How to Manage Protest Activity at Your Office

Key Point

  • The Department of Finance and the Attorney-General’s Department have prepared advice to assist you to manage protest activities at your office.

The Department of Finance and the Attorney-General’s Department (AGD) have prepared the following advice to assist you and your staff to manage protest activity safely.

Plan ahead

During a demonstration

If protestors ask you or your staff to accept an item

It is not recommended that letters, petitions or other physical items be accepted in person. Staff should arrange for these items to be delivered electronically to the office at a later date.

If a member of the public behaves in an unacceptable manner

After a demonstration

Should you require any further information, or wish to discuss any aspect of security at your office please contact your M&PS State or Territory Manager on the number below*.

Lauren Barons
A/g Assistant Secretary
Advice and Support Branch
Ministerial and Parliamentary Services
25 May 2017

 

*M&PS State and Territory Managers

ACT

Mr Stephen Frost

02 6277 6087

SA

Mr Ben Hooper

08 8205 1000

NSW

Ms Sharon Brigden

02 8289 9900

TAS

Ms Becky Shrimpton

03 6231 0734

NT

Ms Victoria Palmer

08 8941 4133

VIC

Ms Toni Rikys

03 9660 6600

QLD

Mrs Katie Tchia

07 3001 8900

WA

Ms Rebecca Kuenen

08 9260 5000

 

 

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