Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Servico

Servico will be closed over Christmas and New Year from December 21st, reopening Monday January 7th.

From this week on we have opened our new shopping cart for business on the Servico website. Here’s the link – take a look around and if the mood takes you – buy! Take a look here https://shop.servico.com.au/

The Christmas break and January are great times to schedule a maintenance program for all your valuable office and print equipment – Binders, Shredders, Laminators and Staplers. Call now on 03 9686 8044 for an early January appointment.

So we hope all the children keep an eye out for Santa. Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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School’s Out for Summer – nearly! A great time for equipment maintenance. SAM4Schools Certified.

During the upcoming summer break for schools and educational facilities is a great time to maintain office equipment such as Binding Machines, Laminators, Folding Machines, Electronic Staplers and high tech Whiteboards. Servico provides cyclical maintenance on equipment in Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, TAFEs, Universities and Training Centres. Regular maintenance to a specific program ensures costly breakdowns do not occur at critical times. So book now by calling 96868044 and arrange a free quotation on your school or establishment’s maintenance needs.

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Servico is SAM4Schools certified and compliant.

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SAM4Schools is a secure, online Risk and Compliance Management System that benefits schools and their providers of on-site goods or services (POGS) / contractors.
Our system provides the framework to establish and maintain an up-to-date Compliance Register for every provider of on-site goods or services (POGS) and contractors to a school.  This enables a school to meet its workplace obligations and comply with current legislation, while providing their legal duty of care.

SAM4Schools streamlines compliance and reporting procedures, and greatly assists those responsible for the workplace health and safety of their school, such as:  principals, assistant principals, business managers and leadership team members responsible for budgets, facilities and purchasing.

A school culture that values compliance and governance is the key to delivering trust and integrity. Building and maintaining this culture casts a protective net over your staff and students while satisfying legal requirements.
The school education framework in Australia is undergoing critical change, resulting in increasing pressure for schools to educate students while negotiating constant shifts in legislative, fiscal and economic requirements. Such challenges create greater expectations on your compliance and risk processes to protect your school from harm.
Risks are events, situations or circumstances that may lead to negative consequences for your school. Appropriate risk management strategies can minimise costly and stressful problems, and may also reduce insurance claims and premiums

Source: sam4schools.com.au

As mentioned Servico maintain and service a wide range of office equipment on well known brands such as Dahle, Rexel, Fellowes, Ideal, Royal Sovereign, Ledah, Uchida and many more.

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Servico provides Warranty services for a wide range of equipment. Call 9686 8044 and check whether your equipment is covered by Servico.

Clearly at schools equipment needs to be serviced ensuring a safe and reliable work and study environment. Servico’s maintenance programs are implemented to ensure safety is the number 1 priority for students and teaching staff alike.

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Book your maintenance program now with Servico. Ensure that regular maintenance keeps your expensive equipment in first class order. Our technician will recommend a suitable program when he attends or contacts you.

The number again? 9686 8044. Or you can leave your details here for a prompt reply from the Servico team. Don’t delay, and enjoy peace of mind over the summer break knowing you’ve ensured a smooth, trouble free start to 2019.

Servico – the name means service.

We keep you running.

Dahle Shredders – Clean, Green and Sustainable. Available now from Servico

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Now the Dahle Shredder range is available here in Melbourne through Servico, the office equipment company renowned for its high quality service and precision maintenance on a wide range of office equipment – Binders, Guillotines, Folding Machines, Electric Staplers and Shredders.

Servico will carry the Dahle range of shredders exclusively and to our knowledge we are currently the only outlet offering access to these premium machines.

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For your interest here is the current range on offer.

