commercial fitouts & furniture.

about us.

The Fitout Dept. is an Indigenous enterprise specialising in office fitouts and refurbishments, commercial furniture, and architectural joinery. Our national contractor base built on decades of commercial fitout experience, allows us to facilitate projects and provide high-quality fitouts across all regional and metro areas throughout Australia.


With offices in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra and a national database of contractors, suppliers and a national distribution network, The Fitout Dept. is the ideal choice to take care of your next office fitout project. 


As an Indigenous enterprise, we place a strong emphasis on giving back and supporting local communities and businesses while providing opportunities and pathways for indigenous and non-indigenous men and women in the construction industry through our Indigenous Strategy.


We are proudly a Supply Nation Registered organisation. 



... is at the heart of everything we do. We believe that value is more than just cost. We realise value also through quality, innovation and sustainability across all aspects of our business to achieve better outcomes for our clients. 

our principles.



... is vital to the future of our industry and our country. Through our Sustainability Best Practice Framework, we place enormous significance on green building, waste reduction/recycling and environmentally friendly purchasing. 



... is the foundation of lasting relationships, integral for business success and longevity. Our expertise can be relied upon to support our customers through any project; after all, it’s what we do. 

the owners.

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Chris Day


Chris brings over a decade of experience in the commercial and residential construction sectors. Having worked in aluminium fabrication, refurbishments, demolition, landscaping and property maintenance, his work ethic and leadership promote the reliability and commitment that form our company’s foundation. Chris has extensive experience implementing site safety and environmental management processes, ensuring each project is delivered safely and efficiently while limiting the impact on the surrounding environment. Chris is highly experienced in managing high-risk work activities to ensure workplace safety is always a top priority. Chris is responsible for safety policy implementation, inductions, issuing high-risk work permits and tool-box talks. 


Chris is a proud Indigenous man of the Quandamooka people (North Stradbroke Island) and an all-round nice guy. Chris is an active member of the indigenous community and is looking to further build opportunities within our organisation, to mentor, educate and engage indigenous Australians.

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Ian Hoare


Ian has over a decade of experience in fitouts across the Government, Office, Retail and Hospitality sectors. Ian is our big picture thinker and has evolved a business model to maximise value to our clients'while reducing their costs. Ian’s knowledge and professionalism towards all stages of the fitout process mean our clients can focus on the more essential things. As a tradesman, Ian has developed a critical understanding of industry best practice guidelines and a complex understanding of drawing details and construction processes.

Ian has extensive experience as a Construction Manager including; estimating, supervision of projects, programming of works (MS Project), site inspections, dilapidation reports, expert building consultancy, preparation of government tender submissions, client-side project management, coordination of subcontractors, procurement of materials and client liaison.


our approach.

The Fitout Dept. approach is our proven method for the smooth delivery of projects in line with agreed timelines and budgets. 

We continuously review ways to enhance sustainability throughout a project's lifecycle, factoring in the improvement of practices and products, and engaging the client at all key milestones for an immersive experience. 

The outstanding benefit of our approach is that through collaboration, we create opportunities to innovate, refine and deliver an optimum result.


We partner with you from the outset to understand your aspirations.


We review, refine and feedback to optimise project outcomes.


Our attention to detail and safety provide you the best construction solution.


We deliver a result that inspires.

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