Painter and Decorator


​Summary (provided by consultant)

​Name: Mr Mick Anderson, M & M Anderson Painting and Decorating

Address: 3 Eurobin Street, Geilston Bay TAS 7015

Mobile: 0417 534 237

Fax: 6243 9782

​M & M Anderson are 3rd generation painters originating from Launceston and running an established business in the Hobart area. We have an extensive knowledge of painting techniques and colour sampling in both the older and modern styles and heritage.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Glen Newstead, GR & 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: Michael Bremer-Trainor Restoration

Address: 45 Dowlings Road, Huonville 7109

Mobile: 0499 980 540


​Michael Bremer-Trainor is an expert in the decorative restoration of historic buildings. With 30 years experience on projects in the UK and internationally, his range of skills include water-gilding, oil gilding, trompe l'oeil, woodgraining, marbling and stencilling. As a colour consultant he can advise on appropriate colours and schemes for period buildings and can hand-mix/match any colour.

Name: Mr Martin Bewsher, Starr and Bewsher Pty Ltd

Address: 5 Massey Street, Glenorchy TAS 7010

Phone: 6273 9460

Mobile: 0419 125 180

Fax: 6273 9461


We are painters and decorators. We work in all areas of painting and also specialise in heritage work including wallpapering, woodgraining etc. Established 1972.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Mark Caberica, The Repaint Company

Address: 128 Lake Highway, Melton Mowbray TAS 7030

Mobile: 0438 514 386


​We specialise in all aspects of residential and heritage repainting. Extensive colour matching, including Farrow & Ball of England. Traditional applications of paint and shellac finishes, waxing and staining. 25 years in the industry, insured and guaranteed.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr John Murphy, John Murphy Painters and Decorators

Address: 1 Howden Road, Margate TAS 7054

Mobile: 0417 803 656


​Specialising in heritage and restoration work. Decorative paint finishes used frequently in restoration work: woodgraining, stencilling, marbling, gilding, distemper, limewashing and other traditional paint finishes. We investigate original painted finishes and can reproduce or restore. We have worked on extensive heritage projects throughout Australia over the past 20 years.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Bill Kolman, Aponia Painting Services

Address: PO Box 280, Rosny Park TAS 7018

Phone: 6245 1171

Mobile: 0435 100 190



​Aponia Painting Services offer 15 years of experience in the painting and decorating industry. Our focus is quality of work, attention to detail and friendly staff at affordable prices that can suit your budget.  All our work is guaranteed, and we're more than happy to revisit for touch ups if required. Aponia Painting Services can do interiors or exteriors, wall papering, colour consultations, textured finishes, high pressure cleaning, paint removal, lime washing, heritage wallpapering, etc.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Stephen Laird, Laird Construction

Address: 29 Invercargill Road, Mt Nelson TAS 7007

Phone: 6223 8866

Mobile: 0418 122 764



​Laird Construction has over 40 years' experience in heritage buildings. Specialising in cost effective structural repairs, conservation and restoration.  Services include damp proofing, joinery, repairs to walls, chimneys, roofs and foundations as well as paint removal, stone work and fences.  We have worked on major projects from St Mary's Cathedral in Hobart, Clarendon House, Evandale and Woolmers in Longford to minor works on floors and verandah posts on many heritage cottages.

Operates: State wide

​Name: Mr Gary Lancaster, Lancaster Painters Australia Pty Ltd

Address: PO Box 3417, Norwood SA 5067

Mobile: 0412 610 018



​Lancaster Painters Australia Pty Ltd are committed to the conservation, restoration of heritage buildings including churches, following the Burra Charter. We work from original paint scrapings and use techniques such as spectrometry or mechanical methods. We have successfully reproduced paint finishes, artwork and designs. Our work includes marbling, wood graining, gilding, wallpapering and traditional paints.

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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