Pamo Industries

Hamish and Jo Govan • Ballarat

Jo and Hamish Govan are passionate about timber and furniture. They take something old and worn (and sometimes destined for the tip) and give it some much-needed tender loving care.

Pamo Industries have been at the forefront of up-cycling and the revitalisation of furniture right in Ballarat, launching in 2011 from humble beginnings in their backyard shed to a workshop and showroom in Ballarat’s historic Morley Mill.

The Govans believe in sustainability, and this reflects in their business, as they painstakingly take piece after piece of worn furniture and turn it into something that could be used and loved for many more years to come.

When you have a special piece of furniture that needs repair or restoration, you want to place your trust in someone that will apply the same care and attention to detail that you would yourself. By placing your trust with Pamo Industries, you are supporting a small business, assisting our society into becoming more circular and supporting the use of recyclable materials.

Watch how Pamo Industries built up their small business and the lessons they learned along the way.


“The best recycling is reuse and it requires minimum energy to restore something. I’m prolonging that life by restoring it and fixing it and let it be loved for another 100 years.”

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