The legislation takes steps that will reduce risk and protect the public. It will require venues to adhere to the following measures: 

The new Protect Duty legislation will have a huge positive impact on public safety, whilst currently inadequate security is still in place in public venues, taking action now could prevent violent acts, including terror attacks, from resulting in mass casualties and deaths.

How do I prepare my business for Protect Duty Legislation?

Public venues and organisations should begin taking action and seek advice from professionals to enhance their security measures now in preparation for a safer environment in line with the Protect Duty legislation.

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Crowd of people at a convention
Escape route planning is critical

Regulations require businesses to incorporate evacuation procedures into their business continuity and disaster response plans. It’s essential you’re informed about evacuation plans and procedures.

Evacuation Training

Focus on making sure you are working with the correct provider in regards to your training needs. Having the correct staff trained in EAP is essential to having a successful Emergency assistance program.

Public venues with adequate medical supplies

Check your medical supplies. At the minimum, venues should be equipped with well-stocked first-aid kits which are easily accessible to all members of staff. Trauma bags should also be readily available containing life saving bleed control products and trauma equipment. Quick action could save a life.

The protect duty legislation takes steps that will reduce risk and protect the public. It will require venues to adhere to the following measures:


When seeking the correct partner to work with you can be assured that Blue Mountain Group advisory services for Counter terrorism, Hostile Reconnaissance site surveys, and education and training in associated Behavioural Detection and Awareness is the correct decision for your venue.

Next Steps

Improving venue security will be a result of a combined effort from all venue owners, businesses and organisations that hold large events. Engage with Blue Mountains security advisory services to be able to understand how to implement these changes and provide Security compliant event management.

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