1. In all cases of a siege or hostage situation you must act quickly and effectively.

2. Try to isolate the area where the incident has occurred – move all unaffected people away.

3. Contact the Police on 000 and CSG on 03-9523-0434 immediately.

4. Await and follow further instructions from authorities.

5. Avoid negotiation with the offender unless the situation is life-threatening.

6. Never provide alcohol or other drugs to the offender.

7. Never make a deal with an offender that you cannot meet.

8. If you must speak with an offender, remain calm, non-threatening and non-committal.

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Current at 20 August 2018