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Tradie Stereotypes: September 2017 Survey We surveyed over 1,700 users of and uncovered some interesting insights about tradie stereotypes.  From our tradies: From our customers:   Survey data from a survey of more than 1,700 users of in September 2017, an online services marketplace connecting customers with over 150,000 local businesses.

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1 in 4 say they will never own their own home

(9 August 2017) Home ownership is the universal Australian dream, right? Wrong, according to the latest survey from   1 in 4 Australians who don’t own a home think they will never be able to, according to new data from a survey of over 3,200 customers. Further, of those who don’t own property, […]

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Victoria Still Australia’s Cheapest State to Hire a Tradie

(July 19, 2017) Victoria is once again the cheapest state in Australia to hire a tradie, according to’s latest Tradie Price Index. Released today, the quarterly data reveals the average cost of a Victorian tradie sits at just $55.90 per hour, a massive 8.5 per cent below the national average. In Australia, the home renovations […]

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Queensland Tradie Prices Up 9%

(July 19, 2017) Renovation activity continues to thrive in Queensland, according to new data from’s Tradie Price Index. Tradie prices in Queensland have seen a year-on-year increase of 8.9 per cent, now charging on average $61.20 per hour. In Australia, the home renovations market employs around 1 million people, and contributes a colossal $99 billion to […]

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WA’s Tradie Prices Drop As Economic Hangover Continues

(July 19, 2017) The end of the mining boom continues to hurt Western Australia’s economy, with tradie prices dropping a massive 8 per cent on last quarter.’s quarterly Tradie Price Index reveals the average hourly rate to hire a tradie in WA sits at $59/hr, lagging 3.6 per cent behind the rest of the country. In […]

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NSW Tradie Prices Up 8% on Last Quarter

(July 19, 2017) A renovation boom due to sky rocketing house prices has left New South Wales tradies flushed with cash. According to’s quarterly Tradie Price Index, tradie prices in NSW are up 8.4 per cent this quarter, charging on average $62.90 per hour. In Australia, the home renovations market employs around 1 million people, and […]

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Rivers of Gold for Brisbane’s Tradies

(June 27, 2017) With more than 400,000 tradesmen in Australia competing for work, what areas should a tradie target to increase their win rate on jobs? has answered this question with their latest data on the industries and areas around Brisbane with the lowest level of competition.   Below are the areas around Brisbane where tradies are […]

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