Lock Picking Associations

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Lock Picking Associations

At PickPals we take supporting the Lock Sport community seriously and is an important part of keeping lock sport legit. Thousands of people around Australia and New Zealand already enjoy the sport of lock picking, and every year lock sport continues to grow with momentum.

Below are a number of lock picking and lock sport associations we are involved with and are proud to sponsor. Get in touch, share and learn from like minded people. If you are passionate about lock sport it’s very important you get involved with these groups. You will meet like-minded people who enjoy learning and challenging themselves. These lock picking and lock sport associations and groups can also offer great discounts. Have fun and improve your skills – you are not alone in the world of lock picking with PickPals and our friends below.


The Australian Locksport Guild brings together the Australian community of hobby lock pickers and lock sport enthusiasts.

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Toool or The Open Organisation of Lockpickers is a growing group of enthusiasts interested in locks, keys and ways of opening locks without keys. Originally founded in Europe, Toool Australia has now been formed! Woohoo! Make sure you sign up today to be part of what is set to be a very fast growing group in Australia.

Sign up to our infrequent mailing list with information about upcoming meetups and events.

Sign up ➡️  TOOOL.COM.AU

CASSA represent the interests of computing and security students at ECU. Our activities include organising workshops and events of both an educational and recreational nature.

We assist each other in the pursuit of knowledge and technical expertise. We also have a good time with LANs and activities to relax in between all the hard work we do.

WAHCKon (West Australian Hackers Conference) is a Perth based Hacker conference that launched in 2013. We cover a wide range of topics focusing on Information security and Hacker subculture as well as locksports, activism and related areas.

Join in  ▶️  WAHCKon – Perth

LockSport is New Zealand’s first and only lock picking community.




We are a professional interest group for people working in Information Security. We currently run a private discussion mailing list and informal meetings on the last Thursday of every month about 6pm in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch cities. Anyone who works in the information security industry is invited, so if you are interested please join in.

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ISIG Meetup Group


Brisbane Locksport is a group for anyone interested in lockpicking, physical security, the inner mechanics of locks, etc. All skills levels are welcome.

Interested in locks, lockpicks, lock sport or physical security as a hobby? Have you ever been interested or involved in locksmithing? Do you want to learn a cool hobby that has practical applications in your life?
If you answered yes to any question, then locksport is for you! Whether a beginner, novice or experienced professional, you have a place in Brisbane Locksport.

It is envisaged that, initially, meetups will be at Brisbane pubs in the evening. Therefore, participation will be limited to those 18 years and over. If there is enough interest from younger folk, and we can find a suitable venue, then we may do some family friendly events.

Be one of us 🔐 Brisbane LockSport Meetup 

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