Austral Lock by Gainsborough – proudly Australian for 40 years
Celebrating 40 years of Australian manufacturing

Austral Lock by Gainsborough – proudly Australian for 40 years

Market leader of premium door and window hardware, Austral Lock by Gainsborough, combines industry innovation with 40 years of expertise to provide locking solutions for windows, security screen doors and sliding patio doors.

Established in Melbourne in 1982, this year Austral Lock is proudly celebrating 40 years of Australian manufacturing and patented innovation.  Beginning as a small family-owned business, over the decades, Austral Lock has grown into an innovative and quality-oriented business, supplying hardware to all corners of Australia.  Today it is one of only a few in the window and door industry still designing and manufacturing in Australia. 

In 2009, Austral Lock was incorporated into the Gainsborough Hardware brand and is now part of the global leader in security – Allegion.  Allegion’s family of brands includes other Australian market leaders like API, Brio, FSH, Gainsborough Hardware, Legge and Schlage.

Excellence in design and a rigorous approach to quality means Austral Lock products are often imitated but never copied.

Keeping Australian Families Secure

Austral Lock prides itself on helping Australians feel safe at home with premium security hardware designed, tested and assembled in facilities based in Brooklyn, Victoria. With a commitment to extensive research and testing, Austral Lock never stands still. With a focus on the future of home security, Austral Lock is continuously evolving to meet the needs of the Australian market.

Austral Lock creates products that protect what matters, as they know the most important thing is not what is on the door, but what is behind it.

Global innovation and local manufacturing

With 40 years of local manufacturing experience and access to global technologies and resources, Austral Lock offers a wide range of products with a focus on function and a reputation for reliability.

With easy-to-install products and investment in new technology, Austral Lock makes security hardware simple.  Complete control over the design and manufacturing process provides fast turnaround on custom products while still ensuring the highest of quality.

Austral Lock’s commitment to research and development ensures higher quality, better techniques and continuous improvement.  Their products go through rigorous quality checks and are manufactured using state-of-the-art die-cast machinery as well as high-quality powder coatings in a dedicated, purpose-built facility.

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