Yearly Archive: 2014

Security tips for Maryborough residents

December 22, 2014

Going away over the summer school holidays? Protect your home. If you’re taking annual leave in order to take a break with the family, make sure your home is adequately secured. There are things you can do to help protect your home from opportunistic thieves, which we have listed below. As your regional security company,...

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Residential security tips for Ballarat residents

November 24, 2014

Ensure your property is secure these holidays A recent article published in The Courier and written by Alex Hamer details how residents in Ballarat are more likely to have their homes burgled than in other parts of Victoria. The article presents alarming statistics from insurance company RACV, which indicates one in 48 homes will be...

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60 Minutes special – how effective are your fire alarms?

October 20, 2014

Photoelectric vs ionisation, what’s the difference? Australia’s deadliest house fire tragically took the lives of three women and eight children from two families in Queensland in 2011. Three years on, a 60 minutes special investigation with Karl Stefanovic looks into the tragedy and types of fire alarms available. Australia’s leading fire expert David Isaac tells...

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Community Safety Month in Victoria

October 20, 2014

Become a Neighbourhood Watch volunteer At Sectrol we provide residential security services across a wide range of Victoria, from our base in Ballarat through to Stawell in the Northern Grampians locality. Stawell is a country town with a population of just over 8000. This month, across the state, it is Community Safety Month – an...

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Is your office’s intellectual property secure?

September 30, 2014

Sectrol Security operates throughout regional Victoria, including Bacchus Marsh which is conveniently located between the regional centre of Ballarat and Melbourne capital city. Bacchus Marsh is a suburban hub with its own Central Business District (CBD) and is home to many small businesses and offices. As a security company operating in the region, it is...

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Sectrol direct line security monitoring system

August 30, 2014

We monitor over 2500 clients in Ballarat, Geelong and regional Victoria, providing 24-hour monitoring using state-of-the-art systems. We have a range of security products available to clients in the region but the safest and most reliable option is direct line security monitoring, which uses Telstra cabling to communicate with our control centre. The most effective...

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Qualified security guards servicing Bendigo

July 29, 2014

To work for Sectrol, our security guards must have a minimum level of training and qualifications. Our guards provide manpower services such as mobile patrols, static guards and alarm responses for residential and commercial clients in regional Victorian towns such as Bendigo. When you use Sectrol Security you can rest assured every guard is qualified...

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Multi-region security coverage with Sectrol

June 30, 2014

Keeping clients’ safe in Ballarat and beyond We service clients’ in locations across Victoria. We hold a Private Security Licence, as granted by the Victorian Police Licensing Services Division, and proudly operate as a registered member of Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL). We take security seriously, our business was established with the aim of...

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24-hour duress alarm monitoring service

May 30, 2014

Based in Ballarat, our alarm monitoring system has the ability to cover a wide region of Victoria as far as Warrnambool. What is duress alarm monitoring and who might need it? A duress button is wired to an alarm (either hard-wired or wireless) and can be pressed “under duress” – this means if a person...

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Security Melton

January 14, 2014

Purchasing a new home – is it secure? Melton is situated in metropolitan Melbourne and is a largely residential area. There is a large percentage of purchasers in the market to buy a house in Melton – 32.9%. Another 31.8% own their own home, with 31% renting. With almost one third of Melton’s population in...

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