Release date: Mon 11 August 2008
Last updated: Tue 21 April 2015
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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
Hours of Operation
From this page, you can find information on the following: