The Central Precinct Renewal Program (CPRP) will redevelop 24 hectares in and around Sydney’s Central Station to create a vibrant urban hub. The Precinct will encompass Central Station, as a world-class transport interchange, improved connections with surrounding areas, new and inclusive public spaces and social infrastructure to support the community, as well as new commercial, retail, recreational and residential buildings.
Ben Waldner. Security & Risk Adviser.
Ben is an exemplary security professional with previous experience in crisis response, open-source threat analysis and project management. Prior to joining IR, Ben held a range of professional security, risk and crisis management roles including in Italy, Belgium and Germany.
In April 2021, IR was contracted to provide security risk and consultancy services for the new A$853m Edith Cowan University (ECU) city campus being developed in central Perth. The ECU City campus will be a Creative Industries, Business and Technology Campus in the heart of the Perth CBD. It will become the home for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), including performance spaces expected to host over 300 performances every year. This is the flagship project for the 13.5-hectare Perth City Link infrastructure, an investment by the Western Australian Government and the Australian Commonwealth Government to revitalise the Perth CBD. The campus will sit above tunnelled rail and the newly constructed Perth Busport.
In June 2021, Rugby Australia (RA) appointed Intelligent Risks (IR) as its security and risk advisers for the bid to be appointed by World Rugby to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup. On 24 November, World Rugby announced Australia as the preferred candidate to host this prestigious international event. Rugby Australia is now working with World Rugby to finalise the model for 2027 – to be voted on by the World Rugby Council in May 2022.
OSPA award. IR’s Eliza Thorn won Outstanding Female Security Professional Award 2021. The entire IR team is delighted that our colleague Eliza Thorn, Manager of the Intelligent Risks (IR) practice in Brisbane, was awarded the 2021 Australian OSPA as the Outstanding Female Security Professional.