About us


About CollNT

CollNT is family-owned and operated Territory Indigenous company.

The Collins family is a part of the Djerimanga country, also known as Wulna, this country consists of 1,200 square miles on the coastal plain where the Adelaide River debouches into the Timor Sea.


Our success and unrivalled exponential growth are due to every member of the team focusing on positive client feedback. Our family centric model empowers the team, in return providing excellence, quality, integrity and value for money delivered safely across all projects.

We are experts in a variety of industry fields including asset maintenance, construction, civil works, project management. Our portfolio demonstrates the company’s versatility to deliver small and large commercial projects with clients within the private, mining, defence and state and commonwealth departments.

CollNT currently contracts to Ventia, delivery Estate Upkeep across NT Defence Bases. CollNT staff are a versatile and formidable team, with members having varied qualifications in areas such as carpentry, electrical, mechanical, mobile plant operation, painting, refrigeration and landscaping.

We strive to utilise local companies and work within local Indigenous communities to engage labour and resources. The team share a passion for training and mentoring Indigenous people and want to provide opportunities and guidance to empower the community and invest back into the Northern Territory.

As a client you will receive:

  • Access to 24-hour, 7 day a week service, if required
  • Excellent Workmanship.
  • Prompt response to all urgent requests.
  • Internal performance reviews.
  • Reliable, safe, and efficient service delivery.
  • Competent, courteous, and professional personnel; and
  • Safe practices.


"Our company alone cannot close the gap, but we’d certainly like to think we’re helping narrow it."

Our Executive Team

Founder & Director

Andrew Collins is a proud Indigenous Territorian with more than 30 years of experience in the civil, mining and construction industry. As a qualified carpenter and an accomplished project manager, Andrew has developed strong connections across the NT’s regional and remote areas. 

Andrew ensures that all CollNT projects are carried out under the supervision of the experienced leadership team to the highest standard, and in close consultation with the client. His values and ethics are what drives the family business and is what has built his networks and sets his business apart from its competitors.


Construction Manager

Paul has been in the building industry for 30+ years starting as an apprentice carpenter and continuing with his knowledge and experience to becoming a sub-contractor and now a qualified builder. Paul has run his own company in NSW for 22 years working on residential, industrial, civil, retail and commercial projects.

He has a wealth of knowledge and skills from tender proposals including sourcing quotes, estimating, read interpret and implement plans and documents, manage and coordinate contractors, exceptional communication skills, understanding compliance and implementation of WHS requirements


General Manager

John is a qualified Carpenter who has been in the Construction Industry for over 35 years. He has been a Site and Project Manager on various projects across NSW and Northern Territory with budgets around $19 Million.

He has extensive Defence Base knowledge across SA, WA and NT due to previous work experience and defence contracts dating back 15 years. This knowledge is invaluable to CollNT and allows us to cater to the particular client and stakeholder requirements

We are Building the Future and Restoring the Past