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What’s The Most Secure Prison Fencing?

Effective prison security fence design needs to incorporate a range of features and a weakness in any one of these features can provide an entry point for determined attackers.

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Profence announces new ERP System 06/06/2022
New ERP System Announcement

Here at Protective Fencing, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new company-wide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

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Steel Pipe Fabrication Services Australia

With a wide range of pipe fabrication services available, Protective Fencing can create posts to any size or shape that you need.

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ProMax 358 mesh is now available in 3-metre-wide panels 10/05/2022
PROMAX™ 3 Metre Wide 358 Anti-Climb Fencing System

As innovators in security fencing, Protective Fencing is pleased to announce that our PROMAX™ 358 mesh is now available in 3-metre-wide panels.

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Planning the security fencing for your next transport project and not sure what’s the best security fencing for a project?

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Protective Fencing Making Big Moves in Victoria 16/03/2022
Protective Fencing Making Big Moves in Victoria

Protective Fencing has just expanded its Victorian operations base with a move to a larger warehouse in Dandenong. The move will allow Protective to maintain a more extensive inventory in stock to meet the growing demand for quality Australian-manufactured fencing products.

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Darling Downs Solar Farm 15/12/2021
Protecting The Environment – it’s In Our DNA

Although the steel industry currently produces around 7% of the world’s carbon emissions that’s about to change. And Protective Fencing is proud to be leading the way in that quest for a better future for the environment, our clients, and the generations to come.

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Protective Fencing Logo Banner1 22/11/2021
Order Cut-off for Guaranteed 2021 Delivery

We’re focused on delivering the highest quality products on-time, wherever you need them.

To help us ensure you can get your orders before Christmas, please consider the following:

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Profence Assists in Strengthening Local Supply Chains 12/11/2021
Securing The Local Supply Chain

A move towards on-shoring and long-term support of other local Australian manufacturers has stood Protective Fencing in good stead in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and beyond.

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How to determine the right height for your security fence 03/11/2021
Security Fence Height

Palisade fencing provides one of the best all-round security fencing solutions in Australia but you need to get the right security fence height for your needs.

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Razor Wire on Steel Security Fence 28/09/2021
13 Things To Consider When Building A Security Fence

As a property or business owner you pay a high price for these crimes so it makes sense to invest in a well-designed security fence.

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Cylcleway Fencine with Chainwire QLD 26/08/2021
How to Specify Safe Fencing for Pedestrian Walkways and Cycle Paths

Selecting and installing a safe fence for shared pedestrian walkway’s and Cycle paths is essential to divert people from potential risks and danger.

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Powder Coating facility in Somersby 09/07/2021

In June 2021 Protective Powdercoating began operation of our brand new, state of the art Australian made powdercoating system.

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How to Burglar Proof Your Fence 02/07/2021
The Right Fence Topping to Deter Intruders

With increasing burglary rates, vandalism and property damage throughout Australia, adequate perimeter security fencing is necessary. Well-designed security fencing is the first (and primary) level of security for most homes and commercial properties.

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Deterrence is your first line of defence and usually consists of fencing 11/06/2021
The 5 D’s of Security Fencing

The cost of crime against businesses (small and large) and organisations such as schools, universities, places of worship, local government buildings and hospitals is growing annually.

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Protective Fencing is Australian Made Fencing

Protective Fencing is the name that most Australians trust for security fencing supply, proudly manufactured in Australia since 1975. We pride ourselves on using quality Australian raw materials, employing a skilled workforce, and using the best machinery

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An approach to specifying Security Fencing in Australia 05/05/2021
Striking the Balance Between Aesthetics and Functional Security Fence Design

Designing with form and function is the age-old obstacle that Architects, Engineers and specifiers alike battle with daily, this is particularly challenging when working in the space of critical infrastructure.

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Protective Fencing is Australia's Leading Fence Company 13/08/2020
Protective Fencing is Australia’s Leading Fence Company

Protective are Australia’s largest specialist welded mesh supplier. Our precision mesh machines produce high quality mesh in a range of sizes and wire diameters.  Our mesh machines have a high cross wire output for large projects, while still being cost effective for smaller jobs.

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High Security Fencing - Bulldog Topping 20/07/2020

Personal and property security is an increasing concern for most people both in residential and business/ industrial settings. You are entitled to protect your home and property with a fence, and security fence spikes, barbed wire, and razor tape can add significant security to your property. But you need to be aware of the legislation covering security fencing.

