Electronic Security Standards – Standards Australia

New Australian Video Surveillance Standards for use in Security Applications

Adopted from IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) standards with the same titles. Australia is an IEC participant in the technical committee TC79 with local experts contributing to the development of these standards.

Adoption of IEC60839 Access Control Standard

Standards Australia has finalised the adoption of the IEC 60839 series for access control.

The standard will be known as AS/NZS IEC 60839.11.1:2019and IEC 60839.11.1:2013 (Part 11.1: Electronic access control systems – System and components; Part 11.2: Electronic access control systems – Application Guidelines).

The standard (i) specifies the minimum functionality, performance and test methods for electronic access control systems and components and (ii) defines different security grades and the functionalities of the access system associated with each of these grades.

Alarm Systems

CCTV Systems

Cabling Standards

SAI Global produces the Communications Cabling Manual. The manual contains the mandatory cabling standards (including the Wiring Rules) as well as a number of explanatory handbooks. The latest version of the manual was released in June 2007. Go to SAI Global

Copies of the below Standards can be downloaded from the Communications Alliance website free of charge:

Guide to standards

SAI Global has produced a Guide to Workplace Health and Safety Standardswhich also includes Security Standards.