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


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


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.

crane service

Committed to excellence, Crane Master is a family owned and operated business providing hassle-free, customer focused crane services from 3Ton to 100Ton across Sydney and its wider metropolitan area.

With over 30 years’ experience in the construction and crane hire industry, Crane Master is renowned for their ‘Tight and Low Access’ expertise and guarantee an ‘On Time Every Time’ service delivery.  With this guarantee Crane Master can assist you in maximising your on the job hours increasing productivity and eliminating the dreaded costs associated with waiting.

Please visit or contact Pat directly on 0439 514 878

Mention Carpentry Australia to get a great introductory price on your first lift

Make it Cheaper

Make it Cheaper has partnered with Carpentry Australia to identify savings for your business and home energy bills.
Make it Cheaper makes it easy for Australians to save time and money.
In 2018, we identified and saved our customer’s over $18 million on their energy bills.*
On average, we find savings for over 80%** of our business customers by comparing your existing rates against those from multiple energy retailers we work with.***

Make it Cheaper can compare:
– Business Electricity Bills
– Business Gas Bills
– Home Electricity Bills
– Home Gas Bills

If you like the savings we have identified, we’ll switch you over for free in one phone call.
To find out more upload your eBill to or call 02 8830 1213 Open 9am to 5.30 pm AEST
And with our ‘Do it For You’ (DiFY) service, we’ll monitor your energy contract, giving you the option to stay on our panel’ s most affordable offer for years to come.


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

trade tax specialists

TRAX are the trade tax specialists in all accounting and finance requirements. Based in Melbourne, TRAX is 100% cloud-based, which means our affordable accounting services are accessible Australia-wide. The TRAX team can assist you or your business with a variety of  services including:

– Bookkeeping
– Tax Returns
– BAS/IAS Reporting
– Business & Finance Strategy
– Budgeting & Cash Flow
– Implementation of Accounting Software

Take the hassle out of running your own numbers and book a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation to see how we may be able to help you.

Get started on one of our monthly packages and receive a 10% discount off the annual subscription fee when you show your Carpentry Australia membership.

Call TRAX today 03 9088 8078 or email


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

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.

*Make it Cheaper compared actual customer’s usage, rates and applicable discounts against what they would have paid under the recommended current offers from its panel of multiple energy retailer partners during 2018. Average savings figures were calculated from energy users who switch from their existing plan or retailer to a new one recommended by Make it Cheaper.

 **The data collected is based on bill comparisons by Make It Cheaper between June to December 2018, including the actual customer’s usage, rates and applicable discounts against what they would have paid under the recommended current offers from our panel of multiple energy retailer partners. Average savings figures were calculated from energy users who chose to switch from their existing plan or retailer to a new one recommended by Make it Cheaper.

**Make it Cheaper has commercial relationships with the following retailers for business energy plans: Energy Australia, Origin Energy, AGL, Momentum Energy, Alinta, Blue NRG, Power Direct, Next Business Energy and ERM Power. Availability of retailers and plans can vary state by state and at times commercial relationships may impact what retailers or plans are made available.