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


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 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

Residential Tenancies Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Residential Tenancies Regulations 1989 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

Contact details

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Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 304 054
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)