Cairns’ ARC Disability Services

Cairns’ ARC Disability Services has received a welcome refresh to their Community Hub and Cafe, thanks to a team of local Dulux Accredited Painters.

Since 1976, ARC has been a key part of the Cairns community. They provide a range of programs, services and skills training to empower disabled adults and children to reach their full potential. Support is also made available for their families.

Dulux donated all paint and accessories required to rejuvenate the exterior of the ARC centre, along with three days of manpower to complete the job.

Dulux Accredited Painter Program Manager, Craig Blinco, says the participating Cairns Accredited painters are thrilled to have the opportunity to assist an organisation which contributes so much to the Cairns community.

Dulux Accredited Painters that donated their time to the project are:
Vellacorp, Stratford Painting Contractors, Niesar Painting, Look Sharp Painting, Icoat Intelligent Coatings

Mckay junior rugby league community project

The Mackay Junior Rugby League’s main building has received a fresh lick of paint. Dulux and a group of Dulux Accredited Painters donated their time and paint to help out on this worthy project.

“The Junior Rugby League grounds are an important centre of the Mackay community and we’re glad we can play our part in supporting up-and-coming players,” Dulux Accredited Program Manager Craig Blinco said.

Townsville volunteer coastguard

The Townsville Volunteer Coast Guard received a welcome facelift with a group of local Dulux Accredited Painters donating product and manpower to paint the exterior of the organisation’s main building. The Coast Guard provides a vital 24 hour service for mariners, with volunteers on-site and on-call to ensure the safety of those along the coastline, inland
waterways and out at sea. The building is also a space where the Coast Guard runs important community programs, such as first aid courses and marine radio licence training.

Dulux donated 200 litres of paint, along with ten local Dulux Accredited Painters who donated their time to give the building a much-needed refresh. According to Dulux Accredited Painter, Wayne Cheeseman from Colour-Tex, Dulux donated all the product and accessories necessary for the repaint. “The Coast Guard building is a vital base for the volunteers and an important centre for the Townsville community. We’re glad we can play our part in supporting this organisation and the admirable service it provides,” said Wayne.

Dulux Accredited Painters that participated in the project are: Colour Tex; J & T Painting Contractors; NQ Freestyle Painting; AJ’s Quality Painting; Superior Painting and Design; Darryl Hathway Painting & Decorating; Marteen Painting Service; Tip Top Painters Service and Brad Mason Painting.

Cancer Council WA's Crawford Lodge Community Project

A team of Perth Dulux Accredited Painters joined forces with Dulux Australia to repaint the interior of Cancer Council WA's Crawford Lodge.

It was extensive undertaking with Painters and Dulux staff giving their time over eight weekends, as part of their Community Giving Program.

The project represented over $140,000 in saved funds to the facility. This has allowed Cancer Council WA to invest these funds to support the one-in-two Western Australians that are living with cancer.