Domestic assistance

Woman cleaning the bathroom

Domestic assistance supports a safe and hygienic home environment by completing domestic tasks that the client is unable to manage independently. Domestic assistance is available Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

According to a needs assessment, tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Vacuum cleaning
  • Sweeping and washing floors
  • Cleaning bathrooms and toilets
  • Washing and essential ironing
  • Wiping over benches, cupboard fronts, fridges or stoves
  • Changing bed linen

Fees and charges

The City of Greater Bendigo has frozen the following Commonwealth Home Support Programs Services Fees for the 2020-2021 financial year.

  • Low fee: $9.20 per hour  
  • Medium fee: $22.95 per hour 
  • High fee: $49.30 per hour 

Fees are determined according to the income of the individual client or the client's household. 

To access any aged care services please contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 (Translating and Interpreting Service 131 450, National Relay Service 133 677), or visit their website at

Contact us

For more information about Domestic Assistance please contact Home Support Services on 03 4408 6560

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