History

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  • 1969

    Don Kyatt & Frank Hutchinson begin 'Don Kyatt Spare Parts' at 2 Wren Road, Moorabbin.

  • 1972

    Move to 175 Chesterville Road, Moorabbin. Eddie Joins Don and Frank as a thrid partner.

  • 1973

    Move next door to 177-179 Chesterville Road, Moorabin. Still there today.

  • 1974

    West Melbourne Branch established in Stanley Street.

  • 1979

    Jim Dean starts working with Frank in West Melbourne.

  • 1980

    Frank, Don and Eddie split the company three ways, to operate as separate companies. Eddie nows moves to Brisbane, operating Don Kyatt Spare Parts QLD independently as a truck parts company.

  • 1982

    Frank purchases Roden Street West Melbourne facility - to become DK's home for 31 years.

  • 1983

    First interstate Branch opens in South Australia.

  • 1986

    First international Branch opens in New Zealand.

  • 1988

    Syndey Branch opens.

  • 1989

    Frank purchases Moorabbin Branch back from Don.

  • 1991

    Don Kyatt passes away.

  • 1992

    Perth Branch opens.

  • 1993

    Sunshine State Spare Parts (QLD) opens.

  • 1996

    Flashlube Pty Ltd purchased from Wolfgang Kluenner.

  • 2004

    Alice Springs Branch opens.

  • 2005

    South Pacific region is opened in Fiji - Suva.

  • 2008

    Darwin Branch opens. Terrain Tamer and Flashlube sold into five continents worldwide.

  • 2009

    Don Kyatt Europe Warehouse opens in France.

  • 2012

    Second Fiji Branch opens in Nadi.

  • 2013

    Head Office relocates to 32,100sqm facility in Tottenham, complete with 4WD Test Track.

  • 2014

    Tasmanian Branch opens.

  • 2018

    Fist Papua New Guinea Branch opens in Port Moresby.

  • 2019

    Second Pap New Guinea Branch opens in Lae.

  • 2020

    South Africa Branch opens.