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.
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.
(IR) is advising Arts Queensland on security risks and the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) implications of the design for the public realm surrounds of the New Performing Arts Venue (NPAV). The NPAV is under construction within the Queensland Cultural Centre Precinct in Southbank, Brisbane.
Since 2018, Intelligent Risks (IR) has provided ongoing support to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in the UK as specialist security advisors. We performed the nascent role of the Security Functional Area in the Organising Committee to fast-track the development of the security programme, budget, planning principles and venues security concept. We have also provided extensive advice to the Organising Committee on the procurement strategy for security infrastructure and equipment.
Intelligent Risks (IR) was sub-contracted as the security and safety advisor to the Brisbane 2032 (B2032) Olympic and Paralympic Games bid by EKS. Brisbane was announced as the host city for the 2032 Olympics in July 2021. IR initially assisted with the Council of Mayors (SEQ) Feasibility Study for the Games bid, conducted in 2018/2019. IR was then part of the EKS advisory team, as security and safety advisers for the Queensland Government Value Proposition Assessment completed in 2019.