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Hume Plasterboard Pty Ltd, trading as “Hume Building Products” and known as “Hume” is a leading Australian building products, tools and accessories supplier, with a fast delivery network and nine warehouse stores across Sydney and Melbourne.


Our Products

A specialist supplier of internal and external building boards and cladding systems including plasterboard, Hume also supplies a wide range of general building products from fibre cement and coatings; to metal wall and ceiling components; insulation and ceiling tiles; doors, windows and skylightssealants and adhesives, access panels, ladders and builders’ tools and accessories.

The growing Hume Commercial division offers supply and installation of building materials, offering supply and installation of flooring and specialising in kitchens, bathrooms, and claddingcarpets, tiles, timber and vinyl floors, skylights, render products, timber products, appliances and doors.


Our supply partners

Hume is an authorised distributor of USG Boral plasterboard, BGC Plasterboard, Rondo and James Hardie. Hume is the sole distributor of Walsc AAC panels in NSW. Other major supply partners include Knauf Insulation, BGC Fibre Cement, GT Pro tools, AGI Insulation, Studco Building Systems, Bradford Insulation, Wallboard Tools, VELUX skylights, Makita tools, Weathertex, Intex, Ramset, Armstrong, Victoria Carpets, Technika, Brickworks Building Products, INEX Boards, Preference Floors, Godfrey Hirst Carpets and Hume Doors.


Our branches:

Hume Yennora warehouse
Hume has over 100,000 sq metres of warehouse space.

With nine warehouse stores across Sydney and Melbourne employing over 230 people, Hume has 100,000 square metres of space and a national delivery network servicing contractors large and small:

New South Wales
  • Hume South Granville, Sydney (Head Office): 86 Ferndell Street: Ph (02) 9681 9000
  • Hume Alexandria, Sydney: 8/149 Mitchell Road: Ph (02) 9550 6088
  • Hume in Lakemba, Sydney: 6 Frazer Street: Ph (02) 9758 0288
  • Hume in Pymble, Sydney: 14-16 Suakin Street: Ph (02) 9440 8811
  • Hume in Silverwater, Sydney: 9 Blaxland Street: Ph (02) 9648 3458
  • Hume in Yennora, Sydney: 32 Pine Road: Ph (02) 9892 4111
  • Hume in Prestons, Sydney: 7-9 Yato Road: Ph (02) 9681 9092
  • Hume Commercial at South Granville: 86 Ferndell Street: Ph (02) 9681 9000
Victoria:

Our national phone number: 13 4863 (13 HUME).


Our History

When Hume started its journey in a small plasterboard warehouse on the Hume Highway at Lansvale in 2002, our founder and director Nick Cai set himself a simple formula for success: “promise and deliver”. Despite growth, this customer-focused approach remains the essence of the Hume spirit today.

The business started out as an Australia Plasterboard Company (APC) franchisee store with three employees selling BGC Plasterboard at  Lanvsale. In 2007, Hume became a BGC Plasterboard franchisee, starting a long period of growth. Hume’s Lakemba branch opened in 2008 and the business became a distributor of USG Boral Plasterboard, changing our trading name to Plasterboard Trade Centre (PTC).

In 2010, Hume opened operations in Victoria at Sunshine West in Melbourne, and our Alexandria branch opened in Sydney. Pymble branch opened in 2011 and by 2014 we had reached 100 employees under the trading name Australia Building Centre, reflecting the diversifying nature of our business beyond our plasterboard range.

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Our “H” on the sideline: Premium Partners of the Bulldogs

Our Victorian operations expanded in 2013 with the opening of a new Melbourne headquarters at Preston and in December 2014, Hume opened a new flagship national headquarters South Granville in Sydney, strategically located in the South Granville Industrial precinct, central to Woodville Road, the Hume Highway and Great Western Highway. We became corporate sponsor of the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, and Hume’s distinctive “H” became a familiar sight for league fans tuning in to watch Bulldogs home games. 

In 2017, Hume became “Hume Building Products” with an expanding product base now including the  Hume Commercial range, offering supply and installation of flooring and specialising in carpets, tiles, timber and vinyl floors, as well as kitchens, bathrooms, cladding, skylights, render products, timber products, appliances and doors.

2018, saw Hume expand its operations at Pymble and open a new branch at Prestons in greater western Sydney, bringing the branch total to 9 stores nationally, with over 230 staff.


CUSTOMER SERVICE

Customer service is our priority and Hume is proud to provide a unique and professional service to the multicultural tradespeople of Australia – with English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Croatian and Arabic spoken by our sales and customer service staff.

We employ experienced and professional staff with specialist knowledge in the latest building systems and with comprehensive understanding of our industry.

We provide efficient and effective service to our customers by understanding their needs and building strong working relationships.


ORDERING, PICK UP & DELIVERY

Customers can elect to do a personal collection, or request delivery of products from our  conveniently located warehouse stores across Sydney and Melbourne.

Flexibility is one of the keys to our success. Customers can get a quote, make an order to take delivery of products  in four ways:


TRACK DELIVERY

Customers can then track delivery of goods via the Hume Customer Tracking Portal. Our growing fleet of trucks and extensive partner delivery network can also service much of Australia. For projects in regional centres, call us today to discuss delivery.


 

 

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