Turnstile Entry Systems and Access Control Centaman Entrance Controls’ Award Winning Range of Access Control Systems includes tripod & triarm turnstiles, speedgates, full height…read more
Security consortium appointed for 2018 Commonwealth Games
A consortium of four specialist Australian companies has been appointed by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) to provide the security workforce for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Comprising of MSS Security, Wilson Security, SecureCorp and SNP, the consortium will deploy more than 4,000 security personnel.
Making the announcing the Queensland Transport and Commonwealth Games Minister, Stirling Hinchliffe said 30% of the security workforce would be recruited from South East Queensland.
Minister Hinchliffe stated “the security workforce for the 2018 Commonwealth Games will be specially trained by GOLDOC and its partners to deliver a high-quality presence for the Games and new, industry recognised skills for hundreds of local workers.
“A significant consideration in planning for GC2018 has been the Games’ legacy; it has been built into new and upgraded venue infrastructure, and now the workforce skills of hundreds of Queenslanders.”
GOLDOC Chairman, Peter Beattie said the safety and security of spectators and athletes would be a priority for GC2018, adding “this is a sporting event, it’s also the largest event Australia will see this decade, and we’re determined everybody will be able to enjoy the Commonwealth Games in a safe and friendly environment.
“GOLDOC is working closely with Queensland’s Department of Education and Training and industry experts to tailor the skills of the GC2018 security workforce to local needs.”
GOLDOC Head of Security, Danny Baade said the security workforce would include both newly trained and experienced personnel.
Baade advised “South East Queensland has delivered many large events in recent years, the G20 Summit is just one example
“We’ll be providing a visible presence for GC2018 which is similar to what you would expect to see at a major Australian airport, while complementing the work of other security agencies.”
Most recruitment and training of security personnel will commence during 2017.
Image: The Gold Coast's Metricon Stadium as it will look during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
12th October 2016 - SMALL IMPROVEMENT IN ATTENDANCES AT STADIUMS QUEENSLAND VENUES
25th July 2016 - GOLD COAST 2018 SECURITY PLAN SET FOR UPDATES AMID RISING COSTS
23rd May 2016 - GOLD COAST COMMONWEALTH GAMES ORGANISERS SEEK 1000 EXTRA WORKERS
9th January 2014 - ISS DIVESTS COMMERCIAL SECURITY BUSINESS TO WILSON SECURITY
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Polin was founded in Istanbul in 1976, and has since grown into a leading company in the waterparks industry. Today Polin is one of the world leaders in the design, production, and installation of…read more
Yellowbox is an Australian technology company that has developed smart locker technology operated through an app with a focus on experience for users and facility managers. Found at Beaches, Aquatic…read more
JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…read more
METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities. Our team’s…read more
At easyemployer we've come up with a software solution that manages one of your most important, and often most costly, business resources - your staff. We are helping 100s of clients to…read more
As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd. 19th July 2018 - ENTA AUSTRALASIA REBRANDS AS VIVATICKET 17th October 2016…read more
Ausfit began in 1992, providing software services to the health and fitness sector including ClubWise, a fully hosted web-based product which combines state of the art club management software,…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!