Our Staff

Aaron Shattock


Aaron Shattock

Aaron is a former AFL player having played for the Brisbane Lions from 1999-2004, during this time he was a member of the 2002 premiership side! He then played for Port Adelaide from 2005-2006 and is now involved with the Labrador Tigers as a committee member and mid-field coach.
Aaron started his carpentry apprenticeship whilst playing for Brisbane part time, he then went on to complete his Diploma of Building and became a qualified builder in 2012.
“I started out building houses and renovations, more recently I've been site supervising on big commercial projects such as the new Gold Coast Hospital” said Aaron.
Aaron, his partner Claire and their three kids have lived on the Gold Coast for 7 years. In their spare time you can find them at the beach or on a family camping trip!



“You get to meet a variety of different people working in the building industry, I have enjoyed building relationships with my suppliers, trades and clients over the years. But one of the best aspects of my job is seeing the clients face when they walk into their new home!”

- Aaron Shattock

Todd Featherstone

Site Supervisor

Todd Featherstone

Todd has been working in the building & construction industry for the past 12 years. He hasextensive experience in all types of home renovations. As an apprentice & in the first few years as a tradesman, Todd worked on a lot of high end homes. He has also had his own carpentry crew for 6 years.

Todd’s role with Smith & Sons Gold Coast North is site supervisor, he ensures everything is running smoothly onsite and updates Aaron with the progress and if any issues arise.




“My favourite thing about working in the building industry is being able to see the transformation of jobs, whether  the project is a new build or renovation. It is also very rewarding seeing how happy clients are with our work.”

– Todd Featherstone


Matthew Daniel

Leading Apprentice

Matthew Daniel

Matt has 4 years’ experience in the building and construction industry. Prior to joiningSmith & Sons he had worked for a skilled carpenter for 2 ½ years, where he gained plenty of experience & learnt a variety of skills from new frames to pergolas.

Matt is currently undertaking his Carpentry Apprenticeship with Smith & Sons Gold Coast North. His role involves assisting the carpenters on site with any carpentry and building work. He is still learning about the building game and working on growing his confidence within the work force.



“My favourite thing about working in the building industry would have to be seeing the finished product.”

– Matthew Daniel