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Oakleigh - 03 8546 5744

Carnegie - 03 9571 9488

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Carnegie Rental provides reliable and affordable bobcat hire in Melbourne. Offering an extensive range, our bobcat loaders are powerful machines ideal for moving sand, dirt, gravel and other landscaping and earthmoving applications.

High quality and heavy duty, our bobcats feature efficient operating systems, ease of use and comfort while ensuring excellent performance. They also come with industry standard safety features.

Skid Steer/ Bob Cat (1200mm width)

This diesel-fueled, four-wheel-drive Skid Steer loader (Proprietarily know as a bobcat) is perfect for earthmoving, gardening, spreading and site tidy up. Simple to work, the earthmover features Full Roll Over Protection (ROPs) covering for operator wellbeing. This large 1.2m wide machine also functions with a 4-in-1 hydraulic bucket and is large enough for commercial jobs and small enough for a back-yard-hero. For a larger machine, the 1400mm Gehl Bobcat is recommended, and the 900mm & 1100mm bobcats are recommended for smaller sizes. 



Over Width 1200mm
Overall length 2845mm
Overall height 1850mm
Dump height 2120mm
Max load 430kg
Ground clearance 231mm
Machine weight  1865kg
PDF Guides & Specifications: 
Full Day: 
$300 (plus fuel)
$1200 (plus fuel)
Weekend Special: 
$300 (weekend only)



Q1.How much does it cost to rent a bobcat/skid steer?

A. The cost of rental/hire for most bobcats/ skid steers within Australia can range between $260- $500 over a 24-hour hire period, depending on the machine quality, size and rental service.

Q2. How much does it cost to have someone operate a mini loader/ dingo?

A. Generally earthmoving specialists will charge a minimum of $600, and jobs can increase past $10,000 dollars depending on the job size and difficulty.

Q3. Do I need a license for a mini bobcat/ skid steer?

A.According to Worksafe (23/10/18), a certificate is no longer required to operate an earth moving or particular crane (EPC) occupational class of machinery; meaning that anyone from the public is welcome to come and use our entire range of excavatorsmini loaderstrenchers and bobcats, without needing licensing.

Q4. What does a bobcat/ skid steer do?

A. A bobcat/ skid steer is a hydraulic construction/ digging machine that consists of a boom arm-mounted bucket, attached to a rotating cabin above driving tracks. It is used primarily for digging wide trenches, holes and general earth moving. Excavators are preferred when a wide range of motion is needed. For a smaller machine designed to move the earth, a mini loader is recommended.

Q5. How to use a bobcat/ skid steer?

A. (Please refer to the linked video) An mini loader uses a simple system of joysticks and handles to both drive and operates its tracks, arms, and attachments. The skills required to operate one can easily be learned within 10 minutes of use.


Skid Steer/ Bob Cat (1200mm width)
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Sat: 7:30am - 1pm 
Sun: Closed
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21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744


1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488


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