The evening of October 22nd 2015 saw the elite of Australia’s Security Industry gather at Sydney’s prestigious Westin Hotel to attend the first annual ASIAL Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). The OSPA awards were conceived by Australia’s leading security industry body to acknowledge and reward outstanding performance and achievement in a range of categories, and Southern Cross Group Services are delighted to be the inaugural winner of the ‘Outstanding Guarding Company’ award for their security division.
In an event attended by leading security companies from across Australia, the highly respected panel of judges selected Southern Cross Group Services as the most outstanding provider of Security Officers in Australia. Based on a criteria of extensive research on key factors that contribute to and characterise outstanding performance, the OSPA’s pride themselves on being Independent, Credible, Transparent and Respectable.
As a company that recognises that people are the core of our business and success, we feel this is a true vindication of our commitment to and focus on our frontline personnel, who form the bedrock of any successful organisation. GGM Stephen Butt (CSM) confirmed this commitment, saying: “People are our passion. We are ecstatic for our front line staff! We have great people working for us, and we are proud of our leadership programme aimed at developing our teams”. CEO Sam Johnson, who has built Southern Cross from the ground up over the past decade was visibly proud as he stated “We invest in people and technology and all that hard work has paid off”.