The business began as Orana Locksmiths in 1979. Dubbo City Locksmiths began trading in 1989 and purchased Orana Locksmiths in 2000. The current owner, Waramungu Pty Ltd, started Western Plains Locksmiths before purchasing Dubbo City Locksmiths in 2002 and merging them to create DCL Locksmiths & Security. The business rapidly grew over the following years acquiring Town & Country Locksmiths, Orange Lock and Safe, Midstate Master Locksmiths. Subsequently, the business shifted its focus from servicing residential to servicing and supplying hardware to government, education, health and industrial clients to project sites across Australia. DCL is Dubbo based, but has employess in the ACT with SCEC approval to work on Federal Government sites. 

DCL proudly acknowledges the indigenous heritage of its staff and owners who comprise of both Warramungu and Wiradjuri. As an independantly Indigenous owned and staffed business, DCL prides itself on providing opportunities for indigenous youth and women in local and surrounding rural areas and is more than 50% indigenous staffed, 

In 2019, in it's 40th year, DCL Locksmiths & Security proudly became the only Supply Nation Certified, independantly and indigenous owned, SCEC approved, Master Locksmiths and architectural door hardware suppliers to project sites in Australia. 

DCL is a proudly associated with the following organisations:




  • NSW Police Force Security Industry Master Licence # 408 636 117
  • ACT Security Industry Master License  # 17502639
  • All tradesmen and tradeswomen hold Security Industry Licenses
  • SCEC Approved Locksmths with AGSV NV Level 2 Clearance 


  • OH & S General Induction For Construction (White Card)
  • ASIC Security access to Sydney Airport
  • Australian Institute of Petroleum (AIP)
  • Newcrest Mining Limited
  • Pegasus Safety Card - Woolworths
  • NSW Railcorp & Countrylink Track Awareness
  • NSW ARTC Track Awareness
  • Nestle Purina
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • API Contactors
  • Coles Group


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