About Us


The Webster Group is Australia’s oldest established investigations firm, providing corporate investigations, counter surveillance and security risk management services to Federal & State Government departments and organisations of all sizes including law firms and insurance companies. The Webster Group was acquired by IPP Consulting (IPP) in 2005. IPP is a Risk Management and Technology company with over 70 staff located throughout Australia.


Trusted by many of Australia’s largest organisations, our exceptional reputation has been built on foundations that cleverly fuse experience and technology.








The Webster Group services many Top 50 Australian corporations. Our client list is extensive, however for security reasons many of our clients do not wish to have their details released. We are able to provide a list of referees to potential clients on request. All client information is handled with the upmost confidentiality, so your business can be assured of complete discretion.
Our clients include organisations from the following sectors:
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Hospitality
  • Mining
  • Federal Government
  • State Government
  • Local Government


The Webster Group and/or our parent company IPP Consulting are members of, or affiliated with the following organisations:

ASIAL (Australian Security Industry Association Ltd), the peak security industry body in Australia. Since its establishment in 1969, ASIAL has grown from a small network of security companies to one that today represents over 85% of the security industry in Australia.

The objective of the Safety Institute of Australia is to promote the safety and health of people. They provide distinctive advice from qualified and experienced safety and health practitioners, and this is a prerequisite to the specification of the safety and health responsibilities of government, employers and community organisations.

ASIS offers you the opportunity to be part of a world -wide network of security professionals. ASIS International has more than 35,000 members in 92 countries and is the largest organisation for professional security managers and advisers, globally.

We have Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) endorsed consultants on staff with extensive experience in designing Protective Security Solutions in accordance with the Protective Security Manual 2005. SCEC is responsible for the evaluation of security equipment for use by Australian Commonwealth agencies. Managed by ASIO’s T4 Protective Security Directorate.

The Project Management Institute is involved in the certification and development of Project Management Professionals.

The Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA) is the professional institution and industry association for Risk Managers in the Asia Pacific region.

Members of the RMIA cover every sector of the community and economy segmented into the following broad categories:

Banking, Finance and Insurance
Engineering and Construction
Information Technology and Telecommunications
Management Consulting, Education and Training
Mining and Resources
Not for Profit
Security and Cyber Risk
Utilities and Services

The Institution of Engineers, Australia was first established in 1919, as a result of the amalgamation of 12 existing engineering societies in Australia. From July 2002: “The Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust) is the largest and most diverse engineering association in Australia, with approximately 60 000 members.


We hold a variety of licences required in each field of operation, they include:

Master CAPI 1 -10 employees investigations of persons Licence No: 409358112
Master CAPI 1 -10 employees investigations of persons Licence No: 409358112
Licence No. 3257776
Licence No. ISL 241459
Licence No. SA44740