Get to Know Us

At Status Signs we believe that effective signage starts with thought and creativity.


Located in Cairns, North Queensland, Status Signs is a locally owned business that is recognised as the premier choice.

Over the seventeen years, Status Signs has built an experienced team of signage designers, manufacturers and installers. This hardworking team is critical to Status Signs' success in servicing a growing list of clients throughout North Queensland. Status Signs has the capability to manufacture in-house, giving us greater control in maintaining our service standards and quality. Status Signs proudly manufactures the widest range of products, from simple printed decals, banners, billboards, car signage, to corporate signage and custom signs.  We are specialists in retail signage, outdoor signage that will withstand our tropical climate, and designing led digital signs that will enhance any business. We welcome the opportunity to work with new business ventures or re-launch existing brands.

From concept development through to construction and installation, Status Signs has the ability, technology, and the edge on creativity to deliver exceptional signage solutions for your business.



A little about our History


Status Signs has been operating since 1990 and over the years has developed a strong relationship with many loyal clients.

Established to fill the need for a professional and forward thinking signage supplier in North Queensland, Status Signs see their role as providing a quality product and superior advice on all aspects of signage to enhance both the appearance and the performance of their clients’ businesses.

The company is regarded nationally as a specialist in signage design and construction, having won ELEVEN national awards, and working with the nation's industry experts.

In early 2010, Status Signs moved into new premises on Cairns' busy Southern Access Road. The easy to access location provides a massive workshop space, as well as comfortable offices, showroom and a private meeting space.

In a challenging and fast paced industry, Status Signs has continued to excel, and is now established as one of Queensland's leading sign companies.

With smart investments in technology, equipment, staffing and training, Status Signs is positioned to continue to lead the market in signage for many years.





Our vision, our mission and our core values guide us in everything we do at Status Signs. These statements are not just words on a page - they are acted out every day by Status Signs employees.




Our Vision is to be at the forefront of signage innovation, exceeding industry standards throughout Queensland and beyond.

We aim to do this by utilising the most efficient productive tools available, in conjunction with our talented workforce, to present our clients brand and offer with strong, bold, emotive signage surpassing their expectations.

Simply, our mantra is to be the best we can be.





Our Mission is to provide our clients with exceptional signage with the highest quality products, service and expertise enhancing their business profile.





  • Deliver Amazing Service
  • Offer our Expertise
  • Commitment to Continuous Improvement
  • Build a Positive Team Environment
  • Embrace Creativity & Innovation
  • Love what we do

Reasons to work with us

We are Locally Owned & Operated

Status Signs has been around since the early 90's with humble beginnings before developing into a Full In house Sign Manufacturer



We have Sales Consultants

Our clients are busy people. They want to deal with a trained signage consultant who is business like, organised, and who can genuinely offer advice on how to market and present their business image. Every client has a sales consultant appointed to their account who will oversee all signage projects.



We have 3 In-House Graphic Designers

Our Sales Consultants work closely with our Graphic Designers to create branding that gets noticed.



We are always Changing

The Sign Industry is forever changing with technology always advancing. We like to keep up with current trends.



We have the Experience

From design, project management through to production and installation, our staff, lead by our General Manager Rhys Carmady, has seen and done it all.  We bring together a combination of knowledge, training and qualifications. We know how to deliver whether it's a large long term project, or a last minute promotion.



We know what it takes to succeed

We know what it takes to rise to the top, and stay there. The manager's of Status Signs has spent the last ten years riding the ups and downs of operating a small business. We have a large network of suppliers, clients and advocates who throw their weight of support behind us, a great brand with high awareness in our target market, solid financial performance and a happy and cohesive team of employees.



We do everything in house

Our workshop is fully equipped with all the latest technology and tools to create your signage right here in Cairns. This ensures quicker turnaround times and the ability to invite you into our workshop to see the progress of your sign, as well as having full control on the output of your signage.



We have the Qualifications

Our Staff are Trade Qualified, with certificates in:

  • Signwriting
  • Boilermaking (Metal Fabrication)
  • Spray Painting
  • Graphic Design
  • Printing
  • Carpentry

We train our staff with the latest application techniques and are part of the Avery Dennison Specialist Installer Program.


We are Award Winners

Status Signs are Proud Recipients of ELEVEN National Awards from the Australian Sign & Graphic Association in Sign Design and Production.

Every 2 years The Australian Signs & Graphics Associations holds an award ceremony with 15 - 20 categories handing out a Gold, Silver or Bronze award. That is about 50 awards that given out every 2 years through out Australia and we have received 11 in the last 10 years against 500+ competing sign companies! Click here to see our award winnings signs

Contact Info


07 4035 5120

58 Comport Street, Portsmith QLD 4870

PO Box 764, Bungalow QLD 4870

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