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Paris attacks: Bataclan and other assaults leave many dead

France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 128 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris. Eighty people were reported killed after gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall and took hostages before security forces stormed the hall. People were shot dead at [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:40+11:00November 16th, 2015|0 Comments

A Message from Superintendent Brett Curran

It is now a year since I commenced at the Licensing & Regulation Division (LRD). The time flies when you’re working with good people. Up until the end of June the ever diligent and tireless staff of LRD have processed almost 137,000 applications and renewals for firearms licences, and private security licences and registrations. This [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00July 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

France & Australia to Swap Counter Terrorism Officers to Improve National Security

After the recent brushes with terrorism-related events in both countries, Tony Abbot and Francois Hollande discussed the prospect of swapping counter-terrorism officers in a bid to improve national security. Nick Miller reported the following details from Paris. France and Australia to Swap Counter-Terrorism Officers to Improve National Security

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00May 4th, 2015|0 Comments

Man Arrested As Eight Hour Melbourne Siege Ends

The man who barricaded himself and a woman inside Southbank restaurant Ludlow for eight hours has been arrested. http://www.skynews.com.au/news/top-stories/2015/04/06/man-charged-over-melbourne-siege.html Diamond Protection Pty Ltd (Diamond) is a leading provider of security, emergency and training services. Established in 1995, this Australian owned and operated company is committed to leading the way – to be the standard of excellence. [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00April 6th, 2015|0 Comments

VIC Emergency Services Warning For Long Weekend: Crashes Aren’t Accidents

In Carolyn Archer's article for News Mail, Paramedic of 12 years Shannyn Bourke talks about the devastating consequences that are the result of minor distractions on the road, warning drivers for the upcoming long weekend. http://www.news-mail.com.au/news/crashes-no-accident/2593349/ Diamond Protection Pty Ltd (Diamond) is a leading provider of security, emergency and training services. Established in 1995, this Australian owned and [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00April 1st, 2015|0 Comments

ASIAL To Hold 20th Annual Security Industry Exellence Awards

"The 20th annual Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence organised by ASIAL will once again provide an opportunity to promote and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of security professionals around Australia. This year’s event will take on a global perspective with the launch of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) in Australia. Part of a global [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00March 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Mobile Phones Breaching Security In Canberra Jail

Diamond Protection employs various aspects of modern technology to enhance their security response capability. The Diamond Integrated Communications System is our in-house leading IT solution incorporating the use of iPads and iPhones within our teams. Our staff and clients receive notifications about contract updates, NCRs and activities surrounding any service control matter, site issue or [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00March 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Crime Falls At Victorian Schools Thanks to Security Clampdown

The Herald Sun recently published an article by Wes Hoskin that discussed the falling rate of crimes around school properties in Victoria due to an increase in security measures. “Crime falls at Victorian schools thanks to security clampdown” The majority of offences were identified as burglaries, followed by property damage and vandalism. These types of [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00March 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Interview Tips From Julian Smith, Diamond Protection Co-Founder

1. Do the research - look the company up online (website, Facebook, LinkedIn) - know more about the company than the interviewer! 2. Get a good night's sleep - don't have a big one the night before 3. Overdress - dress to impress, suit it up, polished shoes, tie, the works 4. Turn up early [...]

2019-05-21T21:17:44+11:00March 2nd, 2015|0 Comments
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