About The P.A. People

The P.A. People is a specialist integrator and contractor in sound reinforcement, audio visual systems, performance lighting and production communications. Over its 40 year history the company has developed a reputation as a leader in these fields, understanding the rigours of working in a design construct environment and working with other trades and services to ensure delivery of a fully integrated package.

The P.A. People is independent, Australian-owned and Sydney-based, and operates locally, nationally and globally. Its activities are divided into three operational groups: Sales, Hire Service; Installed Systems; and Event Communications. Team members include technical and design officers, qualified tradespeople, and engineering and assembly personnel backed by support staff to provide complete permanent or temporary turnkey solutions.

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Meet the team

Chris Dodds
Chris DoddsDirector
For over thirty years Chris Dodds has led conceptual design and execution for major projects – specialising in large scale ‘design and construct’ contracts involving innovation and leading edge technology. The company is client-focussed and Chris leads The P.A. People team in delivering fit-for-purpose design and performance outcomes.
Jeff Vilensky
Jeff VilenskyManager - Administration
With many years in Finance and Administration management, Jeff understands and leads key customer and supplier relationships. His team supports the Company’s departments and suppliers to maintain trusted, solid working relationships and improved practice.
Karen Jones
Karen JonesManager - Sales Hire Service
With a broad client-base spanning schools, corporate, transport to churches, stadiums and parliaments – Karen and her team of skilled technicians are focussed on customer relationships and service. With Sydney’s longest-running pro-audio showroom, with products for sale and hire – her capable team are committed to finding solutions, explaining how products work and how to assist you with maintenance and service.
Brett Steele
Brett SteeleManager - Installed Systems
Installed Systems is about providing the right solution to meet the needs of customers, many of these have had multiple projects completed over several years. Brett has personal experience in this industry of 30+ years – and with his team of designers, engineers and installers, delivers solutions in venues ranging from large stadiums, sports precincts and town halls, to churches, theatres and transport terminals.

Installed Systems Brochure

Case Studies

Case Studies

Event Communications Brochure

Santa Sabina

“The quality of the technical expertise and support I have been given from the time of design and installation of each new system through to the on-going service support has been fantastic. The staff are very co-operative, understanding, and responsive to the needs of the College.”

Philip Batten – Property Manager, Santa Sabina College.
Guy Cooper

“The P.A. People really understood what we required, designed it and put it in place efficiently. We couldn’t be much happier.”

Reverend Graham Long - CEO and Pastor, The Wayside Chapel
Lynelle Smith Easter Show

“They work very closely with us, and I can depend on The P.A. People to support our audio requirements”.

Lynelle Smith - Head of Entertainment , Sydney Royal Easter Show
Richard Morris

“We really have acknowledged The P.A. People as leaders particularly in the IPTV space and we’ve delivered at least 3 of the largest IPTV systems in the country”.

Richard Morrison - ICT Professional

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