House Sitting Victoria, Australia.

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Home owners - Find a house sitter for minding your home or pets in Victoria Australia. Simply scroll through the following directories until you find someone suitable to look after your home.

House sitters may also check the sitters wanted Victoria ads for any last minute sits or register as available so owners can pre-screen and select who they think will best meet their needs.
Home minders
wanted for house sitting jobs in Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, all Victoria.

 ... thanks to your website we have had many requests to do house sits in Melbourne and Tasmania so we would like to change our availability dates....
We have taken two Tasmanian bookings one in April/May and one in September/October and we have booked one for Melbourne June/July so these plus our regulars from way back when we first started with you make it necessary for us to give you new dates...
with regards, Jim and Frances, Melbourne & Tasmania.

House sitting Victoria

  • Victoria House Sitters Available (Blue sections below)
    - Sitters available for Victoria House sitters Victoria all areas
    - Sitters available for Melbourne House sitters Melbourne
    (on a separate page)
    This is Sitters registered as available for house minding.
    Owners looking for a house or pet sitter will usually find someone suitable from these lists of registered sitters.
  • Victoria Sitters Wanted Ads (Green section below)
    - Melbourne and All Victoria Sitters wanted Melbourne and All Victoria
    (or scroll down).
    This is Owners advertising they need a house or pet sitter.
    Anyone looking for vacant house minding jobs may respond however most owners do prefer to use registered sitters.

  • Owners - To place a FREE sitters wanted ad
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  • Sitters - To register as available for house and pet sitting jobs
    in Melbourne or anywhere Victoria Australia

    Register for house sitting

    One small fee for ALL areas
    Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat, all Victoria for 12 months.
  • Registering as available lets the owners know who is actually available and gives the sitters the opportunity to write a little about themselves and why the owners should select them. Many owners prefer to use registered sitters for minding their homes.

Questions and Answers on Home minding - What is House sitting, how does it work and what do you need to do to become a house sitter.

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We are returning home to NZ ... we are still receiving invites to house sit in Victoria and Tasmania.
Once we decide to start housesitting again we will be more than happy to register for another 12 months. Your website is very successful.
Regards, John & Linda, New Zealand to Australia.

Kryal Castle, Victoria, Australia

House sitting

Take a House minding tour in Victoria and explore what there is on offer at your leisure.
Melbourne is the capital however many other areas are worth an extended visit, Ballarat, Bendigo, Swan Hill, Phillip Island.

Penguin Parade, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

From the Great Ocean Road to the Gold fields, from Ned Kelly at Glenrowan to Phar Lap in the Melbourne Museum, a great variety of things to do whilst housesitting in Victoria.

Geelong is the second largest city in Victoria, located on the south coast SW of Melbourne.
Ballarat is 100km north-west of Melbourne and is the largest inland city in Victoria. Also one of the most significant Victorian era boomtowns in Australia due to sustained gold rush.
Bendigo, is located in the centre of Victoria and notable for its Victorian architectural heritage and gold mining history.
Shepparton is located about 200km in-land north of Melbourne.
Mildura is located 550km north-west of Melbourne.
Warrnambool, on the south-west coast of Victoria is at the western end of the Great Ocean Road.

Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia

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Most home owners prefer to use registered sitters and won't need to advertise as needing a sitter
as they will usually find someone suitable from our database at the time they start looking.
Feedback over the last 14 years shows there is much more demand for sitters than listed
as we don't insist on owners placing wanted ads when not necessary,
so they can retain full control over who knows they're going to be away.

To CANCEL a sitters wanted ad,
 simply email your name and location to advising you now have a sitter.

Wanted Ads - Victoria
2 bedroom cottage on 2 acres.
2 Dogs, a cat, some chickens, 2 sheep.
The choice of living at the cottage or my 3 bedroom house - no care required.
Animals need feeding every evening.

Dates: 21st Sept - 5th Oct, 2014.
Area: Drouin, Victoria 3818
Rosemary - Email
Telephone: 0402 202 543

Listed 17/4/14

Talgarno (near Albury / Wodonga)
Sitter/s needed 12 Sept 2014 to 18 Oct 2014 to look after small property situated 30 klms from Albury NSW overlooking Lake Hume.
We have a small horse stud with mares due to foal whilst we are away. We also have 4 Jack Russells, chickens, ducks and a cat.
We have a very reliable Vet who is aware we will be away and will respond quickly if required. Also on the property is a second house with a very reliable tenant who is experienced in the care and handling of horses should you be interested in the position but are not quite sure about the horses.
If you are travelling with a caravan there is plenty of room to store it.
There is as town bus once daily Monday to Friday so own transport is needed.
Please don't hesitate to contact David or Vicki should you be interested in this position.

Dates: 12 Sept to 18 Oct 2014
Area: Talgarno Victoria (approx 30 klms east of Albury/ Wodonga)
David and Vicki - Email
Telephone: 0419 635 554

Listed 16/4/14

Two dogs and cats who love walks and hugs.
House is very basic in middle of bush, composting toilets, solar power, gas cooking and hot water, wood heating. No fridge or TV.
Could have use of our van. We love it, but it wouldn't be for everyone.
If you want a bush getaway please get in touch.
Lots of mountain bike tracks close and other sights more generally.