Dahle Shredders

  • Dahle 104 – Intelligent document shredder for deskside use
  • Dahle 106 – A unit perfect for the busy office. Quiet and efficient. Waste collection 60 litres
  • Dahle 403 – A smaller shredder for Deskside application. Crosscut with waste collection of 30L
  • Dahle 406air – Medium sized Shredder. Department size and offers cross cutting. Holds 60 litres of waste
  • Dahle 414air – Offers a crosscut shredding from Dahle – the only ones available on the market. Waste collection 140L
  • Dahle 506air – Also a crosscut shredder, a smaller version, holding 60L of waste paper

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This week we take a look at the Dahle 406air and the Dahle 414air


Dahle 406air – $1948.85

Shredding capacity: 15-17 sheets (A4 80gsm)
Shred width: 4mm x 40mm
Security levels: P-4/F-1/O-3/T-4/E-3

• User-friendly document shredder for departmental use
• Innovative MHP® (Matrix High Performance) cutters: high-quality compound
steel cutters that are guaranteed to last
• Patented manufacturing process preserves resources by considerable saving
of raw materials compared to a conventional production of cutting cylinders
• Oil and maintenance free operation
• Systematic use of perfectly matched components ensures optimum
functionality and shredding performance
• Clearly designed, user-friendly control panel
• Integrated light barrier for automatic start and stop
• Convenient auto reversing function clears feed opening if overloaded with paper
• Convenient feed and reverse function for manual control
• Motor cuts out automatically when waste bag is full or door is open
• Energy-saving sleep mode after 10 mins at idle and auto shutdown after 30 mins
• Powerful motor for high capacity and longer running times
• Extremely quiet operation for a particularly pleasant working atmosphere
• Separate CD feed opening and waste box for reliable, environmentally friendly shredding
• High-quality wooden cabinet in modern design fits into any office
• Widely opening doors for ease of emptying the waste bag
• Separate main switch for completely shutting down the document shredder
• Practical IEC power connector can be unplugged from the document shredder
• Includes 10 strong waste bags suitable for re-use (Item no. 20707)
• Dimensions (H x W x D): 865 x 545 x 435 mm


Dahle 414air – $3432.29

Shredding capacity: 24-26 sheets (A4 80gsm)
Shred width: 4mm x 40mm
Security levels: P-4/F-1/O-3/T-4/E-3

• User-friendly document shredder for large volumes
• Unique DAHLE CleanTEC® filter system
• Innovative MHP® (Matrix High Performance) cutters: high-quality
compound steel cutters that are guaranteed to last
• Patented manufacturing process preserves resources by
considerable saving of raw materials compared to a conventional
production of cutting cylinders
• Oil and maintenance free operation
• Systematic use of perfectly matched components ensures
optimum functionality and shredding performance
• Clearly designed, user-friendly control panel
• Electronic start-stop function
• Convenient automatic reverse function
• Convenient feed and reverse function
• Automatic motor cut-out
• Energy-saving sleep mode
• Powerful motor
• Extremely quiet operation
• Separate CD feed and waste container
• High-quality wooden cabinet
• Wide-opening doors
• Separate main switch
• IEC power connector
• 11 strong waste bags included
• Dimensions (H x W x D): 890 x 734 x 511 mm


For further information and pricing on all Dahle Shredders please contact our office. Call now on 9686 8044 or leave your details here and one of our friendly staff will contact you ASAP regarding your enquiry.

Remember Servico – The name means service

We keep you running

Dahle Shredders Direct from Servico

Many of our customers are aware that not only do we provide servicing on a wide range of essential office equipment – Binders, Shredders, Guillotines, Staplers, Folders and much more – we also now market a full range of brand new equipment in these same categories.

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For many ‘not a shred of evidence’ gives a good clue as to what it is their business requires. Often confidential documentation is prepared during business transactions. Legal documents, Medical records – there are many levels of ‘documentation’. However much of it simply becomes waste paper when contracts are signed. Medical documents are stored nationally now online. Legal documentation is also carefully stored. But otherwise – you need a shredder!

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Servico now offer access to one of the world’s leading brands of Shredder – Dahle. Dahle offer shredders suitable for most applications, from a convenient home shredder through to one large enough to cater for a full Government Department!

