About the Australian Cleaning & Restoration Academy

We believe in teaching hands on training techniques that can be used in your everyday business; giving you on-the-job confidence and the knowledge you need to accelerate your business and earnings potential.
— Garry Carroll & Lorelle McCulloch

With over 20 years in the cleaning and restoration industry Garry Carroll has developed his expertise and knowledge base through training and his personal desire to embrace new technology and cleaning and restoration techniques.


Structural drying training through Steve Swan IICRC, Kurt Bolden/Rachael Adams- Hydra lab IICRC, Chuck Dewalt American Drying Institute ADI, Robert Spencer British Damage Management Association BDMA, Ernie Storer Inject-dry Systems, A Master Textile Cleaner and Restorer through the IICRC, Master Rug Cleaning Technician training through Aaron Groseclose and Ellen Amirkhan. Trained with Bridgepoint systems and Piranha marketing.

Together, Garry Carroll and Lorelle McCulloch successfully operated and managed one of the largest Cleaning & Restoration companies in South East Queensland, Australia during 1995-2015. Building the business from 1 vehicle to the largest business in the industry in South East Queensland.

We offer our customers real life knowledge & experience which enable you to change your thinking on how you can improve your customer experience which will improve your business.

What we are up to


Garry Carroll founder of the Australian Cleaning & Restoration Academy

I went from 1 van to 10 vans in 3 years breaking 1 million in year 1, 1.5 million in year 2 and 2 million in year 3 expanding into the Gold Coast and Northern NSW.
— Garry Carroll

Our Alliance Partners

Carmen Low, ACRA Partner - Australian Cleaning & Restoration Academy

Carmen Low

Carmen Low is an integral part of our training academy bringing great business and life coaching. Carmen has worked closely with our businesses for a number of years and is very good at helping you to become clearer in your goals and dreams. She can really help you to become a better leader.

Nathan Starr, ACRA Partner - Australian Cleaning & Restoration Academy

Nathan Starr

Nathan and his father Roland have been involved in insuring our industry for over 20 years. Nathan is heavily involved and understands everything we need to insure our equipment and our businesses getting the best deal possible. Nathan offers a great knowledge of the local insurance market, as well as Australia wide.

tkm Accountants, ACRA Partner - Australian Cleaning & Restoration Academy

TKM Accountants

TKM Accountants is located on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast and offers a complete range of services including: Accounting, Taxation, Business Advisory and Superannuation. We also assist you with unique requirements such as business structures and Self-Managed Superannuation Funds.

Sibylle-Marxgut, On Port 80 Web Design, ACRA Partner, Brisbane, Australia

Sibylle Marxgut

On Port 80 Web Design is helping businesses design and setup their online presence such as websites, online shops, email and communication systems, social media, apps and more. We know how to match IT tools to my clients as well as how to set priorities and ensure your online presence works for you.