50 YEARS IN BUSINESS
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Oaten’s has come a long way. From humble beginnings in 1973, Oaten’s has evolved into a modern 2002m² showroom which boasts one of the largest displays of exclusive fine furniture and household products between Port Macquarie and Tweed Heads.
Family-owned and operated, the Oaten’s team has a strong reputation across the Northern Rivers region for their service and knowledge.
1973 | Bill & Colleen opened the Kyogle Appliance Centre, selling electrical appliances.
1979 | The business expanded into furniture
1979 | Moved business to the Roxy Theatre building in Geneva Street. Bill & Colleen owned the Roxy for about 5 years.
1980 | Opens a store at Casino Fair in Walker Street. W.A. OATEN PTY LTD – trading as Oaten’s
1980 | Bill was joined by his older brother, Earl who lived in Casino.
1981 | Mark (second child), joined his father in the family business after finishing school.
1983 | Moved the Casino store from Casino Fair to 150-152 Canterbury Street Casino.
1984 | Moved the store in Kyogle from the Roxy Theatre the to the Main Street in Kyogle.
1987 | The Kyogle business was moved completely to the Casino.
1989 | Bill & Colleen bought the land and building at 150-152 Canterbury Street Casino.
2003 | A major remodelling project doubled the showroom floor to 2000m2 making Oaten’s home to one of the largest displays of fine furniture and quality household goods from Port Macquarie to Tweed Heads.
2023 | Celebrate 50 years of business.