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Here are a selected few of the range we now offer:

  • Dahle 106 – A unit perfect for the busy office. Quiet and efficient. Waste collection 60 litres
  • Dahle 114 – For high volume document shredding. Waste collection 140L
  • Dahle 403 – A smaller shredder for Deskside application. Crosscut with waste collection of 30L
  • Dahle 406air – Medium sized Shredder. Department size and offers cross cutting. Holds 60 litres of waste
  • Dahle 414air – Offers a crosscut shredding from Dahle – the only ones available on the market. Waste collection 140L
  • Dahle 506 – Also a crosscut shredder, a smaller version, holding 60L of waste paper

All Dahle shredders are extremely quiet in operation and feature genuine German engineering.

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For further information you can download each unit’s specifications here:

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Call Servico now on 9686 8033 for further information on the wide range of office equipment now available from Servico. Equally don’t hesitate to call for further information on Dahle Shredders. Or you can leave your details here and our servicemen will respond promptly to your enquiry.

Remember at Servico we keep you running.

Servico – The name means Service.

Binders, Shredders, Folding Machines – It’s time to book in for a Maintenance Plan Now.

With school holidays in full swing, now is a good time to be considering the maintenance of your valuable Office Equipment – Shredders, Binders, Folding Machines, Electronic Whiteboards, Electronic Staplers, Guillotines and more. Every school, college and university has them. Make sure they’re running smoothly. Book in now for a service inspection. Sign up for an annual maintenance program. Maintenance in the long run is a far cheaper option than a costly replacement.

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Or, if you are an existing or casual client of Servico, book in now for an annual check-up and cyclical maintenance over the coming summer break. Maybe you haven’t used Servico in the past – now is a good time to call on 9686 8044 and book in for an appointment to assess your current equipment and perhaps review your systems with a Servico Technician.

For Real Estate Agents, this is the busy period. Auctions and House Sales are now in full swing. property advertising and brochureware is required for inspections. Equipment is being pushed along with Folding Machines, Shredders and Guillotines all working overtime. Is it time to replace them? Servico offer a full range of new and some used equipment. New Equipment s all covered by warranty, tested and deemed reliable. The reconditioned equipment is fully restored and in excellent order.

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So remember, as a Servico Customer you will receive full service and support, including:

  • Onsite Servicing
  • Full Service Centre Support
  • 48 Hour response
  • Warranty Repairs on most brands
  • Free Advice on Service Options or Replacement Units
  • A full range of branded equipment ready for sale and installation
  • Servico Maintenance Contracts to suit your business needs

At Servico we maintain a broad inventory of spare parts on most makes and models ensuring a speedy and effective turnaround on all repairs for our valued clients.

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For all Print Shop operators (Offset and Digital), Mail Houses, Real Estate Offices, Medical Centres, Accounting Practices, Legal Practices, Schools, Colleges (TAFE and Private) always call Servico – 9686 8044 – to ensure you keep your business or organisation running smoothly, Book in a Maintenance Inspection now! You can do so online here and one of our Technicians will get back to you promptly to assist you with your Enquiry.

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Click here to Shop Online and view our range of quality products available – Binders, Shredders, Laminators and Quality Refurbished Equipment.

Servico, the name means Service. We keep you running.

Binders, Shredders and Laminators at competitive prices NOW

Servico now provide a range of quality BINDERS, SHREDDERS and LAMINATORS at very COMPETITIVE PRICING. You can simply click thru here and browse through some high quality equipment that’s just right for your business needs.

To assist you we’ve listed all the products here and the pricing.

