Brisbane Locksmith & Security Product Supplier

Since 1966, John Barnes has provided both residential and commercial clients with top-quality security solutions and products.

We are your one-stop-shop for all your locksmith and security solutions.

You can depend on us as a leader in the locksmith services and security solutions industry.


  • Variety of Services

    We offer a variety of services

    We are a commercial grade locksmith and offer a variety of security related solutions for all kinds of facilities and applications. Typical services include key cutting, lock installations and repairs, attending lockouts, opening safes. Our technicians are SCEC approved which allow them to meet the requirements for government, commercial and residential applications.

  • We Work With Many Branches

    Locksmiths in Brisbane and across Queensland

    John Barnes is a 100% Australian-owned family business based in Brisbane. We have been assisting South-East Queensland and the greater nation for more than 50 years.

  • Different Sectors

    We cater to different sectors

    We specialise in servicing and providing products to commercial and government entities. Naturally, we also cater to residential customers with our full scope of solutions that look after your every locksmithing and security need.

More Than Just Locksmith Services

As one of Queensland’s largest and most valued locksmiths, we provide everything you’d expect. We go above and beyond in covering the full range of security solutions for virtually any industry, setting, or requirement.

We’ve had over 50 years to perfect our craft and expand our services. Whether you need a car key, a locksmith, or security camera installation (or require just about any other type of residential or executive security solution), John Barnes can assist you. Why not give us a call or shop online with confidence today?

See Our Recent Projects

  • Brisbane Bayside State College – Salto wireless access control upgrade

    Complete replacement of mechanical locking system to Salto wireless online access control system at the Brisbane Bayside State College.

  • Thomas Dixon Centre Redevelopment

    The redevelopment includes a new amphitheatre, wellness centre, gym, dressing rooms and dancers lounge as well as admin offices, boardroom and ultramodern amenities.

  • Westfield Upgrade – Chermside

    This expansion saw 95 new retailers, a gallery mall and a new resort-style dining and entertainment precinct added to the extensive centre.

  • Westfield Coomera

    The centre caters to all ages with over 140 specialty stores and high-ropes courses, laser tag and arcade centres.

  • BAC DHL Warehouse Expansion

    The new warehouse will be connected to the existing 3,500sqm warehouse and 760sqm office space.

  • Kallangur Neighbourhood Centre

    This centre aims to encourage and enable community participation and respond to identified community issues and needs.

  • Palm View State School & Special School

    Co-located with Palmview State School, Palmview State Special School includes a multi-purpose activity centre, skills centre, and hospitality centre alongside a modern new learning centre, library, canteen and administration centre.

  • Yamanto Shopping Centre

    The development will house Coles, Kmart and a vast range of smaller retailers, an outdoor dining area accommodating up to 300 people and a brand new health and wellness precinct.

  • Airservices Australia ATSC Extension (Air Traffic Services)

    This new facility includes the Control Operations Room, Building Services Centre, equipment rooms, power plants, chiller plants and car parking facilities.

Trusted By Many For Over 50 Years.

  • ADHA
  • Master Locksmiths
  • Scec Locksmith

For five decades and counting, John Barnes has been the provider of choice for a vast array of businesses, both large and small, across SE QLD.

  • ADHA
  • Master Locksmiths
  • Scec Locksmith

We’ve got the secure solutions for you.

We aim to provide quality services and products at competitive prices.
Browse our current packages and offers below.

  • Digital Lock

    Digital Locks

    For enhanced security and convenience for your home or commercial property, our Digital Locks are ideal. Learn more about the benefits of smart locks here, or click to view our reputable range below.

  • Energex Padlock

    Energex Padlocks

    Energex Padlocks ensure your electricity meter box can only be accessed by you and authorised Energex technicians. Made of Satin Stainless Steel, this padlock is made to last. Check out the full product details or our full range of quality security products below.

  • StepNpull

    Foot Pulls

    Utilise a StepNPull foot pull to help reduce the spread of germs & cross-contamination in your workplace and provide a safe way to open doors when your hands are full.

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