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  

Before you pick up the tools, pick up the phone and call imar – 13 IMAR (13 46 27) or visit for a quote.
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

elwood work wear

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


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


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


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!


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


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:

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


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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custom vehicle graphics

MotoSign – The wrap Factory 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.

Isn’t it time you take pride in your ride!

Call MotoSign on 1300 728 251 or visit

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