Outdure’s product range is designed for maximum functionality and includes high performance decking, exterior tiles and synthetic turf ranges – all of which integrate with Outdure’s QwickBuild Modular Framing System.

QwickBuild is an external flooring system that provides durable stable structures to support decking, tiles, turf or a combination. The light-weight framework enables low-height installations of multi-surfaces all on the same plane. QwickBuild is ideal as a low-risk solution over waterproof membranes such as rooftops and balconies + installations over concrete and natural ground.

OUTDURE /// QwickBuild /// ResortDeck /// CasaDeck /// Exterior Tiles /// Durable Turf  /// QwickGrates /// Screening


Renowned for German engineered power tools since 1925, Festool offers a comprehensive range of products specifically designed for the Carpentry and Building Trades. Festool power tool systems provide solutions to the most challenging applications, helping you get the job done faster, easier and better. From our famous TS plunge saws, HK circular saws & Kapex saws right through to our sanders, planers and state-of-the-art dust extractors, Festool has the products for you to build quality systems that harness your skills and save you time and money.

To learn more about Festool Australia, visit We also offer free tool demonstration and trials.

The ATO is working with the property and construction industry including carpenters, to help them navigate all things tax and super. They have information and tools on their website on a wide range of topics including:

  • Single touch payroll – are you on board
  • Help with paying
  • Correctly classifying workers as employees or contractors
  • Taxable payments annual report (TPAR) – what you need to do
  • Superannuation
  • GST
  • Plus other topics you might need to know about.

Whether you are a tradie working as an employee or run your own business, the ATO has information such as buying assets for your business, claiming deductions and record keeping.

For more information visit their page on Property and construction industry support and .

online estimating and job management

Buildxact is an easy-to-use, online estimating and job management tool for builders and trades. Manage construction jobs from first contact and quote, right through to final invoice, so that you can grow a successful business with better margins and cashflow, and more time to do the things you care about.

  • Easy to use, easy to get started with
  • All online – no hassle
  • Quick and simple takeoffs
  • Fast and accurate job costing
  • Professional, templated quotes
  • Easy, flexible job scheduling
  • Streamlined cost tracking and purchasing
  • Stress-free variations
  • Easy invoicing
  • Connected to cloud accounting and other apps
  • Local support
  • Free Training

Carpentry Australia special offer
5% discount off of all plans, click here to learn more

sydney build expo

Sydney Build is the leading construction show in Australia. Moving to the ICC Sydney in 2020, the premier exhibition venue in Australia. Sydney Build features a large-scale exhibition of 350+ exhibitors, 300+ top level speakers over 20 free to attend summits across 8 stages, 25,000+ registered attendees and a world-renowned Festival of Construction.

The two-day event showcases all the latest opportunities in infrastructure & construction in New South Wales, connects all the key players in the industry and attracts high-level attendees from Tier-1 contractors, architects, engineers, house builders, designers and other construction professionals. This event is free to attend to register while tickets are still available!

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Specialising in Builders Trailer solutions to meet your requirements, Phoenix Trailers is the trusted name in custom trailer manufacturing throughout Australia. They offer high quality, innovative trailers that are built to last and delivered on time at the most competitive prices.

For trailers built by Australian tradesmen, for Australian tradesmen, you can bet your business on Phoenix Trailers. Phoenix Trailers can ship trailers to you anywhere in Australia.

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Renowned for leading brands such as Liquid Nails, No More Gaps and Araldite – Selleys has a long history of world class quality and product innovation. Selleys has an extensive range of trade quality products for every job – whether you are preparing to build an extension on a home, building a deck, or repairing/installing timber flooring, Selleys has got you covered!  “If it’s Selleys it works!”

To learn more about Selleys, visit


Customised expert advice, documentation and solutions across employment relations and work health and safety, packaged for small and medium businesses.
With one of the most complicated employment legislative systems in the world, it is recognised that many Australian SME employers struggle to understand their obligations.

We have teamed up with Employsure to give you confidence in your workplace relations and health and safety practices.
As a member of Carpentry Australia, you are eligible for free workplace relations advice. Gain clarity and confidence around employee absenteeism, leave redundancy, dismissal and much more.
Employsure has revolutionised the way small to medium sized business (SMEs) gain assistance with their employment relations, and workplace health and safety needs.
With more than 30 years of industry experience and over 24,000 small to medium sized business clients, Employsure continues to change the way thousands of Australian businesses achieve workplace fairness and safety.

Claim your free workplace relations advice.
Call Adrian Mezzalira on 0438 410 634 and quote reference number: ERA2699 or visit

AUSTRALIAn physiotherapy association

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. It is a national organisation with state and territory branches and 20 specialty health groups. The APA represents more than 26,000 members who conduct more than 23 million consultations each year. Tradies health information can be found at

To find a physiotherapist in your area go to

industry associations

The Frame and Truss Manufacturers’ Association

The Frame & Truss Manufactures Association of Australia Ltd (FTMA Australia) is an independent, national organisation representing fabricators of and suppliers to the timber prefabricated timber truss and wall frame industry in all Australian States.

The major aims of the FTMA Australia are to provide a unified voice, to protect and advance our two billion dollar industry and to be involved in the setting of standards and guidelines that serve as benchmarks for all those who deal with our industry.

Fanelle – Female Apprentice Network

Fanelle is a network of female apprentices and women in trades.  The organisation works to raise awareness of positive female role models in traditionally male dominated employment areas, to educate and challenge perceptions of gender stereotypes within the trade sector, and to provide a support service for women in these industries.  Women in trades can sign up to be a part of the Fanelle network for free.