Humans and risk in our constantly changing world

Over recent years, the world as we know it has experienced substantial change and instability.  Whether attributable to a pandemic, social unrest or non-conventional forms of violent or disruptive behaviour (known as asymmetric conflict), such behaviour can include demonstrations, right-wing racial violence (hate crimes) and activities by militant environmentalist groups.

The Importance of a Security Culture in Organisations

A culture involves the ideas, customs, and social behaviour of a particular group of people or society. In the context of security, this culture combines thinking from the social sciences including psychology, sociology, organisational theory and change management.

ISO OHS Standard

OHS Standards were the most sought after in the last financial year. The Standard is entitled "AS/NZS ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems - Requirements with guidance for use"

Consultants as a Security Resource

GPS Director, Dr Tony Zalewski explains the importance of Consultants as a Security Resource. Information on the value for organisations/persons engaging consultants as well as consultants providing security services is a relevant consideration within any security or safety project.


Emergency Preparedness and Wardens

AS3745:2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities (the "Standard") is the current publication providing guidance on emergency preparedness. The objective of the Standard is to enhance the safety of people in facilities by providing a framework for emergency planning utilising the built environment as appropriate.

Venue Management Plans at Licensed Premises

GPS has researched, developed and provided Venue Management Plans for licensed premises throughout Australia for over 20 years. Our expertise is well recognised throughout industry, by regulators and the legal profession.

Risk, Boards and Crisis Management

A key role of any Board is to set the risk appetite for their organisation. As outlined within ISO 31000 Risk Management, effective governance includes determining organisational risks against criteria for likelihood and consequences. From there it must be decided which risks need to be treated within an appropriate time-frame.