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Free safety workshops

08 Feb 2018

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During February and March, the Yarra River Business Association (YRBA) is turning its focus to local issues of safety and security.

The local business group is teaming up with Victoria Police and the Department of Justice and Regulation to present two business safety and security workshops.

VicPol crime prevention officers and local security personnel will conduct the free two-hour workshops, which will provide practical and immediately actionable tips for staff of retail and hospitality businesses.

The association’s first business lunch of the year at Arts Centre Melbourne will focus on counter terrorism. An international terrorism expert will provide an overview of where Melbourne currently stands with regard to terrorism activity and preventative measures. The lunch will also focus on what businesses can do at the micro level to better prepare.

YRBA president John Forman said the focus on business safety and security was not intended to scare the business community, but to make them more aware and to build resilience.

“The experts say it is now a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’, so we want our members to be on the front foot to better withstand any impacts,” he said.

The first safety and security workshop on February 21 will be held at Eureka 89, while the second workshop will be held on February 28 at Clarendon Room E at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Wharf.

Bookings for the free workshops can be made at

Yarrariver.melbourne/southbank-security-workshop

Yarrariver.melbourne/south-wharf-security-workshop

Bookings for the $77 per head March 23 business lunch can be made at

Yarrariver.melbourne/business-lunch

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