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Saturday November 17, 2018

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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.

Blast “Proof” or Blast “Resistant” Engineering
Buildings
Tuesday March 7 2017

Blast “Proof” or Blast “Resistant” Engineering

Recently, the Victorian Police Minister announced the development of a new “blast-proof” and “ram raid-proof” tower in Melbourne CBD which will house 2,500 police over 39...

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage
Strata
Sunday February 12 2017

Major Gap in Canadian Property Insurance Coverage

Terrorism insurance programs need a reset to ensure clients are appropriately covered in light of the continuing shift from attacks on property to attacks on people...

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces
Public
Tuesday January 31 2017

New Safety Design Requirements for Public Spaces

Designers involved in the creation of significant new public buildings and public spaces have new design obligations to consider and integrate into designs.

Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House
Public
Thursday December 8 2016

Anger Grows over Fence Plans on Parliament House

Anger is growing over the government’s plans to erect a 2.6 meter high fence on around the permitter of Parliament House which will limit public access...

What Commercial Property Owners Need to Know About Terrorism
Strata
Monday October 10 2016

What Commercial Property Owners Need to Know About Terrorism

For many Australians, the reality that terrorism is having a real impact on our home soil hit home in 2014 when Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson...

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities
Green
Friday October 7 2016

Working Together to Build more Resilient Cities

From Accra to Yiwu, 100 cities around the world have taken the challenge of becoming more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges of the...

Can Urban Design Help to Combat Terrorism?
Commercial
Wednesday March 23 2016

Can Urban Design Help to Combat Terrorism?

Whilst Australians have been aware of the possibility of a terrorism incident occurring on local soil since attacks in places such as New York, Bali, Madrid...

Paris and CPTED – Is it Time for a Rethink?
Business
Wednesday December 16 2015

Paris and CPTED – Is it Time for a Rethink?

The terrorist attacks in Paris, Lebanon, Kenya, Nigeria and Tunisia, and the frequency of mass shootings across the United States (including the San Bernardino event) are...