Blue sky thinking.
Real results.


Protech was established in 2006 as a technically specialised, customer-focused workforce solutions partner. Our goal is to be First Choice for people who value quality and high performance without limit or compromise. Throughout our history, we have consistently challenged the status quo in order to deliver value to our clients. By striving to innovate and gain a deeper understanding of our clients' broader goals, we have created better outcomes, better services and a higher benchmark for the industry.

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2006Protech founded

Protech is established by founder and managing director Marc Meili. His vision is to bring a new and exceptionally high standard of service, reliability, consistency and professionalism to the recruitment industry.

2008First interstate office

Protech marks steady growth during the Global Financial Crisis, establishing an office in NSW and expanding into North Queensland.

2011500 field employees and 5 years in business

Protech procures a number of major Preferred Supplier Agreements, undertaking a brand refresh and having a true national presence with over 500 field employees. This is a major milestone for a business that has only been operating for 5 years. 

2012ICT Services and NPS launched

Protech diversifies into Managed ICT Services and launches the NPS (Net Promoter Score) System. This marks the first time an Australian recruitment company has measured and advertised their customers’ loyalty. Protech’s result of 33 beats the average recruitment industry score of 5-8. *High Five* 

2015Renewed safety commitment

Physical agility testing is implemented, with a renewed commitment to “Protech-ting People from Harm”. A new National Training Program and National Account and Contract business division is launched.

2016Now with over a 1000 Staff Protech is getting ready to celebrates this huge milestone.

Now with over 1300 full time equivalent employees Protech is celebrating this defining milestone. Many thanks to the people along the way that have made it possible, and a special thanks to the clients who have been with us since day one.

2016Seek Sara Award Win

Protech was awarded the Seek SARA Medium Recruitment Agency Of The Year in recognition of our excellence within the recruitment industry. 

2017New CRM software

Implemented a new Customer Relationship Management tool that has changed the way our branches work.

2018Thriving Team Growth

Employed over 6000 people in FY18 including over 80 Indigenous employees, 150 apprentices & trainees and 30+ women in non-traditional roles. In addition opened 6 new branches across the country.

2018Dreampath Recruitment

In September of 2018 Protech announced we have joined with the 100% Indigenous owned Blackrock Industries and Protech Group Australia to form Dreampath Recruitment, making Dreampath one of the largest Indigenous Labour Hire and Workforce Solutions providers in the country.

2019Quantum Safety

Further developing our industry expertise, Protech have joined with Quantum Safety to further expand into the Rail industry across Australia. Backed by industry experience, Quantum Safety have the expertise and insight to match the right people to your project, first time, every time. Working together, we provide track protection services that deliver safety and efficiency.

Our Core Values


We respect the safety, goals, contributions and achievements of ourselves and others. We actively strive to protect our people from harm, empower our teams and achieve outcomes for our clients.


We act with integrity by providing exceptional customer service, every time. We are open, honest and ethical in all of our interactions, and we deliver on the promises we make.


We value the contributions of our staff, and we recognise and reward leading behaviours. We promote a culture of continuous improvement and celebrate our successes as a team.

A positive influence in people's lives.

This simple statement drives our continuous commitment to deliver value, innovate and improve.

In fulfilling this purpose, we provide a high level of technical expertise and the best value at all times by taking a collaborative, solution-based approach to any problem. Whether your desired outcome is productivity gain, cultural change, cost reduction or improved safety, we have the commitment, the expertise and the processes in place to transform your business.