John Barnes & Co (QLD) Pty Ltd is 100% Australian owned, family owned and operated since 1966.

Trusted by client - Proudly Queensland and Australian owned

With a percentage of our personnel having achieved in excess of 30 years experience in this industry, we have an unparalleled understanding of the issues that can arise during project completion which therefore allows us to identify any potential problems that may occur and provide cost efficient solutions.

The Managing Director oversees a team of senior management comprised of Locksmith Division Manager, Service Department Manager, Workshop Manager, Keying Department Manager, Architectural Hardware Manager, Project Specialists, Estimating personnel, Accounts Manager and Administrative personnel.

The above roles are supported by our dedicated Business Operations Manager, HR/QA Coordinator and OHS Coordinator.


We stay true to our Australian values, with almost half of our staff serving more than 15 years with the company. Due to this vast experience of management and personnel, we are able to allocate our resources in response to priority in order to fulfil all contract obligations.

All of our Service Technicians and Advisory Personnel hold Queensland Security Licenses as a minimum.

Several of our experienced personnel are also SCEC Endorsed by the Australian Federal Government, which enables us to provide services, product and advice to secure area facilities requiring restricted access.