 

Binders

Comb Binders

Qupa S160 Comb Binder

Qupa S160 Comb Binder

• Plastic comb
• Punch capacity 25 sheets
• Manual operation
• Binding capacity 500 sheets
• Adjustable margin
• Disengageable punches

$599.00


 

Qupa D160 Comb Binder

Qupa D160 Comb Binder

• Plastic comb
• Punch capacity 25 sheets
• Electric operation
• Binding capacity 500 sheets
• Adjustable margin
• Disengageable punches

$1250.00


GBC C800 Pro Comb Binder

GBC C800 Pro Comb Binder

• Plastic comb
• Punch capacity 20 sheets
• Electric operation
• Binding capacity 450 sheets
• Adjustable margin
• Open ended throat

$2150


Fellowes Galaxy 500 Comb Binder

• Plastic comb
• Punch capacity 28 sheets
• Manual operation
• Binding capacity 500 sheets
• Adjustable punch depth
• 3 releasable dies

$645


Fellowes Galaxy e500 Comb Binder

Fellowes Galaxy e500 Comb Binder

• Plastic comb
• Punch capacity 28 sheets
• Manual
• Binding capacity 500 sheets
• Adjustable punch depth

$1299


Wire Binders

Wiremac 31 Wire Binder

Wiremac 31 Wire Binder

• Double loop wire
• Punch capacity 20 sheets
• Manual operation
• Binding capacity 110 sheets
• All dies releasable

$699


Wiremac E31 Wire Binder

Wiremac E31 Wire Binder

• Double loop wire
• Punch capacity 20 sheets
• Electric operation
• Binding capacity 110 sheets
• All dies releasable

$1699


Wiremac Duo Wire Binder

Wiremac Duo Wire Binder

• Wire 3:1 + 2:1
• Punch capacity 20 sheets
• Manual operation
• binding capacity 270 sheets
• 40 dies + 27 dies

$899


Qupa S310 Wire Binder

Qupa S310 Wire Binder

• Wire binding
• Punch capacity 25 sheets
• Manual operation
• Binding capacity 120 sheets
• Adjustable margins
• Releasable dies

$750.00


Qupa D310 Wire Binder

Qupa D310 Wire Binder

• Wire binding
• Punch capacity 25 sheet
• Electric operation
• Binding capacity 120 sheets
• Adjustable margins
• Releasable dies

$1199


Diamond Punch

Heavy Duty Punches

Diamond Punch

• Electric punch
• Punch capacity 35 sheets
• Electric operation
• Open ended throat
• Width up to 356mm
• Anti jam features
• Quick change dies

$5100


DP Punch Comb die

DP Punch Comb die

• Comb die
• Replacable die for Diamond Punch

$895


DP Punch die Wire 3:1

DP Punch die Wire 3:1

• Wire 3:1 die
• Replacable die for Diamond Punch

$895.00


DP Punch die Wire 2:1

DP Punch die Wire 2:1

• Wire 2:1 die
• Replacable die for Diamond Punch

$895


Qupa D600

Qupa D600

• Comb or wire 3:1 + 2:1
• Punch capacity 25 sheets
• Electric
• Interchangeable dies

$2099


Punch die D600 Comb

Punch die D600 Comb

• Comb die
• Replaceable die for Qupa D600

$349


Punch die D600 3:1 Wire

Punch die D600 3:1 Wire

• 3:1 Wire die
• Replaceable die for Qupa D600

$349


Punch die D600 2:1 Wire

Punch die D600 2:1 Wire

• 2:1 Wire die
• Replaceable die for Qupa D600

$349


Qupa MC320

• Wire closer
• Electric operation
• 3/16” ~ 1 1/2” binding range

$1549


Shredders

Kobra Shredders

Kobra +1 CC4 Shredder

Kobra +1 CC4 Shredder

• Cross cut 3.5x40mm
• 230mm throat width
• A4 sheet capacity 70g-12/14, 80g-10/12
• Security level DIN 32757 = 3
• Security level DIN 66399 = P-4 T-4 E-3 F-1
• Also shreds: credit cards, film

$499


 

