Arthur and Robert Bunning arrive in Western Australian (WA) and soon after they purchase their first sawmill. Bunning Bros is incorporated in 1907.
Bunnings expand in the WA market, adding building supplies to the existing timber business, become a public company and the leading supplier of WA hard woods to the housing construction industry.
Bunnings grows through acquisition. Bunnings purchase Alco Handyman operations in WA and merge operations to significantly increase exposure to the D.I.Y. market.
Bunnings purchase McEwans Ltd in Victoria and South Australia, enabling expansion of operations to the east coast.
Bunnings open their first Bunnings Warehouse in the Melbourne market and Wesfarmers go to 100% ownership.
Purchased the BBC Hardware network including Hardwarehouse and Benchmark stores in Australia and New Zealand, allowing Bunnings to expand internationally into the New Zealand market.
Purchased Homebase network in United Kingdom and Ireland. *Wesfarmers divested Bunnings UK & Ireland June 2018.
Bunnings commences eCommerce in Australia through the launch of Special Orders Online with 20,000+ products available for purchase.
Bunnings continues to expand its operations with new warehouses, smaller format stores and trade centres throughout Australia and New Zealand.
A job with us is just the beginning...
At Bunnings, our team members are the heart of our business. From our stores through to our support office, we offer real benefits and genuine opportunities for career and personal growth.
Our organisation is as diverse as the customers who walk through our doors. Together, we're one big family and when you start a role with us, you’ll soon find there’s a lot more in store for you than you first imagined.
At Bunnings, we believe a diverse team creates the best mix of perspectives which helps us innovate and make better decisions. We want our team to have diverse thinking, perspectives, backgrounds and education, which supports us in representing the local communities we serve and so our team can bring their whole self to work.
A diverse and inclusive team makes everyone feel valued, respected and connected at work. We’re committed to creating a safe and supportive work environment for all team members regardless of age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or background.
At Bunnings we are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our operations.
We are also committed to helping customers live more sustainably in the home and garden, and we are proud of the role we play in educating local communities on how they can make a positive difference through small but impactful actions.