Meet the Team

We’ve been around for over 4 decades!

A Little Bit About Us

Experts In Earthmoving & Excavation

The Experts In Earthmoving & Excavation
The Thornton Family have been providing earthmoving solutions to the commercial and domestic market since 1986. Dial A Digger was established in South Australia by Dave and Linda Thornton and naturally expanded into their home State of Victoria in 2009. Dave and Linda’s son Lee Thornton is the National Operations Manager overseeing their Franchisees, Sub Contractors and Customer Relations. Dial A Digger’s administration is still led and professionally managed by Linda Thornton. Now we work with dozens of contractors across Adelaide as well as Melbourne and their surrounding regions, linking expert operators with our customers.

Our Company Motives


To be an organization that is respected and valued throughout our industry and amongst our members. Providing support, opportunity and leadership to all.


To be the lead provider of work and support for those within the earthmoving industry, through servicing the needs and requirements of businesses and individuals requiring an earthmoving solution.


An organization of integrity, united with our members, through trust, honesty and respect.

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