News & Events

Want to find out all the intrigue and behind the scenes dramas at your local Simon Home Timber and Hardware store?

Well sorry to disappoint you but the average day in the average store wouldn’t even make it into an episode of Blue Hills!  All these happy, well-adjusted career oriented people, a bit boring really if you’re after a bit of goss …but there are plenty of really good fun and community events to get involved in.  Click here to see what's coming up.

Maybe a fun and inexpensive day out for the family to raise funds for a local cause, an educational/informative event to learn which products are best used for which job, a special sale that could save you heaps or a workshop* to learn or improve a certain DIY skill like balancing a pencil behind your ear all day. 

Our three branches in IpswichToowoomba and the Sunshine Coast hold a multitude of events and soon workshops. Find out what's going on in your area.

You can also check-out anything newsworthy happening in the SIMON HOME Group below and here

Feature News

Encasing Deck Framing

Published 31 October 2016

Encasing Deck Framing
There appears to be a growing trend, probably for aesthetic reasons, to encase timber deck bearers and posts and other structural members in either masonry veneers or rendered 'blue board' type external surfaces. As can be seen in the photograph below, this trend is resulting in premature decay failure… Read More

METCASH BUYS HOME TIMBER & HARDWARE

Published 24 August 2016

METCASH BUYS HOME TIMBER & HARDWARE
Big news from the Home Timber & Hardware Group. Metcash Limited (Mitre 10) will acquire 100% of the HTH Group Business. See below for further details on the sale.  James AylenGeneral Manager, Home Timber & Hardware Group  24 August 2016 Refer to the ASX announcements for further information Read More

Simon Home Frame & Truss Modernisation Update

Published 7 June 2016

Simon Home Frame & Truss Modernisation Update
The Sunshine Coast Daily's Business & Development Journalist Nicky Moffat interviewed SIMON's Operations Manager Paul McDonald to find out the reason behind the latest $1.5m upgrade to it's 5000m2 Frame & Truss plant at Coolum Beach. Read the article below. Paul McDonald at Simon Home in Coolum. COMMIT… Read More

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing - Media Release

Published 6 July 2015

Toowoomba Second Range Crossing - Media Release
 Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy and Water Supply The Honourable Mark Bailey   Toowoomba Second Range Crossing preferred tenderer announced Nexus was today announced as the preferred tenderer to deliver the $1.6 billion Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project. Deputy… Read More

The Big Three-Hearted Economy

Published 1 July 2015

The Big Three-Hearted Economy
Economic situation is complex in 2015/16   - Glenn Stevens calls Sydney house prices "crazy" -   Forecasting the housing market has become something of a shared preoccupation for much of Australia. The Australian economy is still in a weak stage of recovery - its recuperation not helped by various… Read More