Codes and guidelines

Electronic Home Security

Security System Programming Availability Guidelines

Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) / Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) ASIAL

Guidelines for the installation and servicing of smoke detectors/sensors connected to residential and commercial security systems


Cash in Transit

Safe Work Australia has released the Code of Practice for managing Risks in Cash in Transit. The Code has been in draft form for several months and ASIAL has made submissions to vary the Code to exclude coin (at this stage without success) We will continue to make submissions. Along with a Code for CIT Operators there are information sheets for handling cash in the workplace.

AUSTRAC - AML/CTF ACT

AML/CTF compliance reports

An AML/CTF compliance report is an annual report which provides AUSTRAC with information about your compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF Act), the regulations and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Rules Instrument 2007 (No.1) (AML/CTF Rules).

You will need to submit an AML/CTF compliance report to AUSTRAC if you are a reporting entity who offered designated services during any part of the reporting period . It is a legislative requirement under the AML/CTF Rules to submit an AML/CTF compliance report to AUSTRAC.

A reporting entity is an individual, company or other entity that provides a 'designated service' as defined in section 6 of the AML/CTF Act.


Care and Management of Security Dogs

This code is designed for all persons involved in the business of providing and managing security dogs used to protect premises, goods or persons. By adhering to the code, people involved in this industry are demonstrating to the general community their concern for the welfare of the animals in their care.

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