Garth Chapman in the Media

Queenslanders: The original flat-pack house on the back of a truck – Domain

It’s approaching dawn and police lights flash through the quiet streets of Tin Can Bay. A semi-trailer carrying half a Queenslander house breaks the silence of the tiny community, north of Brisbane. To anyone outside Queensland, “moving house” means packing cardboard boxes but for Peter Thorneycroft, who is excitedly awaiting the semi-trailer, it means moving the entire house itself. Read the article here.

Luxurious Eumundi BnB wins top gong – Sunshine Coast Daily

This Queenslander is much more than a home among the gumtrees – it’s Eumundi’s business of the year. The Eumundi Chamber of Commerce announced the Farmhouse Eumundi bed and breakfast as the town’s best business at the awards night on October 26.Owners Tania and Leigh Cheyne said they were thrilled by the win. Read the article here.


The Traditional Queenslanders team were very excited and proud to hand over the keys to this impressive Cape Cod Style home located in the heart of Mt Tamborine. Buildhome magazine recently featured an article on the home that explores the architectural detailing and design processes that makes it so special. Read the article here.

Interview with QLD Home & Design & Living

Snippet: “Here, Queensland Home Design + Living speaks with managing director of Garth Chapman Queenslanders, Stephen Havas, who reveals the sought-after design elements of a traditional American colonial-style home, and discusses what makes this style of architecture so enduringly popular among homeowners.”

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Award winning home features in local newspaper

Last year the outstanding “Small House” took out a combination of awards at the 2014 Master Builder Awards. It was also recently featured in the Toowoomba Chronical newspaper highlighting its impressive achievements. READ NOW