Dates: Roughly 2nd - 13th May 2014
Area: Bendigo, Victoria
Kate and Matt - Email
Telephone: 0429 352 215

Listed 28/3/14

Near Yackandandah, Albury-Wodonga
Looking for sitters for our 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, mud brick house on 8 acres in NE Victoria.
Sitters would need to be able to operate a wood heater in winter and understand rainwater tanks and pumps.
We have a horse and chickens requiring feeding daily, 4 cows that may need feeding depending on the season and a dog ( whippet) living in the house. May need to water pot plants depending on season.
This is a beautiful area - great walks and bike riding. Snow fields 2 hours drive. Wineries near by.

Dates: 27 June - 23 July 2014
Area: Near Yackandandah, Albury-Wodonga, Victoria
Rod and Clare - Email

Listed 28/3/14

We are looking for someone to look after our home and pets from 6th to 13th April 2014.
Our pets are Hector (cocker spaniel), Tintin (lagotto) and Lola (birman). They all love having someone around.
Bringing your own dog is an option which could be discussed.
Our home is located in Mornington on the Mornington Peninsula. We are close to beaches, wineries, restaurants, parks etc.
It would be ideal for a family as we have two school aged children so we have everything a family would need.
There is a large back yard and plenty to do here or within a short walk or drive.

Dates: 6th to 13th April 2014
Area: Mornington, Victoria
Kim and Michael - Email
Telephone: 0409 774 320

Listed 14/3/14

Mont Albert (Melbourne)
Looking for someone to stay in our home from 31st August 2014 until approx 2nd October 2014.
We have 2 small dogs that would need looking after.

Dates: 31 August until 2nd October
Area: Mont Albert Victoria
Michelle & Hamish - Email

Listed 28/2/14


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Sitters Available - Victoria

-1236- Names . . Janis & Adrian -1235- Names . . Susan Miller
Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All Australia
Retired Business Executives - Experienced sitters
  • Professional, Excellent House Sitter, will leave your home, pets & gardens in perfect condition.
    Hi, my name is Janis. My partner Adrian and I are non-smokers with professional backgrounds. We are reliable, responsible people who respect other peoples property & belongings. We are both animal lovers and proud housekeepers and as we have been housesitting for 9 years, we have excellent references and home owners that will be delighted to give a verbal reference should you require one urgently.
    Our children are all independent living in Qld NSW & Vic. which enables us to move around enjoying house minding for short and long term situations. In some cases we have house-sat for the same home owners on more than one occasion. We look forward to looking after your home & pets while you are away and assure you, that you will find everything in perfect order on your return.
    Thank you for considering us as your Sitters and we can be contacted below

E-mail: Click here
0439 759977

Dates available: July 2014 onwards
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired
  • I have a love for patchwork, needle craft & spinning. Have been on my on now for the last 14 mths.
    Love gardens & pets.
    Have had a yearning to see new parts of Australia which I was unable to do, due to my husband being sick for the last 30 yrs & thought this would be my way of doing it & helping others. :)

E-mail: Click here
0405 645 688

-1234- Names . . Helen Robson -1233- Names . . Ann & Rodney Austin
Dates available: 1st June 2014 onward - Long or short term
Preferred area: Victoria or Southern New South Wales
Occupation: Retired - Experienced sitter.
  • Hi, my name is Helen. I am retired Registered Nurse with a agriculture and farming background. I have a calm, thorough personality. A non smoker and Non drinker. Meticulously clean and tidy in the home. My own home shines with devoted care and attention.
    I have recent house sitting experience and am currently house sitting in South Australia near Victor Harbour for one month, two miniature poodles and home.
    House sat friends home whilst they were visiting USA for two months. I have for short periods of time (up to four weeks) on numerous occasions managed the family property.
    I would enjoy house sitting your home, enabling me to pursue exploring more of Australia.
    Small dog or cat is ok.
    Referee on application.

E-mail: Click here
0417 369 939 - phone contact preferred

Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All NSW, ACT, Vic
63, 66.
  • We are former public servants from the ACT now living in the lower Hunter valley in Cessnock N.S.W. After leaving the ACT we opened a successful Gluten Free Cafe in Kurri Kurri NSW unfortunately due to Ann's unexpected illness we were forced to sell the cafe and we are fully retired.
    We enjoy gardening, caring for animals and, having our own transport, travelling to different areas.
    We are caring, responsible and trustworthy couple who will take the worry out of who's looking after your home while you are away.
    We can offer many contacts as personal referees, people whom are Australian Federal Police Officer, Australian Federal Parliament Security Officer and ACT Government Officers.

E-mail: Click here
0428 481 629

-1232- Names . . Clare Cunnington & Rod Sangster -1231- Names . .  Regina Bischof
Dates available: September to November and then 2015.
happy to be contacted about any dates except not available – April to August and December 2014

Preferred area: Coastal areas Victoria, All states in Australia
59, 57
  • We are both teachers and have recently cut back on full time work to free up some time. We have two children who have moved to live in the city. We live in rural Australia and like being part of a small, friendly community. One of the highlights of our year is our local Folk Festival which we help to run as volunteers. We moved here 10 years ago and helped our builder to build our solar passive house.
    We enjoy practical activities and gardening - vegetables, fruit and flowers. We like animals and have dogs, 4 cows, 1 horse and chickens.
    For recreation we like walking, camping, Rod rides a mountain bike and we both do yoga. We also enjoy travel and have lived in London and Portugal previously.
    As house sitters we are happy to look after animals and plants, and would like to get to know a local area. We can supply references on request.

