Local Government Safety News – March 2016

Local Government Safety News – March 2016

Have your frontline staff ever been abused, intimated or assaulted? Verbal abuse, intimidation and threat of assault are a regular occurrence for many local government frontline staff. In a recent survey conducted for 150 parking officers and rangers, over 85% had...
Happy Chinese New Year of the Monkey!

Happy Chinese New Year of the Monkey!

In Chinese astrology, each year draws its nature from the animal of that year. The year of the Fire Monkey starts on February 8, 2016. One of the Monkey’s qualities is the ability to find unconventional solutions to old problems. Look forward to a fast paced and...
Keep your summer safe

Keep your summer safe

Your personal safety is important! As we approach Christmas and New Year, there is a feeling of winding down, relaxing and looking forward to a rest. Sadly, this time of year also brings more violence and assaults; statistics show a marked rise over the summer months....
Escape from stalking

Escape from stalking

Two teenage girls in Wagga Wagga used a range of effective personal safety strategies to get away from a man who followed and intimidated them. Most importantly, they trusted that deep survival instinct and stayed at a safe distance. In danger, your fight or flight...
Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Happy Chinese New Year 2015

Commencing on February 19th, 2015 is the year of the goat. In Chinese astrology, this peace-loving animal is considered serene, wise and compassionate. This year brings these important qualities of inner resilience combined with excellent defensive instincts. May...
Wishing you a safe, peaceful Christmas and New Year

Wishing you a safe, peaceful Christmas and New Year

In addition to holidays, relaxation and time with family, this special time of year brings an increase in aggressive incidents largely  due to greater consumption of alcohol. Our support goes out to all those frontline workers who will be working over the Christmas...