Plasterer Renderer


​Summary (provided by consultant)

Name: Owen Bailey, O.G. Bailey Solid Plasterers Pty Ltd

Address: 14 Petrel Place, Steiglitz

Mobile: 0409 791 290


​O.G. Bailey Solid Plasterers Pty Ltd are a solid plastering company with 25 years experience in the use of traditional lime mortars in the restoration of lathe and plaster, external cement renders, repair and running in situe of internal and external mouldings.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr David Conway and Mr Dave Trapnell, Past & Present

Address:  3 Cato Street, West Launceston TAS 7250

Mobile: 0437 846 719 or 0400 161 402



We are a team with trade backgrounds in brickwork, stonework and plastering/rendering; but we also possess a wide range of general building skills. We can assess a building / structure and develop an appropriate program of work. Our assessment would take into account the three components of preservation, conservation and restoration. The implementation of the program would be based on high quality traditional trade skills with a guarantee of best practice principles in all our work. Our aims is constructions which is aesthetically pleasing, structurally sound and ultimately maintains the integrity of the building fabric. We also offer advice and are ab le to treat damp, including the application of chemical damp proofing. David Conway's experience includes 12 years in the industry as a Sovereign registered installer.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Matthew Knapton

Address: PO Box 667, Kingston TAS 7051

Mobile: 0437 801 866


​As a traditional plasterer I have worked all around the state on many heritage-listed properties ranging from total restoration through to small patch work. I specialise in many decorative finishes ranging from lime plastering, solid render, sandstone refacing and stucco finishes.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Mark Paine, Paine Plaster

Address:  PO Box 593, Kingston TAS 7051

Mobile:  0400 772 404


​I have over 20 years experience as a solid plasterer and have undertaken maintenance and restoration work on a number of heritage listed buildings during this time. This includes a number of private residences and the Hobart Army Barracks.

Operates: State wide

​​Name:  Mr Les Kulinski, Argus Stone

Address:  14 Fort Street, Bellerive TAS 7018

Phone:  6244 1343

Mobile:  0407 879 469

Fax:  6245 1970


​As a qualified stonemason with a broad knowledge of the industry, I can assist you with sandstone restoration and stone replacement, paint removal, solid plastering, rendering and convict bricklaying. Argus Stone, with 30 years experience also restores and builds monuments.

Operates: North, South

Name:  Mr Glen Newstead, GR and LH Newstead

Address:  101 Saxon Drive, Acton Park TAS 7170

Phone:  6248 1227

Mobile:  0419 977 253


​I have worked on many historic sites mainly in southern Tasmania on preservation painting. I have mainly worked on Government and Trust sites under instruction from Jo Lyngcoln and Richard Hawson over many years. I also work with local councils on heritage sites.

Operates: State wide

​​Name:  Mr Peter Bailey, P&V Bailey Solid Plasterers

Address:  687 Deviot Road, Deviot TAS 7275

Mobile:  0437 672 805 or 0418 816 210


​Traditional solid plastering using lime mortars, running moulds, all interior and exterior finishes, lathe and plaster.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Michael Power, Heritage Solid Plastering

Address:  12 Lansdowne Crescent, West Hobart TAS 7000

Mobile:  0412 427 333



​Michael Power has been working as a solid plasterer since 1981. He learnt the specialist trade in Ireland and has carried on this work by establishing his Heritage Solid Plastering business. He recently relocated to Hobart to continue pursuing his interest in traditional building techniques. Heritage Solid Plastering specialises in heritage restoration, lime plasters, solid plaster, hot lime repointing, rendering, tadelakt, unique plaster finishes, slat and moisture removal (rising damp), chimney/brick repair and mould work. Michael takes pride in providing quality craftsmanship and prompt service.

Operates: State wide

Name:  Mr Andrew Walton, Blue Gum Builders

Address:  3 Lewisham Scenic Drive, Lewisham TAS 7173

Mobile: 0439 570 490 



​As a full service building firm, Blue Gum Builders offers a complete range of heritage restoration and repair services.  With access to a highly skilled team of tradesmen and artisans - including carpenters, joiners, roofers, bricklayers, stone masons, painters (including faux finishes), solid plasterers, plumbers and electricians - we guarantee that our work will be of the highest quality and sympathetic to your building.  We are also highly experienced in designing and building heritage additions and extensions.  Recent projects have included Pelham House at Sorell, The Rose and Crown Inn at Lewisham and a variety of projects in Hobart - including a 430 square metre ex nunnery!

Operates: State wide

​​Name: Mr Martyn Jordan

Address: PO Box 80, Longford TAS 7301

Phone: 0400 971 422


​​I am a brick layer with expertise in the use of traditional lime mortars, English bond and Flemish bond and styles of brickwork from the Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian periods of construction. Experienced with sandstone, stone foundations and rendering repairs, lime paints, under pinning and damp course work, I have over 30 years experience and take joy in this type of historic work.

Operates: State wide

​​Name:  Mr Eric Bergemann

Address:  219 Bathurst Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Mobile: 0412 490 124 


​Eric Bergemann Constructions specialises in extensions and renovations on heritage buildings covering damp proofing, under pinning, eroded stone and brick replacement, chimney repairs, repointing, all carpentry and plastering/repairs. Provides full slate roofing laying and maintenance. Offers free quotes.

Operates: State wide

​​Name:  McMillan Heritage Plastering Pty Ltd (Mr Scott McMillan)

Address:  PO Box 207, Hellensvale QLD 4211

Mobile:  0401 234 922



​McMillan Heritage Plastering has completed award-winning traditional plasterwork restorations on a range of heritage listed sites, public buildings and private homes. Our aim is to deliver exceptional craftsmanship to all heritage projects through the employment of time-honoured techniques and traditional methods. The company is owned and operated by a leading craftsman; Scott McMillan (m.ICOMOS) trained to the highest levels in ornamental plastering.

Operates: State wide

NOTE: This Directory is a guide only. It does not endorse products or services supplied by individuals or companies listed in it. A user of this information should make their own assessment of the ability of an individual or company to carry out work in a competent, punctual and professional manner. We recommend that you: inspect examples of the consultant’s works before commissioning their services; check their professional qualifications, memberships and accreditation; ask to see a summary of skills, relevant experience and examples of previous works, and references from previous clients; and only appoint the consultant when you are satisfied of their suitability to supply the services you want.

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