Adelaide’s Professional Security Company

Southern Cross Protection Adelaide 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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  • I would recommend Southern Cross Protection. Being a female working back late, I have the sense of security knowing your patrols will be attending.

    Allison Phillips
    Allison Phillips Moyle Bendale Timber
  • Southern Cross Protection always offers a great service. Any additional requests and services always happen immediately.

    David Shinnick
    David Shinnick Property Manager | Karidis Corporation Ltd
  • I am very happy with your services. We've never had an issue, and your employees are fantastic.

    Miltos Miltiadous Woodville Pharmacy
  • Rob Keszler
    Rob Keszler State Manager

    Rob is the State Manager in South Australia. Rob has more than 20 years’ experience in various security positions. He commenced his career as a Patrol Officer for Chubb Mobile Services, and performed the role of a Supervisor/Inspector before taking the Customer Service Executive role and gaining an administrative understanding in Account Management. As State Manager, Rob manages people, performance and our customers’ expectations. He enjoys working in an SA team environment and provides the leadership required.

  • Nathan Rowley
    Nathan Rowley Business Development Manager

    Nathan began working in the Security Industry in 2003 as a Mobile Patrol Officer and Static Guard at a variety of locations throughout Adelaide. In 2007, he commenced working for Southern Cross Protection as a Mobile Patrol Officer and was soon promoted to a Shift Supervisor position. Working on the road performing the duties that are core to the business gave him the perfect opportunity for development, and he was later pleased to accept an Operations Supervisor role in 2012. This role was responsible for the day to day operations of our southern depot located at the Tonsley Park redevelopment site. Since then Nathan has had the opportunity to move into Account Management / Business Development where the focus is on client interaction and new business sales. Nathan is proud of his work with Southern Cross Protection and believes in giving every customer only the highest level of service.

  • Meegan Wolthers
    Meegan Wolthers Account Manager

    Meegan is an Account Manager for South Australia / Northern Territory, working in the security industry since 1996. In addition to Account Management, Meegan has worked in various roles within the industry, commencing her career 20 years ago as a Sales Administrator with MSS Guards and Patrols. Prior to this, she spent 10 years working as a Personal Assistant to the General Manager at Chubb Protective Services. Now she dedicates her time to providing a level of service that exceeds our customers’ expectations, ensuring that no request is too large or too small.


  • Matthew Elliott
    Matthew Elliott Operations Supervisor

    Matthew began working with Southern Cross Protection as a Static Guard and Mobile Patrol Officer in 2014. Matthew then moved into a Mobile Patrol Shift Supervisor position where he lead his team to ensure all clients across Adelaide’s Southern Suburbs and Adelaide Hills were protected every night.

    Matthew was promoted in 2017 and is now the Operations Supervisor of Patrol Services for Adelaide South. This role is responsible for the day to day operations of our Southern Depot which operates 7 night patrol vehicles and 2 day patrol vehicles.

    Matthew also began running the Cash in Transit operations in SA in 2020, which has seen a positive growth for the business in this division, and offers our clients another security solution for their organisation.



1 & 2, 36-38 Tikalara St, Regency Park, SA 5010


240-280 Morphett Road, North Plympton, SA 5037

Contact Us

1300 136 102