Security in Government Conference 2015

The 27th annual Security in Government (SIG) conference will be held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra from 31 August to 2 September 2015.

The conference theme of Security Risk Management – getting it right! will consider the evolution of security risk management in recent years, with case studies, best practice and emerging issues that impact on getting security risk management right.

The SIG conference and exhibition focuses on providing an informative platform for Australian Government security professionals and members of the private sector, including those from critical infrastructure organisations. For more information and to register visit Security in Government conference.

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 Emergency Management Institute

The Australian Emergency Management Institute (AEMI) is a centre of excellence for knowledge and skills development in the national emergency management sector. AEMI provides a range of education, training, professional development, information, research and community awareness services to the nation.

Participation on all AEMI courses is open to the private sector on a fee for service basis.

Visit the Australian Emergency Management Institute website for further information.