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Steel Price Rise -Delivery Lead Times
2020 Changes & Operating in 'Covid Normal'
October 16th 2016 Steel Price Rise Notice
Changes to the Building Act - Effective 1st September 2016
Sidach & VIP Sheds Collapse.


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Steel Price Rise -Delivery Lead Times

Our suppliers have just advised of a pending Steel Price Rise. Please see the information below: 

"Over the last few months we’ve experienced significant price movements across a range of products and materials that make up a steel building kit. As a result we would like to advise you of the approximate price increase as per below which will result in a varied increase across our product range.
Price Increase
Zincalume® & Zinc Coated Products (Cladding, Flashings, Rainwater, Roller Doors, tophats etc)

2020 Changes & Operating in 'Covid Normal'

Like a lot of business operations, 2020 has shown that some things can be done differently. 80% of our administration and business operations are able to be completed in a modern home office environment. With current mobile technology, & email used for almost 100% of new quotes, it has been a year to look at all aspects of this operation.
Site specific visits for projects are a standard procedure, all using C-19 protocols.

 For a number of reasons, Gippsland Garages & Sheds are in the process of relocating to a more mobile and home office service environment.

October 16th 2016 Steel Price Rise Notice

Dear Valued Customer
 We have recently been advised of a steel price increase by our suppliers, regretfully the increase is larger than we can absorb. The overall price change will be approximately 5.5%.
This price change will affect all orders received on or after the 14th October 2016.
Note: The ‘Valid Until Date’ automatically generated on our quotes will diminish from 28 days as we approach the 14th October 2016.

We take this opportunity to thank you for your business to date, and ensure you of our continued support.

Changes to the Building Act - Effective 1st September 2016

One of the biggest changes to the Building Act (which covers and includes works relating to steel garage and shed buildings) comes into effect today 1st September 2016. As a HIA member and Registered Building Practitioner i have attended training and information on these changes. In the short term I have attached a link to the relevant Victorian Building Authority PagesHERE.

Importantly these changes don't just apply to Registered Building Practitioner works, but also highlight further the differences and responsibilities of applying for works as An Owner Builder when building a garage or shed.

Sidach & VIP Sheds Collapse.

To clarify and expand on the previous Blog regarding our supplier network. Gippsland Garages & Sheds have been using Aline Building Systems as our core building supplier for over 2 years. We support our past clients who received Sidach and VIP range buildings with our usual after sales service and support, however, we have not had any business, financial or working relationship with Sidach National, Sidach or VIP Sheds since our supply relationship with Aline began. For people affected by the Sidach & VIP Sheds failure or anyone who has concerns about our supply of Sidach or VIP products in the past, you are welcome to contact me direct on 03 5672 1327.

Our Supplier Network

While there are many garage and shed suppliers in the industry, i have hand picked our main supplier network based on a couple of simple principles:
  1. Quality of materials and design strength. Our buildings are supplied by manufacturers that offer appropriate design strength in the buildings to suit our rural environment. Also, our suppliers continue to use high quality steel products, and avoid cheap, imported, non Australian Standard steel.
  2. Delivery lead time: Our supplier network provide reliable delivery timing, and follow up, after sales support.


We are excited to announce our partnership with Lysaght as the authorised distributor for the Lysaght Living Range in the Bass Coast - South Gippsland Shire & Phillip Island Area. Bring your home to life with these Australian Made Designer Additions for your home. A huge range of skillion, pitched roof Verandahs, Patios and Carports are available with options of Single and double sided color cladding. Call us on 03 5672 1327 or email your enquiry Any purchase of these buildings will qualify entry to the GEN-U-WIN promotion. Call us now to discuss your outdoor living requirements.



As an Authorised distributor of Genuine Bluescope Colorbond, we are pleased to confirm our participation in the GEN-U-WIN Colorbond Promotion. Any purchased Colorbond product with a value over $200.00 is eligible. There is $2,000.00 per month being given away, and the grand prize of $100,000.00! The promotion finishes on29/02/2016 so get in now!  Contact us on 03 5672 1327 or to find out more. Also, see the link to the promotion

September - October 2015

We are taking a short break from Monday 28th September and returning Monday 12th October.
For any new enquiries, please forward via the Contact Us page of the site or email direct info@ggsheds,com and we will follow up promptly on return.
Our existing clients are advised to contact us if you are unsure of any aspect of timing during the break.

New Supplier Network "Broker" Options

We are proud to announce that effective from April 2014, we have been able to secure a new and unique supplier arrangement. This effectivley & efficiently expands our building kit supplier network. It means we can now source our quality steel buildings from four independant supplier partners. These suppliers buildings all meet stringent quality and engineering requirements that meet or exceed the demands of our harsh, coastel environment.
This could be compared to 'broking' for our clients the best solution for their building kit,
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