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Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Terrorism

Critical infrastructure is nationally described as the infrastructure that delivers the critical services upon which our society depends. Within Victoria, critical infrastructure is both publicly and privately owned and managed.

The owners and operators of critical infrastructure are key to ensuring the security of their assets. Many accept that ensuring security of their assets is a cost of doing business however identifying critical infrastructure within Victoria is an ongoing process.

The Australian Government advises good business practice includes applying risk management techniques to planning processes, conducting regular reviews as well is developing continuity plans to mitigate potential risk.

The National Guidelines For Protecting Critical Infrastructure From Terrorism are available from the Australian Government website -