In 2018 MACRO Recruitment became accredited by the Department of Defence as a DISP member.
The Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) is a risk mitigation and assurance program maintaining the integrity of Australia’s Defence capability by ensuring Defence Industry meets its security standards and safeguards the supply chain.
The DISP enhances Defence’s ability to monitor and mitigate the security risks associated with the contracting for, or outsourcing of, services, functions and capabilities.
The Department of Defence (Defence) requires industry entities to hold an appropriate level of DISP membership when:
- Working on sensitive or classified information or assets; or
- Storing or transporting Defence weapons or explosive ordnance; or
- Providing security services for Defence bases and facilities; or
- As a result of a Defence business requirement.
Being a DISP member allows MACRO to sponsor contractor security clearances.
The Departments that MACRO supplies to first register interest in a MACRO contractor and raise a contract for their services.
MACRO then liaises with AGSVA and the contractor to facilitate attaining the required security clearances.
MACRO’s security officer assist the contractor in ensuring they maintain the clearance for the duration of their contract.