Your Industry Magazine

Written by people in the industry, for people in the industry, On the Surface is a free magazine developed by the AWCI to educate and inform members.

Keep up to date on technical & industry issues, innovations in technology and tools, education on industry standards, government initiatives, WH&S, other legislative changes - you will find all of this and much more in the On The Surface magazine.

Published quarterly and distributed out to a broad database of industry members across Australia and New Zealand, On The Surface magazine has been identified as one of the most valuable sources of information for contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers and anyone working in the Wall and Ceiling industry.


Ask the Panel

Each edition of the magazine a number of questions from members are answered in Ask the Panel. Questions can be on the Australian Standards, troubleshooting, trade responsibilities, fire rating and lining, glancing light, and even contract issues.

Submit your question to Ask the Panel here.


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Your Industry, Your Association

The Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries of Australia & New Zealand Inc. is a grouping of Building Industry organisations, including contractors, tradesmen, trainees, manufacturers and suppliers, established to represent the interests of members for the installation of ceiling, wall and lining sheeting systems and related products.

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