E-mail: Click here
02 6027 0865

Dates available: May 2014 onwards
Preferred area: All Australia
  • Hi, I'm a professional, semi-retired, very active, healthy, young 60 year old lady who is travelling around Australia in my Ford Transit campervan. I was in Broome WA managing a B&B Hotel until the end of April 2013. Then I moved on from Broome, south along the coast towards Perth to a house sit position from 19th April 2013 to May 2014. Available again from then.
    I have the greatest respect of other peoples homes and their possessions including their beloved pets. I am a non smoker, love animals, esp. cats, enjoy gardening, veggie patches and am very house proud. I have lived with dogs, cats, chooks and horses at different times of my life, hobby farming is in the family.
    I will take care of your home and pets as I would my own.
    I would prefer long term sits, 3 months or more as I would have to travel distances to meet you. I can provide personal and professional references as required. I look forward to hearing from you to discuss your requirements further.

E-mail: Click here
0400 780 161

-1230- Names . . Frank & Gina Atkinson -1229- Names . . Daryl & Lyn Armstrong
Dates available: May, June 2014 and August onwards
Preferred area:
Most places around Australia, plus UK / Europe
  • We are a professional couple in our 60's and are interested in house sitting positions in May, June 2014 and any time from August, 2014 through 2015.
    We would like to house-sit in Nowra, Bombaderry, Kiama, Wollongong, Batemans Bay, Sydney, Newcastle, Taree, Scone, Mittagong, Bowral, Goulburn, Shoalhaven Heads, Tamworth, Armidale, Orange, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, ACT, Western Australia, Queensland, Alice Springs, UK, Europe.
    We have owned pets and maintained our own homes and gardens. We are quiet and friendly folk, who enjoy being at home, doing needlework, reading, researching, cooking and pottering. We share housework tasks and like to keep things spick and span.
    We are completely reliable, trustworthy and honest people and can provide personal references and work-related referees.
    We wish you a pleasant time away from home and you can have total confidence that your house, grounds and all its contents will be taken care of as if it were our own.
    We are happy for you to contact us to arrange a time to discuss your situation or to meet for an interview (or Skype session). We can promise you that we will do an excellent job.
    We have done house sitting for friends many times over the years and even looked after (and milked) a cow for a few weeks. We have our own vehicle and have lived and worked in country and remote areas. Do get in touch if we might be suitable to help.

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0438 843 257 or 0427 683 445

Dates available: from 1/09/2014
Preferred area:
all areas Vic., Qld., N.S.W. and S.A.
Both Retired - Experienced sitters

  • Experienced sitters. We are a couple in our 60s retired non smokers and drinkers have been house sitting for just on 8 years have excellent references.
    Have a small terrier who we live with, people and animal friendly and very quiet. My husband is an ex farmer who loves the out doors, also experienced in many fields.
    are honest and caring people who loves animals and will look after your house and property with tender and loving care.
    have our own caravan so we do see a lot of our beautiful country.

E-mail: Click here
0427 734 626

-1228- Names . . Gail & Mike Preston -1227- Names . . Brenda Veres & Julius Szasz
Dates available: beginning July to End of August
Preferred area: Traralgon,
Gippsland Victoria.
Occupation: Retired - Experienced house and pet sitters
63, 70.
  • My Mum is in a retirement home in Traralgon, and wish to spend some time with her over winter while my brother is away in the warmer climes.
    We currently live in Cairns, prefer to spend the hot and humid wet season in the southern climes, love to travel and meet people. As we are retired, we are pretty much available most of the time. This coming year we will be available from the beginning of July to end of August, and then again from November 2014 until the end of April 2015.
    We do have a dog who travels with us, he actually believes he lives in a car, with all our travelling between Gippsland, Victoria, Brisbane and Cairns.
    His name is Jack, a six year old de-sexed cattle dog and is a quiet, very social, is used to being in the company of other animals. He really loves the company of other four legged creatures and has been associated with cats and chickens as well as Lorikeets and parrots but has been taught to chase cockies away after a house sit at Mt Dandenong in Melbourne.
    He is an outside dog except in thunderstorms, his best mates are a Shih Tzu called Tuan, Silky terriers called Rocky and Jazzy, and Rottweilers Roxy and Moe. He has spent lots of time in their company, while we were either house sitting or just visiting.
    Over the years we have house sat in Cairns, Darwin, Thursday Island, Wagga Wagga, Brisbane, Hervey Bay and Traralgon in Gippsland Vic.
    Unfortunately we do not have a caravan, hopefully one day, but we live on a boat and have done for 20+ years. We have been busy completing most of our so called bucket list, traveling overseas for the last four years, so it is now time to explore home.
    Preferred Locations: Locations between Cairns and Brisbane, Queensland Gippsland (Vic),
    We have available, Police Certificates and references both written and telephone.
    Current House/Pet Sitting Assignments:
    Brisbane: 1st Nov - 4th Dec 2013: 2 Moodles
    Cairns: 6th Dec - 31st Dec 2013: 2 cats & 1 dog
    Glass House Mountains: 3rd Jan - 16th Jan 2014: 1 cat & 2 Dogs
    Brisbane: 17th Jan - 2nd Feb: 1 staffy X & 2 cats
    Wagga Wagga: 13th March - 21st April: 1 Aussie Terrier

E-mail: Click here
0498 061 305

Dates available: from 5th December 2014
Preferred area:
Retired - Very Experienced sitters
56 & 68
  • Experienced sitters - available again from 5th December
    We are both retired (27 yrs Vic Roads Wodonga and 32 yrs Dept of Defence Bandiana), have our own home in Wodonga but love to travel.
    We have now completed 40+ house sits since 2002 and can supply numerous references from very satisfied homeowners.
    We are a non-smoking couple who enjoy the simple things in life such as reading, photography, walking, sightseeing, crosswords and jigsaws.  As we are both house proud you can be assured your property, its contents and surrounds would be well cared for.  We know choosing strangers to housesit may be a bit daunting but perhaps you could view our long term employment record as showing us to be conscientious, reliable and trustworthy.

