It is with great pride that I present Australian Eco Constructions’ website. It is underpinned by my passion and commitment to making a difference to the built environment of Australia’s North West.


I arrived in the Kimberley 30 years ago to build Broome’s first backpacker hostel, followed by a multitude of award-winning tourism resorts, commercial spaces, industrial buildings, residential homes and remote Indigenous housing group dwellings throughout the North West. Among Australian Eco Constructions’ (AEC) most successful projects are the award-winning Eco Beach resort, just south of Broome, and Derby’s first-planned residential estate, Ashley Grove, which has lifted the aesthetic appeal of the town, while also providing housing solutions for government personnel, making it a much sought-after, remote place to live.


I have built a loyal team of experienced people around me – managers, designers, skilled trades people, administrators – who all share my vision of creating sustainable architectures that make living and working above the ‘23rd parallel’ more comfortable and socially sustainable. As a company we also believe in building economic and social capacity in the towns we work in – contracting local tradespeople, training and employing local people.


Even after 30 years, I remain a hands-on, integral part of every design and construct project. My team and I enjoy the challenge of creating tailor-made building solutions and welcome the opportunity to work with you to make your vision a reality.


Karl Plunkett
Managing Director – Australian Eco Constructions