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DULUX COLOUR BURST OFFERS MORE POSSIBILITY WITH WORLD OF COLOUR SERIES II

MEDIA RELEASEFor the first time in a decade, Dulux® has introduced over 500 new colours to its range for Australian and New Zealand design professionals, launched as Dulux World of Colour® Series II 2016. Dulux World of Colour Series II includes new and improved greys, neutrals, naturals and dark shades, along with a wide selection […]

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DULUX RELEASES AUSTRALIAN-FIRST ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCT DECLARATIONS FOR PAINT

MEDIA RELEASE DECEMBER 2016 In a first for Australian paint companies, Dulux Australia has published and released in-depth environmental documentation, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), to assist architects, specifiers and construction industry members in achieving sustainable and Green Star certified projects. The new EPDs detail the environmental impact of Dulux paints throughout the lifecycle of the […]

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Dulux and Palette team up to launch Snapshot, the perfect tool for Painters.

MEDIA RELEASE Dulux Australia and Palette™, a Melbourne based startup, today announced a partnership bringing the worlds of colour and technology together like never before with the launch of the innovative Dulux Snapshot. The new colour tool is a revolutionary device that lets users match any surface to a colour from Dulux’s “World of Colour”, […]

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Paintback -World first scheme to keep paint out of landfill

MEDIA RELEASE  29th April, 2016 Australians buy more than 100 million litres of paint each year but around 5% of it ends up as waste, making paint and its packaging one of the biggest source of liquid waste into landfill. A world first program launched today aims to change that situation by offering professional and […]

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Paintback Trade Update

Paintback Trade Update April 2016 –Flyer can be downloaded here                                                                

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What you need to know about Paintback

Flyer can be downloaded here –Paintback TRADE Newsletter March 16 (2)

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Mike Bartels appointed as Valspar’s General Manager to launch new era of “Wattyl Protective Coatings”

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                         Valspar has appointed Mike Bartels as General Manager for […]

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Introducing PaintBack – A new national waste paint collection scheme launching in May 2016

  Download flyer here-PaintBack Trade Painter Flyer v2                    

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Training of Painters and Decorators- MPA VIC – Industry Statement

Industry Statement The Master Painters Association of Victoria/Tasmania and the Master Painters, Decorators & Signwriters of South Australia Inc. as the peak body representing the painters in their respective States, have an invested interest in the standard of training given to apprentices in the painting and decorating industry. We note with concern that there is an increasing number […]

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ACCC authorises levy for National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme

29 October 2015 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted authorisation to the Australian Paint Manufacturers’ Federation, Paint Stewardship Limited and certain paint manufacturers to introduce a 15 cents per litre levy on paint to support a National Paint Product Stewardship Scheme. The Federation represents paint manufacturers responsible for over 90 per cent (by […]

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