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Industrial and commercial fencing is critical to protect your business and employees 20/05/2020

Security is one of the most important issues facing industrial and commercial operations in today’s challenging world.

Adequate industrial and commercial fencing is critical to protect your business and employees from a wide range of threats, including theft and vandalism.

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No thumbnail for Australian Made 30/04/2020
Australian Made
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Government Grants available for Bushfire Affected Primary Producers 06/04/2020
Bushfire Relief for Farmers

The Australian farming community has been hit pretty hard in recent times; drought and now the recent devastating bushfires have meant that a lot of farmers are desperate for help.

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Protective Fencing COVID-19 Update 17/03/2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

At Protective, the health and safety of our employees and customers come first. Like all businesses we are taking specific precautions during the current outbreak of the novel coronavirus and we want to keep you informed of our current state of operations.

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Protective Fencing Cross Wire Welding Machinery 05/03/2020
Cross Wire Welding – Protective Fencing

Protective’s Welded Mesh machines frequently produce mesh for strata control in mines which require weld penetration levels greater than 15%. Our mesh has been independently tested by a NATA certified laboratory and exceeds the requirements.

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James Gibbens, Craig Gibbens and Samantha Swain - The Protective Group 22/01/2020
The Protective Group – Four Generations and Still Going Strong

Think of a steel fence surrounding anything from an airport to a new infrastructure project, bridge, farm or railway line and chances are it was manufactured right here on the Central Coast by the Protective Group.

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Electric Gates are Secure 08/11/2019
Security Fencing Licensing Laws

You may be surprised to learn that the sale and installation of many types of security fencing in NSW requires a security license.

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Snake proof fences help control snakes on properties 27/03/2019
How To Build A Snake, & Rodent Proof Fence Using Snake Mesh

Congratulations, you’ve decided where your snake fence will go and you’ve chosen the right snake mesh from Protective Fencing. But a good snake proof fence is not just about using the right materials; you also need to follow some sound fence design principles.

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Security Fencing for medicinal cannabis farms 22/03/2019
Hemp & Cannabis Farm Security Fencing

Cannabis farms are riding a growing high thanks to recent changes in legislation and the debate around the benefits of medicinal cannabis. Unfortunately, along with success comes unwanted attention from criminals.

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Solar Farm Security Fencing Design and Solutions 17/11/2018
Solar Farm Security

Solar power seems an obvious part of the solution for Australia’s present and future energy needs. Unfortunately, solar panels are also worth a lot of money to thieves. Theft of solar panels and related equipment is costly for the solar farm owners.

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Stunning gabion retaining walls that greet visitors to Mernda station 03/10/2018
Gabion Walls – A Rock Solid Fencing Solution

A Gabion wall is an increasingly popular fencing solution in residential and commercial landscape settings as well as being effective in erosion control and major infrastructure projects such as railways, bridges and highways.

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Mater Hospital Safety Fencing - A Case Study 02/07/2018
Safety Fencing Design – Mater Hospital Case Study

Ideally all buildings should be designed with people in mind; safety, functionality, and user friendliness should be key guiding principles.

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Security Fencing Solutions - Protective Fencing 08/03/2018
Fencing Solutions For Any Situation – The Ultimate Guide

Security can mean different things to different people. Sometimes security is about keeping people out or keeping them (and animals) safe from hazardous situations. Security can also be about protecting your privacy or keeping people in.

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Large bird secure and safe in aviary in zoo 13/12/2017
Aviary Wire Mesh – Guidelines for Building a Custom Made Aviary

In the past, many pet birds lived solitary, miserable lives in tiny restricted cages. The growing awareness of better bird care requirements means that 36% of bird owners now house their birds in more appropriate outdoor aviaries.

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Secure Your Company Property 15/11/2017
Perimeter Fencing – Defining The Boundaries Of Excellence

Inadequate perimeter fencing may actually encourage crime. Research indicates that criminals may view a poorly designed security fence as a sign that the property’s overall security is inadequate.

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Lifespan of Galvanised Steel Fence 14/09/2017
How To Install A Steel Fence Post Into The Ground Using Concrete

Too often steel fence posts corrode at the base as a result of incorrect installation leading to expensive premature failure and repairs. Follow this guide and get it right the first time.

