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Recent General Labour reviews in Sydney

"Ollie did a great job! He's professional and quick, thank you again!"

Labourer with circular saw and jigsaw needed

$50

"Great work. A true champion and gets things done! Thank you "

Help make a shop clean and tidy, 6h of labour

$270

"Keen energetic and will do well with his work ethic. Excellent worker and nice guy Thanks Carlos "

Labourer in Chatswood

$180

"Adam was great. Good guy and good hard worker"

Manual labour

$75

"Federico was great !!would recommend him any day!!"

Labourer/ handyman

$25

"Judd was excellent to help me on site. Proactive, thoughtful and enthusiastic. I highly recommend him!"

General labourer - home renovation

$240

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

$100 - $253

low

$100

median

$165

high

$253

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Average reviews for General Labour Services in Sydney

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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 Sydney

Labourer in Haymarket $40 per hour, easy work

$40

Haymarket NSW, Australia

9th Jun 2022

Cutting insulation with hole saw and paining it with sealant and punching it into holes. Must be able to climb a ladder or use scissor lift if you have a licence. Immediate start 1-2 weeks work $40 per hour with abn - Due date: Flexible

Great all round, would recommend

Handyman Labourer

$40

Sydney, NSW

24th May 2022

Experienced person in construction, Interior renovation works, suit handyman, tradie, semi retired person. Ongoing casual work, hourly rates Physically fit and reliable persons. Carpenter, tradesman, roofer, waterproofing, plumber, glazier

Labourer Wanted

$250

Sydney NSW, Australia

8th Mar 2022

📍 Westfield’s Brookvale (David Jones From 5:30pm to 1-2 AM Ongoing positions available

Labourer to instal heavy wooden swing bench

$200

Sydney NSW Australia

26th Jan 2022

We have assembled a 2 seater wooden bench swing but need someone with the right tools and smarts to affix it to the ceiling beam outside the house. We have a ladder and another bloke to help. You would need to source the right type of screws for the chain to hang off . It doesn’t need to be done today, please advise when you could come in offer

Peter was 100% amazing. Did all that was needed to get the outcome we wanted. Really nice guy too!

Construction Labour

$600

Sydney NSW, Australia

3rd Nov 2021

Need 3 solid boys $200 each

General labour

$600

Marrickville NSW 2204, Australia

18th Oct 2021

We are sealing a concrete floor in our new warehouse so we need a hand grinding (hand grinder provided), vacuuming and washing the floor and then help paint / seal. Probably 2-3 days work

Assistance with signage installation / labourer

$220

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

12th May 2021

We need a labourer / assistant to help install signage panels the person must be good with power tools and an eye for detail Job could be over 2-3 days Location is lidcombe Must be able to work with ladders and at height under 10m You will be working with our lead installer

Assistant Labourer

$300

Botany NSW, Australia

29th May 2022

Need an experienced labourer that can help strip out a bathroom. Tools will be provided but you will need to be willing to work. Please only make an offer if travel to Botany is ok for you.

Jack Hammer - Labour

$300

Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia

19th Apr 2022

Just looking for someone who is able to complete general labour works - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 20 April 2022

Window install for van labour only

$200

Newtown, New South Wales, Australia

18th Feb 2022

I have the window and rubber to install into a van door. It’s currently without a window. Needs to be cut , someone with proven experience only.

Handyman or labourer

$150

Mascot NSW, Australia

4th Jan 2022

Need 2 of those blue bollards that are cemented into the ground, to be grinded off flush with the floor, and to install 2 x yellow surface mount bollards over the existing, I will supply the new bollards, and include rubbish removal of the 2 bollards that will be grinded off. The jobs is in mascot. Can be done from 19th January to 26th January.

Top bloke, hard worker, highly recommended, thanks Chris

General Handyman and Labour

$320

Paddington, New South Wales, Australia

22nd Oct 2021

I am stuck at work and can't do my DIY Reno... running out of time and I need someone to put in the hours for me. Many different tasks, price for an 8hr day, we will see how many are needed, I guess 2-3 weeks. I could also use occasional help if you want to offer good rates for casual work. Tasks include: - install floating floorboards - take rubbish to tip - install end panels on ikea kitchen - install floating shelves - sand and varnish fireplaces - plastering and painting - landscaping maybe - install cornices and kickboards - I can supply materials or you can buy and I'll pay cost +10% -ute could be handy for trips to tip - woodworking experience a plus (I would like to install some stairs and balustrade, build a wine rack).

Friendly and attention to detail, very happy!

Misc Small Labour Tasks - Greater Sydney

$440

Sydney NSW, Australia

28th Jul 2021

We are looking for a Handyman willing to service the following suburbs in greater Sydney after lockdown has ended: Rozelle Randwick Five Dock Glebe Harold Park Birkenhead Carlingford Lane Cove Chatswood Gordon We are a group of medical centres looking for a handyman to do some basic work at these locations on a routine basis. Job task examples include changing downlight fittings, fixing door hinges, paint jobs, wall-mounting equipment, creating ceiling access points etc. We would compile a job list in advance and site visits can be organised from there. Based on the sporadic job list, an hourly billing rate would be preferable to keep things simple. Thanks!

2 x Labourers to stick plastic panels on walls to

$240

Surry Hills NSW, Australia

12th Jun 2022

I have an art gallery and am going to be exhibiting 3,500 little artworks. I need to stick a lot of little plastic shelves to the walls. It’s light work. See photos for a wall that’s been done and one that hasn’t. STRICTLY MONDAY ONLY PLEASE.

Labour for Bathroom Renovation

$5,000

Eastlakes NSW, Australia

24th May 2022

I live in a ground floor unit which is in an old red brick construction apartment block. I need to get this apartment up to date and I want to start with the bathroom. The bathroom is ancient and falling apart, I am looking for good labour to renovate a full bathroom. I have got a quote for supplies and delivery from bunnings. I just need to expertise to demolish and renovate the whole bathroom. If you think you are suited for this please get in touch with me as I would like to get this done AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. I have attached images of the bathroom along with the renderings produced by bunnings to show you what I am after and what the supplies look like. - Due date: Before Friday, 15 July 2022

General labour

$5

Sydney NSW, Australia

30th Mar 2022

General labouring removal and installation of ceiling tiles painting and rubbish removal - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 11 April 2022

Labourer wanted

$200

Marrickville NSW 2204, Australia

7th Feb 2022

Dismantling music studio rooms from warehouse.... starting now. Ongoing for the right person. Requires taking down ply, gyprock, framing etc.

Need a Labourer for tomorrow

$200

Sydney NSW, Australia

29th Nov 2021

Need a labourer very easy just install kitchen doors you will have someone there to help him

Labourer for brickwork

$280

Petersham NSW 2049, Australia

18th Oct 2021

I'm looking for someone to help me do some repointing in my roof space. Would suit someone with some brickwork experience but for the most part it just involves cleaning the wall down, scraping out loose mortar and replacing with the mortar mix provided. Access is available by removing sheets of iron which I can help with. Amount is for a days work, total time to be confirmed. - Due date: Flexible

Judd was a great worker, happy to recommend him. Good communication, friendly and did what was required. Thanks!

General labouring

$240

Petersham NSW, Australia

12th May 2021

Sanding & helping a carpenter