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About Heatlie

Celebrating 40 years in 2017!

It was 11 years ago that we bought a small and struggling bbq manufacturing business. We had a little experience in managing a start-up business but no manufacturing training and very little money, but what we DID have was the passion to make it a success. Forty years since its inception and the business is as strong as ever and the word is spreading about how incredibly good our BBQs are.

As Heatlie BBQs celebrates 40 years in business in 2016, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for joining us on this amazing journey. It is with gratitude that we have watched our small Australian business grow and it is all because of you, our loyal customers, together with our suppliers and employees that we continue to go from strength to strength.

All Heatlie BBQs are Proudly Australian Made

Our Products

Our stainless steel bbqs are the toughest you will find anywhere in the world, and we are here to prove it to you! Our customer service and attention to quality will have you celebrating around your new barbie in no time.


Island Gourmet Elite

Now available in two sizes, this barbecue can be easily incorporated into your Outdoor Kitchen. It can be installed into a bench-top of any material, including combustibles.

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Snappy King

The best outdoor oven on the market! Anything you can cook in an oven, you can cook in a Snappy King, but easier to clean.

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BBQs

Sturdy, reliable and just plain tough. This is the barbecue of choice for the Australian Defence Force, hire and catering industries, schools and sporting clubs.

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Park BBQs

A must for all councils, National Parks, mine sites and other public spaces, the Park BBQ is easy-to-clean, tamper-proof, safe and hygienic.

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Roaster

The ultimate crowd pleaser, the roaster is favoured by caterers, the Australian Defence Force and restaurateurs when it comes to outdoor events and entertaining.

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Recipes

After many years of catering at home, for business events and staff lunches, here is a collection of our favourite recipes for you to enjoy.

Sticky Date Pudding


Dessert | Serves 15

Suitable BBQs

Pumpkin Caesar Salad


Side Dish | Serves 6

Heatlie Blog

Sweet stuff

From pancakes and pizza to baked seafood, slow-cooked roasts and even lasagne, today’s barbecues can be used to cook just about any meal – not to mention the traditional chops and snags. But have you considered using your barbecue to whip up dessert? Barbecues that feature a stainless steel hotplate, such as Heatlie’s Island Gourmet […]

Vegetarian delight

Think barbecue and most of us will expect meat to be on the menu. But with Roy Morgan Research recently finding that almost 10 per cent of Australians identify as vegetarian*, it’s a good idea to have a few veggie-friendly barbecue dishes up your sleeve.   Likewise, people who are vegetarian shouldn’t shun the barbecue. […]

Street food-style barbecuing

My family and I love to travel – both for business and pleasure – and experiencing authentic food, fresh produce and the dining culture of our destination is always a priority. As a self-confessed barbecue tragic, I love to check out what the locals are barbecuing, and I’m always amazed by the different types and […]

‘Expert Advice’ column

Offering year-round entertaining, extending your living space and adding value to your home, it’s little wonder that Aussie home owners have embraced outdoor kitchens with enthusiasm. However, there are traps for young players, so whether you’re adding an outdoor kitchen to an existing home or incorporating one into a new build, it’s important to do […]

Which barbecue is right for you?

When my husband and I first bought Heatlie Barbecues a colleague told us that a typical customer started barbecuing on a round, three-legged portable gas barbecue like everyone had in the 1970s and 80s. Then, when they wanted something more substantial and impressive, they graduated to an outdoor kitchen-type unit, complete with five-burners, half grill, […]

Barbecue brilliance

Summer is the season for barbecues and most units get a work-out over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. But is there too much of a good thing? Even the most die-hard outdoor cooking fan can get tired of the same old foods and set-up, so in the interests of taking your barbecue repertoire […]

Planning an outdoor kitchen

One of the hottest outdoor design trends is the outdoor kitchen. But like any home renovation project, careful planning is required. Andrea Mead, owner of Australian barbecue manufacturer Heatlie, gives us her top tips:   Position – think about the outdoor kitchen’s proximity to other areas of the house, privacy and how to optimise any […]

Vegetarian Delight

Bring your veggies outside and embrace meat-­free barbecuing for fresh and healthy meals Think ‘barbecue’ and most of us will expect meat to be on the menu. But with Roy Morgan Research recently finding that almost 10 per cent of Australians identify as vegetarian. It’s a good idea to have a few veggie-friendly barbecue dishes up your […]