Best in the Business Recognised at the 2017 Security Awards


Companies and individuals were recognised for their excellence and innovation on a national and international stage through the 22nd annual Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence – an ASIAL initiative, and the 3rd annual Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), in front of a sell-out crowd at Crown Melbourne on 19 October.

Congratulating all the winners on such an outstanding achievement, ASIAL CEO, Bryan de Caires said, “The awards recognise the industry’s role in protecting Australian society from security threats and commitment to excellence. The high standard of entries continues to raise the bar each year and is a credit to all entrants, finalists and winners.”

Professor Martin Gill, Managing Director of the OSPAs said, “OSPA winners in Australia join a small elite group around the world who have shown outstanding performance. The OSPAs are now offered in eight countries.”

List of winners:

Company Name Name of award category Award Type
SNP Security Gender Diversity ASIAL
Wilson Security Pty Ltd Indigenous Employment ASIAL
Brad Gorman, SNP Security Individual Achievement – General Security ASIAL
Cong Vu, Chubb Fire & Security Individual Achievement – Technical Security ASIAL
Schneider Electric Buildings Australia Pty Ltd Integrated Security Solution – Large  (>$500,000) ASIAL
Fredon Security Integrated Security Solution – Large (>$500,000) ASIAL
Inner Range Pty Ltd Product of the Year – Access Control ASIAL
Gallagher Security Pty Limited Product of the Year – Alarm ASIAL
Viasec Pty Ltd Product of the Year – CCTV IP System / Solution ASIAL
Leda Security Products Pty Ltd Product of the Year – Physical Security ASIAL
SAPE Industries Pty Ltd Special Security Event or Project – Large (>$500,000) ASIAL
Aleron Outstanding Information Security Company OSPAS
Noah Magnus, Assetlink Services Pty Ltd Outstanding In-house Security Manager OSPAS
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Corporation Outstanding In-house Security Team OSPAS
Rachell DeLuca, Arup Pty Limited Outstanding Security Consultant OSPAS
Sam Kennard, Wilson Security Pty Ltd Outstanding Security Officer OSPAS
MSS Security (VIC) Outstanding Security Partnership OSPAS
Crown Perth Outstanding Training Initiative OSPAS


Thank you to our sponsors and partners:
SCSI – Lead Dinner Sponsor
ACCESS Group Solutions – Entertainment & Centrepiece Sponsor

Award Category Sponsors:
Wilson Security – Gender Diversity
Gallagher Security – Outstanding Security Consultant
Australian Security Magazine – Outstanding Information Security Company
Asia Pacific Security Magazine – Integrated Security Solution – Large (>$500,000)
Southern Cross Protection – Outstanding Security Officer
Ramsden Training – Outstanding Security Training Initiative
Seagate – Product of the Year – CCTV IP System / Solution
Security Exhibition and Conference – Special Security Event or Project – Large (>$500,000)

Media Partners:
Asia Pacific Security Magazine
Australian Security Magazine
Build Australia
Security Insider Magazine
Security Solutions

About ASIAL: The Australian Security Industry Association Ltd (ASIAL) is the peak national security industry body. ASIAL is dedicated to supporting members, promoting standards and safeguarding public interests. More information:

About the OSPAs: The Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) were started by Professor Martin Gill, to celebrate outstanding performance in security across the world. The key principles of the OSPAs are that they are credible, independent, transparent, respectable and replicable. More information:

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