Kobra 260.1 C4 Shredder

Kobra 260.1 C4 Shredder

• Cross cut 3.5x30mm
• 260mm throat width
• A4 sheet capacity 70g-15/17, 80g-13/15
• security level DIN 32757 = 3
• security level DIN 66399 = P-4 T-4 E-3 F-1
• Also shreds: credit cards, cd, film

$1399


Kobra 300.2 C4 Shredder

Kobra 300.2 C4 Shredder

• Cross cut 3.9x40mm
• 310mm throat width
• A4 sheet capacity 70g-23/25, 80g-21/23
• security level DIN 32757 = 3
• security level DIN 66399 = P-4 O-3 T-4 E-3 F-1
• Also shreds: credit cards, cd, floppy disks, film

$1999


Kobra AF.1 Shredder

Kobra AF.1 Shredder

• Cross cut 3.9 x 40mm
• 260mm throat
• 300 sheet feeder, 9 per pass
• Din Security Level P-4
• Also shreds: Paper, Small Staples, Credit Cards

$2599


Fellowes Shredders

Fellowes 99Ci Powershred Shredder

Fellowes 99Ci Powershred

• Cross cut 3.9x38mm
• 230mm throat width
• Capacity 18 sheets/pass
• Security level P-4
• Also shreds: cd, cc, paperclips, staples, envelopes

$733


Fellowes 225Ci Shredder

• Cross cut 3.9x38mm
• 240mm throat width
• Capacity 22 sheets/pass
• Security level P-4
• Also shreds: cd, cc, paperclips, staples, envelopes

$1599


Fellowes Automax 500CL Shredder

Fellowes Automax 500CL

• Cross cut 4x38mm
• 230mm throat width
• Capacity 30 sheets per cycle
• Security level P-4
• Also shreds: cd, cc, paperclips, staples, envelopes

$2389


Fellowes 325Ci Shredder

Fellowes 325Ci Shredder

• Cross cut 3.9x38mm
• 240mm throat width
• Capacity 22-24 sheets per pass
• Security level P-4
• Also shreds: cd, cc, paperclips, staples, envelopes

$2497


Intimus Shredders

PHE Intimus 3000CC Shredder

Intimus 3000CC Shredder

• Cross cut 3.8 x 48mm
• Capacity 15 sheets/pass
• Security level DIN 32757-1 = 3
• Security level DIN 66 399 = P-3/ O-2/ T-3
• Also shreds: cc, cd

$725


PHE Intimus 32CC Shredder

Intimus 32CC Shredder

• Cross cut 5/32” x 1 1/8”
• 9 1/2” throat width
• Capacity 12 sheets
• Security level 3
• Also shreds: staples, paper clips, cc, cd

$1180


PHE Intimus 60CC Shredder

Intimus 60CC Shredder

• Cross cut 3.8 x 30mm
• 260mm throat
• Capacity 16 sheets
• Security level 3
• Also shreds: Paper Clips, Pins and Staples

$2450


PHE Intimus 100CC Shredder

Intimus 100CC Shredder

• Cross cut 3.8 x 36mm
• 260mm throat
• Capacity 18 sheets
• Security level DIN 32757-1 = 3
• Security level DIN 66 399 = P-4 / F-1 / O-3 / T-4
• Also shreds: Paper Clips, Pins and Staples

$3199


Gold Sovereign A3HS Laminator

Gold Sovereign A3HS Laminator

• Max width 320mm
• 1 min preheat
• Reversible
• Speed up to 200cm/min

$540


Gold Sovereign 330R6 Laminator

Gold Sovereign 330R6 Laminator

• Max width 335mm
• 6 rollers
• 5 min preheat
• Max 350 micron thickness
• Cold lamination capable
• Reversible
• Speed up to 135cm/min

$1120


Gold Sovereign 330R10 Laminator

Gold Sovereign 330R10 Laminator

• Width 330mm
• 10 rollers
• 5 min preheat
• 3mm thickness
• Cold lamination capable
• reversible
• Speed up to 400cm/min

