SIA Council

The Security Industries Council

The Security Industries Council, is the governing body of the Security Industries Authorithy established under section 9 of the Security Protection Act to make policy decisions on the affairs of the Security Industries Authority for implementation by the Registrar. The Council is made up of esteemed perons with wealth of qualifications and experience in variouse fields and professions. And it is headed by the Police Commissioner who chairs all Council meetings and he reports to the Minister for Police and Internal Security as the political head of the organization. All current Council members are on three (3) years appointment by the Minister with the exception of the ex- officio Council members such as Police Commissioner and the Registrar and the Sherif of the National and the Supreme Courts of PNG.

Yet To Be Appointed

Yet To Be Appointed

Chairman of Security Industries Authority & the Commissioner of Police

Mr. Ian Augerea LLB

Mr. Ian Augerea LLB

Ex officio member – Sheriff & Registrar of the National Court

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Mr. John Paska LLB

Mr. John Paska LLB

PNG Trade Union Representative

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Yet To Be Appointed

Yet To Be Appointed

Rural Industries Council representative

Mr. Mathew Kerns

Mr. Mathew Kerns

Insurance Council representative

Rev. Roger Joseph

Rev. Roger Joseph

Council of Churches representative

Appointment to the Board of Complaints

The Security Industries Authority in compliance with section 57 of the Security Protection Act 2004 has already advertised in the media in early February 2013 seeking for two (2) interested persons to sit on the Board of Complaints. Currently in Mid 2019 a new replacement Mr. Graham Anui for the loss of Rural Industries Development Council Member Late Sir Brown Bai.

The purposes of the Board of Complaints is to hear allegations made against licensed security companies by the general public and to award appropriate disciplinary penalties to protect the integrity of the security industry. Several applications have already been received and the short-listed candidates will be advised in writing by the chairman shortly before a final selection is made for their three (3) yeas appointments by the Minister for Police and Internal Security.

Vacancies for three (3) Representatives from the Security Industry to sit in the Council

The Security Industries Council through the Chairman now invites all licensed security companies and permitted guards to liaise with their Security Providers Association to nominate three (3) representatives of their choice to sit in the Council to make it nine (9) the maximum council members allowable under section 9 of the Security Protection Act. Two (2) persons to represent the interests of licensed security companies and one (1) person to represent the interests of permitted security guards. The names of the three (3) nominees must be submitted to the Chairman of the Security Industries Council care of PO BOX 80 Port Moresby or liaise with the Registrar.

Criteria for appointment to the Security Industries Council

  1. The candidates must have a sound knowledge in the operations of private security companies and are quite versed with the Security Protection Act 2004.
  2. The candidates shall not be currently employed in any licensed security companies that are currently registered with the Security Industries Authority or were not previously employed by any licensed security companies.
  3. The candidates shall not be a current owner or a shareholder of a licensed security company currently registered with the Security Industries Authority and the IPA (Investment promotion Authority).
  4. The candidates shall not be a previous owner or a shareholder of a licensed security company registered with the Security Industries Authority or with the IPA. (Investment promotion Authority).
  5. Interested persons may submit their application with a CV with three (3) references named and attached with their latest passport size photos.
  6. Both male and females are encouraged to participate.
  7. Only registered security companies and permitted security guards will participate in the nominations of the three (3) persons to the council.
  8. All candidates shall be subjected to a fit and proper persons test before they are formally appointed for 3 years term by the Minister for Police & Internal Security.

For enquires on this matter

Visit us Former Fraud Squad Office, Top Floor, Gorobe Street, 2 Mile Drive, Badili, Boroko NCD or write to the Chairman Security Industries Council PO BOX 80 Port Moresby National capital District. You can also contact Manager Licensing & Compliance – Mr. Spencer Gelo on telephone 3239851 / 3257930, or email executivesecretary@sia.gov.pg