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13 04, 2018

Australian Locksmith Scam: Protect Yourself Against Illegal Locksmiths

April 13th, 2018|

Recently, 7News presented a report on a locksmith scam operating in Brisbane. Although the report was focused on Queensland, Melbourne’s locksmith community are just as easily targeted. This week, we decided to talk to you about the scam and what you can do to protect yourself against illegal locksmiths in Melbourne. […]

26 12, 2017

Suburb in Focus: Richmond

December 26th, 2017|

Welcome to our last Suburb in Focus for 2017! What a year it has been. We have focused on a number of our most frequented suburbs this year, starting with our home turf, Collingwood, in January. We then went through Fitzroy, Abbotsford, South Melbourne, Northcote, North Melbourne, Carlton, Melbourne, Preston, Brunswick, East & West Brunswick and last month, we looked at Coburg’s crime rates. […]

19 12, 2017

Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Christmas Opening Hours

December 19th, 2017|

Merry Christmas blog readers! This week, the team tell you about Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Christmas opening hours. […]

2 12, 2017

As Richmond Techs Up, So To Do Its Commercial Locksmiths

December 2nd, 2017|

Amalgamated Locksmiths have been commercial locksmiths in Richmond since we began our mobile services in 1984. We’ve seen a lot of changes in that time, with the suburb becoming more and more gentrified: it is now more than ever a major hub of Melbourne’s restaurants, stores and cafes. Equally, the area is becoming a key growth spot for Melbourne’s commercial offices. This week, the Amalgamated Locksmiths blogging team look at some of the changes in Silicon Yarra, and what it all means for your commercial locksmiths. […]

28 11, 2017

Suburb in Focus: Coburg

November 28th, 2017|

    It’s that time of month again! Every month, Amalgamated Locksmiths’ blogging team cover the crime statistics of their most frequented suburbs. Last month, we looked at Brunswick, with a special extra look at its surrounding suburbs, East and West Brunswick. This week, our Suburb in Focus is Coburg, 3058. As ever, we have taken all our statistics from Crime Statistics Victoria. […]

29 05, 2017

Suburb in Focus: Crime Rates in Northcote

May 29th, 2017|

Crime in Northcote This year, we have been breaking down the latest crime data per suburb. Starting with Abbotsford, we have moved through Collingwood, Fitzroy, South Melbourne and today, we are focusing on Northcote's crime rates. We take our statistics from the official Crime Statistics Agency of Victoria (CSA) and the RACV. The Top 5 [...]

17 04, 2017

A Day in The Life of Locksmith Dave

April 17th, 2017|

Ever wondered what locksmiths do in a typical day? We asked our expert locksmith Dave to share his ‘Day in the Life…” […]

3 04, 2017

Easter Opening Hours

April 3rd, 2017|

Wishing our customers, staff and suppliers a happy Easter holiday. We will be closed on Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. That’s Friday 14 April to Monday 17 April.  […]

19 12, 2016

Christmas & New Year opening hours

December 19th, 2016|

Wishing our customers a festive holiday season!   Emergency service still available Locked out of your home, business or car? Call us on  9419 6922 for emergency locksmith help.   Our Christmas opening hours Our shop will remain open until 5pm on Friday 23rd of December. We are closed on: Sunday 25th December Monday 26th [...]

21 11, 2016

New interactive crime report in The Age: check your suburb’s crime statistics

November 21st, 2016|

The Age has recently released an impressive interactive resource you can use to check the crime rate in your suburb. Check it out here: The Age Crime Interactive Map You can also use it to compare your suburb’s crime rate to find out if your suburb is more or less likely to suffer crimes such as motor vehicle theft, burglary, murder, deception, assault, drug dealing and much more. Find out if crime in your area is on the increase with the data for each year, showing whether crimes are increasing or decreasing in your suburb. […]