Australian Standard AS 5039-2008: Security Screen Doors and Security Window Grilles - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to rent out a residential property in Western Australia. You must ensure that each external door to the premises is fitted with a deadlock or a key lockable security screen door that complies with this standard. Any exterior window of the premises which is easily accessible from outside must be fitted with a lock unless it is fitted with a security window grille that complies with this standard.

This standard sets out requirements for the performances of hinged and sliding security grilles and screen doors. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection

Act(s) name

Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Residential Tenancies Regulations 1989 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection

Operating address:
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 14
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850


08 9282 0777


1300 304 054


08 9282 0850


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