An image of someone's hands watering a garden with a watering can. The words 'Better home and garden maintenance' is written on the lower left corner of the image. The City of Mitcham and Southern Cross Care Better for life logo is on the right side of the image.

Southern Cross Care and the City of Mitcham are helping people live better in their own home.

Southern Cross Care is excited to be partnering with the City of Mitcham to provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme services in the City of Mitcham Council area.

These essential services include domestic assistance, home modifications and home and garden maintenance.


Southern Cross Care offers high-quality services tailored to meet your needs, and exceed your expectations. Our services include, but are not limited to the following;

Domestic assistance

  • Regular home cleaning

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Spring and window cleaning

Home maintenance and modifications

  • Leaking tap repairs

  • Smoke alarm battery changes

  • Light globe installation

  • Hand rail installation

  • Minor repairs to doors and windows

  • Key safe installation

  • Minor gutter and downpipe repairs

  • Minor fencing and paving

Garden maintenance and repairs

  • Bushfire clearance

  • Trimming and pruning for safety

  • Rubbish removal

  • Weeding management

Southern Cross Care provides a cheaper option compared to private service providers, helping you to live better in your home at a reasonable price.

A table of the Home and garden maintenance and Domestic assistance pricing schedule.   Home and garden maintenance price: Private pricing costs $49 per hour while you only have to pay $12 per hour (which you save $37) if you are under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme  Domestic assistance price: Private pricing costs $41.25 per 40 minutes while you only have to pay $8 per 40 minutes  (which you save $33)if you are under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme


To find out more information or to book a service;

Residents of Mitcham can also access Southern Cross Care's other services such as Home Care Packages, Health & Wellness services, Respite services, and better Retirement Living options. For more information on these services, click here.