Shaw Contracting (Aust) Pty Ltd is a leader in Tasmania’s road construction, dam building, irrigation, civil infrastructure and mining industries.

The company boasts a workforce of over 100 highly skilled and motivated people both directly and by subcontract. Based in Launceston in Northern Tasmania, Shaw has operations located across the State.

Shaw directly employs a team of professional engineers who work closely with a strong design team to offer clients a complete project-oriented package, handling every task, from design concepts to practical completion. Shaw’s areas of expertise include:

  • Road Construction
  • Dam Construction
  • Irrigation
  • Water & Sewer
  • Civil Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Rail Infrastructure
  • Electrical Infrastructure
  • Waste Management


At Shaw, we believe that the strength of our company is the combined talent, commitment and operational effectiveness of our employees. Shaw’s expertise and multi-skilled workforce enables the business to manage the most challenging of projects, delivering consistently on time and to the highest of standards. Shaw employees are efficient, effective, competent and committed.

Shaw Contracting is a subsidiary of Sonic Civil Investments another innovative partner in civil construction and operational excellence in Tasmania.