Property maintenance

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Property maintenance services help the resident to keep their home safe and habitable. The service is available Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays (weather permitting).

You are required to be home on the day of the booking.

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

  • Changing of smoke alarms
  • Changing of light globes
  • Lawn/grass mowing – this service is strictly limited and may be provided on a monthly basis. This service should not replace general lawn maintenance/mowing.

Home modifications

Prior to any home modifications, such as ramp and rail installations, an assessment needs to be completed by an Occupational Therapist from the Bendigo Health Rural Health Team. Please contact the Rural Health Team on 1300 733 581 to organise a home assessment.

Rubbish removal

Please use your wheelie bins or contact a private service provider to remove rubbish from your premises. 


  • $13 (low fee), per hour
  • $19.80 (medium fee), per hour
  • $50.50 (high fee), per hour
  • Tip fee (entry only): $11.90 

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

Contact us

For more information about Property Maintenance Services please contact Home Support Services on 03 4408 6560

More information

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Did you know you can log requests online?

This includes several bin requests such as missed bins, footpath maintenance, tree inspections and general requests. Visit our make a request page.

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