E-mail: Click here
0458 304 383

-1226- Names . . Anné & Margaret Halman (Mr & Mrs)  
Dates available: Mid Oct 2014 to Mid Dec 2014 and then Mid Feb 2015 onwards
Preferred area: Regional SA, Vic, and Tasmania
Occupation: Semi retired Community workers in Counselling, Family support and Foster care
Ages 66 & 68
  • We are experienced house and pet sitters, having house sat for numerous people in most regional areas of Australia.
    We are both non-smoking, professional workers semi retired, working and travelling with our caravan throughout regional Australia. We have lived in rentals and owned our own home and know how important care, maintenance and security is.
    We are also happy to take care of your pets.
    Anné, who was born in Holland which explains his name, is a good handyman and we are both keen gardeners. We love the country, enjoy bush walking, and dabble in photography and botanical art.
    We have found housesitting a great way to meet people and get to know different places.
    Recent Police clearances, character and house-sitting references are available.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: Margaret 0409 819 858

-1224- Names . . Kerry & Steve O'Hearn -1223- Names . . Laureen & Brian Rogers
Dates available: From May 2014
Preferred area: South eastern QLD, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania

Recently Retired - Registered midwife / semi truck driver/council worker
55, 55.
  • Hi my name is Kerry and my husbands name is Steven. I am a registered midwife and Steven was an interstate truck driver.
    We have recently retired and are now travelling in our caravan.
    We have our own home which we have leased, so we can travel and continue to house sit when needed.
    We are non smokers, energetic, have a love of animals and are capable of carrying out domestic chores required of a household or property.

E-mail: Click here

Dates available: various ongoing
Preferred area:
10km Geelong
Real Estate Agent (Laureen) Brian retired
62, 69
  • Live in Queensland, Married 44 years, very active, excellent health, non smokers.
    We are previous pet owners and love animals and gardening, very happy to look after yours.
    Have a married daughter living in Geelong expecting her second baby February 1st 2014. Would like to be in Geelong for the new arrival and also like to house sit a few times a year so we can spend time with our grandchildren on a regular basis.
    Excellent references available.

E-mail: Click here
0421 561 446

-1222- Names . . Eric Main -1221- Names . . Gwen Leske
Dates available: 22nd. June to 20th. August
Preferred area: NSW, Victoria, Tasmania

Retired Social worker
  • Experienced Sitter
    An active and retired Social Worker I have been housesitting regularly for five years. Have had some interesting experiences with cats and dogs; chooks horses and donkeys and feel comfortable in all these situations.
    Familiar with living on my own, I am systematic about housekeeping and routine gardening and will always respect your home and pets as if they were my own. I am also willing to accept additional responsibilities as appropriate to your situation.
    I can offer a good security background and satisfied clients who are willing to communicate with prospective owners.
    Look forward to hearing from you.

E-mail: Click here
0421 970 942

Dates available: April and onwards
Preferred area: Vic, SA and NSW within days drive to Sydney
Occupation: Retired - Experienced sitter
  • I am experienced as a house-sitter, for many years.
    As a 77 year old pensioner, I am still quite fit and healthy. I enjoy travelling around Australia, usually driving with a friend.
    I am happy to keep a tidy house, take care for your garden, and mind your pets, keeping them happy in your absence.
    I prefer rural areas, and shorter times of housesit, like 1 or 2 weeks. Though I am open to all offers.
    A love of reading, photography, sewing and various crafts, fill in my spare time.
    Available from April onwards.

E-mail: Click here
08 8276 4964 SA

-1218- Names . . David Phillips -1219- Names . . Karral Miller & Neil Stabb
Dates available: Open
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: Retired
  • Experienced sitter available for housesitting or caretaking.
    Recently completed sitting a property near Stanthorpe requiring ride-on mowing and garden maintenance and spraying. Previously sat a property in WA for 6 months with large lawn mowing, feeding horses and chooks, etc.
    Available for town or country, boat or farm, anything considered but prefer longer sits of 3 months or more.
    Please telephone to discuss your needs.

Phone: 0474 761 857
D Phillips, C/- O'Mahony's, 35 Grafton St, Warwick 4370, Ph 07 4661 1146

Dates available: July onwards
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia, Northern Territory. Plus  France, Canada, Spain, UK, Italy.
Occupation: Retired teachers - Experienced sitters
62, 66.
  • Experienced sitters - References available.
    Not available from early March to end of June 2014.
    We are a married couple of fit, active, non-smoking, recently retired teachers. We enjoy travelling and believe that the only authentic way to experience a place is to stay for an extended period as a local. We are honest, trustworthy and can provide impeccable references.
    We have a small farm and so are familiar with caring for animals and pets.
    Neil is a furniture maker and has many practical skills useful in maintaining a home. Karral is a passionate gardener and very capable of looking after your garden and plants.
    We took part in a very successful house swap with a couple in the UK in 1996 and have house sat several times in different parts of Australia, always with positive results and pleased owners. We have also used house sitters for our own property when we have been travelling so we are well aware of what is required in caring for houses and pets.

