5 Facts You Need to Know if You Want a Firearms License in New South Wales

Following the 1996 Port Arthur massacre in Tasmania, the Australian government changed the law concerning the ownership of firearms in response to the deaths of 35 people. As in every other state, residents of New South Wales must now pass strict regulations to own and use a firearm, and it's not always possible to get the permission you want. Before you apply for a firearms license in New South Wales, make sure you understand the five following facts. [Read More]

Burglary, Shoplifting, Fraud and Cybercrime: Protecting Yourself From the Four Most Common Threats to Businesses

Currently in Australia, commercial crime is more popular than residential crime, and business owners risk becoming the victims of burglars, shoplifters, fraudsters and cyber criminals. If you are a small business owner, you need to be aware of these threats and ready to fight them. Here are some essential tips to guide you: 1. Minimising Burglary Risks Most burglars are opportunists. Not looking for a challenge, they want to burglarise shops with lots of cash on hand, no witnesses nearby and a lack of security equipment. [Read More]

5 Mistakes People Make When Installing Security Cameras At Home

Unfortunately, burglary is one of the most common crimes in Australia. In 2010, Australian homeowners reported more than 217,000 burglaries, and, more worryingly, 20 per cent of these households suffered more than one burglary. As well as securing your home with good locks, a security camera system can deter potential thieves or give you useful evidence if you suffer a break-in. If you're thinking of installing a security camera system, make sure you avoid the five following common mistakes that could hamper undermine your home's security. [Read More]