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Avcol Securities

Provides on-line and phone trading in equities and warrants as well as options (ETOs).

We're pleased to let you know that Avcol Securities has now joined with Commonwealth Securities Limited (CommSec), bringing significant benefits to all our clients.

Visit to find out more about why we are Australia's leading online broker and have been voted Money Magazine's "Best Feature Packed Online Broker" for 2008 and the highest polling online broker two years running in the "Smart Investor League of Exceptional Service".

Are you an Avcol customer and need to setup your access to CommSec? Get your CommSec Client ID today.

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If you are not an Avcol client and would like to join CommSec, apply online by selecting your trading experience below or call 13 15 19.

Sanford: Home

A discount online share trading service. It offers different subscription packages with different features. By Sanford Securities Pty Ltd.

Sanford was a pioneer of online trading in Australia and has been an active participant in the financial markets since the inception of online trading in Australia.
With a significant number of trading clients and countless industry awards, Sanford is arguably one of the country's most functionally rich online stockbrokers and a significant division of
IWL Limited.
Sanford has earned a reputation as an innovative and progressive online broker in a rapidly changing industry. Since its formation in 1996 Sanford has been the first-to-market with a range of products including online covered calls, dynamic data, SMS price alerts and online IPO access.
Today Sanford continues to expand its financial product suite as traders widen their investment methods. Through these advancements, Sanford consistently aims to exceed client expectations and deliver newfound benefits that enrich the trading experience.
To learn more about the relationship between Sanford and IWL Limited, please visit our
corporate website.


Sanford Securities was a pioneer in Australian online trading and has been an active participant in the Australian financial markets since the inception of online trading in Australia.
We provide you with access to a range of financial products - including shares, exchange traded options, warrants, IPOs and managed funds. We also offer specialist services such as margin lending and online covered calls, as well as leading incisive research from InvestorWeb.
Whether you trade online or by telephone, you can feel confident knowing you're trading through one of Australia's most functionally rich trading platforms.
Take control of your investments and experience the many benefits we offer, including:

  • Low brokerage rates
    Trade shares from as little as $19.95*, or $27.95~ for options.
  • Recognised customer service and support
    Our customer service is rated the best amongst online brokers in Australia#.
  • Leading technology
    Write covered calls online and save time in getting your order to market.
  • Comprehensive research
    Trade confidently with buy, sell and hold recommendations from InvestorWeb Research.
  • Investment tools
    Access our sophisticated trading tools, as recognised by Money Magazine's 'Best of the Best' awards.
  • Educational resources
    Increase your knowledge with our online demonstrations, tutorials and educational information.
  • Security
    Our systems and processes are regularly audited for your peace of mind.
We offer three levels of information services tailored to different types of investors. Whether you trade frequently, moderately or occasionally, we have an account that will suit your investment needs. To learn about our information services and their features, please take a tour of our website.
If you would like further information and require assistance, please contact us on 1300 360 892 (8am to 7pm AEST) or email

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