Partners and Associations

As a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation and charity, the Australian Information Security Association (AISA) champions the development of a robust information security sector by building the capacity of professionals in Australia and advancing the cyber security and safety of the Australian public as well as businesses and governments in Australia.

CQR have been a supporter of AISA for 10+ years supporting both local chapters around Australia to their Annual National Conference. CQR believe that the information security industry is a diverse and collaborative sector where it’s members support and encourage development and growth. AISA provides a valuable platform for like minded associates to come together and share their experience and discoveries.

Business SA, South Australia’s peak Chamber of Commerce and Industry and peak Employer body, can trace its origins back to 1839, three years after the State’s proclamation, with the formation of the Adelaide Chamber of Commerce. The South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers was then established in 1869 as a lobby and support group for the State’s manufacturers and the South Australian Employers’ Federation formed in 1889.

SAI Global help companies take a more integrated approach to managing risk. Their world-class solutions and renowned team of experts provide advice at every step ensuring companies have the information they need to make the decisions required to protect and grow their businesses and their reputation.

CQR’s David Simpson has been a SAI Global trainer and mentor helping organisations understand the implications of the new APP regulations.

LGIT SA Inc. (Local Government Information Technology South Australia Incorporated) embodies leadership and advocacy on behalf of information technology and information management professionals working within the local government sector in South Australia.

The Local Government Association (LGA) of South Australia is a membership organisation which provides quality service and leadership relevant to the needs of member Councils.

The LGA is guided by the LGA Board, supported by staff and represented by a number of nominees on a large number of State, Federal and community boards, committees and commissions.


Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) is a not-for-profit organisation launched in 2016 to advance the understanding of ICT matters within the community, corporate and government sectors in Australia.

ITPA was formed as an evolution of the System Administrators Guild of Australia (SAGE-AU), which was founded in 1993.

All ITPA members agree to abide by the SAGE-AU Code of Ethics, which requires that members maintain a high standard of conduct within their professional lives.

CQR have partnered with Edmund Insurance who are a provider of Cyber Insurance to non-government businesses with annual revenue of under $20 million.

CQR Consulting Australian Pty Ltd is a non-financial partner of Edmund Insurance and receives no financial reward through the agreement of any quotes or policies between our clients and Edmund Insurance.

Clients who accept an insurance policy from Edmund Insurance will receive a 12.5% discount by simply using the Partner Code CQR12709. Quotes can be obtained via Edmunds website and take less than 10 minutes to submit. (LINK)

Cyber insurance can make up part of any businesses Risk Mitigation Strategy

Our contact at Edmund is co-director Richard Smith Mobile 0477 377797, Office 1300 833368, Level 20, 344 Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4000

Established in 1923 Old Xaverians Football Club has made supporting male and female sports, local communities, groups and businesses their priority within Victoria.

CQR are supporting OXFC through their Boots N’ All program and are proud to be an active partner.

The Australian Airports Association (AAA) is a non-profit organisation that was founded in 1982 in recognition of the need for one coherent, cohesive, consistent and vital voice for all aerodromes and airports across Australia.

The AAA now represents the interests of more than 340 airports and aerodromes Australia wide – from the local country community landing strip to major international gateway airports. There are a further 160 corporate members representing aviation stakeholders and organisations that provide goods and services to the airport sector.

As a security service provider to all major Australian Airports and numerous local airports CQR is a proud and active supporter of the AAA and has continued to do so for a number of years.

As the professional association and peak body representing Australia’s ICT sector, ACS delivers authoritative independent knowledge and technology insights, building relevant technology capacity and capability that catalyses Australian innovation and speeds the adoption of technology for the benefit of commerce, government and society.

CQR sponsors the Circus Quirkus show held in Adelaide hosted by the IDFA (Immune Deficiencies Foundation Australia) as an opportunity for children suffering through illness or disease to attend a fun contemporary take on your favourite, traditional circuses of ages past.

CQR are proud to support the extra curricular activities of the students of St Peters Girls School Adelaide. In 2017 CQR sponsored the students trip to Cambodia where they worked with local people and charity groups to help build a new school building within a rural village.

This June (2019) Murphy Ames a 18 year old from Adelaide will be trekking the Simpson Desert in 10 days through the Mates4Mates.

This is a great experience for Murphy and one he is using to raise money for the Everyday Hero

If you would like to join us in supporting his incredible efforts you can sponsor Murphy HERE and help him reach his $25,000 target.

Each year we support a number of charities. This year we chose to be part of the Australian Lions Childhood Cancer Research Foundation and their Annual Razzamatazz Show at the Thebarton Theater for Adelaide’s special needs and disadvantaged children and their families. There were over 3000 attendees for the show.

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