Past Events


Continuous Professional Development Program
Saturday 15th December 2018
CCL Secure & Note Printing Australia,
1-17 Potter Street,
Craigieburn, Victoria, 3064
Friday, 29th March, 2019 2019
1pm – 5pm
The Secretariat by 26th March 2019
VSI 45th Anniversary Gala Dinner
45th Anniversary Gala Dinner 15th December -- invite 2018
Saturday 15th December 2018
San Remo Ballroom,
Carlton North
Saturday 15th December 2018
The Secretariat by 28th November 2018
Black Tie.
VSI Annual General Meeting 2018
Thursday 6th December 2018
Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields
1 English Street, Essendon Fields, Melbourne VIC 3041 Australia
Thursday 6th December 2018
The Secretariat by Tuesday 4th December 2018
Continuous Professional Development Program
Tuesday 23rd October 2018
The VSI is holding a Member’s Site Visit at the NEW SCS VIC Training Institute’s facility.
The event is to showcase the new purpose built training centre for security operational staff.
There is no cost for the event – members & non members are invited to attend.
Mr. Ray Parmenter – Director, SCS VIC Training Institute.
SCS Training Institute
10 Currajong Street, West Footscray.
11am – 1pm
Light refreshments & site tour.
COB 15th October 2018
Register Attendance here.
SecTec Roadshow
Tuesday 8th May 2018
VSI Board members promoted our services at the informative Security Industry Event SecTech Roadshow Melbourne 2018
Exhibitors included LSC Security Supplies, Pelco, Honeywell, Video Alarm Technologies, Bosch, Dahua, ISCS, Video Security Products, Consolidated Security Merchants, C. R. Kennedy, OSA, Seadan, BGW Technologies, Q Security Systems, Mobotix, Vivotek, Hikvision and ICT, who showed their latest and greatest electronic security solutions. Sponsored by CSD and Milestone Systems, the SecTech Camera Shootout included 26 cameras from 10 manufacturers tested across 3 categories – external domes, external bullets and 30x plus PTZs. As well as looking at best-selling categories on the Milestone XProtect Corporate VMS, we also looked at face recognition and LPR software potential of Imagus software during the shootout.
ASMF Presentation Dinner
Friday 25th August 2017
The Australian Security Medals Foundation’s (ASMF) 2017 Annual Awards Dinner was attended by a number of VSI Board Members, Members and Guests. In attendance to support the Foundation’s work included Board Members, Kostas Kyrifidis, Suzanne Lockhart, Adrian Schillaci, Frank Grima and the VSI’s Executive Officer, Terry Guinan. Further Information on the Foundation can be sourced at
Annual General Meeting Thursday 23rd November 2017
Venue: German Club Tivoli, 291 Dandenong Road Windsor (between Williams and Orrong Roads, North side of Dandenong Road)
Annual General Meeting Wednesday 16th & Thursday 24th November 2016
Venue: German Club Tivoli, 291 Dandenong Road Windsor (between Williams and Orrong Roads, North side of Dandenong Road)
Security & Detection Guard Dogs
Stakeholder Forum – Standards Australia
Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Sydney, NSW
Standards Australia Guard Dogs Forum Invite
Annual General Meeting Wednesday 9th December 2015
Venue: German Club Tivoli, 291 Dandenong Road Windsor (between Williams and Orrong Roads, North side of Dandenong Road)
Christmas DinnerVSI Christmas Dinner 2-Dec-15 Wednesday 2nd December 2015
Our ‘a la cart’ dinner to celebrate Christmas and a year of successful business by your Approved Industry Association.
Cost: AGM / Drinks No charge, Meals at list price
Venue: O’Connells, 407 Coventry Street South Melbourne
Industry Briefing & Breakfast
Date: Thursday 7th May 2015 Time: 7:00am to 9:00am
About: Our special guest speaker Albert Timen is an Israeli specialist in Terrorism Awareness with over 20 years of active service in special operations with tactical and security training from various duties he carried along his career. He has served as an under cover operator in one of the IDF’s Counter Terrorism special units; Police Central Intelligence counter Terrorism branch; as SWAT unit tactical, firearms, and operational instructor at the Israeli National Police Academy; and is the Founder and President of the KAPAP Academy LLC.
Cost: VSI Members $30 per person or (Non Members $40) per person (includes breakfast).
Venue: Jewish Holocaust Museum & Research Centre, 13/15 Selwyn Street Elsternwick Vic 3185
Annual General Meeting Date: Wednesday 28th January 2015
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: No Charge
Venue: Top Tech Security, 3/2 Walker St, Braeside.
Lunch with Jim O’Brien (Officer in Charge, Purana Task Force) Fri 23 May 2014 Jim O’Brien Lunch
Zagame’s Hotel (cnr Dandenong & Derby Roads, Caulfield)

While we enjoyed lunch, our very entertaining Special Guest Speaker, Jim O’Brien, enlightened us on a few home “Truths” about the infamous “Fat Tony” TV series and had us spellbound with his knowledge of the Underworld and the workings of many such criminal families. We were truly fascinated and entertained by our illustrious speaker, who kindly offered us this opportunity! Cost: VSI Members $40 (Non Members $45) per person with drinks at Bar prices.


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