FRAMING SUPPORT SYSTEM /// DECK TILE TURF 

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

FESTOOL AUSTRALIA

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 www.festool.com.au. We also offer free tool demonstration and trials.

TOOLBELTS / NAILBAGS

Buckaroo Leatherworks is a 45 year old family owned and operated Australian manufacturing business dedicated to creating high quality gear designed for the professional tradesman. From premium quality tool belts and tool pouches to tough nail bags and heavy duty carry-all tool bags, the Buckaroo range allows you to kit up your belt based on the tools you need to carry. Simply remove and add pouches when necessary. Team your Buckaroo belt with a pair or Buckaroo Shoulder Braces for an even more supportive and comfortable rig. All products are made in the factory located in Wollongong, Australia and strict attention to detail and high levels of quality control are enlisted for all products in the range.

If you want to look as good as your quality craftsmanship, make sure you choose a Buckaroo Tool Belt!

Members: use code CA0010 to get a 10% discount when shopping at Buckaroobelts.com!

TRADIE NETWORK

Goodwork is Australia’s fastest growing network for tradies. Download their free app so you can:
– Create a digital portfolio that shows off your work, skills, and credentials
– Post jobs or find work in their jobs section
– Connect with other tradies to keep them in your pocket or tee up more work

Goodwork is the app for qualified tradies and apprentices, and the best way to connect with other chippies, plumbers, electricians, and more. Download the goodwork app for free, sign up in 2 minutes, and get working.

Use the referral code CHIPPY

Find out more at www.good.work

INDUSTRIAL ATHLETE WORKWEAR

To be at your best you need to be wearing the best
Industrial Athlete is a division of ADA – Australian Defence Apparel. ADA is proud of their 100 year heritage of manufacturing and supplying the Australian fighting forces with their uniform Requirements. Inspired by our 100 years of protecting soldiers on the battlefield, Industrial Athlete represents the innovative hybrid of Workwear Apparel and a modern soldier Combat Uniform.

Our mission was to engineer a workwear range that would set a new standard in high quality and high performance apparel. Working with leading US Military manufacturer Crye Precision utilising their patented fabric and uniting that with our years of experience, technical knowledge, & in-field testing we have created a range that delivers on function and style.

We’ve combined comfort, performance, functionality and safety, with each garment allowing the wearer to perform at their optimum – like an Athlete – and to cope with the demands of the environment. Using industry leading fabrics and combat ready designs, each piece gives you the ultimate in protection and performance. Stronger and lighter components make you feel like a modern day Athlete in any environment.

www.industrialathleteworkwear.com.au

legal advice and services

Source Legal is an award-winning commercial law firm, specialising in small-medium business legal needs.

Carpentry Australia members can enjoy:

  • A FREE telephone consultation on any business-related legal issue with one of our highly experienced lawyers.
  • A FREE telephone consultation on any business-related HR issue with one of our highly experienced HR consultants.
  • Access to the FREE contract resources on https://1pagecontracts.com.au/
  • Access to the FREE recruitment and onboarding checklist.

ABOUT SOURCE LEGAL
Source Legal is a specialist in small business legal needs. If you need fast and practical legal support from a down-to-earth law firm, we can help you. We have extensive experience in the building industry and can assist you with any legal issues related to your business – contracts, terms of business, debt recovery, disputes and employment law.

We’re not your usual kind of law firm. Our services are always offered on an agreed-price basis (no hourly rates) – so you know upfront what any cost will be.

www.sourcelegal.com.au

Decktec

Decktec is an innovative new system for laying decking boards in half the time when compared to conventional deck laying.
Decktec is not only a decking system, but also completely protects the joist. Manufactured with both fixed and removable spacer, its Fast and easy to set out… and suitable for all natural timbers. Decktec not only allows you to lay boards wherever you like,  it provides for expansion & progressively straightens every board.
Decktec is 100% Australian manufactured with 100% recycled polypropylene
Be sure.. to explore… the many benefits of this product at www.decktec.com.au

Safety Supplies

Since RSEA’s doors opened in 1993 as a road safety equipment hire business, we have been dedicated to providing our customers with the outstanding service that people have come to expect from RSEA. This commitment has seen us grow to become the largest independent safety business in Australia and the market leader in all things safety. We are proud of our reputation as “The Safety Experts”.

RSEA are excited to be partnering with Carpentry Australia to help ensure its members go home safely every day.

Carpentry Australia member discount

CA members now receive:
– 15% discount on full priced ELEVEN Workwear and Blue Rapta PPE
– 5% discount on all other full priced items when shopping at an RSEA Safety store.

Click here to find out how to get your discount.

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.