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Recent General Labour reviews in Brisbane

"Hard worker highly recommended "

Labourer required for outside work

$180

"A most excellent worker. "

Looking For a strong Labourer

$240

"Good worker"

Labourer help fill slip

$100

"Thanks Adam! "

External cleaning labourer

$150

"Ayush was on time and very polite. He worked hard and completed the job to satisfaction. Would recommend."

Experienced Labourer to Strip Bathroom

$200

"Sam is a very genuine and relatable fella… He was very helpful and I would highly recommend him to others :-)"

Labour- assist with general duties in apartment

$180

What's the average cost of a general labourer in Brisbane

$93 - $255

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$93

median

$184

high

$255

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Average reviews for General Labour Services in Brisbane

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4.93

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What does general labouring include?

General labourers are skilled in a range of maintenance and labour tasks. Many have a trade background with specific skills in one area, while others are happy to work under your direction and provide a willing hand with whatever you’re doing. Here are some of the most common general labouring tasks and what you can expect:


Cleaning and maintenance

Common labouring jobs involve cleaning, especially cleaning up a worksite after tradespeople have finished. They’ll start by clearing out larger debris using a wheelbarrow and shovel, and loading it into a skip or trailer. Next, they’ll sweep the area to remove small debris, dirt, and dust. Finally, they may mop or pressure wash all suitable surfaces (depending on whether it’s inside or outside), paying special attention to any stains, mortar, or grout that’s been left behind.


Trades assistance

While labourers aren’t necessarily licensed tradespeople, they do often help out tradespeople with plumbing, carpentry, and building tasks. Carpenters or builders may get help with removing old structures, moving wood, steadying framework, and other tasks that need an extra pair of hands. Plumbers may need help with cleaning up, moving pipework, and lifting parts. In any case, the licensed tradesperson will oversee the work and ensure it is carried out safely and to a high standard.


Digging holes and trenches

General labouring often involves digging - especially by hand. Your labourer will bring their own shovel and other required tools, or you may supply the tools at the worksite. They may help dig holes for fencesdig trenches for drainage, remove stumps, or level out soil ready for landscaping.


Moving and loading 

Your labourer can help move materials from one part of your site to another or load them onto a truck or trailer. These materials could include soil, gravel, roadbase, timber, bricks, paving, garden waste, corrugated iron, rocks, plants, and even furniture. They’ll use a combination of tools, depending on the job, including shovels, forks, wheelbarrows, and gloves.

Recent General Labour tasks in Brisbane

Labourer/Handyman

$275

Albion QLD, Australia

13th Apr 2022

Help with renovation on our shed Hang cupboards, lay floor mats Corrugated iron walls Lots of little things to be done

Did an amazing job. Great guy. Good work ethic Able to work unsupervised. Definitely recommend him for more airtasker work

Handyman help / labour

$200

Paddington QLD, Australia

24th Nov 2021

Need someone to help with a last minute task that needs to be complete early morning…. Help loading 2x cabinets onto trailer at 4:30am Thursday the unload at Morayfield, some drilling to put in place then return about 9am….

Labour needed

$150

Brisbane QLD, Australia

18th Aug 2021

Hi we are tilers and we just need help mixing some screed Job is in new farm

Clean and install labour job skilled BMW mechanic

$250

Hendra QLD, Australia

13th Dec 2020

2008 BMW X5 needing VANOS solenoids removed, cleaned and replaced. Vehicle suffers intermittent power delivery, groggy throttle response and sometimes full power, sometimes not. We have a clean, dry and powered shed for you to work in. Thanks, Doug

Labourer - site clean up

$270

Queenscliff NSW, Australia

11th Oct 2020

Hi Taskers, the short job description is that we have demolished a kitchen and a bathroom and need the debris thrown out rear windows (see photo) onto a pile. Rear windows will be removed to make easier. It is mainly chipboard, gyprock and pine studs. $270 for 8hrs to cover labour and fees. More work ongoing as required.

Peter is a great worker with a great attitude. I would highly recommend him on this basis.

