Queensland police expand drive-by number plate surveillance

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The Queensland government has expanded its use of Automated Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology to controversially include unmarked police vehicles that will be tasked to silently snoop-out car registration details as they drive-by alleged crime hot spots. The government says the drive-by surveillance technology is being deployed as part […]

Healthcare location trackers keep tabs on young and old

By Julian Bajkowski Healthcare providers in the public and private sectors are increasingly looking to fit controversial tracking devices to people as well as equipment in an effort to improve patient and public safety while also boosting the productivity and availability of costly hospital assets. According to the country manager for Allied Telesis Australia, Scott […]

Comcare hunts for compo fraud snoops

By Julian Bajkowski and Paul Hemsley Comcare, the federal government agency responsible for workplace safety, rehabilitation and compensation is on the lookout for experienced insurance investigators to detect fraudsters trying to rort the compensation system. The agency’s Fraud Response Unit (FRU) has issued a detailed tender notice for prospective private eyes as part of efforts […]


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