Barrier Group Blog

On this blog, we share product news, demonstration videos and industry related opinion pieces.


R & D Drives solutions for go-ahead businesses, so long as it’s under control

R & D Drives solutions for go-ahead businesses, so long as it’s under control

There has been a lot said and written about innovation and how beneficial it can be for a business, or even a country. And sure, finding better features for products, better processes to make or sell them can boost a business’s profits significantly, so long as the costs of innovation are managed.

Here at Barrier Group Pty Ltd, we have been designing new products from the inception of the company 17 years ago. Along with the new products, there have been requests from customers to adapt existing products to new situations or come up with one-off solutions to particular problems.

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Barrier Group removable bollard stops ram-raid

Barrier Group removable bollard stops ram-raid

What might have happened:

Thieves crash their stolen 4WD Hilux right through the bollard, penetrating the shop front and make off with a showroom full of dirt bikes.

What actually happened:

The Hilux couldn’t get past the bollard and became impaled on it. The Hilux was stuck, so the thieves panicked and ran off, leaving the shop intact and the vehicle to be recovered.

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NGV Melbourne uses our discreet Gallery Barriers in their current exhibition

NGV Melbourne uses our discreet Gallery Barriers in their current exhibition

We thank the NGV (@NGVMelbourne) for sending us these exquisite photos of their newest exhibition, that also features the use of our Gallery Barriers to keep the viewing public at a safe distance from the exhibits. As you can see from how subtle they are in the photos, the barriers are doing their best at being a discreet reminder to the public.

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Secure Your Trailer Boat with an Anti-theft Device to Reduce the Risk

Secure Your Trailer Boat with an Anti-theft Device to Reduce the Risk

It has come to our attention here at Barrier Group, that there have been recent boat and trailer thefts in our area. These crimes have always existed, but an increasing number of trailer boats have been reported stolen over the last few months.

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Storefront Crashes Are More Common Than You Think

Storefront Crashes Are More Common Than You Think

Picture this: It's Sunday morning and you've ducked out to fill your car with petrol for the weekly commute to work and some milk for the kids cereal from your local petrol station and just as you're about to pay for your purchases, a car smashes through the convenience store plowing into you and sending you to the hospital.

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If You are a Gallery or Museum These Barriers Have Been Designed for You

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The Zephyr Wins Platinum in Prestigious Italian Design Awards

The Zephyr Wins Platinum in Prestigious Italian Design Awards

Barrier Group is proud to announce that The Zephyr has won The 2015 Platinum A’DESIGN award for street furniture design in Como, Italy.

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Avalon International Airshow Exhibitors 2015

Avalon International Airshow Exhibitors 2015

We are excited to announce that Barrier Group will be exhibiting alongside other local Geelong businesses at the Avalon Australian International Airshow between February 24th and March 1st, 2015. 

This is the first time we have presented our company and products at Australia's biggest aviation show.

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What we have Learned About Safety From our own Overseas Travel Experiences

What we have Learned About Safety From our own Overseas Travel Experiences

How other countries perceive employee and workplace safety will shock you!

In the last six years I have been lucky enough to break-up the long, cold Victorian winters by chasing the warm sun and new experiences in some relaxing overseas holidays.

I have traveled to Bali, Indonesia (twice) and Koh Samui, Thailand in that time.

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Problem Solved: Neat and Tidy Landscapes

Problem Solved: Neat and Tidy Landscapes

At Barrier Group we take problem solving seriously - when others might be wiping their hands of your problems, we are just rolling up our sleeves.

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