - Anaheim USA

This is a reminder to all Victoria Australia Chapter members that we have a complimentary full registration to the ASIS 61st Annual Seminar and Exhibits - Anaheim USA. A number of members have applied and it is not too late as applications close 30 June.

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9

May
2015

Terrorism Planning in Melbourne – Disengaged Youth

The recent arrest of a 17 year old youth in Melbourne is further evidence of pending security risks facing our local society. Although full information is not forthcoming from the authorities at present it is reported the male youth was most active on social media about his religious beliefs.

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May
2015

Terrorism – Declared Overseas Area Offence

The Australian Government has enacted the offence of entering or remaining in a declared area under the Criminal Code Act 1995 (s119.2). This approach is based upon the Australian Government’s concern about Australians who travel to conflict zones and then return to Australia with skills and intentions acquired from fighting or training with terrorist groups.

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