Brisbane’s Professional Security Company

Southern Cross Protection Brisbane is part of Southern Cross Protection, a national full-service security company with over 90 years’ experience.

We exist to protect you, your people and your assets, allowing your organisation to grow and prosper.

Security Services

Risk Advisory

Tailored risk mitigation and security strategies to identify and address security threats relevant to your organisation.

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Security Patrols

Over 16,000 security patrols each night, providing invaluable protection to businesses and communities nationwide.

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Security Guards

Our qualified, licensed, and diligent security guards are available 24/7 for a wide variety of roles, locations and events.

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Alarm Monitoring

Our 24 hour, 365 day alarm monitoring and rapid response times deliver genuine asset protection for your business.

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Loss Prevention

Solve your business’ retail crime, theft and shrinkage problems with our trusted, tailored loss prevention solutions.

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CCTV / Access Control

Improve employee safety and operational effectiveness with customised, intelligent electronic security strategies.

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Get the accurate intel to uncover fraud with our extensive investigative services, utilising physical and cyber resources.

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Security Convergence

Build enterprise resilience with an integrated cyber and physical security plan customised to your business needs.

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Banking and Finance

The security pressures faced by banking and financial institutions are increasing as customers’ methods of accessing and using services are evolving and broadening. Customers demand instantaneous and constant availability. In providing this you expose your systems and data to new vulnerabilities and threats from hackers, the result being potential theft, fraud, as well as downtime.

You need security monitoring and solutions that not only protect your physical assets but also offer you data security and access control. Southern Cross Protection can cater to your physical and cyber security needs, help you safeguard against emerging threats, and have plans in place for business continuity.

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Adequate security of construction sites is a critical exercise in ensuring successful project completion with minimal losses and disruptions. A professional and integrated security plan to protect your project assets is an intelligent approach to grant confidence and peace of mind to investors, stakeholders and employees.

Southern Cross Protection understands that construction sites are constantly being set up, manipulated and completed so we offer you adaptable Electronic Security solutions with rental options to accommodate temporary set ups as well as non-fixed, relocatable cameras to assist you in your ever-changing work areas.

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Educational Institutions

When you require a committed, 24 hour security presence or an integrated security service for an educational facility, Southern Cross Protection have the experience you need. As a full service security company we can combine our services into a comprehensive package that covers the security requirements of any educational institution.

We have the depth of knowledge and range of services to offer a complete solution that covers all aspects of your campus’ security needs. These services include security guards, campus patrols, lock-up, access control, CCTV and emergency planning.

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Government and Critical Infrastructure

Governments, government departments and agencies face increased security responsibilities. Not only is it important to protect facilities, infrastructure, staff and the general public, there also needs to be an emphasis on protecting digital information and having a response plan for emergency situations.

Southern Cross Protection have a national reach, meaning we can provide security systems for all levels of government, and all types of sites across Australia. We understand that governments must balance public safety, budget management and good due diligence. Whatever your security requirement, we can construct a solution that provides comprehensive and appropriate protection and safety.

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Healthcare / Aged Care

For quality healthcare security you need an integrated approach. Whether you are operating a hospital, an aged care facility or other healthcare facilities, your security requirements likely overlap. You need a way to cohesively protect your people and patients, your restricted stock and your sensitive and private records.

At Southern Cross Protection, we understand that every moment you have to spend complying with security procedures is time you could be spending treating and assisting your patients or residents. We aim to minimise this and find the right balance when protecting your staff, patients, visitors, and assets.

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Manufacturing and Industrial

Protecting facilities, equipment and personnel in manufacturing, mining, energy and other industrial activities poses many unique challenges. Across each industry, several common threats and security factors need to be addressed, including site and facility access, personnel safety, deterring criminal activity, and preparation of emergency response procedures.

Southern Cross Protection can develop and deliver a security solution that will cohesively address the security challenges you face, helping you mitigate risks, better prepare for crises, and reduce theft and other losses. We provide services Australia wide; no matter where your operations are located, you can get the security solution you need.

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Property / Facilities Management

Securing your commercial properties or facilities requires an integrated and tailored approach. Your security solution must be suitable to the layout of your property, support and not disrupt your tenants, and protect the property from unauthorised access.

Do you need to deter intruders and would-be vandals or thieves, while also reassuring staff and visitors that their working environment is fully supported, safe and secure? Will your property benefit from adding competent and modern security elements such as access control, monitored alarms and CCTV? Southern Cross Protection can be engaged to tailor a specific security solution for your property.

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Effective retail security requires incorporating several security elements into an integrated security solution that addresses your potential vulnerabilities and weak spots. Carefully designed retail security should protect your assets, be tailored and affordable to your needs and, importantly, not negatively affect the experience for your customers.

Southern Cross Protection has the depth of knowledge and a broad selection of security capabilities that can be utilised to build the retail security solution you require. This means you can trust us to deliver the level of protection you need, and you’ll be able to rest easy and get back to your core business activities.

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Transport Logistics / Wholesale

Protecting transport logistics and wholesale activities is a careful balance of meeting regulations, minimising threats, and managing disruptions to productivity. At all levels of your supply chain you need security services and technology that protect your operations from theft, tampering, and illegal activities.

