Cairns' Premier Commercial Painting Contractor

Specialising in cost-effective repainting and tailored maintenance solutions

Higgins Coatings, Cairns
69 Aumuller St, Portsmith QLD 4870
P 0401 378 004 (Donagh Freestun)
Trading hours: 9am - 5pm local time

Cameron Steindl


Cameron Steindl | GM QLD

Donagh Freestun


Donagh Freestun | Branch Manager


Higgins Coatings Cairns has developed a reputation for commercial painting excellence across a range of industries in Far North Queensland, including education, hospitality and leisure, and strata. As a national company, Higgins has an internationally recognised tri-certification accreditation in quality, safety and the environment. However, our customers also benefit from the local service we offer, with our Cairns-based painters specialising in complete painting and maintenance solutions for projects of all shapes and sizes in Far North Queensland. Whether we're restoring a historic attraction, refreshing a luxury resort or repainting a local strata building, we offer comprehensive planning, project management, highly skilled tradespeople, cutting-edge resources and wealth of experience.

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Our Cairns commercial painting services include:

  • General commercial painting and repainting
  • Ongoing painting maintenance solutions
  • National multi-site commercial painting
  • Colour consultation

What you can expect from us:

  • Quotes tailored to your budget and property
  • High quality work completed within tight deadlines
  • Local, professional and experienced painters
  • Australian family-owned-and-operated business with 70+ years of experience
  • Highest commitment to quality, safety and the environment
  • 100% customer satisfaction

Higgins Coatings is proud to be the preferred supplier of the Queensland Department of Education.

DoE QLD Preferred Supplier 2021






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Seaspray Apartments

“Thanks Higgins for the excellent job your team have done painting and cleaning our building and for organising your carpenter to repair our balustrade. We were very impressed with the quality of your work. It made for a stress-free seamless all-in-one project finished ahead of schedule at below our budget expectations. I appreciate your professionalism and we are delighted with this project's outcome.”

Chairperson of the Committee

The Parks Retirement Village

“The Residents Committee of The Parks Retirement Village would, on behalf of the residents, like to compliment you and the team for the work you have done. The contract has been carried out in a thoroughly professional manner and your team have been a pleasure to have around. They have always been cheerful and have always had a pleasant word with the residents in passing. We can’t thank you enough and can only repeat that it has been pleasure having you in the village.”

Secretary of Residents Committee

C & K Holloways Beach Community Kindergarten

“I would like to thank the Higgins team for the amazing work with the repainting of C & K Holloways Beach Community Kindergarten. It was lovely to come back after the holidays with the building all newly painted and the site left as found. The team are fast, efficient and take pride in their work. I highly recommend Higgins to anyone looking for a painting team.”

Suzanne Milhinch, Director/Teacher

181 The Esplanade

“Higgins Coatings have recently completed an external and internal repaint of our 10-storey building. The work was prompt and professional, and the end result is first class. Working with the Higgins team was totally hassle free, and all queries were promptly and efficiently dealt with.”

Michael Humphrey, Secretary & Treasurer