9 Jul 2020
Education, training and an acceptable level of English is not required to work in security. No doubt we've all seen so called security personnel at entertainment venues giving the nod to mates etc to enter premises when they are in no fit state or those working in supermarkets. These are just some examples of the slack attitude of many of the security officers. The whole industry needs a shake up, some the personnel have even been members of bikie gangs. Obviously they have never had a security check.
Now we have the virus to contend with, guess who governments use to police the quarantined, these same people, many are subcontractors hired by larger firms to avoid paying the correct wages.
Outsourcing of police work and lack of regulation has become the norm within Australia, it has allowed firms to be at arms length, away from the coal face, which in turn allows those at the bottom to be blamed for any stuff ups.
Perhaps we should be looking at another level of police along the lines of the protection service the AFP provides to Embassies. These could be used for entertainment venues and sporting venues for a fee. They could also provide ancillary police support that could pay for its self and be a disciplined force. These people could be used in such a time as this.
We should leave the private security firms to do what they are good at, protecting premises and smaller venues .
8 Jul 2020
6 Jul 2020
Surprise,surprise. China's crackdown in Hong Kong.
Now, we all looked on as the protesters shut down the place for months, and those among us who watch China wondered how long it would take for China to react. Indeed we wondered if democratic countries around the world would tolerate such action by protesters if it were happening in their countries for such a long time.
Maybe we agreed with the protesters, however we knew China would react eventually because they were loosing face and because eventually Hong Kong would be handed to them, they decided to act. They have taken the first step and they are not worried about world opinion. They are always thinking long term, they know that world opinion only lasts as long as a headline
22 May 2020
NOW WE'RE THE COLLATERAL DAMAGE
CHINA BASHING IS HURTING AUSTRALIA
China sees us as a lapdog for the US and these comments below do nothing to make them think otherwise.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today backed Australia, blasting the Chinese Communist Party for threatening economic retaliation as the Morrison government championed a global investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
The ramifications of this together with the comments by undiciplined members of the government are creating a terrible climate for our trade with China.
18 Mar 2020
History tells us Australians will revert to "A FAIR GO"
When disaster brings out the best in us
Private security is a joke in Australia Education, training and an acceptable level of English is not required to work in securit...