14th July 2017
The Institute of Drone Technology / Southern Cross Group
For Immediate Release:
Southern Cross Group and The Institute for Drone Technology sign MoU to develop drone
technology solutions in the security industry in Australia.
The Institute of Drone Technology is at the forefront of introducing drones into existing and new
workplace areas to complete ‘dull, dangerous and dirty’ jobs.
Southern Cross Group (SCG) is a national provider of Facility, Training and Technology solutions.
SCG has a focus on innovation and people and by delivering a strategic management model to their
clients the company’s portfolio has grown to include clients across the entire range of industry types
in both the public and private sectors. SCG is looking for further innovations in the security sector to
be a market leader in new technologies. A primary focus of SCG is its Zero Harm program for its
employees contractors and clients.
The exciting partnership will explore integrating drone technology into the security services provided
within the SCG portfolio.
“The safe and effective integration of drone technology into workplaces provides a real force
multiplier effect in security. The ability of drones to move quickly and capture high level of usable
data fits well within the dynamic security environment in which SCG operates daily.
“This partnership will increase the safety of the public in and around client’s assets, and give the
Australian industry a world-first in the use of drones for security”.
Dr. Joel Spencer, CEO, The Institute for Drone Technology.
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