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Recent General Labour reviews in Melbourne

"Very helpful and completed task in good time "

Tall ladder job-20mins no hard labour

$40

"Great guy"

Labourer. Carpet removal.

$125

"Great work ethic! "

Labour, deconstruction, removal

$230

"Very good worker, no problems. "

Labourer needed

$80

"Michael was great. He turned up on time and did a fantastic job of removing our gutters and various other tasks. He’s a nice guy with a great worth ethic. "

Labourer required

$200

"Nicholas did a great job. I have no hesitation recommending Nic. He was a great communicator and keen to clarify exactly what had to be done before starting. Completed task as promised! This was a big and messy task! He worked very quickly, cleaned up and I was very pleased with results! Thank you Nic! "

Labourer. remove tiles and clean grease from vent

$100

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

$130 - $256

low

$130

median

$205

high

$256

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Handyman Services

Attic Ladder Installation

BBQ Repair

Bed Repairs

Bistro Blind Installation

Blind Repairs

Blueboard Installation

Cafe Blinds Installation

Cat Door Installation

Ceiling Fan Repair

Cement Sheeting Installation

Chicken Coops

Clothesline Installation

Coffee Table Repair

Cornice Repair

Curtain Rod Installation

Dining Chair Repair

Door Frame Installation

Door Installation

Door Knob Installation

Drone Recovery

Fireplace Installation

Fitness Equipment Installation

Flyscreen Installation

Garden Shed Installation & Repair

General Maintenance

Gyprock Installation

Hills Hoist Removal

Home Maintenance

IKEA Benchtop Installation

Internal Door Installation

Jack of all Trades

Kaboodle Kitchen Installation

Kitchen Cupboard Repair

Kitchen Drawer Repair

Kitchen Sink Installation

Lattice Installation

Lounge Repair

Mailbox Installation

MDF Installation

Mirror Repair

Office Chair Repair

Outdoor Blinds Installation

Pet Door Installation

Privacy Screens

Recliner Repair

Roman Blinds Installation

Shower Screen Installation

Sign Hanging

Sink Installation

Sliding Door Repair

Sofa Bed Repairs

Soundproofing

Table Lamp Repair

Trampoline Repair Service

Vanity Mirror Installation

Venetian Blind Repair

Villaboard Installation

Water Tank Installation & Repair

Weatherboard Repair

Window Frame Repair

Window Repair

Roller Shutter Blinds Repair & Installation

Ring Doorbell Installation

Clock Repair

Tool Repair

Render Repair

Tent Repair

Treadmill Repair

Property Maintenance

Letterbox Replacement

Toilet Seat Fitting

Awning Repair

Pressure Washer Repair

Mirror Cutting

Ceiling Fan Installation

Chandelier Installation

Wooden Blind Fitter

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 Melbourne

Handyman labourer

$35

Port Melbourne VIC 3207, Australia

19th Jun 2022

Potentially I have some work which may suit you. Regards Justin

Replace leather skins front and back sets and carpet labour only

$2,000

St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

11th May 2022

I have purchased leather seat skins for front bucket seats and rear seats and replacement carpet heed a trimmer to do the work - Due date: Flexible

Need labour for a day

$250

St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

19th Apr 2022

Tasks: Useing tools to remove render from ceiling. Removing rubbish to bin. Cleaning area with pressure washer. We provide equipment and PPE

Very good man. Hard working

2 x Site Labourers Required

$500

Prahran VIC, Australia

20th Feb 2022

2 site labourers required for Monday February 28 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Carting of demolished material to skip, including kitchen and bathroom joinery, tiles, skirting boards, door trims, doors, oven, dishwasher, wardrobes, etc. Approximately 6-8 sqm3 worth of material. Site is a level 6 apartment. Heavy items can go down via a small lift, other items will needed to be carted via the rear internal stair. $250 per labourer for full day.

Great work by Josh and his friend Candice. Super efficient and hard working!

