AJ Cochrane & Sons

Address: 1/75 Boulder Road, Malaga, WA, 6090

Also Services: WA, Landsdale, Morley, and Nollamara

08924882... / 041 8920...


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AJ Cochrane and Sons is a West Australian owned painting contracting firm. The family business has been operating for 82 years, and is still in the Cochrane family today. We offer the best commercial painting services in Perth and will take on jobs anywhere in the State.

Our team are fully...

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Business Hours

Monday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday 8:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday 8:30am to 5:30pm

Payment Options

  • Cash
  • Cheque
  • Invoice

Our Team Profiles


Stephen Cochrane


Managing Director


  • Has completed 40 years experience in the trade
  • Stephen is a Registered Painter and Master Tradesman
  • He was appointed General Manager in 1985 and Managing Director in 1992
  • Stephen is experienced in all aspects of the trade


Helen Cochrane


Office Manager


  • Helen is the Office Manager and responsible for providing administrative support to all staff
  • Helen was appointed a company director since 1985


Ben Cochrane




  • Ben is a Registered Painter
  • He has eleven years trade experience
  • Ben has worked in his current supervisory role- Operations – since 2008


Greg Migro


Registered Painter


  • Greg is a Registered Painter
  • He has completed 46 years trade experience
  • He was appointed to the Painters Registration Board as an Inspector in 1999 where he worked for eleven years
  • Greg is experienced in all aspects of the trade


Ray Cochrane




  • Prior to joining A.J.Cochrane Ray work in Retail Banking and Public Transport
  • An experienced manager who is responsible for planning and marketing


Master Painters of Australia Awards

AJ Cochrane & Sons have been Winners in the Master Painters of Australia – Western Australian Division, Awards of Excellence for 21 years

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose A.J. Cochrane and Son? We are Dulux accredited We use Dulux premium paints We use environmentally friendly paints We provide reliable, professional and friendly service We provide detailed, no obligation quotes We have been serving Western Australians since 1933 We are experienced and skilled We take pride in every job that we do We offer a paint now, pay later option* *Residential projects only. Terms, conditions and fees apply What Can You Expect? AJ Cochrane & Sons will: Provide an initial no obligation free consultation to discuss your needs.  Our extensive experience in this industry means that we can assist you with appropriate recommendations for your project Provide a colour consultancy service if required. Provide a comprehensive written quotation and project outline. Detailing work schedules, including preparations and materials that will be used. Upon acceptance of our quotation We will confirm your requirements and outline the proposed start date and project timeline Whilst on site We work to minimise disruption and include an environmentally responsible clean up; Follow Occupational Health and Safety guidelines. Provide Thorough professional preparation.  Use of Dulux Premium products and following application guidelines recommended by Dulux. Provide a quality finish that we will both be proud of. Managing the Environment AJ Cochrane & Sons is committed to adopting painting practices that are friendly to the environment. Our program includes the following: Compliance with legislation Compliance with air and noise quality guidelines Adopting safe waste management practices Providing environmental training for our staff so that they understand the impact of their actions Provide staff with equipment that is environmentally friendly Use the Envirowash System to ensure efficient water use and appropriate cleaning of brushes and paint equipment The use of environmentally friendly paint products with low odour formulation such as Dulux EnvirO2, a premium paint product with low volatile organic compounds We were Master Painter’s Enviropainter of the Year 2011 & 2012 Why Choose A DULUX Accredited Painter? Dulux Accredited Painters are specially selected based on strict recruitment criteria including workmanship and reliability. All Dulux Accredited Painters use Dulux premium paints, personally sign an ethical and professional standards document, comply with all safety regulations and hold a minimum of $5 million public liability insurance. It all adds up to a quality job that will add value to your home. Skilled Painters: Dulux Accredited Painters are specially selected by Dulux for their superior skills and their commitment to the painting industry. This commitment ensures that they engage in proper quality assurance practices. Reliability: Dulux Accredited Painters are reliable and will turn up on time or telephone you. Their reputation is important to them, another reason why they have been selected by Dulux. Quality Workmanship: Using premium quality Dulux paints is another indication that your Dulux Accredited Painter is a quality painter. The pride they take in their workmanship leads to a quality job and customer satisfaction. Locally Owned: A.J.Cochrane is a locally owned painting business that has been painting in Perth since 1933. Environmentally Conscious: Dulux Accredited Painters are committed to adopting practices that are friendly to the environment including: Compliance with environmental legislation; Compliance with air and noise quality guidelines; Adopting friendly waste management practices; Safe and responsible clean up of brushes and paint equipment; The use of environmentally friendly paint products with low odour formulation such as Dulux Envir02, a premium paint product with low VOC (upon request).