Austek Cairns
Austek draws on a wide experience and knowledge of the communications industry
Who we are

Austek is an entirely Australian owned and operated company overseen by Bryan Mitchell, which was originally established in 1988 to supply, repair and install communications equipment. Our scope of services included the design and implementation of communications systems for land and marine industries, government and semi-government enterprises, specialising in remote installations. Since 2005 we have expanded our activities to undertake major industrial electrical, SCADA, automation and waste/water management and related projects.

committed to excellence in the provision of product and service to customers throughout all aspects of our operations.

Our Capabilities

Our capabilities include engineering and project management across the design and implementation of control systems including the RTU hardware, SCADA software, radio and telemetry communications networks and associated electrical works.

We service all areas of North Queensland, from Townsville to the Torres Straits. Our head office is in Cairns and is a fully equipped facility with service and manufacturing workshops staffed by experienced electrical, radio and fabrication technicians. All technical personnel have had an extensive involvement in a variety of projects, both large and small, in many parts of Queensland.

Our Reputation

Our reputation speaks for the commitment we offer to support our goal of being able to maintain long term relationships with our clients and offer industry best-practice support and maintenance services. Design solutions range from complete electrical design, refit packages, distribution and switch room design, switchboard design, generator control system design and electrical drafting services. Quality service and outcomes are our driving goals.

Remote Location Specialists

Austek has a permanent presence on Thursday Island at our logistical base to advance projects carried out in the Torres Strait. Austek services clients across the entire North Queensland region and specialises in regional and remote projects, including those across Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands. We have riggers and doggers, a fleet of 4WD vehicles and our own helicopter, enabling fast mobilisation and reliable access to isolated locations.

Our head office has a sales and rental division and fully equipped service and manufacturing workshops, staffed by experienced radio and electrical technicians.

We are the authorised dealers and repairers for most brands of satellite phones and other satellite equipment / data / business grade satellite internet, including 2-way radios (27MHz CB & UHF CB / UHF radios – handhelds and mobiles, UHF commercial radios – handhelds and mobiles, VHF commercial radios – handhelds and mobiles, VHF marine radios – handhelds and mobiles, VHF airband radios – handhelds and mobiles HF radios – RFDS and marine), microwave data links, marine communications and electronics.

We also hire satellite phones (sat phones) and UHF CB handheld radios.

We utilise the latest in technology, including solar, satellite, cell-fi and telemetry, as well as the tested and tried radio options.

We have a proven track record in designing, building and installing a range of solutions to resolve the unique communications problems encountered in a varied range of location circumstances.

Austek are the leaders in Industrial Electrical, Automation & RF Communications

Austek prides itself on providing outstanding customer service and satisfaction, each and every time. We work with clients big and small and look forward to working with you.

For more information, contact us today on (07) 4035 5544 or email


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