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New Year’s Eve crowd safety issues: evaluate to learn

New Year’s Eve crowd safety issues: evaluate to learn

Australia has closed off 2022 with huge festivities to celebrate the new year. Millions of people gathered at beaches, riverbanks, and harbors to enjoy the multi-million-dollar firework displays. Sydney and Melbourne had crowd incidents in the hour before...

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A successful start of ESI Australia

A successful start of ESI Australia

November was a busy month for Event Safety Institute Australia! Not only did we complete the incorporation of the company, we also delivered the first genuine Keith Still ‘Introduction to Crowd Science’ course and held a seminar to celebrate the new...

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Chaos at Steve Lacy concert in Melbourne

Chaos at Steve Lacy concert in Melbourne

A concert of US R&B artist Steve Lacy led to chaos in Melbourne after fans surged to the entrance of John Cain Arena. The incident did not lead to serious injuries, but did raise questions about the crowd safety management. A thorough risk analysis...

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Long queue to see the Queen’s coffin

Long queue to see the Queen’s coffin

This queue was designed years in advance and Prof. Keith Still was involved in the process. " Planning for something like The Queue takes decades" the professor said in an interview with the BBC. "Eight hours might be acceptable for most people but ten or twelve?...

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