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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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19

Apr
2015

Principles for Effective Protective Security Practice

An effective protective security environment should provide the basis for a safe and secure workplace. It should be aimed at minimising potential risk exposures to physical, personnel and information-related assets. Each workplace needs to have a site-specific strategy as a “one size fits all” approach is inappropriate and actually can increase risk.

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10

Apr
2015

Violence in Healthcare: Is Anything Changing?

In 2011 the Victorian Government’s Inquiry into Violence and Security Arrangement in Victorian Hospitals was published. A substantial part of the report focused on security in hospitals and that a “one size fits all” approach is inappropriate in minimising security-related risks including the risk of violence.

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