E-mail: Click here
02 6071 8621

-1217- Names . . Stella -1213- Names . . Herbert & Linda Van Gils
Dates available: July 2014
Preferred area: Eastern States and ACT.
SE Vic. NSW (not Sydney), SE Qld. to Sunshine Coast by August.

Occupation: Retired

Ages 64
  • Hi! I'm Stella, a retired Nurse, done some nomad-ing, now keen to see some more of our great country, enjoy some community life getting to know each area, and think housesitting is a good way to do this.
    I have owned several homes myself and had tenants in them so am aware of expectations of homeowners. Having housesat many times for friends and their friends for extended periods, in one case a year, I find I enjoy this lifestyle.
    Being an active, outgoing 60+, I go for long walks daily, (so a dog would be great company), like animals, birds and once had a pet snake. Being a very practical, reliable, organised, tidy, self sufficient person, an excellent housekeeper, I also know my way around the garden. Through life experience living in remote areas/ cities/small towns, (childhood on a farm), I cope with most things calmly. I believe you will not be disappointed choosing me to look after your home, garden, house pets/chooks etc, and mail, in your absence. Also I am happy to have your dog travel in my Jeep (if your pet is used to car travel).
    My timeframes are flexible so can do short or longer term sits and plan to travel from Tasmania to SE Qld via Victoria and NSW. My family reside in Canberra so that is also of interest to me. Currently friends have me booked Aug-Nov in Qld . I usually reside in SA.
    I have bookings in Tasmania April through to 1st July thanks to this site.
    All my referees are happy to give verbal assurances to my integrity and worth and I am looking forward to talking to you (on Skype if that is easy for you).
    I will supply reference contacts via email when requested.
    Thanks in anticipation of your call.

E-mail: Click here
Phone: 0427 798 397

Dates available: Currently booked
Preferred area:
All NSW, Sydney, Canberra, All Victoria, Brisbane, Sunshine and Gold coasts
retired owner operator take away food and cleaning business
67, 65
  • Not available as we have house sitting jobs, March until September 2014 and December 2014.
    We have already house sat for family and friends, in NSW and Queensland. We would like to be able to do this more often. My husband and I have always worked our own businesses, for the last 30 years, we have now retired and love travelling, we have a Toyota Hi-ace and have travelled all around Australia including Tasmania.
    The houses we have looked after have been a joy to be in, some have had pets, including dogs, birds, tropical fish & gold fish. We have also looked after a couple of old horses and a couple of pet sheep. I love to do gardening and have enjoyed this in most places.
    We can supply references. thank you.

E-mail: Click here
0418 636 063  or  0400 665 044

-1212- Names . . Beverley Nester -1211- Names . . Ian L. Gregory
Dates available: All year round
Preferred area:
Gold Coast, Brisbane, All NSW, All Vic
Retired Primary Teacher - Experienced sitter
  • I am a retired primary teacher who wishes to travel. I have no ties.
    I am an experienced long time house and pet sitter and can supply excellent referees who will testify to the care and love I give to their pets and who have enjoyed stress free holidays knowing that pets/home are well cared for.

E-mail: Click here
08 8242 5795

Dates available: Various
Preferred area:
Retired - Experienced sitter
  • I have been House sitting for 12 years mostly through this site, though many of my sits now are second and third time around. I have left behind many satisfied owners and have an extensive list of contacts for referral.
    I am experienced with all kinds of properties and Animals, Birds, Fish, and Reptiles.
    Since retiring I am now available for sitting anywhere in Australia and have taken sits in all states.
    Please book me in ample time for your trip as I am often booked up to 12 months in advance. I presently have bookings spaced through the year up til November 2014. Still have a few gaps where I am available.
    Will travel anywhere for a long enough sit.
    I am a non smoker clean and rarely drink and never do drugs.

E-mail: Click here
0403 189 677

-1210- Names . . Mr. Balazs Bercesi and his family -1208- Names . . Jill & Manfred Koch
Dates available: From end of March 2014 on
Preferred area: All Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria
Occupation: Construction Project Manager
  • I'm a father of 2, living in a house with garden (Budapest-HUN), with looking after my father-in-law's dog. We're all keen on living in a tidy and neat circumstance. We both brought up with a slogan: 'you can only live and work in clarity'. At home we do every house works on our own.
    We are reliable people with good neighbourhood relations.
    As working in the construction field I can solve most of the problems on my own, though what I cannot I know who to ask for solutions.
    During my work houses and jewelery shops were left in my care stocked and furnished. By today I maintain several apartments (both empty and furnished) in Budapest, Hungary and in France (around Cannes).
    My wife is an economist, being an executive assistant to CEO and marketing executive. And also she is managing and directing 2 childcare centres.
    We would like to move from HUN. But before we settle we would like to have the opportunity of knowing the area better.
    The only criteria we have for house sitting is to stay there for minimum 1 year.

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Dates available: April 20 - 24th in Vic.
Also from May 25 - June 26 in Vic or Sth N.S.W.
Preferred area: All Tas, SA, Vic, NSW, Qld
Occupation: Child care / aged care
54, 60.
  • Experienced sitters.
    We have vacancy April 20 - 24th in Vic.
    Also a gap from May 25 - June 26 in Vic or Sth N.S.W.

