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EWIT Gala night celebrating industry champions

It’s almost time to trade hi-vis for gala gear ahead of the Empowered Women in Trades (EWIT) Gala and Awards …
Helping Hand Day

Carpenters give back for Helping Hands

Generous chippies from across Melbourne came together this week to help someone who’s usually putting others above herself.

EWIT Gala night celebrating industry champions

It’s almost time to trade hi-vis for gala gear ahead of the Empowered Women in Trades (EWIT) Gala and Awards …

Tradies! Here’s the top tips on boosting cashflow

There’s been plenty of problems pushing tradies to pull their hair out in the last 12 months.
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EWIT, Steel Blue donate boots to lady tradies

As the tradie landscape becomes increasingly diverse, plenty of barriers stopping people from getting involved become more obvious.


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Building a tradie business with Beau

Beau knew during high school he was built for the trades. He started his apprenticeship when he was 18, and …
Tradie mental health

From ‘Angry Scotsman’ to coach for tradies

Aaron Huey knew from a young age he’d be involved with tradie life. Born and raised in Scotland; Aaron became …
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Meet Bert and his Excellent painting team

Bert grew up surrounded by paint cans.
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Tradies! Avoid under-insuring with these tips

The New Year is in full swing, but you’ve hopefully got jobs booked well into the new year. As you …

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South Australia to support silica stone ban

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Tradies, unleash your potential with IVECO

IVECO’s new generation, work-ready ‘Tradie-Made’ is the perfect solution for tradies who have outgrown their ute and need the extra …
Peugeot buy Australia

Be the Expert with this Peugeot van

PEUGEOT commercial vans are built for business to help you make light work of even the busiest days.

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Pump your tyres with the Lock-On Air Chuck

If there’s one thing that drives tradies nuts when on the road, it’s a low tyre.
Pliers buy Australia

The pliers tradies need for serious screws

For both DIY enthusiasts and seasoned professionals, contending with stripped, rusted, or obstinate screws is an all too familiar ordeal.
Diablo Australia

Tradie Tough Test: Diablo Wood + Metal Blades

Being able to cut wood and metal with one blade is a carpenter’s dream. Well tradies, that dream is now …
Bremick screws

Tradie Tough Test: Bremick UltraFast Decking Screws

Tradies are finding themselves doing more outdoor decking and timber jobs than ever, and Bremick has delivered the perfect screws …

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Thrills and chills: A guide to Mount Beauty

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Tradie’s guide to fishing isolated structure

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Blundstone and its role in equipping lady tradies

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Hot Devil’s Professional Blow Torch (HD910)

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Painters’ guide to going sustainable: MPAV

Everyone is looking for ways to be more environmentally aware in their building methods and choice of materials, yet painting …

Helping Hand Day to empowering women chippies: CA update

Carpentry Australia is committed to diversity and inclusivity in the trades.

Kennards Hire acquires SA hire firm

Kennards Hire has expanded south with the acquisition of South Australian-based A1 Hire.
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Expo for women in trades back on for 2024

Girls and non-binary students can learn about exciting careers in trades and tech at The Trades Fit expo in 2024.
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Tradies, this is how to save $$$ and relax in 2024

Being a tradie has never been busier. Between managing jobs, staff and cash flow, it can quickly become a nightmare. …