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Victoria's Top Cop Says Development Of Security Measures Has Stagnated

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 09 / 17

Development of "sophisticated sec­urity measures at major Melbourne sporting events has stagnated," suggesting airport-style security at matches "may be the way of the future in the context of increasing terror threats," Victoria Victims of Crime Commissioner Greg Davies said, according to THE AUSTR...

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Melbourne Cricket Ground Could Get Roof

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'No Timeframe' For NRL Game In Hawaii

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Roar Players Make Stand Over Pay Dispute

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Sydney FC Exec Slams FFA Over Venue

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NRL Eels Set To Lose More Than $8M

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CA Looking At Sensors In Helmets

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