Street Furniture Australia is proud to announce a new partnership with the Landscape Foundation of Australia, as their first Founding Partner. The Foundation is a newly formed not-for-profit dedicated to championing the protection, restoration, enhancement and sustainable management of natural environments in Australian cities and towns. With nearly 90% of Australians now living in cities and townships, the Foundation is committed to halting the decline of natural environments and restoring a sustainable relationship between people and nature, to ensure their mutual health and survival. The visionaries behind the Foundation – founding directors Linda Corkery, Noel Corkery, Catherin Bull AM and Chris Champion – share the belief that environmental degradation can be reversed through high quality planning, design and management practices. Through grant-making and facilitation, the Foundation will fund research to …
Request a Factory Tour
The Street Furniture Australia factory, in Western Sydney, is both a manufacturing hub and R&D studio for our Australian-designed and made street furniture products.
Recently we welcomed Tract Consultants to view the factory and meet our team. Director Julie Lee said: “It was a great opportunity for our team to look behind the scenes and understand the innovation, research and climate positive outcomes Street Furniture Australia is focusing on. Thank you for having us!”
Clients are now invited to register for a fun and informative group event to see how products are designed, tested and built, and hear about latest products and projects.
Your 2-hour tour (plus travel) includes:
- Transport to and from your office (within Sydney).
- Refreshments, with breakfast or afternoon tea.
- Factory tour.
- Meet our production team and see how products are made.
- See our R&D facilities, where materials and products are developed and tested.
- Showroom tour, with the latest products and materials.
- Presentation on products of interest and environmental initiatives.
- Q&A with our industrial designers.
See the factory in action, including batten prep, assembly and powdercoating line.
Street Furniture Australia has donated $45k of Linea show-products to Baptist Care SA’s WestCare Centre, a project nominated by Swanbury Penglase, as part of the Good Cause Giveaway for the 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture: UN/EARTH. Now in its third year, the 2023 Good Cause Giveaway received six fantastic entries from landscape architects and Councils for local Adelaide projects, with the winner selected by the UN/EARTH Festival Creative Directorate. The jury said: “The Festival creative directors found awarding this year’s Street Furniture Australia’s (extremely generous) Good Cause Giveaway a difficult task as all of the entries were very worthy.” Winners Swanbury Penglase with 2023 AILA Festival Creative Directorate. Photo: Frankie The Creative. “We were particularly conscious of the incredible work that the team of volunteers at Baptist Care SA’s WestCare …
Cumberland City Council, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Street Furniture Australia in November co-hosted a factory tour and knowledge exchange for Councils about creating great public spaces and local manufacturing. Guest speakers presented enriching case studies and conversations about Country, climate, culture and community at the Street Furniture Australia factory, which is located within the Cumberland LGA in Western Sydney. 55 people attended the event. Head of Marketing and Innovation with Street Furniture Australia, June Lee Boxsell, said, “Activating Western Sydney was a fantastic opportunity to share ideas on bringing joy to our local communities while also celebrating the completion of Merrylands Civic Square — a remarkable human-centred development at the heart of Cumberland City Council. “With Street Furniture Australia positioned right at the doorstep of Western Sydney-based …
The Street Furniture Australia team was delighted to congratulate AILA Landscape Architecture Award winners in-person at ceremonies in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, in June and July. “It was wonderful to celebrate with landscape architects after years of lockdown – there was a warm and excited energy at each awards night,” says Tiffany Hoy, Content and Presentations Manager. “We would also like to congratulate the award winners in the ACT and in Victoria, and hope we are able to visit you soon.” As part of Street Furniture Australia’s eighth consecutive year as a National AILA Sponsor – since 2014 – the company was proud to present award categories in each state. Our team is next looking forward to supporting and attending the 2022 Festival of Landscape Architecture: Country, in Magandjin …
Street Furniture Australia is introducing a new palette of Earthy Pastel powdercoat colours, expanding the core colour chart to more than 50 shades. These muted colours are inspired by the Australian landscape with deep reds, oranges and mustards of the desert, muted greens of the bush, a dusty pink for salt lakes and blues for waterways and skies. Ideal for adding contemporary colour to street furniture for indoor and outdoor public, commercial and residential spaces. All Street Furniture Australia products are designed and built to withstand the demands of the public realm. Powder coating is applied inhouse at our factory in Western Sydney, to ISO standards. Linea Platform (LIP9, 1800mm) in Textura Woodland Grey withmulti-functional Hill in Mustard. Linea Sun Lounge (LISS) with aluminium Curly Birch battens. Horizon Blue frame, …
Landscape architects gathered at The Mint in Sydney’s CBD from sunset to night-time, to examine 26 new Linea products from the sleek and minimalist collection accompanied by live jazz and Negronis. The event was attended by Street Furniture Australia co-founder and director Bill Morrison and his wife Libby Morrison. We thank them for their generous support of our first in-person event, the perfect antidote to years of lockdown. “The Linea range is special to us largely because it was co-designed with landscape architects. We deeply thank Tim Field, Hamish Dounan, Sam Westlake and Dr Kate Bishop who gave their time to the design process,” said Head of Marketing and Innovation, June Lee Boxsell. Head of Product Design Francis McArdle said the contribution of landscape architects was central in developing the …