Our History

Tonkin Consulting is in its 63rd year of operation. What began as a business operating in a double garage has now grown to become an established engineering consultant based in South Australia with expansive regional and national networks. 

Skip Tonkin

Berwick (Skip) Tonkin began operations out of his home in Woodville West in 1955. With increasing demand and expansion, Tonkin Consulting established itself as specialists in stormwater engineering with the development of the first stormwater modeling computer application in the country.

The company began to diversify and over time entered into traffic engineering, environmental engineering, spatial consulting and asset management. The company provided services to both government and private clients while building a reputation for engineering advancements and cutting edge technology.

With a diversification in markets, Tonkin Consulting began to expand into new geographical markets and merged with Trevor R Jones Pty Ltd as we entered Mount Gambier, followed by Berri, Darwin and Mildura. In 2018, Tonkin Consulting acquired TLB Engineers, a leading consultancy providing structural and maritime engineering services.

We are continually learning, diversifying and taking on new challenges as we provide our clients with innovative and reliable solutions.

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