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About us

A National Commercial Locksmith & Security Business

For over 40 years Independent Locksmiths & Security (ILS) have been securing the businesses and homes of Australians.

ILS specialise in fast, professional, cost effective Locksmithing Services. Our specialty is major commercial projects and national service and facilities maintenance contracts. We are fortunate to have many of Australia’s largest and most prestigious corporations amongst our client base. We constantly meet or exceed our client’s KPI expectations. 

ILS is a market leader in adopting constantly evolving security technologies. We have the trained qualified professions required for the job, with multiple redundancies in staffing and resources to ensure our clients project is not compromised.

ILS is a true one stop security provider. Not only do we provide Locksmithing Services, but also various other security services.

  • Complete Commercial Locksmithing Services (Sales/Service/Maintenance/Repairs)
  • Master Keying (Computerised System Design/Key Management/Auditing Systems)
  • CCTV Surveillance (Closed Circuit TV / IP Cameras / Digital Recording)
  • Alarms (Sales/Service/Repairs/Monitoring)
  • Access Control (Swipe Cards/Electric Strikes/Electronic Locks/Magnetic Locks)
  • Bio Technology (Finger Print Access)
  • Safes (Sales/Servicing/Opening/Repairs)
  • SCEC Endorsed Government Locksmiths

ILS offer a seven day a week emergency service. All services are fully co-ordinated by our Sydney based National Call Centre. A hand picked network of fully licensed and credentialed technicians service our clients nationally.

Parramatta Head Office

The business started as Independent Locksmiths Parramatta in 1973 by Michael and Stephanie McGovern, with a shop on Phillip Street in Parramatta for almost 30 years. Over time ILS has grown into a market leader in the integrated security market. Now employing a team of sixty staff with twenty mobile workshops servicing the Sydney Metropolitan Area and operating out of a larger head office in North Parramatta.  Through a network of skilled and reliable contractors ILS now offers a national service to clients with multiple sites.  Our dedicated facility management team despatch work Australia wide every day.

 

Independent Locksmiths & Security Parramatta

Stephanie and Michael's three sons are now part of the business.  

Ryan McGovern heads up the Security Department and has overseen the development of the business in this area, looking after installation and maintenance of access control, alarms, intercoms and CCTV.

Sean McGovern trained as a Locksmith and was a Technician on the road for 15 years.  He is now managing the development of the Locksmith Services.  

Keiran McGovern joined the company in 2013.  He is a qualified builder and is now one of our Locksmith Technicians on the road, servicing clients.

Ryan, Michael, Keiran, Stephanie & Sean McGovern

The McGoverns' are proud to have such a dedicated and experienced team, many of whom have been working for them for over 20 years.

20+ years of service, with Stephanie

General Manager, Ron McMah (32 years service)


Through our comprehensive OHS system we strive to make our business injury free and look after the safety of our employees. The following Locksmiths are SCEC endorsed, so we can provide security for government buildings and facilities:-

  • Sean McGovern
  • Paul Robinson
  • Ken Bowman
  • Adam Farrugia
  • David Birds
  • Michael Fernance

 

Apprenticeships:-

Every year we take on a new Locksmith Apprentice and many of our long serving Technicians have been with us since this first stage.