R Slater & Sons

Civil Construction & Earthworks

(03) 5231 1519

Company Profile



R Slater & Sons Pty Ltd is a family owned and operated business which specialises in all types of civil works including Subdivisions, Drainage, Water, Sewer and Road Construction activities.

The Company was formed in 1948, and since that time has grown quickly to become a leader in the provision of this service to Colac and the Western District of Victoria.

The Company operates a modern fleet of plant and equipment, and together with a qualified and competent staff, provides a quality service with a focus on delivering a cost effective product that complies with customer requirements, whilst meeting all legal and statutory requirements.

The Company is capable of satisfying any type of civil construction related specification. Work is carried out to all specified requirements for a customer base which includes State Government departments, Local Government, developers and other private clients.


  • 1948 R Slater & Sons was formed by Reginald Slater. At first, the company concentrated on road works but grew to include drainage in the mid sixties working mainly in Colac and District.
  • 1976 Murray Slater inherits the business from his father, Reginald.
  • 1983 Ian and Rick Slater take over the business from their father, Murray, due to illness.