About

what we do

Bringing lasting enjoyment to public spaces.

Street Furniture Australia designs and manufactures highly durable furniture for the public realm. The company uniquely runs both an R&D program and factory under one roof in Western Sydney, Australia.

Since 1986 we have supplied to more than 30,000 places in Australia and around the globe. Recent projects include the new Google Campus in Washington, Houston Botanic Garden and Long Island Rail Road in New York. All products are made-to-order, finished, quality-controlled and dispatched from the factory floor to ISO standards.

Our mission is to bring enjoyment to all those who create, build, maintain and use public places. To achieve this, we are committed to:

  • Creating spaces that make smiles.
  • Caring design that treads lightly on the planet.
  • Ensuring public spaces are accessible for everyone.
  • Partnerships that help clients to create a sense of place.
  • Long-term thinking, so our business and the spaces we help to create endure.

Acknowledgement of Country
We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which our factory is situated, the Darug People of the Darug Nation, and acknowledge their ancestors who have been Traditional Owners of their country for thousands of years. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

Petersham Public School outdoor learning space.


recent news

Trend Watch June 2024

Ten principles for designing play spaces for neurodiverse children The growing body of research around inclusive design has deepened our understanding of this important area, paving the way for projects like Hassell’s new Mildred Creak Playground. Before the revitalisation of Edward Millen Park on Whadjuk Country in Perth, Western Australia, Hassell’s Senior Associate, Hannah Galloway and her team at Hassel met with teachers at Carson Street School and the Autism Association of Western Australia. They created ten key principles for designing play spaces for all children. Galloway said their goal was to design a unique space for all children to enjoy, regardless of their neurodiverse traits. “By incorporating sensory elements, promoting social interaction and providing spaces for regrouping and control, we can create environments where every child can thrive.” Hassell’s ten …

  • 19 jun 2024
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Earthy Pastels: now with boosted UV resistance

You can now specify Street Furniture Australia’s popular Earthy Pastels colour range with the assurance of brilliant colour for years to come. That’s because the UV resistance currently applied to the Durabright Range has been added to Earthy Pastels as standard. The Earthy Pastels range was introduced in July 2022 to meet popular demand for contemporary muted hues. As Earthy Pastels were increasingly specified across a wide range of landscape design projects, it was important to ensure the full range of colours would retain their brilliance in the harsh Australian climate. The Earthy Pastels range includes eight colours inspired by the Australian landscape. Muted shades in Mustard, Dusty Pink and Pale Eucalypt green are inspired by the desert. The blue ocean and sky are represented by the hues Horizon Blue …

  • 23 may 2024
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Trend Watch May 2024

Building a professional culture: A decade of AILA Festivals In 2024 Street Furniture Australia celebrates 10 years of partnership with AILA Australia-wide. Through this partnership we have sought to enrich the landscape architecture profession, engaging in research collaborations, co-hosting events and supporting the AILA festival. While AILA takes a pause to redevelop their festival format, Jillian Walliss and Sara Padgett Kjaersgaard reflect on a decade of AILA Festivals, considering their contribution to professional growth and community building among Australian landscape architecture professionals. Read the article in Landscape Australia. Five Emerging Placemaking Trends International Placemaking Week, hosted by Project for Public Space in Baltimore, Maryland, USA will be held for the 4th year in June. The proposals submitted for the event have provided good insight into emerging placemaking trends in the …

  • 28 may 2024
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