AS / NZS 3678:2016 Structural Steel - Hot-Rolled Plates, Floorplates and Slabs - Australian Capital Territory


All firearms must be stored in a metal safe, or a concrete or brick safe. If you intend to store your firearms in a metal safe, it must be constructed of structural grade mild steel that conforms to this standard.

The standard specifies the requirements for the production and supply of hot-rolled structural steel plates, floorplates and slabs for general structural and engineering applications. It also specifies requirements for the production and supply of wide slabs as fully killed analysis-only steel.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Firearms Act 1996 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Firearms Regulation 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Australian Federal Police - ACT Policing

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, ACT Firearms Registry

Australian Federal Police - ACT Policing

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: 86 Vicars Street
Mitchell, Australian Capital Territory 2911
Mailing address: GPO BOX 401
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6133 2122
Website: ACT Firearms Registry (Opens in new window)