Whether you are a tradie or a DIY painter, you’ll need to purchase paint and equipment from somewhere, whether that be a brick and motor shop or an online store. At PaintAccess we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality paint and paint supplies at better prices than our competition, and all the while making sure our customers are getting the right equipment for the job at hand. That being said, we understand that you may want to consider all of your options before making a purchase. 

At PaintAccess we have an honest and transparent way of doing business and so we do not shy away from recognising other paint suppliers in the industry. 

So here is our list of the 5 best Paint supply shops in Australia. 

Bunnings Paint 

The name Bunnings is engrained right into Australia’s identity. It’s not just another paint shop, it’s truly become an Australian Institution, sausage sizzles in the front carpark every weekend, friendly helpful staff, it’s a refuge for those that find solace in DIYing. 

Bunnings have a wide selection of paints and with 280 Bunnings Australia wide, it’s always only a stones throw away to your closest outlet. Once your there, they have a number of Bunnings paint selection palettes, which you are free to take home to get a more contextual idea of how the colours will work together in your home. 

The website also has a very useful tool, called the Bunnings paint colour planner, which allows customers to upload an image of a room or a wall and instantly preview how the colours may work together in the context of their own home. 

Inspirations Paint

One of Australia’s fastest growing paint retailers is Inspirations Paint, with over 130 stores Australia wide, you know they are doing something right! They claim that 1 in every 5 litres of paint is sold at Inspirations Paint, that’s a lot of paint!

Inspirations Paint truly have a main focus, and that is providing a huge range of paint options to tradies and DIYers. Their staff are highly knowledgeable and this level of expertise is embedded in their brands promise, which is that they want their customers to know ‘Their project + their care & expertise = great results”. So the minute you step into one of their stores, you can rest assured the fate of your project is in good hands. For someone who isn’t a tradie, choosing the right paint and equipment is a very important step for getting yourself on the right trajectory to achieving the results you desire. 

Go Industrial

While Go Industrial don’t sell paint, they are one of the best suppliers for industrial painting supplies, such as; paint sprayers, surface preparation and more. They specialize in Graco and iQuip painting equipment. 

So why are Go Industrial so respected in the industry? Well to summarize, they put customer support at the forefront of their operations, and being a Graco authorised service and warranty agent, they have the knowledge and resources to ensure that your purchase keeps working like you do!

Go Industrial mostly caters towards tradies and those into undertaking some pretty hardcore DIY projects. They’re experience spans more than 20 years and as well as specialising in paint supplies, they deal with petroleum, power and workshop equipment.

Mitre 10 Paint

Mitre 10 is another household name amongst Aussies. They’ve been around forever (well since 1959 at least) and as their motto goes, they have been “local, helping locals” all this time. 

With over 300 Mitre 10 stores nationwide, theres always an outlet close by, so you can conveniently pop in and get what you need. Mitre 10 stores are smaller than Bunnings store, but have a nice selective range of paints and paint accessories. Mitre 10 paint range is wide and covers everything from interior paint, to decking, metal and fence paints. 

Mitre 10 was built by tradies, the 8 people who founded the hardware giant were all timber and trade operators, so trade is at the foundation of the business. Because of this, you can rest assured that Mitre 10 stocks high quality products. 

Direct Paint

Direct Paint are an Australian e-commerce shop, specializing in everything paint related from paint and paint accessories to paint clothing and protective gear. 

They have 25 years of experience in the industry and are known for their low prices. 


Now that you’re a little more familiar with the best Australian paint and painting equipment retailers, remember to consider what your needs are for the project, and keep in mind a few important factors, such as:

  • Experience of staff at each of the paint supply stores.
  • Quality of the goods for sale.
  • How competitive the prices are.
  • If you are shopping online, you want to keep in mind shipping costs and speeds. 


While there are a few different options available in Australia for tradies and DIY’ers in need of supplies, Paint Access are one of Australia’s top rated online retailer’s of paint and paint supplies. We have the best prices in Australia, over 20 years of experience in the painting industry, fast delivery Australia wide and we also give the option to buy now and pay later; with ZipPay and AfterPay.