Clarence Valley Council Depot – South Grafton

Austral Monsoon has recently completed the supply and installation of 32 no. electrically operated steel roller shutters at the new purpose built Clarence Valley Council Depot and Administration Buildings at South Grafton.

Working with Hutchinson Builders, the project involved using our 76mm & 100mm steel roller shutters and included a 2 hour fire shutter, across 4 workshops and maintenance buildings.


Effective of 1st March 2018, the AM Group proudly announced the purchase of  Anvil Doors, located in Perth Western Australia.

Originally founded in 2000, Anvil Doors is a well-known and respected manufacturer of reliable and quality roller shutter products and services in the Western Australian commercial and industrial market. Their reputation has been achieved by maintaining high standards of strict quality control in the manufacture, delivery and installation of its products.

The Directors of the AM Group see great strategic benefits with the acquisition of Anvil Doors. Anvil Doors provides the group with a foothold in the WA market and offers the group a true national manufacturing base. The modern manufacturing facility is based at Landsdale WA and provides the group very good synergies and increased production capacity both in WA & the Eastern states.

The Anvil Doors name has been well regarded in the industry over a long period of time and we will do what it takes to maintain and grow its presence throughout Western Australia.

The Board of AM Group are pleased to welcome the Anvil Doors Business & it’s employees into the group.

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Echuca Ambulance Station

ECHUCA’S new state-of-the-art ambulance station is almost complete. Ambulance Victoria expects paramedics to start moving into the new branch, on the corner of Ogilvie Ave and High St, by the end of March.

Ambulance team members and the local community are excited about this new era for ambulance services in Echuca, the new branch will feature eight ambulance bays and dedicated training, rest and kitchen facilities. It will also have the capacity for extra vehicles and paramedics to respond to major events.

Building contractor the Macneil Group was appointed to build the station after the old one was demolished earlier last year.

Group company Ansa Doors has continued its strong association with Ambulance Victoria by supplying two (2x) motorised AB100 Series Bifold Doors for the front of the building, one(1x) H13 heavy duty roller shutter for the rear entry and one (1x) bespoke sliding gate for the rear carpark entry.

Ansa Doors has a proven track record for supplying highly engineered and reliable products for Ambulance stations throughout Victoria.

Emanuel College Point Cook – Victoria

Becon construction were engaged to develop a new stadium for Emanuel College in Point Cook.

Group company Mirage Doors were contracted to provide 3 x S5000 series glazed vertical lift doors to the façade to provide open access and airflow to the stadium.

These included protection canopies for the motorisation and drive shafts and glazing to match the adjacent façade.

New Glue Booth Installation In Our Queensland Factory

Group company Austral Monsoon Building Products (AMBP) have recently invested in a combination wet spray/glue booth that is energy efficient and environmentally friendly. The booth is designed, manufactured and was installed to comply with all current mandatory Australian standards and regulatory compliances. The investment allows AMBP to offer it’s customers a fast turnaround on wet spray painting including etch prime, Acrylic and PU two coat finishes. The glue booth allows the manufacture of low and high security Doors to the Prison and Commercial market sectors.

The combination wet spray/glue booth complements the existing powder coating booth.

Nightingale Apartments – Brunswick Victoria

The Nightingale apartment development in Brunswick has been designed by Breathe Architecture for Nightingale Housing, a social enterprise that supports, promotes and advocates for adequate housing that fosters environmental and social sustainability and strengthens communities.

The project involved the construction of a 5 storey apartment building under a design and construct delivery method. The building contains 20 apartments, ground floor retail and rooftop communal gardens.

Nightingale’s development and financial model is unique in that it advocates connected communities and sustainability, with capped project profits and a covenant upon resales ensuring affordability is passed on.

Group Company Airport Doors supplied and installed a range of unique Bi-Fold doors for the Level 1 Apartments. The Bifold Doors match the surrounding glass façade walls. The doors open onto the external balconies and create an open plan living environment looking over the street front.

The works also included the supply and installation of a bespoke twin leaf vertical lift door on the ground floor to service the retail development, as well as a high cycle carpark roller shutter to service the rear of the building.

Bunjil Place – Melbourne

The City of Casey’s has created a vibrant new entertainment and community precinct this is unparalleled in Australia.

Bunjil Place brings together an unprecedented mix of facilities including an outdoor community plaza, theatre, multipurpose studio, function centre, library, gallery and City of Casey Customer Service Centre all in one place. It is a place to be inspired by the innovative, experience the new, rediscover the past, be entertained by talent, feel challenged by different ideas and engage in culture and community.
Mirage Doors supplied a 9.9 meter and 8.6 meter fully D Slotted Roller shutters for the entrance, and six additional Roller Shutters for the centre in Narre Warren in the South East corridor of Melbourne.

Ringwood Secondary College Locker Bay Doors

The Ringwood Secondary College redevelopment is the first project of the Maroondah Education Plan, a $19.5 million Labor election commitment to transform schools in the East to cater for more students.
Students at Ringwood Secondary College in Melbourne’s east have received the first class facilities they deserve with the completion of the $7.55 million redevelopment of the school’s facilities.

The redevelopment of the school included construction of a new Junior School building to replace eight relocatable buildings, the refurbishment of the library and creating a new landscaped entry forecourt to the existing visitor car park.

The new state-of-the-art school buildings will provide better learning environments for local students so they can get the best out of their education.

Group company Airport Doors supplied and installed Sixteen (16x) roller shutters for the student locker bay areas. The 75mm Series Steel roller shutters are electrically operated via a key switch operation and provide after-hours security for the facility. The doors were powder coated to match the exterior wall panelling.


Ceva Logistics Alliance – Truganina

Ceva Logistics is the world’s fourth largest logistics company and has just moved into one of the biggest sheds in the southern hemisphere, a half-kilometre-long storage and distribution facility equivalent to eight MCG playing fields in size.

The Netherlands-based CEVA Logistics now occupies the new $80 million single span building in Melbourne’s western suburbs, and is part of a rationalisation that has also seen it consolidate into similar, although smaller, “super sites” in Brisbane and Perth.

The building acts as a staging, storage and distribution point for companies as varied as General Motors Holden, Mazda, Michelin and Continental tyres, NBN Co’s equipment, items for Caltex’s service station convenience stores and Accent shoes.

Group Company Ansa Doors has worked with tier 1 construction company Frasers Property Group to supply and install a range of H13 type heavy duty type industrial doors.

Ansa has been working together with Frasers Property Group for a number of years to deliver successful projects for many new businesses in Melbourne’s industrial and commercial suburbs.

CA Property Group – Surrey Hills Development

Group company Airport Doors has recently completed the supply and installation of a Fully Internal Fold Up Door.

The doors was supplied to CA Property Group as part of a building development in Surrey Hills Victoria.

The fully internal doors are suitable for applications where building façade’s are directly in line with boundary lines. The door fully retracts into the building envelope, thus avoiding any encroachments onto the street.

This particular door was glazed with 6.35mm clear laminated glass with reflective film to provide the tenant viewing privacy from the outside looking in.