About Us



Attention to detail, cleanliness and reliability are strong points of Peter Saines Motor Workshop, considered to be the best presented car service in the Bright and surrounding regions.


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Bright Car Service Development

Peter started Peter Saines Motor Workshop at our current site together with his wife Sally 30 years ago. A vibrant personality and a much loved friend to many in RAS, Sally helped to set the program to a great start and RAS continues to honour her contribution to the program by awarding the Sally Saines memorial award each year for outstanding customer service.

Peter has employed many local people having put nine employees successfully through their apprenticeship. The workshop has been extended over the years to keep up with the demand in production and technology required to operate a successful business.

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With Peter’s full support, the office manager Julie Blood takes a very proactive role in the running and development of the North East region, and has recently been voted to become the Victorian Country delegate on the RAS National Council.

Peter Saines was born and grew up in the local area of Alpine Shire Council and at the age of 17 started working for his uncle at the local service station and mechanical centre. Peter enjoys reading, watching football and cricket and woodworking in his home workshop. Peter is a Life Member of the Bright Wanderer’s Cricket Club where he was named Vice Captain in the ‘Team of the Century’.


Automotive Affiliations

As a Repco Authorised Car Service centre, the Bright car service is commited to high quality workmanship, ensuring the very best in automotive care. Peter Saines Motor Workshop is a member of the Repco Auto Tech training program, ensuring each mechanic is current with modern vehicle servicing methods.

Peter Saines Motor Workshop is a VicRoads Approved Inspection Centre, testing your car for compliance with the requirements of roadworthy certification. Licensed to chill, Peter Saines Motor Workshop holds a current ARC Refrigerant Trading Authorisation & Handling Licence and is certified with the ARC Tick from Australian Refrigeration Council. Our car service is a participant in the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA). A member of Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC), Peter Saines Automotive Workshop also participates in the Safe Plate Program. Peter Saines Motor Workshop has elected to be recognised as contributing to the development of the 2012 Automotive Environmental Scan, the annual report by Auto Skills Australia on the state of the automotive industry.

A contributor to Alpine Shire Community, Peter Saines Motor Workshop is a member of Bright Chamber of Commerce.

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Awards and Recognitions

The ongoing success of the business is testament to the hard work and dedication of all at Peter Saines Motor Workshop to deliver efficient and reliable vehicle service and outstanding customer service at all times.

Peter Saines Motor Workshop is the current Repco Auto Repair Victorian Repairer of the Year and has held the title in 1996 and 2006. The workshop has been recognised in the 2001 & 2009 Alpine Shire Awards as the ‘Highly Commended’ Service Business and regular winners at the Alpine Shire Service Business award competition, claiming the top position in the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007 Alpine Awards.


Local Community Sponsorship

Peter Saines Motor Workshop is the proud sponsor of many local community favorites, sporting groups and events, including:

• Bright Wanderers Cricket Club
• Porepunkah Primary School
• Bright Kindergarten
• Wandiligong Primary School
• Bright Football & Netball Club
• Bright P-12 College
• Northern Suburbs Street Rod Run
• Bright Art Gallery
• Porepunkah Panthers Baseball Club
• Bright Springtime Festival
• Bright Autumn Festival
• Bright Bowling Club
• Christmas Party for Special Children
• Bright Golf Club

Seniors Card holders are welcome.

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Our Team and Facilities

The team at Peter Saines Motor Workshop are committed to excellence. As a Repco Authorised Car Service Centre our Bright car service provides high quality customer service and superior workmanship, ensuring our customers receive the very best in automotive care. You will find the best level of customer service than from the mechanic team at Peter Saines Motor Workshop. Our workshop is acknowledged as one of the best equipped and most professional independent operations in Australia.


You can rely on Peter Saines Motor Workshop to do the little things that really make a difference.

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