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Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate

The performance of security activities in New South Wales is governed by the Security Industry Act 1997 and Security Industry Regulation 2007. These laws, which came into effect in July 1998, have been designed with the clear intention of providing the community of New South Wales with confidence in a professional security industry where competency (training), integrity and accountability are provided and maintained to a high standard.

The Security Licensing and Enforcement Directorate (SLED) of the NSW Police is responsible for the administration of the Act and Regulation.

The contact details for the SLED are:
Security Industry Registry
Locked Bag 5099



The Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council (CPSISC) is a national body representing the workforce training and development needs of - the Construction and Property Services Industries. It is one of the 10 Industry Skills Councils established by the Federal Government to develop and improve industry Training Packages. The other skills councils are Agri Foods, Community Services and Health, Elector Comms and Energy Utilities, Governemnt and Community Safety, Innovation and Business, Manufacturing, Resources and Infrastructure, Services and Transport and Logistics.

CPSISC has coverage of a broad range of industry sectors. If your business - designs, builds, maintains, manages or protects Australian property then CPSISC is the relevant skills development agency. The skills council mission is to serve the construction and property services industries by identifying and meeting their training, skill and workforce development.

There are links between the CPSISC and state based ITABs. A Construction and Property Services State and Territory ITAB Network exists which is active in sharing information and working together to ensure a level of uniformity between states in the implementation of Training Packages. Within NSW the Construction ITAB and the NSW Property Services ITAB are represented on CPSISC network.

The CPSISC also organises a national conferemce each year and publishes a Best Practice brochure which includes information on key projects organised by State ITABs.

For further information www.cpsisc.com.au.


NSW Firearms Registry

The Firearms Registry administers the NSW Firearms legislation and issues firearms licences and permits.

The Registry offer services, including:

  • Providing advice about licences, firearms and permits.
  • Providing updates on firearm related matters.
  • Issuing firearm licences and permits to individuals, clubs, businesses and firearms dealers.
  • Registering firearms to all of the above.
  • Issuing permits to acquire firearms.
  • Customs clearances for imported firearms.

The contact details for the Firearms Registry are:

NSW Police Force Firearms Registry
Locked Bag 1
Murwillumbah NSW 2484
Email: firearmsenq@police.nsw.gov.au


NSW DEC State Training Services

State Training Services now offers a one-stop shop for all apprenticeship and traineeship services and broader vocational education and training advice.

State Training Services provides expert advice and information to industry, employers, training providers and apprentices and trainees. It is responsible for mediation and dispute resolution between apprentices, trainees and their employers and issues certificates to those who successfully complete their training.

The one-stop shop service is designed to ensure industry, training organisations, employers and their employees have all the necessary support and advice to obtain the skills and qualifications their business needs.

For more information on our new apprenticeship and traineeship services, broader vocational education and training advice please click here.


Australian Education International (AEI), through the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR), provides official information and advice on the comparability of overseas qualifications with Australian qualifications. For more information, please click here.