Labouring work

$50

Newmarket QLD 4051, Australia

29th Jul 2020

Need a hand making some post holes wider.9 holes need to be widened.Approx 2to3 hours work

Labourer for solar company

$600

Red Hill QLD, Australia

26th Nov 2019

Labourer needed 1-2 days/week over the next 3 weeks. Solar panel installation experience preferred. Tasks will include helping to un install panels and reinstall panels for roofing insurance work. Most of the work is in Gympie but we are based in Brisbane and can provide transport. Tools preferred but not necessary.

Labour work

$50

Bulimba QLD 4171, Australia

20th Mar 2022

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Handyman / labourer

$175

Bulimba QLD, Australia

19th Nov 2021

I have some material that needs moving and some gravel that needs laying as well as some painting and some other minor jobs. I’ll be here to help along as well. Saturday work start first thing for you from 7.00am

Hard worker and took care with the job.

Labourer needed 4/5/21

$150

Brisbane City QLD, Australia

30th Apr 2021

I need a labourer to pull down the cornice and chip off the cornice cement in an apartment. There’s a living room, two beds and small bathroom. Tools are supplied Price is for 4 hours work. If it takes longer we can adjust. Must be done Tuesday the 4th May

Will was Excellent, very hard worker

Labouring

$75

Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia

8th Dec 2020

Moving furniture on a deck and roll out carpet Located at Windsor . Need someone ASAP

Very hard worker and good guy 👍🏻

Easy Labour

$200

Brisbane QLD, Australia

5th Oct 2020

Peeling a wrap off the side of a boat

General labour

$80

Morningside QLD, Australia

23rd Jul 2020

Need some help with some Reno work on Saturday. Largely it’s pulling up new vinyl flooring. Need to bring your own scraper and gloves. The flooring glue is super sticky so get prepared to throw out your gloves. Job is MUCH easier with a heat gun. If you have great but please bring extension power chord with you. Price is for 4hours of work on Saturday starting anytime from 8-1

Flood damage - Labour required

$300

Wilston QLD, Australia

11th May 2022

Flood damage - Labour required I have 19 walls of gyprock and insulation that I need pulled down and put out onto the kerbside (kerb is a distance of about 20-30 metres from the walls). Each wall has a red ❌ on it for clarity. Some walls have mould, so you will need masks, gloves Total area (amount) of gyprock and insulation is about 100sqm. I estimate it’s about 6 hours of work for 1 person or 3 hours for 2 people. The skip is already there ready to use.

David was incredible. Set to the task, got it done much quicker than expected. Was really tidy, didn’t leave a mess. Hands down a fantastic job.

65inch TV wall mounted - labour only

$100

Kelvin Grove QLD, Australia

28th Dec 2021

Samsung 75" Frame TV wall mounted Just the labour - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 29th Dec 2021

Labourer full day work

$25

Toowong QLD, Australia

19th Sep 2021

We doing bathroom renovations and looking for switch on labourer to help with demolitions and other type of work. We have many different projects. Price for 1hour and be adjusted as per volume of work

Labourer/help needed

$5

New Farm QLD, Australia

10th Feb 2021

Hello, I need someone’s help for an hour & a bit to hold or staple some insulation while I or you put the ribbon on to hold it. I also have ceiling tiles to cut & install if you want to hang around. I’ve done a few myself, but I don’t have enough hands to hold & staple. Face mask & gloves provided.

Good comms, friendly & honest.

Labourer to help lift Air Conditioner

$65

Bulimba QLD 4171, Australia

29th Nov 2020

I'm an electrician replacing an AC and will need a second set of hands to lift the outdoor unit. Allow up to 1hr on site but shouldn't be more than 30 minutes. Must be reliable. Arrive to site between 9am-930am on Thursday. Steel cap boots essential. Outdoor unit will weigh approx 80kg.

Arrived on time. Nice guy.

External cleaning labourer

$150

Bulimba QLD 4171, Australia

13th Sep 2020

Require a worker to help external building washers. No experience, need to be fit and able.

Thanks Adam!

Labourer required for outside work

$180

Paddington QLD, Australia

21st Apr 2020

Labourer required for a days work to help cut some concrete and remove a retaining wall

Hard worker highly recommended