4231 Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

4231 Hardware and Building Supplies Retailing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in retailing hardware or building supplies.

Primary activities

  • Carpenters’ tool retailing
  • Cement retailing
  • Ceramic floor tile retailing
  • Garden tool retailing
  • Hardware retailing
  • Lacquer retailing
  • Lawn mower retailing
  • Lock retailing
  • Mineral turpentine retailing
  • Nail retailing
  • Paint retailing
  • Plumbers’ fittings retailing
  • Plumbers’ tools retailing
  • Timber retailing
  • Tool retailing
  • Wallpaper retailing
  • Woodworking tool retailing


Units mainly engaged in:

  • wholesaling builders’ hardware or supplies (except plumbing supplies) are included in Class 3339 Other Hardware Goods Wholesaling; and
  • wholesaling timber are included in Class 3331 Timber Wholesaling.
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