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.