We are proud to have imar Insurance as our Platinum Sponsor – With more than 35 years’ experience looking after the insurance needs of Australian Tradies, imar – The Tradies Mate, is now excited to be partnering with Carpentry Australia to provide our members with tailored insurance products specific to Australian Carpenters along with a highly personal level of insurance broking.

Having started out as a small business – just two mates offering a highly personal level of insurance broking – imar have built a solid reputation for not just knowing insurance, but also knowing tradies and the types of risks they might encounter.

The imar difference – A commitment to making sure that every tradie feels like they are our only client – no matter how large or small, they receive comprehensive and individual service and attention from our expert trade insurance brokers.

– Competitive Premiums –  No Paperwork Hassles –  Monthly Premium Payments
–  Fast & Fair Claim Settlement –  Dedicated Trades Insurance Team –  Australian Authorised Insurers
–  24/7 Claim Service


– Extremely competitive rates for CA Members  

Carpentry Australia Members receive 5% off their insurance with imar! Before you pick up the tools, pick up the phone and call imar – 13 IMAR (13 46 27) or visit for a quote. Mention Carpentry Australia to get exclusive member discounts on all Insurance


At DEWALT We see the bigger picture. We’re proud to be able to offer comprehensive solutions to every user, for every job, on every site – designed to work together. DEWALT is driven by the needs of the people who rely on their tools for a living. As well as performance they want tools that are tough and durable, to withstand the rigors of heavy, continuous use in the most demanding environments.

We are committed to building the job-site of the future, where trailing power cables and bulky generators are a thing of the past. To make that a reality our XR system delivers the freedom of more cordless applications, more run-time and more power.

This relentless pursuit of a cordless job site has lead the development of our 54V XR FLEXVOLT platform, which has revolutionised the industry, delivering true corded power, allowing users to experience cordless power like never before.

Through its unrivaled commitment and a continual striving to be the best in everything it does, users trust DEWALT time and time again to deliver.

To learn more about DEWALT, visit Find out about our latest redemption offers at

hyne timber

For six generations the Hyne name has been famous for timber. Today we are one of Australia’s largest producers of sawn timber products, a leader in preservative treatments and an iconic supplier to the construction industry. We also implement standards throughout the business that underpin our commitment to innovation, product quality, service, sustainability and safety.

Our partners in the market benefit from our broad range of products including glue laminated timber, pine framing and supporting design software.

Importantly, we credit our success to the passion of our people. We were founded in 1882 and today remain a family-owned business that trains and employs over 650 hard-working Australians.

Do it right. Ask for Hyne Timber.

For further information visit


Ram Trucks Australia are the sole factory-authorised importer and distributor of Ram Trucks for both the Australia and New Zealand markets. As at today, we are the only factory authorised full-volume supplier of right-hand drive Ram Trucks in the world.

The RAM 2500 and now the RAM 1500, are remanufactured in Australia, by Australians to meet Australian market demands. We provide more than just right-hand drive vehicles designed and tuned to tow big loads across our big country, we employ top local engineers, designers and automotive technicians, as well as local component companies to work with us.

Our Trucks are offered with a comprehensive three year/100,000* km warranty (whichever comes first) and backed by a nationwide dealer network. *Warranty terms, conditions and exclusions apply

For more information on RAM Trucks Australia please visit –

about kinggee WORKWEAR

Established in Sydney by Mr Robert Adcock, KingGee has been part of Australian history since 1926. The original KingGee overall was born out of humble beginnings and was the first in a long line of work garments known for their quality and careful craftsmanship.

Over the years, KingGee have evolved with the changing needs of the work environment. Today, our passion and expertise are second to none. Our premium products are engineered to ensure comfort, durability and functionality enabling you to work at your best in all conditions. We lead the industrial workwear industry and push the boundaries of garment development to new levels.

 Our new Workcool Pro, Drycool and Coolmax Ranges are several of our latest market leading innovations.

We have come a long way since our first KingGee overall. One thing has never changed – our pride and care is still seen today in our products and in our people.

Find your nearest stockist or checkout online here:

stanley tools

STANLEY® is a leading global manufacturer of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, and a flagship brand of the wider Stanley Black & Decker Corporation.

Ever since its foundation in 1843, STANLEY has been committed to providing professionals across the globe with products which are smart, tough, pioneering and up to the task.

For over 170 years, STANLEY has been responsible for unlocking new levels of user performance through creating some of the most useful tools ever made inlcuding the Bailey® Plane, the Surform® shaper, the PowerLock® tape rule, and most recently, the FatMax™ line of products. Today, the company continues to be an industry leader in hand tool innovation thanks to a continued focus on the excellence that is inherent in every product, employee and business.

The STANLEY tools division is arguably what STANLEY is best known for, but other divisions include STANLEY Security, STANLEY Hardware, STANLEY Engineered Fastening and STANLEY Infrastructure

Visit Stanley Tools website to find out more –


MiTek is the world leading supplier of structurally engineered connector plates and building products for the roof truss, wall frame and floor truss industry. It is also a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway group, one of the largest and most successful investment companies in the world.