    My husband Manfred is very practical in house maintenance and also worked in the hospitality industry for many years and likes things clean and orderly, this may also be partly because he is Swiss.
    I have been in the Aged care industry and hospitality and believe a clean efficient house, allows for a relaxing home.
    We had our own 5 acres for 20 years. Manfred converted an old dwelling into a 4 bedroom two bathroom home, with pool and spa. The last of children moved out of home so we started our gap year!
    We sold our home and travelled Europe and U.K. for 8 months, most of that time in a motorhome.
    On our return, in July this year, we started Housesitting on the Gold Coast and love it. We have a love for animals and have had a big variety of pets and farm animals over the years, we also love gardening.
    We will treat your home will utmost care and respect as well as care for your pets as if they were our own.

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0413 548 053

-1207- Names . . Barry de Haas -1204- Names . . Bill Murray
Dates available: 12/01/2014 onwards
Preferred area: 150km Melbourne
Ages 63
  • Single, 63 YO male. Non smoker, non drinker, clean, no drugs. Fully self sufficient. Ex builder, still working. And available for most maintenance skills except plumbing and electrical. (ability to organise these if necessary.
    No pets. Very clean living, and very efficient.

    References :- Hayden real Estate Ocean Grove:- 5255 1000
    Property Manager :- Jenny Dries.
    Duration :- 8 months.
    19 Bluewaters Drive Ocean Grove

    LJ Hooker Inverloch:- 5674 2888
    Duration :-2 years
    25 Ripple Drive Inverloch.

    Business reference:- Dan Hall
    Hall Homes Sunbury:- 0418 128 235
    LJ Hooker Real Estate Inverloch

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Phone: 0418 817 953

Dates available: All dates
Preferred area:
All areas
Occupation: Retired RAAF officer, full time volunteer
Ages 60's
  • I am an experienced house sitter who is extremely conscious of the need not to let down home owners. My greatest disappointment is having to refuse owners who have had arrangements in place only to have a sitter cancel at the last minute. If I commit to you then you can plan your absence in absolute peace.
    I have an impeccable character being a Justice of the Peace, a retired RAAF officer and a member of The Salvation Army. I own three homes in Atlanta Georgia which I have rented out so am totally empathetic to the need of home owners.
    I have a gorgeous Fox Terrier who owns our home with my wife and I. My wife has a job here in Canberra so does not accompany me on Full Time assignments; however, she will join me during my assignment.
    I would prefer the availability of a vehicle although in major cities I prefer the use of public transport.
    I am in great demand...obviously I must be doing something correct. Therefore, its advisable to get in quickly. Overseas assignments are considered.

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02 6294 8225

-1200- Names . . Anne O'Grady -1201- Names . . Katharina & Raphael
Dates available: negotiated period, 2014
Preferred area: within easy reach of Melbourne
Occupation: Retired
mid 60's
  • Hello, I have experience sitting in Canberra and would like to sit in Melbourne or within the region for some time from a fortnight to a month approximately.
    I would like to bring my miniature Dachshund. She is thirteen, still very well and completely well behaved. She likes other dogs.
    I am also looking for a boat sit.
    If you have a boat sitting in the water in a charming place. I don't want to go anywhere, I just want to look at the water at dawn and as the sun goes down and draw and just stay on a boat for a bit. Big or small, reasonably basic is ok. Temperate zones preferred.

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03 6383 4614

Dates available: 19/12/2014 on
Preferred area: All Qld, NSW, Victoria, South Australia
Occupation: Controller

  • We are a family of 4. Our kids are now nearly 4 and 2 years old. Before the school starts for the kids we would like to take 6 months family time in Australia and New Zealand.
    We are a Swiss couple which likes to raise our kids at our best... we like to cook a perfect meal at home... we like to drink a good glass of wine with that meal... we are also both non smokers.
    everything more you want to know... just contact us per E-Mail

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Phone: +41 79 71 889 71

-1198- Names . . Jackie & Tony Rouse  
Dates available: 11th Jan to 26th Feb
Preferred area: Victoria, NSW, QLD, SA AND WA
Occupation: Retired
64 & 66
  • Experienced sitters in Australia.
    We are a retired couple (both non smokers) We currently live in the UK but have visited Australia many times over the last 15 years. Our son and daughter in law and 2 grandsons live in Bentleigh Victoria.
    We would like to house sit for someone within approx. 1 hours drive from our family so that we can visit them on a regular basis but not intrude on their lives by living with them.
    We are honest, reliable, trustworthy and houseproud. We are willing to show love and affection to your pets and take great care with your house and garden.
    We also would love to see other areas and although we do not want to spend all our time elsewhere would be happy to fit in for a couple of weeks.

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-1194- Names . . Mischa Hill -1195- Names . . Lisa Jensen
Dates available: Jan 5th 2014 to Feb 5th 2015
Preferred area: Melbourne / All Victoria
Occupation: Nurse
  • Although some people may view myself as being "young" I'm very mature in my approach to life. I'm currently working at Cabrini hospital while undertaking post graduate studies in theatre nursing.
    I would very much like to live closer to my place of employment whilst having a quiet place to study.
    I'm a responsible and tidy person who is very capable of maintaining a clean and organised environment. I am a very active person who enjoys fitness and nutrition making me ideal for looking after pets.

