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Victorian Security Licence Changes

From 4 July 2011, fingerprinting for new licence applicants and current licensees on renewal, along with a range of other legislative changes that includes increased disqualifying offences, new licence classes for security trainers and security guard with dog and RTOs will now require a private security business licence for the activity of Private Security Trainer. 

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Surveillance in Public Places final report released

The Attorney-General has tabled the Commission's Surveillance in Public Places: Final Report in Parliament on 12 August 2010.
The report responds to the growing use and sophistication of surveillance technologies. It provides recommendations to modernise surveillance laws and promote the responsible use of surveillance devices in public places.
The report completes a two-stage inquiry into the widespread use of privacy-invasive technologies. The Commission's Workplace Privacy: Final Report was the first stage and proposed the creation of workplace privacy legislation to regulate potentially privacy-invasive acts and practices in the workplace.
For more information on Surveillance in Public Places, read the media release.