MiTek reshaped the building industry in Australia nearly 60 years ago with the introduction of the Gang-Nail connector plate for roof truss construction.
In addition MiTek also design and manufacture a huge range of certified structural Engineered Building Products (EBPs).  These are showcased in MiTek’s EasyCat App – with data sheets and correct installation videos.

MiTek has always been an innovator, and the introduction of the PosiStrut roof and floor truss system and more recently PosiStrut Flooring Cassettes now herald more advantages as MiTek look to create faster, smarter, safer ways to build.

Integral to the MiTek system  is the world’ most advanced, true ‘whole-house’ software, MiTek SAPPHIRE™, which gives  fabricators and their clients access to software that can create the most cost-effective, practical and structurally sound solution…for even the most complex structures.

For more information about MiTek and its products or services see:


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


Paslode is the professional’s choice for all framing and trim applications. For over 80 years, tradies have relied on Paslode. Paslode offers a complete range of nail guns and fasteners to cover all construction applications.

Paslode products drive worksite efficiency, satisfaction and results.

Paslode pioneered Impulse powered cordless tool technology and patented fastener technology. Paslode continues to deliver a broad range of performance-proven, high quality fastening solutions. @paslodeanz

Paslode – Reliability, Comfort, Performance


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 CA2020 giving all carpentry Australia customers FREE shipping, when shopping at!


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 and get a FREE beanie on sign up!

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Pryda has been an integral part of the building industry in Australia for over 50 years, particularly in timber truss and frame solutions. Pryda has developed a diverse range of timber connectors and structural brackets for Australian sites.

Today Pryda remains a trusted Australian brand on building sites, in trade stores and in the offices of architects, engineers and designers.

Pryda utilises world-best technology to provide a total systems package to its licensed truss and frame plants. These solutions flow on to the building sites where they are installed.

Pryda – Connecting Timber for Over 50 Years

stabila – how true pro’s measure

Stabila is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality measuring tools for craftsmen and building professionals. Sold in over 80 countries, the Stabila product range includes spirit levels, lasers, electronic measuring tools, folding rules and tape measures. At the core of Stabila’s worldwide market leadership and continued growth is their development of innovative products that meet the needs of construction and trade professionals around the world. In late 2018, Stabila consolidated the company’s commitment to its Australian customers by acquiring Hordern & Co, thus establishing its first, fully-owned subsidiary in Australia.

branding / graphic design

Tradie Packs – Are here to help you present your brand as professionally as you perform your trade. No matter what kind of trade business you run, the importance of projecting a distinctive brand image that reflects the highly professional level of service you offer cannot be underestimated. On-line, on-site or on the road, it’s what gives your brand an identity that stands out for all the right reasons; instills confidence in potential customers; raises their expectations of a quality outcome; and powerfully influences the value they see in accepting your job quotes over those of competitors.

Tradie Packs have developed a highly streamlined process that enables a quick turnaround of carefully crafted work; and takes pressure off our clients from start to finish. Because we know from experience that their work schedules are busy ~ and their time is precious.

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

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

custom vehicle graphics

MotoSign – has been supplying custom vehicle graphics to both small and large businesses since 2005. They are experts in keeping your brand alive and relevant to the clients you serve through the presentation of your company vehicles.

All of their work is of the highest standard and is backed by their own and the product manufacturers’ ‘no fuss warranty’ to give you peace of mind. MotoSign was the only choice for us when we were deciding on who can wrap the Carpentry Australia vehicle. We wanted the highest quality materials, needed it done fast and most of all wanted it to look great so MotoSign was the perfect choice. Check out the Carpentry Australia vehicles to see the stunning results they can achieve.

No charge for layout or artwork set-up for Carpentry Australia Members!!

Call MotoSign on 1300 728 251 or visit


Ramset™ has built a strong and enviable reputation for developing, manufacturing and supplying the construction industry with leading edge anchoring and fixing solutions. Innovation and trade focus — driven by ongoing research, development, manufacturing and testing — sees the company at the forefront of the construction industry.
Ramset™ products are developed for, and tested in Australian substrates, supported by detailed technical information which meet all the relevant industry requirements, ensuring quality, fitness for purpose, and confidence in performance!\
Instagram – @itwprolinetrade

Ramset™ – Quality anchoring solutions for Australian applications.


Established in 1917, Buildex® is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of self-drilling screws and fasteners. All Buildex® fasteners are engineered to perform more efficiently than conventional fasteners with trade reliability, speed of installation and superior protection against corrosion.
Instagram – @itwprolinetrade

Proven, quality fastening solutions

WoodSolutions. design and build in timber.

WoodSolutions is a website dedicated to professionals, companies and individuals involved in design, building design and construction with timber and wood products. We collate and distribute non-proprietary information, produce technical publications and design guides and educate through professional seminars, expert advice and online learning tools.

Together with industry bodies, technical associations and suppliers we work to inform on all aspects, benefits and requirements of building and designing with timber and wood products. We aim to create a nationwide support network that will create the next generation of architects, designers, engineers, wood workers and consumers.

WoodSolutions is resourced by Forest & Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA), a not for profit company that provides national research and development and promotional services to the Australian forest and wood products industry.

If you would like to be a Sponsor in 2020 please contact James Denton our Operations Manager on 1300 652 779