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Company Profile

For more than 25 years, the Patane Group of Companies has been dedicated to one common goal: “To provide our customers with quality equipment, dependable service, and competitive prices.” Genuine customer satisfaction has earned us the reputation of being Australia’s leading dealer in the heavy equipment industry.

All Inclusive Inventory

The Southern Tool + Equipment range of construction, agricultural and mining attachments and machinery is among the largest in Australia. We pride ourselves in being a ‘one-stop-shop’, stocking a large range of top quality accessories, attachments and spare parts. Our sales staff are a team of professionals dedicated to servicing your needs.

Reputable Brands

We stock and sell only the best and most reputable attachments and machinery brands. Our customers insist on the highest quality products, delivered at the most competitive prices, all backed by the best sales staff nationwide. As your supplier of choice, we pledge to deliver premium service, sell a product of the highest quality and earn your trust and respect.

Mission Statement

To be recognised as the leading supplier of attachments and machinery to the construction, agricultural and mining equipment related industries. We aim to be respected throughout the industry as a company of integrity with genuine concern for the success of our customers and employees. Our mission is to maintain our reputation for innovation and market leadership.

Our Goals

To continue as the market leader in our industry, by providing clients with the benefits of volume wholesale selling and low cost door-to-door delivery Australia Wide via a specialised delivery network. The Southern Tool + Equipment business model is based on Minimal Margins x Volume Selling + Larger Turnover = Value for the Customer. Our guarantee: we don’t match prices, we beat them.

Employment Opportunities

As a locally owned and operated company, we are committed to building long-term relationships with our customers and employees. That commitment is reflected in the way that we continuously invest in our people and technology. We offer competitive compensation, ongoing training and a dynamic work experience that is both challenging and rewarding. You will have the opportunity to grow with our company.


Our head office is conveniently located just off the Ipswich Motorway in the Darra/Richlands area. The Southern Tool + Equipment industry leading Sales Yard Facility occupies 6500 square metres, in addition to our numerous depot locations available throughout Australia. Our commitment is to provide a first class in-store customer experience. Stop by to check out our selection of quality products and services.

What can we do for you ?

At Southern Tool + Equipment we know that our success depends on the satisfaction of our clients. Our reputation is built on quality, professionalism, trust and respect. These are the cornerstones of our success.

We strive to be your supplier of choice. We are pioneers and trailblazers that have emerged as an industry leader in suppling only the best quality construction attachments and machinery.

Need it fast? We know how important time is in the heavy equipment industry. Order and pay securely online and we can deliver your attachments directly to your jobsite.

Whether you have an excavator, skid steer, tractor, telehandler, backhoe or bulldozer – we’ve got you covered. Our extensive product range includes full spare parts support for all attachments sold and serviced by Southern Tool + Equipment.

We offer a secure and reliable all-in-one payment solution. You can have the confidence all payments are securely processed through eWAY Australia or Paypal Secure Payment Checkout. We safeguard our payment gateways in real time with antivirus technology to help keep your business safer.

We use state-of-the-art construction equipment technologies, perform in-house demos and have extensive testing capabilities. We have nurtured a culture of innovation, and as a result, our team is recognised for its experience in providing your business with the knowledge it needs, at every stage of the project.

Our employees understand that ethical conduct and social responsibility is essential when servicing our customers. We uphold the highest levels of integrity and fairness in all that we do.