Local Suppliers

The Façade Improvement Scheme endeavours to ensure that local businesses and tradespeople are employed where practicable. When submitting an application form for the available grant, applicants must provide two formal quotes from local (where practicable) licensed contractors for the applicable works.

The following local businesses and tradespeople provide services in shopfront design and refurbishment:

BTBuilders (Qld)

Contact: Boyd Hall 

Address: 184 Quay St, Rockhampton City QLD 4700 

QBCC: 1311895 | ABN: 51 600 736 052

P: 0424 417 562 | E: boyd@btbuildersqld.com.au | W: www.btbuildersqld.com.au

BTBuilders (Qld) prides itself in both workmanship and client experience.  Combining domestic and commercial works of varying size and complexity, our workforce is known for delivering quality construction to the highest standards.

Design+Architecture Rockhampton

Contact: Colin Strydom

Address: 29 East St, Rockhampton City QLD 4700

P: 0449 682 924 | E: design@designaa.com.au | W: http://designaa.com.au/

Design+Architecture Rockhampton provide modern and alternative design services to a premium group of clients throughout rural Queensland and based in Rockhampton. We have no standard designs, providing original and unique design and documentation services to each project, striving to keep abreast with the latest construction techniques.

Swadling Painting Contractors

Contact: Darrin Swadling - Director - 0403054279 | Tanaer Cahill - Administrator/Accounts - 0427361673

Address: 28 Chappell Street, Kawana Qld 4701 | P.O. Box 3122, Red Hill, North Rockhampton Qld 4701

P: (07) 4927 7396 | F: (07) 4927 7395 | E: swadlingpainting@hotmail.com

ABN: 92605165311 (Swadling International Industrial Coatings Pty Ltd T/A Swadling Painting Contractors) | QBCC: 15021590

Swadling Painting Contractors is a locally owned family business that has been in operation for over 40 years, offering extensive experience in all areas of the painting and decorating trade. 

We do more than just paint! We guarantee to provide professional workmanship, assistance with colour selection, guidance to help maintain your premises and will use only the highest quality products and materials. We specialise in domestic repaints, commercial buildings, shop refits, hospitals, schools, factories, high-rise apartments, rendering (patch and repair), roof coatings, concrete painting, epoxy flooring, safety line marking, shop refits as well as marine and industrial coatings. We take pride in offering free quotes and welcome town and country clients across the Central Queensland Region. 

O'Ryan Signs & Designs

Contact: Ryan Wyeth

Address: 62 Eton Street West Rockhampton, QLD 4701

ABN: 82365529250

M: 0427 045 899 | E: oryansigns@gmail.com | W: www.oryansigns.com.au

As a trade-qualified, local sign writer who started out with traditional hand-painted signs,  "O’Ryan Signs and Designs"  has developed with the latest technology to keep up with industry standards. Being a small company, you can rely on one-on-one attention to your needs.  

I have vast experience and knowledge on how to produce, fabricate and professionally install your image in signage on all types of media. I can create the correct image for your target market, and help create a brand for individuals or businesses. 

Sargent Signs

Contact: Shane Sargent

Address: 53 Knight St, North Rockhampton, QLD 4701

P: (07) 4926 6077 | F: (07) 4926 6088 | M: 0422 265 834 | E: sargentsigns@westnet.com.au 

Sargent Signs specializes in the manufacture, installation & maintenance of signs, digital printing, vinyl lettering & logos, illuminated, & perspex signs, banners & vehicle decals and mine site compliant vehicle & site signage.

Higgins Coatings

Contact: Simon Ruddick

Address: 1/29 East St, Rockhampton, QLD 4700

QBCC: 887218 

P: 0487 007 302 | E: info@higgins.com.au

Established in 1949, Higgins Coatings is Australia and New Zealand’s premier commercial contractor. As a national company offering a local service right here in Rockhampton, we specialise in providing maintenance solutions for all your painting and building service’s needs.

We offer affordable painting, tailored to your requirements, and have a team of qualified and licensed building experts capable of undertaking a broad variety of building related projects and property maintenance services. No matter what the size or nature of the project, our team has the expertise and resources to handle every aspect of the job, leaving you to focus on the real issues that matter to your property. With a commitment to WH&S, quality and the environment, Higgins Coatings has achieved an industry-leading ISO tri-certification. We stand behind our company motto ‘Whatever it takes’, ensuring that every finished product is one of supreme quality.

Precision Engraving 

Address: 208 Denison Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700

ABN:  80 163 502 216

P: 07 4927 1008 | E: sales@pelc.com.au

Precision Engraving & Laser Cutting provides the ultimate one-stop-shop for all industrial, commercial and creative engraving and signwriting services across Australia. Precision Engraving specialises in engraving, chemical etching (also known as photo-chemical milling PCM) and sand etching, CNC routing, laser engraving, digital vinyl printing & cutting. We also recently added laser cutting for ultra-high precision cutting of metals up to 6mm and acrylics up to 25mm thickness. Our qualified graphic designers can also provide custom designs for all applications.


          If you would like to nominate your business to be added to the above list, please email Taylor.Williams@rrc.qld.gov.au



This list is provided as information only.  Applicants require to undertake their own investigations and due diligence.  Council does not recommend one supplier over another.