VIC – Private Security Act Amendment Bill Released

Posted on 21/02/2024
The Private Security Act Amendment Bill was released into the Victorian Parliament today. The proposed amendments address many of the issues raised by ASIAL during the consultation period.


2023 Australian Security Industry Awards Recipients

Posted on 16/01/2024
The security industry came together on Thursday 19 October 2023 to celebrate excellence and innovation and recognise the 2023 #SecurityAwards finalists and winners at a prestigious Awards Ceremony and Dinner held at Park Hyatt, Melbourne.


VIC Government Security Tender

Posted on 12/01/2024
On Friday 22 December 2023 the Department of Government Services (DGS) released a Request for Tender (RFT) for the provision of Security Services across over 150 Victorian Government departments, agencies, and entities.


Automated Facial Recognition Guiding principles for AI and the ethical use of AFR

Posted on 21/12/2023
To provide guidance for the ethical use of Automated Facial Recognition technologies, ASIAL has prepared a guidance document.


Revised Australian Standard AS4421:2023 - Guard and Patrol Security Services

Posted on 15/12/2023
ASIAL is pleased to announce the release of the revised edition of the Australian Standard AS4421:2023. Guard and Patrol Security Services.


Security Industry Roundtable Discussion

Posted on 14/12/2023
In a session moderated by Sam Duncan (The Australian) with guests Bryan de Caires (ASIAL), Tom Roche (Sapio), Roanne Monte (Armatec Global) and Damien Manuel (Deakin University / AISA) a range of key industry challenges & opportunities are discussed.


Labour Hire, Wage Theft amendments passed by the Senate

Posted on 8/12/2023
The Federal Government has split the Fair Work Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (Closing Loopholes Bill) in two.


2023-2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy plan released

Posted on 23/11/2023
The Australian government has released the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy action plan. The Strategy is the roadmap that will help realise the Australian Government’s vision of becoming a world leader in cyber security by 2030.


NSW Revenue resources for the security industry

Posted on 15/11/2023
NSW Revenue has developed a range of resources to assist security providers in understanding and meeting their payroll tax obligations.


Queensland Labour Hire Licensing Scheme – first prosecution in the security industry

Posted on 13/11/2023
Following a worker complaint, an SA-based security company and its Chief Operating Officer, have become the first prosecution in the security industry under Queensland’s Labour Hire Licensing scheme.