Private smash repairs Canberra

Have you had a bump, or require crash or smash repairs, but don’t intend to go through your insurer? There are all sorts of reasons why, in some cases, it may be cheaper or more practical to get smash repairs completed privately. From losing a No Claims Bonus (NCB) discount on your insurance through to the excess on your policy being greater than the cost of the repair, sometimes private smash repairs Canberra customers can depend on are the best solution. We are an independent garage with nearly four decades of experience in repairing vehicles involved in accidents or smashes. Whether the damage is significant or slight, you can rely on us to put it right for you.

No job too big or small

Frequently we get asked to work on private smash repairs Canberra motorists have experienced because they are too slight to warrant an insurance claim. We are happy to iron out minor dents and bodywork bumps, as well as complete a partial respray if needed. At the other end of the scale, if you have a truck or car that’s suffered significant damage, we will work with you to find the most cost-effective way of getting it back on the road.

Comprehensive assessment of your repair options

We understand that cost is almost always a consideration for our private smash repairs Canberra clients. Before starting work, we will do a complete assessment of the damage and come up with a range of options, along with FREE, no-obligation quotes. This gives you the information needed to make the decisions that are right for you and your budget. Our aim is to provide an exceptional service and great results for a fair, honest price. If we feel that your vehicle is too damaged for an economical repair, we will tell you!

Courtesy car, convenient location and more

We are a family-owned and operated company, located on the outskirts of Canberra’s CBD. When you use us, you can expect to receive high-quality workmanship, regular updates on your vehicle and a courtesy car whilst yours is being fixed. Our goal is to always go the extra mile for our customers- no matter what make or model your vehicle may be, how old it is or its condition, we will do our best to give it a whole new lease of life.

Our efficient body repair process ensures that your car gets back on the road as soon as possible.

Collection or Delivery 

Once your damaged vehicle is collected by our towing service or delivered by a vehicle recovery company, all your details are recorded by our friendly administrative team.

Courtesy Car service

According to your insurance policy, you may be eligible for a courtesy car. If this is not the case then Marko Body Repairs Canberra will accommodate you with a vehicle that suits your requirements or help you to arrange a rental so that we take the stress out of the whole ordeal. We will explain all the details to you at the time.

Repair Quote

A member of our fully qualified repair team will accurately assess the damage to your vehicle and provide you with a damage report that explains in detail all the repairs that are necessary which comply with your specific car insurance companies requirements. Marko Body Repairs Canberra will be happy to answer any questions regarding this stage of the process.


With your consent and/or compliance with your insurance companies requirements, we will commence repairs to your vehicle. Fully qualified technicians will repair the damage done,dismantling parts as required and replacing with new parts if irreparable.  You will be notified of the part replacement costs. Inspections will be carried out by a certified assessor as soon as the repairs have been made to ensure a speedy approval.



Once your repairs have been quality assured, Marko Body Repairs Canberra prepare your car for painting. We will match your cars paint colour as closely as possible using state of the art equipment and finish the job to a very high standard. You won’t believe your eyes!


During the assembly process all new and repaired parts are refitted and checked for realignment and operation according to the manufacture and any resets that are compulsory are carried out. Relative to the the repair, further checks are carried out, for example, lights, fluid levels, tyre pressures, wheel torques, etc, to ensure that all our work meets our quality standards.

Delivery or Collection

Once your vehicle has been repaired, our friendly staff will contact you to organise its collection or delivery. Whether you are at home or at work, Marko Body Repairs Canberra will endeavour to reunite you with your vehicle at a time that best suits your schedule!


If you find yourself stranded after a crash or collision call Marko Body Repairs Canberra and organise a tow. We can tow all cars and vans and light trucks too, just be sure to inform us of the vehicle you want towed and we will endeavour to accommodate you.

Chips & Scratches

Don’t get vexed about unsightly stone chips and scratches that are caused by everyday use. Using the latest technology to accurately match your vehicles paint colour, we are able to eliminate any blemishes. We can match more than 50 thousand colours in house which dramatically reduces the time your vehicle spends in our workshop.


Buff & Polish

Although our buff & polish service comes as part of any chips & scratches repair service, it is something which is often overlooked as a specific service on its own!It’s amazing how rejuvenated your vehicle can look with a simple buff & polish. Be rid of those unattractive colour fades that make your car look old and weathered! Our buff & polish service is carried out with the utmost attention to detail to ensure that your vehicle is transformed into that near-new look.