Private Investigators Sydney, Gold Coast – Welcome

Welcome to Lipstick Investigations, Australia’s highest profile relationships private investigators. We have an office in North Sydney just over the Harbour Bridge from the Sydney CBD where we have been since 1997. We also have an office in Broadbeach, on the beautiful Gold Coast of Queensland, opened in June 2010. We have been carrying our private investigation services under the very same management right around Australia since our establishment in 1996. Our clients come from across Sydney and the Gold Coast as well as around Australia, and from as far afield as the United States of America and the United Kingdom. No assignment is too big or too small and over […]

Surveillance and the Private Investigator

Undetected surveillance is an art professed by private investigators and law enforcement groups throughout Australia. Surveillance is a commonly used tool by Private Investigators across Sydney, NSW, Brisbane, Gold Coast and QLD which has many forms to facilitate an ongoing investigation. It can be a very effective tool for a private investigator and their clients if done after proper training and hands-on experience in the field. All of Lipstick Investigations staff are fully licensed after completing government nominated training standards equal to or greater than Certificate III in Investigative Services under the Australian National Training Authority framework. First of all, the meaning of surveillance should be understood. It can be […]

How to choose the best private investigator for you

How do you choose the best private investigator for your matter? A number of private investigators conduct professional investigations all across the state. It could be a matter of catching your cheating spouse (the specialty of Lipstick Investigations), finding your long lost friend or gathering evidence for the sake of your child custody. Whatever may be the case, only some of the agencies are proficient enough to deal with your investigation. If the agencies follow the federal, state and the local laws, you can be sure of the fact that the private investigator you have chosen is at least trained and licensed. However the decision of hiring a private investigator […]

Infidelity Investigation Sydney

Relationships are getting increasingly complicated and involved. The number of infidelity and adultery cases is increasing and using a private investigator in Sydney is the safest way to gather evidence. We tend to suspect our spouses even with small changes in behaviour such as extra care with their appearance or when they start coming home late – or the big one nowadays – being protective of their mobile phone. This is a delicate issue, yet serious complications are involved here. There may or may not be an affair. Regardless of your suspicion being true or false, clashes are bound to exist if you do not confront your spouse with proper […]

Are you hiring a private investigator in Sydney?

Hiring a private investigator in Sydney or the Gold Coast? Private investigators sometimes get a bad rap in the movies but in real life, they can help you with a number of investigative issues from locating missing persons to making discreet enquiries about potential significant others. In Australia many investigations are solved by using surveillance techniques. As licensed professionals we often investigate a number of issues that the police normally do not undertake. There are several reasons why you should not carry out private detective matters on your own. Do You Know the Law? Do you know what you can and cannot do legally when it comes to do an […]

Sydney Private Investigator does Homeland!

Leading Sydney private investigator Lipstick Investigations was recently asked to teach a quick investigation training course for some media journalists to coincide with the promotion of the Emmy award winning US television program “Homeland”. Lipstick Investigations, along with sister agencies Agency99 Investigations and Integral Investigations, and its training subsidiary The Investigative Collective organised a crash-course in being a Sydney private investigator corresponding with the release of Homeland Season 2. The first part of the surveillance training course was held in a posh hotel suite, and then after covering all of the basics the students set out into the Sydney CBD for a field exercise. Of course we had to engineer […]

Employing the services of a Sydney Private Investigator

Employing the services of a Sydney private investigator isn’t an easy decision; it is often a last resort. Whether trying to catch an unfaithful partner or look into the history of a potential business associate, it takes a great deal of thoughtfulness and professionalism to deal with such cases and the client places an enormous amount of trust in the private investigator. These frequently asked questions should offer readers with a comprehension of some of the issues that have to be considered very carefully before trying to catch a cheating spouse. Is it ethical? This is one of the most common anxieties when thinking about hiring a private investigator, especially […]

How much does a Private Investigator cost?

How much does a private investigator cost? Well, that is an excellent question. Private investigation in Australia is a fairly small industry sector, although it is still a competitive one. There are a number of small operators giving the impression that they are larger than they actually are, and a few unscrupulous operators as well. All private detectives are required to be licensed in their states of operation and this can confirmed with a simple check of the licensing authority in the state of operation. So what is the cost ??…….. There are a variety of diverse services we offer and each product can vary in cost depending on the […]

Phone forensics

Phone forensics. Have you lost valuable info from a mobile telephone or tablet? Smartphones and tablets are incredible pieces of technology. They can do so much nowadays – I can even run the entire private investigation business from my extremely convenient smartphone. Phone calls, text messages, emails, photographs, chat sessions, Facebook, Twitter – all these platforms there at your fingertips. Have you wondered where that information goes after you delete it? Do you even delete it?? Data recovery is even more fantastic than being able to have all this information at our beck and call. Today we have access to some great telephone forensics which allows the forensic technician to […]

Missing Persons

Private Investigators and missing persons go hand in hand together. Yes, Lipstick Investigations is Australia’s foremost relationships investigation firm, but along with our affiliate agency Integral Investigations we also carry out other forms of investigation such as background checks, business based inquiries, and missing persons. Missing persons can be explained in three main groups: Misplaced Persons Misplaced persons aren’t really missing, just misplaced. This is one of the most common forms of missing persons jobs we do, and generally relates to people you have just lost track of. They aren’t really missing as such – it’s just that you don’t know where or how to contact them. Perhaps you are […]