Terms of Use

HelpAroundTheHouse.com.au (HelpAroundTheHouse or the "Site") is a custom made website for the use of Registered Site Members provided by Help Around The House Pty Ltd (Australia). To be a Registered Site Member you have to register on HelpAroundTheHouse, and where we use the word "you" in this document it refers to Helpers, Help-Seekers or any visitor to the Site. "Information" means any information on the Site about Registered Site Members provided by themselves or any third parties and any advertisements.

Acceptance of these Terms and Conditions

You have to accept our Terms and Conditions to proceed. Please read our terms and conditions carefully and we ask that you accept them before using the services on the Site. Your acceptance constitutes an agreement between Help Around The House Pty Ltd and you. HelpAroundTheHouse may even update these Terms and Conditions so it is important to visit the page regularly, and even if you decide not to register as a Site Member, your use of our Site will still be governed by these Terms and Conditions.

So what is HelpAroundTheHouse?

HelpAroundTheHouse is a noticeboard or bulletin board where you can search for Helpers online or notify Help-Seekers of your availability.

How do I register to become a member?

You must be a Registered Site Member to use our services. To register online please accept our Terms and Conditions and acknowledge our privacy statement.

HelpAroundTheHouse is not an employment agent

Helpers who advertise their availability on our Site are not employed by us, neither are they our contractors and we are not their agents. We offer you the opportunity to make contact with Helpers and Help-Seekers.

To see Helpers information you have to be a Registered Member, but visitors who are not Registered Members may be able to see Helpers first names and suburbs/towns. This is at the discretion of the Helper.

We do not do background checks on advertisers, nor do we verify the correctness or validity of claims made by advertisers.

What do we expect of you?

In order for all Site Members to enjoy the benefits of our Site, we ask that you refrain from any actions that may interfere with other Site Members, such as:

  • Using our system to send SPAM;
  • accessing data which is clearly not intended for you;
  • trying to log into an account that you are not authorised to access;
  • disrupting our service by interfering with our server or network by denial of service attack (DOS), spamming, or otherwise engage in conduct that causes a potential or actual nuisance to Registered Site Members; and
  • sending incorrect information to the website or in an email, including TCP/IP packet information.

Our Site Members participate in our Site community and we expect that you conduct yourself in the spirit of the community. Please refrain from posting, transmitting, saving or distributing any information or material that is or may be construed to be:

  • false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • fraudulent;
  • infringing on others privacy or intellectual or other proprietary rights;
  • illegal;
  • obscene, defamatory, libellous, threatening, or intimidating;
  • contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other computer programming routines that may damage, modify, delete, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
  • create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs, Web hosting company, or other suppliers; or
  • creates an unauthorised link to another website

HelpAroundTheHouse reserves the right to edit, refuse to post, or remove any Information or material it deems as inappropriate.

When you register you accept certain risk and you release us from liability

Dealing with people you have not met before and using information provided by them on our Site poses certain risks and by registering here and using our Site you accept those risks. HelpAroundTheHouse does not create any of the information that appears on this Site and we therefore do not accept responsibility for the content. Registered Site Members acknowledge that we do not have any control over the quality, safety or standards of positions advertised here, nor can we vouch for the truth and accuracy of the information contained or displayed on the Site.

HelpAroundTheHouse will have no responsibility for actual transactions between Registered Site Members. Any negotiations, agreements or disputes between Site Members are between the individual members and we are not and never will be a party to those contracts, negotiations or disputes.

By registering on our Site or using our Site you release HelpAroundTheHouse and any of the members, directors, employees or contractors, or any individuals associated with us from any claims or demands of damages of whatsoever nature arising directly or indirectly out of negligent or other acts or omissions of Registered Site Members connected in anyway to services supplied by HelpAroundTheHouse, your reliance upon information on our Site or in any other way connected to your use of our Site.

Intellectual Property

We rely on International and Australian intellectual property laws and our Site content is protected by copyright. You may copy or download material off this Site for your personal use but not for commercial or public purposes. We do not give permission for this Site to reproduced and you will require our written consent to create a link to this Site.

We provide a number of links to third party sites merely for yourconvenience and a link does not imply an endorsement from us. If you access any other internet site through a link from our site you do so at your own risk and HelpAroundTheHouse does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on those sites.


Your use of this Site will be governed by and construed pursuant to the laws of Queensland and you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of that State.

Failure by HelpAroundTheHouse to enforce any provisions of these Terms and Conditions or any of its rights will not constitute a waiver of the provisions or HelpAroundTheHouse's rights and will not render these Terms and Conditions invalid.

If any clause or part of a clause of these terms and conditions is invalid, illegal, unlawful or otherwise being incapable of enforcement, that clause or part of a clause will be deemed to be severed and of no force and effect but all other clauses and parts of clauses of these terms and conditions will nevertheless prevail and remain in full force and effect and be valid and fully enforceable. No clause or part of a clause of these terms and conditions will be construed to be dependent upon any other clause or part of a clause unless so expressed.


The member acknowledges that HelpAroundTheHouse may, at its own discretion, terminate the member's account without prior notice. HelpAroundTheHouse may also delete any or all information on the member's account and may block access to such information.