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We Need to Talk About Security
Buildings
Thursday February 8 2018

We Need to Talk About Security

By multiple accounts, it’s become apparent that cyber-crime pays.

Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU
Strata
Thursday August 10 2017

Casual Workers Make Airports Unsafe: TWU

A leading transport union has slammed security measures at the nation's airports saying a high turnover of staff means workers without security clearance are being granted...

Australian Airport Security Boosted After Terror Plot
Commercial
Tuesday August 1 2017

Australian Airport Security Boosted After Terror Plot

Screening at Australian airports has intensified and travellers should expect delays after authorities foiled a terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft using an improvised device.

Australia Must Manage Cyber Risk to Civil Infrastructure
Technology
Thursday June 15 2017

Australia Must Manage Cyber Risk to Civil Infrastructure

In the movie Die Hard 4, villain Thomas Gabriel used hackers to gain control of transport grids and the stock market and later plunged much of...

Is Security Eroding Democracy?
Commercial
Friday June 9 2017

Is Security Eroding Democracy?

On November 30 last year, two activists who opposed Australia’s offshore detention policy abseiled down the front of Parliament House to unfurl a banner calling for...

Security of Payment: Why Not a Single Act for the Whole Country?
Business
Wednesday April 19 2017

Security of Payment: Why Not a Single Act for the Whole Country?

A single version of the Security of Payment Act is a mirage of wonders lingering on the horizon. Could it happen? It seems so.

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored
Commercial
Tuesday March 7 2017

Security and Risk Compliance Must Not Be Ignored

Organisations of all types face a world of increasing threats, both physical and virtual. These same organisations have significant responsibilities for minimising the associated risks to...

Review of Parliament House Fence Demanded
Public
Friday December 23 2016

Review of Parliament House Fence Demanded

Australia's peak body for architects wants controversial plans to build a new fence around Parliament House put on hold and reviewed immediately.

Property Developers Rewarded with ABCC
Business
Friday December 16 2016

Property Developers Rewarded with ABCC

After three years and three attempts, the Coalition Government succeeded in taking away the civil rights of a million workers by passing the ABCC bill.