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November Newsletter 2021

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New Project Manager


Wainwright Facades is happy to announce we have a new project manager whom many of you will already be extremely familiar with. Matty Cole has been promoted to the role after completing his apprenticeship and running many successful projects for us as a site supervisor.


Director Joseph Wainwright said “Matty’s tireless work ethic and attention to detail makes him the obvious choice for the role. It’s a role we have been desperate to fill with our ever expanding work load and Matty will be able to use his skills to take us to the next level as a business. I can’t wait for Matty to get stuck into this role and see how he can develop his career as well as our business”. 


Matty Cole had this to say “After working for 5 years with Wainwright Facades I now have the opportunity to take on a project manager role. This is something we have always talked about with the direction of the business, and it’s been awesome to see it come into fruition. It’s rewarding to reflect on where we started and where we are at now. We have a good crew at Wainwright Facades and I am looking forward to learning my new roll and being as effective as possible for us and the Client and Builders.”

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5000 Trees

We have officially donated 5000 trees since starting our tree planting programme in October 2019. It’s a massive achievement and we couldn’t have done it without the continued support from family, friends, colleagues and other business, all of whom have donated their hard earned money to help us in our fight to plant more trees. 


Thanks to Carbon Positive Australia who do the amazing work of getting the trees planted. We feel we have only just got started with this programme and will keep going with this for years to come. If you want to get involved and donate a tree, you can do so here. If you are a business that would like to match our monthly donation for a month, please email for more details.

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Meet an Architect - Elaina Wood


We believe in supporting and promoting connections in our community, so we have decided to introduce you to some of the incredible architects and designers we have had the privilege of working with.

Name: Elaina Wood

Where do you work: Dept. of Design 

What did you want to be when you grew up: I have always wanted to be an interior designer since my first technical drawing class in high school. I think I was 13 and we drew a bedroom.

Something you have always wanted to learn: Sing in tune. I’m a terrible singer

What are you currently listening to / reading: 90’s pop and RnB, classical, jazz and 70’s soul on the weekends

Question you get asked the most at work: Anything to do with laminate, melamine, and joinery details 

Favourite part of the job: Working in our amazing team of Kier, Louise, Alana, Chelsea, Jessika, Taite and Lauren

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Thank you ACTION Plumbing

We would like to say a big thank you to Action Plumbing who have matched our donation of 100 trees for the month of November. 


“Established in 1983, Action Plumbing is a family owned and run business with 37 years of service to the Canberra community. Specialising in all aspects of plumbing, maintenance and bathroom renovations. We love the idea of reducing our carbon footprint. There is so much waste in the world and we love to re-use, recycle and use sustainable materials.”



If you would like to be part of our tree planting program and match one of our monthly donations please get in touch or find more information here.

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