Does your supply chain involve various transport vehicles, interchanges between them, and warehousing to store your assets? Do you need a security solution that can cover these various transport elements and the handovers that occur within them? Southern Cross Protection have the offerings and highly-trained security staff to meet the emerging trends and demands faced by the transport logistics and wholesale industries.

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About Us

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  • We are pleased to note our satisfaction with the standard of service offered to us by Southern Cross Protection and their team. Southern Cross Protection have recently been awarded the Security Patrol and Static Guarding services across our Queensland property portfolio which consists of a mix of commercial, industrial and retail shopping centres. The transition from multiple suppliers to one has been seamless with Andy Jones and his team. This is a great result for our clients and a seamless managed service line for our Property and Facilities Managers. Southern Cross Protection provides dynamic, professional and high quality services and we have no hesitation in recommending them as a security service provider.

    Richie Stagg
    Richie Stagg Manager, Real Estate Management | Colliers International
  • For almost a decade, we’ve entrusted Southern Cross Protection with a number of our facilities in both NSW and QLD. Southern Cross Protection has been providing security solutions fit for each site including mobile patrols and welfare checks. Their security services include calls on site and making sure doors and windows are secure and intact, whilst looking for signs of damage, vandalism, forced entry, and unauthorised persons. Southern Cross Protection remains a reliable and dependable security partner that certainly contributes to IRT’s long-standing stable repute in the aged care industry.

    Mark Whalan
    Mark Whalan Manager, Facilities and Emergency Services | IRT
  • Southern Cross Protection has been outstanding. It is never an issue to find a security guard for urgent after-hours jobs. The Southern Cross Protection team is very quick on their feet, and very attentive.

    Andy Kao
    Andy Kao QED Enterprises
  • The Southern Cross Protection team always goes above and beyond what their contract asks of them. This includes doing extra duties that help make my life much easier.

    Chloe Liversage
    Chloe Liversage Aveo
  • From my first contact with Southern Cross Protection, I felt a sense of professionalism. I would recommend them to any business looking to establish or review their on-site security.

    Philip Lee
    Philip Lee Aryzta
  • Since Southern Cross Protection have taken over the security at the college, there has been little to no problems at the college. Their reliability and attention to detail is exceptional.

    West Moreton Anglican College
    West Moreton Anglican College
  • The security guards on Saturday were fantastic. A great help at the car park and extremely polite. All the helpers on the gate commented.

    All Hallows' School
    All Hallows' School
  • Jamie Thomson
    Jamie Thomson Branch Manager, Eagle Farm

    Jamie started as a patrol officer in December 1993 and subsequently moved up to supervisor and then inspector roles. In 2002, he became control room supervisor, and by June 2007, control room manager. In May 2008, Jamie transferred to patrols as Patrol Operations Supervisor. In 2012, he became the Brisbane North Branch Manager, and in December 2014, the QLD Operations Manager. He is now the Eagle Farm Branch Manager, and looks after some of our major clients such as Brisbane City Council and Redland City Council. Jamie has had an extensive career within security, working in patrols, guards, ATM front line maintenance, cash transit and control room roles, which gave him valuable knowledge in the field. He works passionately to pass on his experience to the QLD team, enabling them to provide the best service to our clients.

    • Ken Connew
      Ken Connew Branch Manager, Coopers Plains

      Ken started as a patrol officer in November 1987, and moved through ranks to supervisor and then inspector roles, until moving into the control room in 2000. In 2007, Ken became the Branch Manager and he holds this position till today. Ken is also the QLD Company Workplace Health and Safety Officer, and is leading the charge to ensure all his staff are working in a safe environment.

      • Emily Tutaki
        Emily Tutaki Account Manager

        Emily Tutaki is an Account Manager for South East Queensland, and has worked with several of the national providers within the security industry for over 10 years. Emily brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience with a high-level focus on customer service satisfaction.

        Emily is accustomed to multi-tasking, works well under pressure, and has a strong drive for excellence. Out of work, Emily participates in sporting activities such as indoor netball and touch football. Emily is also very dedicated to her children who also participate in inter-school and local sporting teams.

        Emily has a strong commitment to providing the best customer service to all clients.

        • Brian Penny
          Brian Penny Operations Manager, Ipswich

          Brian has 21+ years of experience in the Security Industry with Chubb Security and Southern Cross Protection. Prior to that, he had 23 years with Australia Post (PMG) and included 15 years Army Reserve.

          Brian started with Chubb in 1997 as a Patrol Officer, progressed to a Supervisor within the Control Room, and moved on up the line to the Chief Night Inspector.

          From there, Brian moved to an Operations Supervisor role at Salisbury\Acacia Ridge. While in this role, he took on the management of the Brisbane WACS guard working with MSS Security at the Defence Force establishments. This expanded to include the patrol services at the Defence Sites in regional areas, as well.

          Brian now manages the patrol runs for Ipswich and continues with the Southern Cross Protection Defence Sites Support for MSS QLD.

          On a more personal note, Brian has just received the title of “Grandpa” with his daughter and son-in-law becoming parents to a beautiful little girl. It’s now a fight between her Great Grandfather and him as to whose little girl, she is.


          Contact Us

          1300 136 102