$2399


Fellowes Venus 2 A3 Laminator

Fellowes Venus 2 A3 Laminator

• 320mm entry width
• 6 rollers
• 30sec to 1 min heat up
• 80-250 micron pouch thickness
• Cold lamination capable
• Reversible, jam auto reverse
• Speed up to 109cm/min

$655


Fellowes Jupiter 2 A3 Laminator

Fellowes Jupiter 2 A3 Laminator

• 320mm entry width
• 6 rollers
• 1 min heat up
• 80-250 micron pouch thickness
• Cold lamination capable
• Reversible, jam auto reverse
• Speed up to 75cm/min

$455


Remember Servico offers full warranty servicing on all these products with a moderate shipping price in all Eastern Seaboard Capitals – Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

For further information CALL NOW on 9686 8044 or leave your contact details here for a call back.

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Shredders – Who doesn’t need one?

The Shredder – such a great tool. Ask Donald Trump or Barnaby Joyce. Any decent spy thriller movie these days features a shredder.

So should your office. Instead of creating your own waste paper dump ready to do a Visyboard anytime soon and go up in smoke, casting a pall of smoke over suburban Melbourne, get a shredder.

At Servico now you can replace your old shredder with a modern, efficient unit from any number of well known brands and sizes.

Here’s our selection – go to our online store and make your selection.

Kobra Shredders

Fellowes Shredders

Intimus Shredders

Servico provide full warranty service on all these items as per manufacturers instruction.

As well if your existing shredder needs maintenance or repairs, Servico provide a quick and efficient maintenance service for most makes and models of commercial shredders.

Call now on 03 9686 8044 to book for a call out for maintenance and service on all your office and printing equipment – Binders, Shredders, Laminators, Staplers, guillotines, Folders and much more.

coloured-paper-and-servico-logoOr leave your details here and book in a time to drop off your equipment. Alternatively, one of our friendly staff members will call you back to book a suitable time for our servicemen to call on you.

Servico – Remember, the name means service.

We keep you running

Servico – New Equipment for Sale NOW Online

For many years Servico have offered the very best in service and maintenance on a wide range of office equipment including Binders, Shredders, Laminators, Electric Staplers, Folding Machines and a host of other equipment – Servico has kept them running smoothly and efficiently.

Well now Servico is entering a new phase in its business activity. You can now buy brand new equipment from Servico online.

A range of Binders, Shredders, Laminators and Refurbished Equipment is now on sale direct to the public via our new Shopping Cart.

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You will find a range of Binders – Comb Binders, Wire Binders and Heavy Duty Punches with prices and shipping costs for Capital Cities.

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Shredders now available include Kobra Shredders, Fellowes Shredders and Intimus Shredders.

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Laminators include Gold Sovereign and Fellowes Pouch Laminators at competitive pricing.

Shipping costs are clearly indicated for Capital Cities and the Gold Coast. Shipping is a standard $25 per item in these locations.

This is the chance to replace outmoded, outdated units and upgrade to the latest units with a mouse click.

Servico offer the same great warranty and service maintenance on most brands. Call now on 96868044 or leave your details here and arrange a service visit.

Over the next few months more items will be added to our shopping cart. Click here to view it now

Servico – We keep you running – Buy now

When you absolutely need a Shredder – Servico

Last week the Federal Government found itself in a very sticky situation. Top Secret confidential files on the NBN were found to be located at the offices of the ABC. The ABC had located them in a Secondhand Furniture Store trading in ex-Government Furniture. Two filing cabinets full of documents remained open and available for months.

Read about it here:

Classified government documents accidentally dumped in Canberra

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Head of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Martin Parkinson, ordered an immediate investigation into the security lapse

The Prime Minister’s office has ordered an “urgent” investigation into the dumping of thousands of sensitive documents in old filing cabinets, the contents of which have embarrassed governments past and present.

