Industry Associations

Access Hardware (or selected state entities) are members of or accredited by the following industry associations.

Architectural Door Hardware Association (ADHA)

The ADHA represents the architectural openings industry in Australia. Comprising Australia's leading manufacturers, distributors and architectural product agents, ADHA members are dedicated to excellence in all aspects of product, consultancy, services and training.

ADHA monitors relevant Australian Standards and provides input to ensure that members' interests are represented. Where appropriate ADHA seeks direct member representation on standards

Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL)

The Australian Security Industry Association Limited (ASIAL) is the largest security industry Association representing the security industry in Australia. From small, medium and large sized operations through to major users of security, ASIAL represents all sectors of the security industry.

ASIAL plays a key role in driving Australian Standards, developing codes of conduct and raising the level of professionalism within the industry. As the voice of the industry, ASIAL performs a key role in representing the interests of the industry at a Federal and State/Territory government level.

Contractor Accreditation Limited (CAL)

CAL is a non-profit company established by the NT Chamber of Commerce, the Master Builders Association NT and the NT Small Business Association to manage a scheme of self-regulation for the building and construction industry. CAL also proudly supports Territory business through its close links with the NT Industry Capability Network (NTICN).

Master Builders Association of South Australia (MBASA)

The Master Builders Association of South Australia was established in 1884 and is the peak employer body representing the South Australian building and construction industry. Master Builders represents all sectors of this industry including Commercial Builders, Civil Contractors, Residential Builders and Specialist Contractors as well as Industry Suppliers and Manufacturers.

Master Builders Association of Victoria (MBAV)

The Master Builders Association of Victoria was established in 1875 by a group of distinguished builders’ intent on raising standards within the industry. Since that time the organisation has grown to become a pre-eminent industry voice with members universally renowned for their reliability, skill and professionalism.

Master Locksmiths Association of Australia (MLAA)

The Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia (MLAA) is an independent professional body which is recognised and respected as the peak organisation for locksmithing professionals in the Pacific region.

The MLAA has approximately 1,000 members providing a wide range of locksmithing and security services throughout Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific region and South East Asia.

Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC)

The Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) is a standing interdepartmental committee responsible for the evaluation of security equipment for use by Australian Government departments and agencies. SCEC reports to the Attorney General's, Protective Security Policy Committee which was established by the Australian Government to develop and establish guidelines for protection of Australian Government resource.

Work Place Clearance Group (WPCG)

The Work Place Clearance Group has a program of Work Clearance Training for contractors involved in work on service station sites. The purpose of the Work Clearance Training program is to ensure that contractor representatives of member companies are aware of the health, safety and environment requirements associated with work on service station, commercial, fuel depots, and other selected sites.

Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)

Our Commitment to the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO)

At Access Hardware we aim to continuously challenge, improve and strive towards creating a business that protects our environment. Since becoming a member of the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) we have become committed to making changes within our organisation with regard to packaging regulations in Australia.

Whilst it is a beginning step, it is a large step for Access Hardware to be held accountable as well as share our vision and goals against sustainable packaging, and how we plan to make improvements to meet the goals of the Covenant.

Our Annual Report and Action Plan are published annually on APCO’s website, and are available to read here. To find out more information about APCO, visit

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