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Armed police in St Ann's Square, Manchester, before a minute's silence to remember the victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Amplified Security: A priority at large scale venues

July 7, 2017

In light of recent unimaginable events over the past month, such as the Manchester Arena bombing and the London Bridge attack, security measures at public places, including sporting stadiums, are undergoing critical review. Given the current threat of terrorism,  standard and traditional security measures are no longer enough.  At CAP Security Services we are always…Read more.


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ID Scanners – The New Rules and How They’ll Make an Impact

May 12, 2017

Prepare to have your ID scanned after 10pm from July 1st this year. Any licensed venue that permanently trades past midnight within a safe night precinct is required to have a networked ID scanner installed. In order to keep you informed with the latest rules, this month we look into the new guidelines – how…Read more.


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CAP Security said ‘Hello’ to Adele – Case Study

May 4, 2017

Adele Live Concerts Date(s): Saturday 4 March & Sunday 5 March 2017 Location: The Gabba, Brisbane Crowd: Approx. 120,000 over two nights Our Services: Licensed Crowd Control Officers, Event Security and Gate Staff, Licensed Security Officers, Traffic Controllers and Artist Protection on Site.   It was an absolute pleasure to have a change in scenery…Read more.


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Security in the Future. What Does the Future Hold for Security Firms?

March 23, 2017

As one of Queensland’s leading security service providers, we’ve been fortunate enough to work with some of the largest events throughout the state – from sporting matches and local festivals, to concerts headlined by some of the most iconic artists in the world.  During our two decades in business, we’ve seen exponential growth in venue…Read more.


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Our Thoughts: Security Services Best Practice

February 22, 2017

Security guards and private security officers work in a highly visible profession. Often, security professionals have a contractual obligation to deter inappropriate actions and prevent dangerous situations. The professionalism and general behaviour of security guards, at events in particular, has never been so prevalent. Over the past few months, members of the public have been…Read more.


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The Year That Was – 2016 for CAP Security Services

January 6, 2017

2016 has been a huge year for the CAP Security Services Team. From electrifying sporting matches at the Gabba, Suncorp Stadium, and the 1300SMILES Stadium, to local festivals, and concerts headlined by some of the biggest musical acts in the world — we’ve had a fantastically busy year and thank our clients, once again, for…Read more.


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Queensland Gallery of Modern Art and CAP Security Services: The Partnership

November 16, 2016

CAP Security Services are fortunate enough to work with some fantastic Queensland institutions. Among these is the world class Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, more affectionately known as GoMA by local Brisbaneites. As Queensland’s only modern art museum, GoMA holds a collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a…Read more.


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5 Reasons to Hire Event Security for This Year’s Christmas Party

October 19, 2016

The festive season is fast approaching, and no doubt we’ll see Christmas party invitations dropping in our mail boxes (both real and online) very soon. A successful and enjoyable celebration requires a huge amount of planning and organisation – from the venue and guest list, to decorating and catering, there’s a lot to coordinate! While…Read more.


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A Day in the Life of Security Guard

October 10, 2016

With today’s constant threat of domestic terrorism, and the increased number of drug-related violent incidents at bars and events, the role of the private security officer has never been more critical.   Security guards and private security officers work in a highly visible profession. They play an important role in the protection of property and…Read more.