Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate (SLED)

Master Licence Application by a Government Agency

This application can only be completed on behalf of a Government Agency or Public Authority.


To complete the application the agency must:

  • specify a “Nominated Person” with Australian Work Rights. The Nominated Person must be a Close Associate involved in the day to day conduct of the Agency’s security activities. The term “Close Associate” is defined in section 5 of the Security Industry Act 1997;
  • obtain and maintain public liability insurance cover of at least $10,000,000 should the agency intend to provide persons to carry on security activities involving the use of firearms, dogs or horses.




ISO/IEC 27001
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information system management

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