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


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 5039.1:2023 Security Door and Window Screens Classification and Performance.

You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to rent out a residential property.

Landlords must ensure that each external door is fitted with at least a deadlock or a key lockable security screen door that complies with this standard.

This standard sets out requirements for the performance of hinged and sliding security screen doors and security window grilles used primarily in residential situations.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Act(s) name

Residential Tenancies Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Residential Tenancies Regulations 1989 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

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