A little about us...

Our aim is for our customers and insurance assessors to have a positive experience in our workshop. To this end NBSR combines the latest technology with the highest standards of workmanship from its tradesmen with a combined 180 years of automotive repair experience, to deliver quality repairs and paint refinishing for our customers in Wollongbar, Alstonville, Wardell, Ballina, Lennox Heads, Byron Bay and beyond.

Neil Chalker

Proprietor at North Ballina Smash Repairs, Neil has 50 years experience as tradesman in Panel & Paint work. Neil was previously proprietor at Fyshwick Panel & Paint for 17 years, before moving north.

Siobhan Kean

Office Manager, with 3 years experience in the industry, including PPG quoting system & office maintenance. Certificates include Business Administration Cert III, First Aid Certificate, MYOB & MYOB Payroll, ORM and Ntar quoting experience.

Rodney Mann

Foreman, Tradesman Spray Painter with 50 year’s experience in the automotive industry. Has represented the industry in a number of different rolls over the years including PPG Paint rep, Dulux representative and has owned and run a successful spray painting business.

Andrew Fenson

3rd year Apprentice Panel Beater, Andrew is a rising star in the industry with certificates in I-CAR courses and a wonderful work ethic.


Jason Tomlinson

Tradesman Panel Beater with 14 year’s experience, Jason’s enthusiasm for the industry makes him a passionate tradesman in every job he does. Hard working and dedicated to the job Jason has worked on a wide range of vehicles from Caravans to Hotrods.


Community Minded

At North Ballina Smash Repairs, we recognise that we would be nothing if not for the community we serve. We are proud sponsors of the BIALA Special School, the Queanbeyan Blues Masters Junior NRL Club and the Ballina Sea Eagles Soccer Club. We are also proud to give generously to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter program, keeping an important service that saves lives in operation, as well as the Variety Children's Charity. We're more than happy to give back to a community that's given to us.