Labour hire

$600

Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

18th Dec 2021

Providing labour to assist contractor with installation of netting on roof of building. Full insurance & full vaccination required. - Due date: Flexible

Labourer to help a roof plumber

$240

South Yarra VIC, Australia

29th Nov 2021

Need a laborer to help two roof plumbers tomorrow in South Yarra. Very easy work. No heavy lifting, no knowledge of tools needed. The roof is already laid so there is no safety issues. You will be used purely as another set of hands, and not taken advantage of. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 30th Nov 2021

Labour in a workshop

$25

Fitzroy VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2021

General duties in panel shop , work assistance, rubbish, clean hop , help assemble cars , reair cars - Due date: Flexible

Replace driver side mirror labour only

$80

Brunswick West VIC 3055, Australia

11th Jun 2022

I need someone to replace the driver side mirror of a VF Commodore. I have the new mirror so please quote only labour. Brunswick West.

Handy man / labour required

$350

Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

3rd May 2022

We need a handy man to assist in installing A Out door awning. That is just one awning to be installed Must be fit Have knowledge with tools. Just drill etc. 8am to 2pm Meet in Flemington Job is in Surrey hills.

punctual, skilled, got the job done, highly recommend. Thanks for the work Peter

Labourers needed NOW

$5

Burnley VIC 3121, Australia

4th Mar 2022

Need labours for strip out Carpets Skirting Doors Part roof sheets on property reno - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 4 March 2022

Bric labour

$500

South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia

27th Jan 2022

Small task just fix a brick wall

Labourer assist in warehouse

$150

North Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2021

Need a helping hand in office and warehouse. Some one who can use tools and works hard without supervision is ideal. Good hands. Main task, paint stripping, sanding and piling doors etc. Some one who can attend right now is preferred. Thx

General labourer

$210

Melbourne VIC, Australia

25th Nov 2021

Help install vertical gardens

Laundry door repair (Labour+materials and key pick up)

$200

Port Melbourne VIC, Australia

24th Jun 2022

The frame on the left hand side of the laundry door is loosed/ disjointed from the wall. The task is to put it back jointed to the wall. Please note that there are no visible screws outside, but there are screws installed internally. Keys will be picked up from Lets save it convenience store, South Melbourne - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Labourer for Electrician

$180

Southbank VIC, Australia

24th May 2022

Helping me decommission old lights Carrying 3kg lights No experience or tools needed 7.6 hours work- $180

Handyman / Labourer

$500

South Melbourne VIC, Australia

2nd May 2022

Hello, I have semi regular work in South Melbourne. You must be able to: - Paint - Plaster - Steam clean - basic demo and rubbish removal - basic stud work - Caulking Let me know your day rate and I well get you in to quote some jobs. Will pay for materials on top. - Due date: Flexible

Labourer to remove rotten deck

$500

St KildaElwood, VIC

22nd Feb 2022

Rotten deck in city apartment needs to be cut up and timber removed. Deck is approx 4.5m x4.5m. Access is tight and need to navigate hallways and lift. Probably 3 to 5 hours work. Most of the effort will be making multiple trips up and down the lift. Plus tip fees. Please send offers. Happy to do hourly rate.

Very happy with Leigh and his worker. Very friendly great customer service, on time and attentive to my needs. I would definitely recommend. Thanks Leigh.

Labourer required

$10

Richmond VIC, Australia

10th Jan 2022

Labourer required . Installation of lining boards and paint of one room . Hourly rate applies

LABOURER - REMOVE STAPLES/NAILS

$5

Melbourne VIC, Australia

5th Dec 2021

Need a labourer to remove all nails, old plaster glue from ceilings to prep for plaster. Also need the floor nails and carpet staples removed from yellow tounge throughout the unit. KEILOR EAST 80m2 house.

Highly recommend Taylor to anyone. Thanks legend 👌

Need labour hire

$200

Melbourne VIC, Australia

24th Nov 2021

Need labour hire for an office fit out replacing cealing tiles