Security compromised at Australian airports ?

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Security compromised at Australian airports ?

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:30 pm

Workers at two Australian airports have voiced their concerns over the general lack of security checks of both staff and passengers.

Workers point to security flaws at Canberra and Perth Airports
Airport workers at Perth and Canberra airports say there are serious security holes made worse by understaffing and cost-cutting.

Passengers have been allowed to wander secure areas, ground staff have been allowed on their own without security checks, staff bags are not being checked properly and trucks are being allowed into secure areas without having their cargo inspected, according to staff.

At the centre of many of the accusations is airport services company Aerocare, which said the claims were part of an "unprecedented campaign of dishonesty and bullying" by Transport Workers Union, which has previously attacked the company over its treatment of workers.

Staff claimed that photos of "push-back" trucks, which are used to tow planes, with badly cracked windshields, and a photo of staff standing on plastic barricades to guide incoming planes showed safety and security were not being taken seriously... ... xousf.html
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