A Few Words About Us

Formed in 2010, Oliver Kelly Construction is the collaboration of directors Damien Oliver and Matthew Kelly who combined have in excess of 45 years’ experience in the Building & Construction Industry.

This partnership was inspired by a shared vision of becoming industry leaders by delivering absolute value and quality outcomes, with an inherent customer focus, unwavering integrity and a steadfast commitment to safety and the environment.

In a relatively short time, Oliver Kelly Construction has established itself as a leading builder, experiencing rapid growth, exceeding all expectations and creating exciting opportunities for the future. We believe this is due to the exceptional and diversely skilled team that has come together and continues to lead with passion, commitment, innovation and above all else, a “can-do” approach to business.

Why Choose Us

Oliver Kelly Construction prides itself on delivering professional, innovative, and customised solutions from commencement, through to handover and after sales support.  We are a proudly Tasmanian owned and operated company, employing local tradesmen and subcontractors to deliver works throughout Tasmanian with successful projects also completed in Victoria and now in Mackay, Queensland.

We have a desire to form long-lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships with all of our clients based on the underlying premise of honesty and integrity in all of our business dealings to ensure that together we achieve excellent construction outcomes and our customers get a quality, value for money building for their business or lifestyle.

Through our unique customer focus and emphasis on personalised face-to-face consultation, our valued customers are involved throughout the entire building process and kept informed every step of the way to ensure the completed project is delivered in accordance with their expectations.

Not all builders are equal!  At Oliver Kelly Construction we pride ourselves on being qualified, experienced, competent, fully accredited and insured building practitioners backed up by being a member of the Master Builders Association of Tasmania.


DAMIEN OLIVER – Company Director & Construction Manager

A qualified tradesman and accredited building practitioner, Damien has over 22 years’ experience in the building and construction industry, having worked in a number of key roles for some of Tasmania’s, and Australia’s, biggest and most successful builders on a variety of large-scale commercial, civil and industrial projects. Prior to the formation of Oliver Kelly Construction, Damien operated his own company specialising in the delivery of quality residential and medium commercial construction projects across the north-west and west coasts of Tasmania.
With strengths in construction management, Damien is respected amongst his peers and has earned a solid reputation for his ability to deliver projects, safely, on time, on budget and to specification with a high degree of customer satisfaction.

MATTHEW KELLY – Company Director & Estimator/Project Manager

A qualified tradesman and accredited building practitioner with in excess of 24 years’ experience in the building and construction industry, Matthew has worked with leading interstate and prominent Tasmanian building companies on a diverse range of projects.
Bringing a wealth of knowledge and skills to the management team, Matthew has worked on projects ranging from domestic construction through to large-scale commercial and industrial developments for both the public and private sectors fulfilling many key roles including Leading Hand, Site Supervisor, Project Manager, Estimator, Safety/Quality/Environment Coordinator and senior management positions.

RICK SPEERS- Civil Construction Manager

A highly skilled plumbing tradesman with over 21 years’ experience in the domestic, commercial, industrial & civil industry, Rick brings a wealth of experience to Oliver Kelly Construction. Having commenced his plumbing apprenticeship with a major Tasmanian Plumbing Company where he worked his way from a tradesman to a senior estimator / project manager. Rick then moved into civil works supervision and project management for majors civil companies which led to managing major projects throughout Tasmanian and interstate. Rick provides more depth into the civil and project management branch of Oliver Kelly Construction which will help us grow and honour our commitments to our clients at the highest possible level

Our Team

Working closely with management staff, our team of directly employed administration staff, site foremen, leading hands, carpenters, apprentice carpenters and labourers play a vital role in the continued success of our company. We are committed to the ongoing development of their skills and the training of apprentices, now and into the future, to ensure we have the best people possible to take our company forward.

Our Subcontractors, Suppliers & Consultants

Oliver Kelly Construction has built a dependable and professional network of subcontractors and suppliers who work with us to consistently deliver quality, affordable outcomes for our valued customers. In addition to this, we have forged strong working relationships with a broad cross-section of Architects, Engineers, Building Surveyors and other specialist consultants who can assist with the preparation of project designs and documentation to satisfy a broad spectrum of project design briefs and varying scopes of work.