Critical Infrastructure Resilience Conference 2015

The Attorney-General's Department will host the annual Critical Infrastructure Resilience (CIR) Conference at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park from 21-22 May 2015.

Now in its fifth year, the CIR Conference is a key initiative of the Australian Government’s CIR Strategy, in helping to maintain an effective business government partnership with owners and operators, and enhance the resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure.

The 2015 conference is themed 'Critical infrastructure: partnering for resilience' and will highlight the importance of information sharing to build resilience.

The 2015 CIR Conference program is now available.

This event is open to all interested parties and will be of interest to stakeholders across the critical infrastructure community, including the sectors of transport, water, banking and finance, health, communications, food and energy.

Places are limited and registration closes Friday 15 May 2015

To express your interest or register for updates, please email

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.