Australia Steps Up Ports Security

10 August 2009 (Last Updated August 10th, 2009 18:30)

A new A$2m security centre has opened in Hobart, Australia, to increase security at Tasmanian ports in an attempt to counter the increased threat from terrorism. The centre has 335 cameras installed in ports across the state to monitor activity 24-hours a day. The Tasmanian

A new A$2m security centre has opened in Hobart, Australia, to increase security at Tasmanian ports in an attempt to counter the increased threat from terrorism.

The centre has 335 cameras installed in ports across the state to monitor activity 24-hours a day.

The Tasmanian Government said the centre is leading the nation in port security.