The ‘Awards for Excellence’ is an opportunity for painters to showcase their projects from the smallest decorative wall to multi storey projects. The awards are open to both members and non-members of the Master Painters Australia Association Inc. The awards are administered by Master Painters Australia Association Inc. 

Finalists in each category are chosen by the judges from the entries received. Site inspections are conducted by the members of the Judging Panel of the Finalist projects and then following scoring by the judges against the nominated criteria a winner of the category is determined.

Jay Duggin has won numerous awards of Excellence for his contribution to the industry:
2012 Channel 9 young achiever awards – young tradesman of the year semi finalist
2012 Channel 9 young achiever awards – small business semi finalist
2012 Messenger local business awards – semi finalist
2013 MPA awards of excellence – Best new home under 20k
2014 MPA awards of excellence – Finalist new home under 20k
2014 MPA awards of excellence – Highly commended residential repaint
2016 MPA awards of excellence – Best new home under 20k
2016 MPA awards of excellence – Finalist new home over 20k
2018 MPA awards of excellence – Highly commended Residential Repaint Interior
2018 MPA awards of excellence – Finalist Residential repaint Exterior & Interior
2018 MPA awards of excellence – Finalist New home over 20k

Jay prides himself on providing high quality workmanship for which he has been deservedly awarded.


Jay Duggin has a strong sense of community and he knows that Sponsors are an important part of any event, function, sporting group or association providing much needed support.

We are proud team sponsors of
West Lakes SMOSH Football Club.

Jay continues to help nurture the spirit of sportsmanship and fitness among South Australia’s youth.


I would highly recommend Jay Duggin and his painting team. Their quality, knowledge, professionalism and eye for detail is exceptional. The team is always approachable, flexible and accommodating which are important attributes for us as a custom builder. Painting is a very integral finishing trade in our industry and we only use a handful of the best – Jay Duggin Painting is one of these.

Brett Filsell

Managing Director, BTF Constructions

Jay and his team did an amazing job on our house we couldn’t recommend them highly enough… they went above and beyond. Our house has been completely transformed and looks amazing. Thank you so much Jay.

Shelagh Stanbridge

Glenelg SA

Jay and his team painted the front of my old house in Semaphore and I couldn’t be happier. Professional, friendly, reliable and outstanding workmanship.

Will recommend to anyone.



We would like to thank Jay and the team at Jay Duggin Painting for their professional, high quality and reliable workmanship on all our houses built so far.  We strive for the highest quality finishes in all our houses we build and Jay Duggin Painting always meets and exceeds our requirements. 

We feel as if we can completely trust Jay with any work we throw at him and know he, with his team, will always perform. He has won multiple awards through the Master Painters Association for the work he has down on some of our houses, so that speaks for itself. 

We will continue to use Jay Duggin Painting for all our painting needs in the future and can happily recommend him to any job, big or small.

Emile Ellens

Supervisor, SV Built Pty Ltd

Many thanks for what has been truly impressive service. From a prompt response to the email request, to meeting me after hours for a quote, providing a quote within hours and understanding my need to get more quotes, to getting the jobs so quickly. I simply could not fault any part of this transaction. Your staff have been respectful of my property, left everything clean and tidy, and were most helpful whenever I came across them. Please express my gratitude to them for being so professional.

As you know, I’ve already provided your details to a colleague and will be doing the same again in the future.


North Haven SA

What a great job Jay – thank you. Now I hear the whole street is looking for your painting expertise but that’s understandable as the work stands as an immediate recommendation.

Sandra Coopman

Port Adelaide SA

Hello Jay.

We wanted to thank you for the professional painting service that we received.

We found yourself, Mark, Andy, Chris and your team to be friendly, efficient, clean and all had great communication skills. They kept us up to date during the entire process. We added little jobs along the way and your team were happy to assist with any of our needs.

You run a fantastic company Jay and have great team of guys.

Please pass on our thanks to them all…

Thank you so much, we are so happy with the way our home looks.

Ann Marie & Michael Loch

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