News

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Jun
2015

Gaol for Compensation Fraud

A truck driver who deceived his doctor into thinking he was re-training in security was sentenced to nine months gaol. Worksafe acted when they received an anonymous tip-off that the former car rental depot manager was working whilst receiving compensation for a workplace injury.

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Jun
2015

Engaging With Your Workforce

Experts advise an engaged workforce is critical for any organisation and yet studies show around 73% of workers feel disengaged. Keeping staff motivated and valued is a challenge across organisations of all sizes. Below are some best practice tips to assist security managers and business leaders.

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28

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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