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Weststar Prestige Paint & Panel

Weststar Prestige Paint & Panel is a family owned and operated business founded by the late John Kolich in 1972. With the sudden passing of John in 2009 the business continued operation under the supervision of his sons Brad and James and daughter Ashleigh.

The mantle of Dealer Principal was undertaken by Brad who has ensured the company continues to uphold its long standing reputation of over 40 years in the Industry by providing high quality repairs and service to its clients.

Our staff undertake continued specialised training and have access to the highest quality tooling. In conjunction with this and the significant investment made to our state of the art facilities, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide repairs to the highest standards with attention to detail.

Our company goal is to be the most successful and innovative work provider in the Industry. With the continued support from our long standing customer base and Industry acknowledgment, we can be assured of meeting our goal and delivering a service second to none.

Industry Awards and Achievements

  • 2014 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Best New Shop Victoria
  • 2015 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Best Large Shop Victoria
  • 2015 - Paint and Panel Bodyshop Awards Rising Star Award for Brad Kolich (Dealer Principal)
  • 2015 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Best Large Shop in Australia
  • 2019 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Best Medium Shop Victoria
  • 2019 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Business Excellence Award Australia
  • 2019 - Paint & Panel Bodyshop Awards Best Medium Shop Australia

We are a recommended repairer for the following Insurance companies:

  • RACV
  • QBE
  • AAMI
  • YOUI
  • Commonwealth Insurance
  • Auto & General
  • GIO
  • APIA
  • SHANNONS