After days of teasing listeners and fuelling conspiracy theories with cabinet leaks related to both the Rudd and Abbott governments, the ABC revealed it obtained thousands of documents that were found in two old filing cabinets sold to a Canberra shop which sells ex-government furniture.

The filing cabinets sat in the second-hand shop for months. There was no key and the documents were only discovered when the purchaser opened them with a drill.

Found inside the cabinets were thousands of pages related to the inner workings of the five past governments. The leading but unconfirmed theories were the cabinets belonged to either the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet or a bureaucrat who handled Freedom of Information requests.

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The Cabinet documents were found in a cabinet sold by the government

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The ABC reports nearly all papers were classified, many as “top secret” or AUSTEO, meaning they were to be seen by Australian Eyes Only.

The head of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Martin Parkinson, ordered an immediate and “urgent” investigation into the security lapse. The ABC has not published some due to national security reasons or to protect the privacy of public servants.

Those published reveal, for example, the Australian Federal Police lost almost 400 national security files between 2008 and 2013.

A review by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, itself included in the cache, shows the documents came from the National Security Committee of Cabinet, many marked “top secret” or for Australian eyes only.

An email exchange does not reveal what the documents detail, how they were lost or who is responsible.

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The cabinet leaks

Another revelation is that in 2013, when Labor lost the September election, almost 200 top-secret national security documents were left behind in the office of Labor Senate leader Penny Wong, instead of being destroyed.

The ABC reports the 195 documents “included Middle-East defence plans, national security briefs, Afghan war updates, intelligence on Australia’s neighbours and details of counter-terrorism operations”.

Emails between the Department of Finance and the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet from late 2013 reveal security staff found the documents left in the office after the election and oversaw their destruction, the ABC reports.

A spokesman for Senator Wong said the document safe was knowingly left behind in the office because a staffer with the key had departed some weeks earlier. The safe was handed over to the Finance Department and the documents destroyed.

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The ABC reports nearly all were classified, many as “top secret” or AUSTEO, meaning they were to be seen by Australian Eyes Only

Senator Wong said “this is the first time I have ever been made aware of this matter, which relates to a change of government over four years ago”.

“As a former cabinet minister who participated in national security meetings, a senior member of shadow cabinet and a current member of the PJCIS I always take my responsibilities seriously.”

Some of the oldest material dates back to the Howard government, including revelations the National Security Committee of cabinet gave serious consideration to removing the right of individuals to refuse to answer questions from police when facing terrorism charges.

Then-attorney-general Philip Ruddock pushed for a range of new offences while an investigation was under way into Indian-born doctor Mohammed Haneef, who was wrongly accused of providing assistance in a 2007 terror attack in Scotland.

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Senator Wong said “this is the first time I have ever been made aware of this matter, which relates to a change of government over four years ago”

The Australian Federal Police and ASIO supported Mr Ruddock’s proposal, but it was rejected by the majority of the senior ministers in the National Security Committee. Current ASIO director-general Duncan Lewis, then an adviser to Mr Howard, argued strongly against the proposal.

Other documents confirm that right-wing political commentator Andrew Bolt had been consulted by the Abbott government on proposed changes to water down section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

The ABC reports the documents reveal Mr Bolt was asked how to stop the act’s “unreasonably restrictive” reach that led to a successful claim against him for breaching the Act in 2011.

Others reveal Mr Abbott ignored the advice of his department and the Australian Government Solicitor in ordering confidential cabinet documents be handed to the royal commission into the home insulation scheme.

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Other documents confirm that right-wing political commentator Andrew Bolt had been consulted by the Abbott government on proposed changes to water down section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.

Then-secretary Ian Watt told Mr Abbott and his chief-of-staff Peta Credlin the move would break longstanding and strong conventions, which the Abbott government itself had previously reaffirmed.

Already, the blunder has caused embarrassment for Mr Abbott, Scott Morrison and Kevin Rudd.

