Painting 101 - Colorbond Fence Colours

Once applying and obtaining a permit to build your fence and after permission has been granted, the fun stuff begins. Colorbond fence has many colours available for customers to choose from. Below a definitive list of the most popular colours has been written to help you with your fencing needs and the inspiration behind the colours.

Colorbond fencing colours are inspired by the Australian landscape and have 14 different fencing options and 22 colours to choose from which have been produced to represent colours of Australian. Choosing the colours of fencing is difficult with so many options, either wanting something bold or something that blends in with the landscaping there is a colour for you. Any colour that is chosen will ensure a beautiful and durable fence.

Colorbond fencing is an affordable and hard-wearing fence that has been tested under Australia's harshest weather conditions. Colorbond fencing is non-combustible and corrosion-free making it a reliable choice.

Popular Colorbond fencing colours

Woodland Grey

Woodland grey encompasses the olive green leaves of tea trees along the coastline, eucalyptus green, cool green forest, mossy boulders and ferns found on mountains. Different shades of grey and charcoal have been very trendy at the moment, as it creates a contemporary feel without clashing harshly with the natural landscaping. While it is a darker colour, it is not as harsh as a full black fence would be in contrast to its surroundings.


Ironstone consists of purple-grey hues of stormy skies, distant mountains mixed with the natural beauty of the coastal regions. Being another great alternative to plain black Ironstone is a more intensive charcoal colour compared to Woodland Grey. Ironstone is the perfect chosen colour for homeowners to soften the harsh city landscape with a deep purple-grey fence.



Domain creates a fresh, cool feel to any backyard, being neutral and shared with soft hints of warmth. Drawing richness of heritage colours and darker materials. Domain is the most popular choice of all the colorbond colours due to its subtle colour which will be featured in modern homes which have a classic colour scheme.

Pale Eucalypt

This colour is probably the most Australian colour of all as the colour reflects the Australian gum and tea tree.  It has a gentle, muted hue that captures the essence of Australian flora. Pale Eucalypt would complement any Australian home as the colorbond steel fencing would blend with the outside nature.

Shale Grey

Shale Grey is inspired by pale grey pebbles reflecting the sun, the grey mist rising from the ocean waves as well as the silver-grey leaves of native flora. Shale Grey colorbond steel fencing would ensure lovely colour tones for building fences and the actual product colours would complement the natural landscaping.

Deep Ocean

Deep Ocean is a conservative yet appealing colour that mimics the richness and depth of the ocean as well as the vast blue haze of distant mountain ranges. Varying light conditions will illuminate the depth of the steel fencing and its chosen colour in contrast to the green tones found in the garden.


BlueScope Steel

BlueScope steel limited is a provider of innovative steel materials, products, systems and technologies headquartered in Australia. They are one of the world's leading manufacturers of painted and coated steel products. BlueScope Steel fencing is made from colorbond steel, as BlueScope is Australia's premier steel building products manufacturer, for trusted fencing brands such as Colorbond.


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