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Safety Fencing & Car Park Barriers 26/07/2017
Car Park Barriers – Safety For Cars and People

Most people don’t link road safety issues and good car park design together. But the reality is car park safety barriers play a vital role in protecting vehicles and more importantly their human cargo from harm.

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Anti-climb mesh Security Mesh Fencing 05/07/2017
Anti-climb Mesh – Security Fencing Keeping Everyone Safe

Anti-climb fences are designed, as the name suggests, to prevent anyone climbing your fences and gaining access to potentially dangerous areas. The mesh apertures must be small enough to prevent people climbing over the fence.

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Razor Wire, Concertina Razor Tape 26/04/2017
Concertina Razor Wire and Flat Loop Razor Tape

The success of razor wire lies in the longer length of its spear-like barbs, difficulty of gaining a handhold, and the strength of the steel tape. Razor wire works to impede entry by either catching clothing or ripping through flesh.

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Roof Safety Mesh Protecting Construction Workers 29/03/2017
Roof Safety Mesh – Ausmesh Sets The Standard

Health and safety lapses can cost your business not only with staff downtime but also the risk of punitive costs and fines and increased insurance costs. And that doesn’t even include the cost of damage to equipment or property.

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Kangaroo Fencing Outback Road Signs 07/03/2017
Kangaroo Fence Design – Take A Leap Forward

Protective’s specialised kangaroo exclusion fence system includes all the elements needed for long-lasting kangaroo proof fence that will last the distance, satisfy your budget, and protect both you and the ‘roos.

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358 Mesh and M80 Ring Road Project 1 17/02/2017
M80 Ring Road and 358 Mesh – The Numbers Stack Up

Protective supplied 450 sheets of 358 mesh for this 2.25 billion dollar project. Protective’s ability to manufacture the required panels with a very short lead-in time and fast turnaround was a key factor to our success in being awarded this contract.

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Protecting Wildlife Animals 01/02/2017
Building Our Future, the Chain Wire Fencing Solution that is Safer for All, Including the Animals

Australia is privileged to have some very special and unique wildlife and they help to make Australia they very special place that we love. But roads and animals don’t always go well together.

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358 Security Fencing 29/11/2016
358 Security Mesh Fencing – A Dependable Response to Uncertainty

We live in uncertain times; political events, rapid social and technological changes, and environmental upheavals threaten to undermine much that we once thought secure in our lives.

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Protective Fencing Safety Guards 5 28/10/2016
Galvanized Mesh Fencing & Some Very Important Durability Factors

Galvanized steel mesh panels are some of the best fencing products available for Australia’s tough conditions; galvanizing has been protecting steel for 140 years with outstanding success.

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PVC Coated Wiremesh 23/09/2016
New Fusion Bonded Wire Fencing – A Winner

Not all fencing products are equal and sports arenas provide a particularly punishing testing ground for a fence. You need a fence that will keep the ball in your court and keep players and spectators safe.

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Security Perimeter Fencing Sydney Airport 18/08/2016
Airport security fencing, a fight or flight response

Recent global events have highlighted the overriding importance of maintaining high levels of security at airports. Airport site security is critical and all areas of the airport grounds represent a potential risk.

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High Security Fencing 22/07/2016
Security fencing—when one fence isn’t enough

Yes, you may have an existing well designed security fence but it may be inadequate in particular situations.
Unfortunately, human nature remains the weak link in even the most well designed security system.

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School Security Fencing 31/05/2016
School Security Fencing – Another Brick in the Wall?

A school safety fence will add a valuable asset to your school, protect your students, and increase the pride students, staff, and the wider community feel for your school.

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Tough legislation for swimming pool fences—don’t get caught out

Tough pool fencing regulations are making waves throughout Australia and you need to know about the nation-wide tightening of existing pool fence laws.

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Safety Fencing - Roadways 16/07/2015
Woden Bridge ACT – Safety Screens

Functional yet visually appealing safety screens supplied by Protective for new bridge at Woden ACT. Protective Fencing chosen to fabricate, powder coat and supply safety screen.

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Majura Parkway northbound lane opens

The Majura Parkway is an exciting new road development that will seamlessly connect the Federal Highway to the Monaro Highway.

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Protective Fencing - Major Projects 22/01/2015
Protective Fencing and The Second Gateway Bridge QLD

Queensland’s Premier Anna Bligh opened the Second Gateway Bridge over the Brisbane River on 16 May 2010.

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