Release date: Mon 11 August 2008
Last updated: Fri 15 May 2015
Licensing & Regulation Division wishes to advise that due to the heightened security risk, Licensing & Regulation Division's front counter operating hours have changed to:
Monday: 11:00am to 3:00pm
For access to general information please visit our website:
For specific queries that are not addressed on our website, please email email@example.com, or alternatively telephone Licensing & Regulation Division on 1300 651 645 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Private Security Industry
The private security industry encompasses a broad range of activities including security guarding, crowd controllers, investigators, bodyguards, private security trainers, security advisors and equipment installers. The Private Security Act 2004 was enacted to preserve the safety and peace of all Victorians with regards to private security.
Any person or business undertaking private security activities in the State of Victoria must be the holder of a Private Security Licence or Registration issued by Victoria Police.
The private security industry is regulated by Victoria Police's Licensing & Regulation Division (LRD). LRD is responsible for:
GPO Box 2807
Phone: 1300 651 645
From this page, you can find information on the following: