Current Prices

as at 1 July 2019

The Service Rates table below are grouped by Service Type and Shift Type. This reflects the structure of the Home Care Services Award 2010, which is applicable for all Home Care Workers in Australia.

The Fees table below includes management, administration and miscellaneous fees.

For an accurate estimate of how many hours of care you may receive per week for a given budget, please Contact Us and we will give you a detailed individual analysis.

An accurate estimate includes all Home Care, Physiotherapist, other Allied Health Professionals, Equipment Hire, Consumables, Travel and discounts for Couples and 24/7 Care.

Service Rates

The table below sets out our standard service rates.

Service TypeShift TypeRate
Companion CareWeekdays 6am-8pm$49 per hour
Weeknights 8pm-6am$54 per hour
Saturdays$59 per hour
Sundays$69 per hour
Public Holidays$99 per hour
Personal CareWeekdays 6am-8pm$54 per hour
Weeknights 8pm-6am$59 per hour
Saturdays$64 per hour
Sundays$74 per hour
Public Holidays$109 per hour
Nursing CareWeekdays 6am-8pm$85 per hour
Weeknights 8pm-6am$99 per hour
Saturdays$129 per hour
Sundays$149 per hour
Public Holidays$210 per hour
Overnight CareWeekdays$149 per night
Saturdays$159 per night
Sundays$169 per night
Public Holidays$199 per night
Split Shift Live-In CareWeekdays$299 per shift
Saturdays$350 per shift
Sundays$350 per shift
Public Holidays$375 per shift
Live-In CareWeekdays$549 per 24 hours
Saturdays$599 per 24 hours
Sundays$649 per 24 hours
Public Holidays$699 per 24 hours
Respite CareThis will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.
24 Hour CareThis will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.
Post-Hospital CareThis will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.
Palliative CareThis will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.


The table below sets out our standard fees.

Fee TypeFee
Home Care Package Entry$0
Home Care Package Exit$0
Care Management0%
Package Management10%
Use of Private Carer Vehicle$0.99 per km

Home Care Package Expected Hours and Fees

The easiest way to compare prices between providers is to compare the expected Number Of Hours of Care per level of Home Care Package.

The Table below assumes no Cognitive, Veterans, Oxygen or Entral Supplements are applicable. If they are, the number of hours will increase. The expected number of hours includes the admin fee of 10% and is based on Companion Care services.

Home Care Package Expected Hours Of care

Home Care Package LevelExpected Number Of Hours Per WeekExpected Number Of Hours Per Fortnight
14 to 59 to 10
26 to 713 to 14
313 to 1426 to 28
419 to 2039 to 40

Home Care Package Management Fees

Home Care Package LevelExpected Package Value Per WeekManagement Fee Per WeekExpected Package Value Per FortnightManagement Fee Per Fortnight

For a detailed budget, which will include all supplements, third party services, equipment, consumables, travel, income tested fees, daily contributions and discounts, please Contact Us.