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Our network of confident, empowered female workers provides friendly, professional service to help maintain homes and offices around Australia.

Our Story

It all started with an idea.

Handy Girl Australia was established and registered in 2007, after Founder Kim Halbert-Pere found herself living in rural Victoria, renovating her own home and loving the challenge of a DIY project.

Realising she wasn’t the only female with a passion for repairs, Kim took a chance and launched Handy Girl Australia.

This unique service was created with two visions in mind: firstly to give home and business owners access to reliable cleaning and maintenance, and secondly to create an empowering employment platform for women who are motivated, talented and looking for flexible work.

Handy Girl Australia was officially registered in 2015, with most team members based in Ballarat, Victoria. It is now undergoing a period of rapid expansion, becoming the ‘Uber of Home Services’ and providing amazing opportunities for women around Australia.

As a Handy Girl client, you can expect professional quality service with a smile. As part of the Handy Girl team, you’ll join an incredible network designed to build your skills and confidence while helping you find work on your own terms and generate a great income.

Get in touch with us to find out more.


We build confidence.

Confidence between staff; confidence between staff and clients; confidence to say yes or no to doing jobs.

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The Handy Girls

Handy Girls are exceptional women!

From teachers to scientists, we come from all walks of life and are united by a common passion to help others and experience flexibility in our working lives.

The Handy Girl you hire is trained and experienced in her specialty so you can rest assured you are getting quality service.

We can provide one-off services or ongoing support at your home or office. Contact us to find out more.

Our Memberships

Handy Girl Australia are proud to be members of the following:

  • The Housing Industry Association (HIA)
  • CORE (Communities Of Respect and Equality)
  • SALT (Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen)
  • Commerce Ballarat
  • Gender Equity Victoria (GenVic)
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Our Handy Girls

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Handy Girl Office Manager

Is our secret weapon. Managing client and staff schedules, NDIS Contracts and everything else in between is something that Rachel does effortlessly.

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Chief Handy Girl

Founder, teacher, and systems developer, Kim loves hands-on-learning, finding solutions and building strong teams. She believes in education and the power learning has in building confidence.

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Handy Girl Head Gardener

Tracy comes with all the experience that life-throws-at her. Hard work, determination and an ability to solve problems are a real asset when you’re head of gardening and the HG shed-fairy.

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Handy Girl Gardener

Roller Derby legend! She is our Handy Girl pruning guru and enjoys making gardens shine.