The ABC has already revealed that as immigration minister, Mr Morrison agreed his department should intervene in ASIO security checks to prevent some asylum seekers from being granted permanent protection visas.

The documents also led to revelations Tony Abbott’s budget committee considered removing eligibility for people under 30 for all income support ahead of the controversial 2014 budget.

On Wednesday, it was reported Mr Rudd was warned about “critical risks” from the deadly home insulation scheme, despite the former prime minister telling a royal commission into the program he would have stopped the rollout if he had been warned of safety risks.

Source: afr.com

Should have gone to Servico!

Should have got a paper shredder from Servico – whether it’s a Kobra, Intimus, Fellowes, Ideal – large or small – efficient and reliable. [Gain insight and advice – call Servico on 03 9686 8044 and discuss your needs.]

Servico service these brands and carry out warranty repairs as are required. Get the full specifications from our service team, get a great price and ensure your office never ends up being the subject of the Prime Minister’s wrath

Remember Servico will service your equipment on-site within 48 hours. Or if you choose you can deliver your equipment to our workshop located at Unit 19, 44 Sparks Ave, Fairfield, Victoria. But be sure to call first and book an appointment – Monday, Wednesday and Friday are all available usually.

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Servico provide full servicing and repair on most makes and models of paper shredding machines and simple shredders. This includes strip cut shredders, micro cut shredders and cross cut shredders. Check out our website for details here.

 

Printing Works – Digital and Offset

When printing in volume there is no room for equipment breakdowns or failure. Printing in runs of 10,000 to 500,000 units requires a degree of automation most small businesses do not experience.

The key to ensuring that equipment does not fail at a critical point is programmed maintenance on all major equipment. Servico offer annual maintenance programs on most major brands of Guillotines, Paper Folders, Laminators, Binders and Electric Staplers.

In providing regular inspection, maintenance and support your equipment performs to its optimum level. In doing so Servico can ensure that costly breakdowns just simply don’t occur 99% of the time.

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Major brands such as Fellowes, Dahle, Ledah and Ideal recognise this and recommend regular scheduled maintenance and testing. As authorised warranty repairers for these brands but also for Rexel, Kobra Shredders and Infostop, we provide a full service and maintenance schedule for all the equipment manufactured and sold by these well-known brands. Beyond the warranty period Servico can advise on a sensible maintenance and inspection program and if replacement is required, our service personnel can recommend suitable equipment for your needs and your budget.

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Do you use Folding Machines? Servico are qualified to repair and service all paper folding machines. Again, we repair Ledah, Ideal and Superfax brand folding machines as well as Plus, Duplo & Uchida.

Servico also does full repairs and maintenance on all makes and models of Paper Drills. We service Uchida, Rexel, Challenger and Carl paper drills as well as Lihit, Nagel & Stago.

Paper Trimmers are also included in our full range of servicing and repair options. Trimming machines serviced include Neolt, GBC, Fellowes, Carl, Dahle and Jastek brands.

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Servico provide servicing on Hole Punch equipment as well as repairs. Brands serviced include Esselte, Marbig, Carl, Open and Acme.

And of course, Servico also provides repair and maintenance on Electronic Staplers and Mechanical Staplers. Brands serviced include Rapid, Rexel, Elmers, Ledah, Arrow, Skrebba, Swingline, Stanley, Nagel and Novus Staplers.

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And so when you find out your equipment is past its use by date and cannot be repaired? When the price of a repair outweighs a simple replacement? Ask Servico what is the best option for replacement. Servico can offer a range of both new and second hand fully restored equipment to suit your needs. Second hand replacement equipment is kept on hand, but naturally stock is limited and subject to availability of these fully reconditioned equipment items.

Whatever the issue, Servico will keep you running with a cost effective, sensible solution. Call 03 9686 8044 for a quick response. Or book online

Servico – the name says it all.