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A National Commercial Locksmith & Security Business

For over 45 years Independent Locksmiths & Security (ILS) have been securing the businesses and homes of Australians.

ILS specialise in fast and professional Locksmithing Services. We are most in demand for major commercial projects and national service and facilities maintenance contracts. We are fortunate to have many of Australia’s largest and most prestigious corporations among our client base. 

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

ILS is a true one stop security provider with the following services on offer to our clients:

Locksmith Services

  • Master Keying - Computerised System Design, Key Management, Auditing Systems.
  • Complete Commercial Locksmithing Services - Sales/Service/Maintenance/Repairs. 
  • Safes - Sales/Servicing/Opening/Repairs
  • SCEC Endorsed Government Locksmith Service
  • Emergency Locksmith Service 7 days a week for the Sydney metro area
  • Preventative Maintenance programs


Electronic Security Services

secVision Networks is the electronic security division of the business. As a managed service provider, the team specialise in security and IP networks. They design, install, monitor and maintain clients’ security systems. The integrated security solutions secVision Networks provide include:

  • secWatch Virtual Guard Service - A security operations centre operates 24/7, providing Virtual Guard services for alarm response and after hours access control.
  • secWatch High definition CCTV - Surveillance, IP Cameras, Digital Recording.
  • secCloud Managed Security System - Cloud based access control, building automation, intruder detection. 

Click here to watch our secCloud video - https://youtu.be/-n73UIKv3Tw

  • secCloud integration with booking systems - Pathways, Zipporah, Duktag, InTennis.

Click through to the secVision website for more information- https://secvision.com.au/integrations/

  • Alarms – sales, service, repairs, monitoring


Parramatta Head Office

The business started as Independent Locksmiths Parramatta in 1973 by Michael McGovern and Stephanie Griffin, with a retail store on George Street in Parramatta for almost 30 years. In 1984 Independent Locksmiths (NSW) Pty Ltd was Incorporated as a proprietary company. In 2005 the business name changed to Independent Locksmiths & Security Pty Ltd.

Over time ILS has grown into a market leader in the integrated security market. Today we employ 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 Electronic 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. In 2017 Ryan launched secVision Networks, where the innovation of the electronic services secWatch and secCloud have been developed.

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

Keiran McGovern joined the company in 2013.  He is a qualified builder, has worked on the road as one of our Locksmith Technicians and in Special Keying and is now one of our Locksmith Business Development Managers.

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


ISO Certified and SCEC Endorsed

In 2017 Best Practice Certification Pty Ltd assessed Independent Locksmiths & Security as complying with the management system standard requirements for the provision of Commercial Locksmith & Electronic Security Services.  This certification provides our business with formal recognition for our operational excellence and compliance.

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