Critical Infrastructure Resilience (CIR) Forum 2016
The Attorney-General's Department is pleased to host the inaugural Critical Infrastructure Resilience (CIR) Forum, scheduled for 9-10 June 2016 in Melbourne.
The 2016 CIR Forum will provide delegates with the opportunity to interact with presenters and discuss the theme of Technology challenges and opportunities in CI resilience.
All interested parties are welcome to attend and registration closes 1 June 2016.
- CIR Forum registration form [PDF 449KB]
- CIR Forum registration form [DOCX 324KB]
Protective Security Training College
The Protective Security Training College (PSTC) is the Australian Government's provider of protective security training to government agencies and contractors. PSTC provides a range of education, accredited training and assessment and professional development information for staff required to manage and implement government security policy as outlined in the Australian Government Protective Security Policy Framework. Security training programs contribute to a number of career pathways, including:
- protective security
- personnel security (vetting)
- security risk management
- protective security
- government investigation
- specialist security practitioners including physical security and ICT security.
Participation in PSTC courses is on a fee for service basis. Training programs can be tailored to meet specific requirements. Training is available to employees of:
- Australian Government agencies
- state or territory government agencies
- local government agencies
- contractors to government, or
- organisations that make up Australia's national critical infrastructure.
Visit the Protective Security Training Centre page on the Attorney-General's Department website for further information.
Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience
The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) was officially launched on 17 November 2015. AIDR is a partnership between the Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council, the Australian Red Cross and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre—working closely with the Commonwealth Government through Emergency Management Australia to improve Australia's national capabilities in disaster resilience. The new website will soon be online.