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0402 085 901

Dates available: Immediate - Open
Preferred area: Melbourne, All Victoria, All Australia
Occupation: para legal currently unemployed as just arrived back in Australia
50 - young 50
  • I returned home to Melbourne Australia 1st December, 2013 after living in America for 12 yrs 9 months. I travelled the USA in between working as a house cleaner. I started my own business and because of my personality, honesty and responsible manner I was never out of work. I guess being an Attractive Australian helped also. All my work was referrals. Within 3 months of living in USA I had a full month worth of work and clients.
    I began house and pet sitting for many of my clients and their referrals.
    I have 12 years of memories, experience and loving clients who did not want to see me leave. I became a very loving friend and part of many families during my time in the USA.
    I am living with my younger sister and her two boys in Chelsea Heights. My sister is a single mother with a full time job as well as raising the boys. She is sleeping on the couch to give me her room. I am independent and we need our own space. House sitting would be perfect for me and would help me get my independence till I get more work.
    Prior to living in the USA I was a Para Legal for 19 years.
    For now I am interested in Melbourne, South Eastern areas however am open for all areas.
    I have many references available.
    I can be available for all areas and Overseas. I am a single woman with no children and can be available anytime. I have a current passport and no restrictions. I will even consider weekends and short terms.
    I love children and can also be considered as a travelling nanny or even a house sitting responsible care taker of children. My first aid skills are being updated.

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0498 994 318

-1190- Names . . Dan Rafferty -1188- Names . . Jean & Howard Dark
Dates available: Now - indefinite
Preferred area: All areas, Melbourne, Victoria

  • Experienced Sitter
    I'm a non-smoker, house-proud (even though not a homeowner).
    I also like routine and order (but not too over the top).
    I love to travel, so whether its city or country, it all suits me.
    I've also done maintenance work within a retirement village and caravan park, so am quite handy and trustworthy.
    I also love animals and I'm good at gardening, so I'm happy to help out with taking care of those things too!
    References and police checks available.

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0409 708 788

Dates available: February - Onwards
Preferred area: Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane, All Qld, All NSW, Nth Vic
Occupation: Retired - (non-smokers)
73, 71
  • We are both retired non-smoking couple. An animal lover of all kinds. I was a German Shepherd breeder in N.Z.but now live in Brisbane.
    We like to let the Owners going away have peace of mind, knowing that their pets are well looked after as well as their property.
    We like to keep peoples property and their animals as if they were our own.

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(J) 0400 570 250    (H) 0418 387 224

-1186- Names . . Ian & Martina Heath -1182- Names . . Jeffna
Dates available: Now onwards
Preferred area: All Victoria
Occupation: Plumber & House wife
58, 60.
  • We are a married couple of 40 years together. We are very house proud and old school and believe in leaving a place better than you found it. We are trustworthy, honest and discreet.
    We don't smoke and enjoy the quiet life together.
    We like small animals.
    We are city people who love the country.
    We thought why not try living in the country before maybe buying.
    We feel we have a lot to offer, and like and live the sharing, helping ethos.

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0419 565 485  or  0439 201 444

Dates available: 25th November onwards
Preferred area: Perth, WA, Qld, Darwin, Tasmania, Victoria
Occupation: Beauty therapist and sales and student - Experienced sitter
  • I'm a mature lady whom is a qualified beauty therapist and part time sales assistant and I study as well.
    I've got three children grown up and leading their own life's.
    I'm currently on my second farm sit where I'm looking after horses.
    My fiancé works for an American company and is a hands on man.
    We are animal lovers with big hearts and we can walk pets, and take care of your animals with good care.
    We are quite low key people and non smokers.
    We are house proud and maintain your home with nurturing care.
    Over the house sits I've looked after chickens, horses, dogs, cats and fish. We have cared for large homes, bigger homes and homesteads.
    We are both active and my fiancé is a full time worker. I work part time and usually study on my off work days at the house sits.
    I love this house sit adventure. Every home is a story and a journey for us.
    Every pet is unique and adored.
    It's our second time around and both of us decided to do this before we purchase our own home and see areas and places we'd never have gone Looking forward to sitting your home soon!

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0403 063 932

-1174- Names . . Stefan & Jan -1170- Names . . Adrian & Fay Johns
Dates available: 1st August 2014 onwards
Preferred area: All areas
Occupation: M.D. of own co./ Factory manager; Both Retired
72, 70
  • Experienced sitters - Available again August 2014 - fully booked until then.

    G'DAY!! We are a happy, healthy, non smoking married couple who have been house & pet sitting for the past four[4] years in four[4] states & the ACT.
    We have looked after within that time creatures/houses LARGE & small mostly on acres. "We love ALL animals" our motto: We Look After Them Better Than You.
    We are Steve & Jan, Our contacts are OR 0434878928....Thankyou for reading the above & So long for now.

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0434 878 928

Dates available: 01/10/2013 to forever
Preferred area: All areas near coast - North in winter, South in Summer
Occupation: Semi retired
69, 67
  • Experienced sitters.
    We are semi-retired "Grey Nomads" who travel with our grey cat Boris. Boris is a friendly 14 year old who gets on well with other cats as well as dogs.
    Owning our own home, we are conscientious and clean house sitters (having done several sits and can provide references).
    have house sat in Karratha and Boddington Western Australia and then to Kumbia Qld and Sale Victoria.
    Adrian has a mechanical background and is a very able handyman.
    Fay was a vet nurse and we are willing to "do" gardens and pets.
    Ideally we like to spend the winter months in the north of Australia and the summer months in the south, preferably near or on the coast as we are keen fishermen.

