News: Security

Inquest hears of multiple failings by organisers and Police over festival drug deaths

The Coronial inquest into the deaths of six young people at music festivals in NSW has this week heard that poor organisation, heavy-handed policing, a rise in synthetic amphetamines and…

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Jul 13, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Safety / Security /


Taxi driver to stand trial over alleged Adelaide Aquatic Centre rape

A taxi driver is to stand trial over the alleged rape and indecent assault of a woman at the Adelaide Aquatic Centre last year. Hayas Kardo, aged 61, entered not guilty pleas to the…

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Jul 12, 2019 Aquatics / Legal / Safety / Security /


Sea World staff member to face Court over allegations of $19,000 theft

A Gold Coast teenager has been arrested over allegations that she stole $19,000 while working at Sea World. Queensland Police arrested the 19-year-old woman in late June following a…

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Jul 8, 2019 Attractions / Finance / Legal / Security / Tourism /


New Zealand Major Events releases event security guidelines

New Zealand Major Events has released new event security guidelines that, rather than focusing solely on security planning, take a more holistic view of how to run a safe and secure event…

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Jul 5, 2019 Events / Safety / Security / Venues /


GIO Stadium Canberra to get $440,000 security upgrade

The ACT Government has allocated $440,000 in its latest budget for "physical security" upgrades at GIO Stadium Canberra that will see the addition of CCTV cameras, stronger…

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Jul 4, 2019 Safety / Security / Sport / Venues /


Access and perimeter security solution secures Village Roadshow Theme Parks

Security solutions provider Gallagher have shared their experience of providing access control and perimeter solutions for Village Roadshow Theme Parks (VRTP). With VRTP welcoming over…

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Jul 3, 2019 Attractions / Entertainment / Safety / Security / Tourism /


Anti-terror costs forces cancellation of Murwillumbah Banana Festival

A festival at Murwillumbah in northern NSW has been cancelled with organisers of the annual event blaming the cost of implementing new anti-terror 'hostile vehicle' measures.…

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Jul 1, 2019 Entertainment / Events / Security /


Football Victoria Chief Executive backs tough action on unruly clubs

Football Victoria Chief Executive Peter Filopoulos has backed tough disciplinary action which has seen clubs hit with fines and points deductions for attacks on referees, racist chants,…

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Jun 29, 2019 Legal / Safety / Security / Sport /


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