Trade Risk are one of the leading providers of insurance for Australian tradies, with thousands of clients all over the country.  With more chippies on their books than any other trade group, we’re proud to recommend Trade Risk to our members – they tick all the boxes for price, service, ease of use and understanding carpenters’ needs.  Contact them for public liability, contract works, income protection, tool insurance and more!

Call 1800 808 800 or go to to get a quote online.  (CAR. 422847)


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.

Graphic Design

Tradie Packs offer design, print, signage & web solutions for tradies. We are the one stop shop if your looking to start a business or need ongoing support to make your business stand out! We have simple, cost effective packs that will help get your business moving along with customised extras to create the ideal solution for your business.

NEW: Carpentry Australia members now receive 10% OFF selected products & services* with Tradie Packs. Use the discount code “CHIPPY” at checkout, or mention us when purchasing!

Call 1300 657 499 or go to to view our full range of products and services.


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!

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
  • Access to the FREE recruitment and onboarding checklist.

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.


At Elwood Work Division we strive to make the most supreme product to produce a perfect balance between function, protection and style.Each garment in the range is subjected to our “Elwood Tried and Tested” program to ensure that every piece will function to the highest quality and last longer than others.No matter your profession, be it constructing high rises, surveying dams to tuning up your dream drive. We endeavour to make our product an extension of yourself. @elwdworkwear


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


GtapeAus  are the Australian provider of G-Tape, Innovative pressure sensitive adhesive acrylic tape. GtapeAus offers a complete line of tapes for construction including surface protection tape, seam tape, HVAC tape, and acrylic flashing.

Do you want a tape that can be cleanly removed without leaving a residue behind? Do you want a tape that can be used outdoors and exposed to weather for many months? Or do you want a permanent bond that can offer protection to a building for decades?

For Example, our high-spec Joist Protection Tape is already a hit with chippies:

  • Ultra High performance in all temperatures
  • Hand tearable
  • Releases from face/face contact with no loss of adhesion.
  • No primer needed
  • Lighter weight than Butyl or Asphalt Flashings
  • -25° – +90° C Service temperature
  • Repositionable
  • Very low total VOC’s
  • High chemical and solvent resistance.
  • 300 day exposure

Members: Get a 10% discount when shopping online at in to the Member Hub to get your exclusive offer code!

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.

The Timber Trade Industrial Association

TTIA is a completely independent, not for profit, federally registered employer organisation, with an emphasis on giving prudent and commercially realistic advice to members in the timber and building products industry.

Our telephone advisory service means that our in-house specialist industrial staff are just a call away, helping employers to find the most effective way to manage their businesses.

The Association provides a professional service which assists members with the day to day running of their business.

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.