We at CJD Equipment remain committed to do our utmost to provide our valued customers with the best possible service.

1974

Company Founded

Formed in 1974 by current directors, Ron Rafferty and Rob Jowett, CJD began its journey selling and servicing the full range of Chamberlain and John Deere industrial and agricultural equipment.

1974
1974
1975

Appointed White Truck Dealer For WA

1975
1981

Appointed OSA\Kockums Distributor For Australia

1981
1984

Kenworth Joins The Fold

CJD’s transport offering started gathering momentum in 1984 when CJD was appointed the Kenworth Truck Dealer for Western Australia.

1984
1984
1985

Appointed Scat Truck Dealer For WA

1985
1986

Albury Branch Opens.

Appointed Furukawa Wheel Loader Dealer For WA

1986
1991

Appointed Timberjack National Distributor For Australia

1991
1992

Volvo & CJD Equipment Partnering For Tomorrow

CJD’s equipment portfolio expanded in 1992 when CJD was appointed the Volvo Construction Equipment Dealer for WA.

1992
1992
1992

Appointed National Distributor For Peterson Recycler & Chippers

1992
1995

CJD Equipment Celebrates 21st Birthday

1995
1996

Kalgoorlie Branch Opens

1996
1999

Appointed Volvo Construction Equipment Dealer For VIC, QLD & TAS

Melbourne, Brisbane, Launceston, Bunbury and Mackay Branches Open.

1999
1999
2000

Volvo Reaches New South Wales

Appointed Volvo Construction Equipment Dealer for NSW.

Truck Offering Expands In Tasmania

Appointed Mitsubishi Fuso Dealer for Tasmania.

2000
2000
2001

CJD Appointed National Distributor For Volvo Construction Equipment

2001
2001
2002

CJD Welcomes DAF Trucks To The Fold

Appointed DAF Truck Dealer for Western Australia.

2002
2002
2004

CJD Equipment’s 30th Birthday

2004
2004

Newcastle Branch Opens

2004
2005

Purpose Built Trucks Facility Opens In WA

2005
2005
2008

Kenworth DAF Dealer Tasmania

Appointed Kenworth and DAF Dealer for Tasmania.

2008
2008
2008

Albany & Dandenong Branches Open

2008
2009

Port Hedland Branch Opens

2009
2010

Appointed National Distributor For SDLG Construction Equipment

2010
2010
2010

Geraldton Branch Opens.

2010
2013

Volvo Rents

Commenced Operations of Volvo Rents Business.

2013
2013
2014

Kenworth DAF Dealer For NT

CJD Appointed Kenworth and DAF Dealer in the Northern Territory.

2014
2014
2014

CJD Equipment’s 40th Birthday

2014
2018

Paclease Truck Rental

Appointed PacLease Dealer for Western Australia, Northern Territory and Tasmania.

Isuzu Trucks

Appointed Isuzu Dealer for the Northern Territory.

2018
2018
2019

Sunshine Coast Isuzu

Appointed Sunshine Coast Isuzu Dealer in Queensland.

CJD Equipment Burnie

Burnie Branch opens in Tasmania.

2019
2019

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Celebrating 50 Years of Success In the Industry

February 8, 2024

“During February 2024, CJD Equipment, a proudly Western Australian, privately owned organisation celebrate its 50th year in operation”. From humble beginnings at the Guildford location, with 28 willing staff on board whom shared the vision of founders Ron Rafferty and Rob Jowett, the legacy began. 50 years later, with nearly 600 dedicated members of staff across 23 national locations, the legacy continues. Rafferty and Jowett first met as part of the sales team of Chamberlain Industries,…

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