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0438548131 -  0437448045

  -1169- Names . . Margaret & Paul
  Dates available: Ongoing
Preferred area: All Australia (also Europe, America and Canada)
Occupation: Semi retired
  • Experienced sitters, we did 3 sits Dec to Feb 2012/2013 all very successful.
  • Hello-  We are a semi retired professional couple, having been in the Engineering and Travel Business for many years. We are both in our late fifties and enjoy an active life style. As we both love travel we have visited many countries throughout the world and enjoy living and being part of the local culture itself.
    Having had pets (dogs, rabbits, ducks and fish) we know how important it is to have them looked after properly while you are away from them.
    We are a mature caring non smoking couple who you can rely upon to look after your home and pets while you are away.
    We are able to provide a police record check if required.

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-1160- Names . . Shirley Burns -1158- Names . . Lynne Haeusler
Dates available: Anytime
Preferred area: Melbourne, All Victoria, Qld, NSW

  • I am a retired female living in my nice villa which I own near Brisbane city. I play lawn bowls and drive.
    This is new to me but it is what I am looking for after talking to a friend yesterday. Have been living in Queensland for 13 years after leaving Melbourne for the warmer climate. Like the idea of north for winter and south for the summer months.
    My two married children live in Melbourne and are still working.
    I will take care of your home and pets with all the love and attention possible.

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  (07)3408 2650 MB 0429 611 489

Dates available: from Oct 11th 2013
Preferred area:
NSW South & North coast & Central West & All Vic (not Melb), Hervey Bay area & South Coast SA
Housekeeper / Cleaner
  • I have been house-sitting and Caretaking properties for a couple of years, mainly for friends and relatives, and I have enjoyed doing this. I am also a keen gardener.
    I can supply you with very good references.
    Please feel free to phone me for any further info.

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Phone: 0400 586 831

-1142- Names . . Terry & June Pedler  

Dates available: Qld May till October, NSW and Victoria anytime
Preferred area: All Qld, All Victoria, Nth NSW, Sth NSW
Retired Bus Driver------ House Keeper
69, 67

  • Experienced sitters - available Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Southern New south Wales, All Victoria.
    We are a very trustworthy couple, who will look after your home and keep it neat and tidy and secure. We love animals and will give them love and special care while you are away, so you can enjoy your holidays knowing everything is well cared for. We are non drinking, non smoking couple.
    My wife was born and lived in Qld. We have house sat in various homes in Qld and Victoria and have excellent references. We have both worked for one of Australia's top richest people.

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Phone: 0417 374 095 Victoria / Australia

-1136- Names . . Stuart & Patricia James -1133- Names . .  Denis Miller
Dates available: End September 2013 onwards
Preferred area:
Nthn NSW, Adelaide, All Victoria, Tasmania
68, 73
  • We are a fit, healthy, non-smoking couple making our way around Aus. with house-sits in between travels. Now retired we have vast experience of looking after homes and animals of our own. We have done a large number of sits now and have excellent references from the owners we sat for. In fact one set invited us back for an even longer period than the first time.
    With 7 children and 13 grand children between us we think we know enough of looking after a house and home.

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Phone: 0449 801 751

Dates available: March 2014 onwards
Preferred area: All Aust
Retired - experienced sitter
  • Currently sitting, with many repeat clients.
    I am a retired male and an experienced sitter who is currently based in Brisbane. I am a non smoker keep fit, walk and play ordinary golf. I am a former homeowner with the usual domestic pets (dog, cat, birds etc.) and am capable of maintaining your property to a high standard.
    Travelling to different locations and meeting new people in this great country is my reward.
    I have been privileged to care for homes /units and town houses in the city and suburbs as well as small farms in country areas.
    I enjoy a beer and a glass or two of wine (in moderation) and I look forward to discussing your needs and requirements with you in the near future.

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0438 558 323

-1130- Names . . June Murphy & Adam Faux (housemates) -1123- Names . . Ann & Peter Reed
Dates available: 30/04/2013 ongoing
Preferred area:
Melbourne, All Victoria
Housecleaner cleaner for houses
54 and 40
  • We are Adam Faux and June Murphy, friends, and housemates for 15 years, we currently share in East Keilor in Victoria in Melbourne's, northern suburbs. We would make great house sitters, because we are both 100% honest, I do housecleaning by trade, I clean other people's houses, and Adam does gardening of people's houses. We both don't drink, never smoked and have never done drugs, or anything bad. We both go to church once a week, and love people, and animals. I was brought up with animals all my life since the age of one, on a farm.
    are both saving, for a unit each, and would love to housesit anywhere in Melbourne's Northern suburbs, or Melbourne and Victoria.
    are good people, friendly and honest. I, June, have house sat before for 4 years for my friend Cheryl, who now lives overseas in the USA with her husband.
    Look forward to speaking with you soon.
    Thank you for your time. Adam and June.

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Phone: 0411 249 100 or 03 9331 7549

Dates available: available from August 2013
Preferred area:
Perth (all suburbs), Hobart (all suburbs, anywhere in Tassie) Victoria.
  • We are a non-smoking retired couple living in Victoria, who would like to house-sit for you. We are hoping to see other parts of Australia now that we are retired.
    Our hobbies are (Peter) gardening, clock repairing, photography; (Ann) reading, making greetings cards, volunteer work at the local paper (proof reading), walking, gardening and generally just enjoying our retirement.
    We like to travel, when possible, so house-sitting would be ideal.
    Our son is in Perth so we would be able to visit him.
    We are available for housesitting in Australia and the UK.

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Phone: 03 5606 5259


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