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Carnegie - 03 9571 9488

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Mini loaders, also known as dingos, are ideal to use on narrow or limited-access worksites. Use them for moving and levelling soil, sand, mulch, gravel and rubble as well as for loading bins, trailers and trucks.

If you’re looking for dingo hire in Melbourne that’s value for money, browse extensive range at Carnegie Rental. We offer a wide variety of machines that are heavy duty, easy to manoeuvre and come equipped with industry-leading safety features. Our mini loaders for hire come with a variety of attachments as well, including post hole diggers for digging holes for fences, retaining walls and more. Browse our selection and book the best machinery for your needs.

Post Hole Digger Attachment

Posthole digging attachments or earth drills from Smart Hire are used in conjunction with a mini loader to dig holes for retaining walls, fences, tree planting, home foundations, and other projects. Augers can be supplied with attachments ranging from 250mm to 600mm in width. NOTE: The quoted rental price for this item does not include the rental price of a mini loader. 



Motor 20hp   15kW diesel or petrol
Operating weight (including mini loader) 850-950kg
Post Hole Depth Up to 1200mm
Auger Sizes: 250mm to 600mm
Full Day: 
$80 (Mini loader not included)
$180 (Mini loader not included)
Weekend Special: 
$80 (weekend only)



1. How much does it cost to rent a mini loader/dingo?

The cost of rental/hire within Australia of most mini loader/dingo can range between $250- $350 over a 24-hour hire period, depending on the machine quality, size and rental service.

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

Generally, earthmoving specialists will charge a minimum of $700, and jobs can increase past $10,000 dollars depending on the job size and difficulty.

3. Do I need a license for a mini loader/dingo?

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.

4. What does a mini loader/dingo do?

A mini loader is a self-contained unit (similar to a skid steer) that requires someone to stand on the rear of the machine in order to use it. It is primarily used for earth-moving and levelling landscapes and is preferred in tight access/ narrow areas that cannot accommodate larger machinery such as excavators and bobcat

5. How to use a mini loader/ dingo?

(Please refer to the linked video) A 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 use.


Post Hole Digger Attachment
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Carnegie - 03 9571 9488
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Browse our building equipment, tools, machinery at our online tool hire shop to find the best products for your needs. If you have any questions or would like more information on our products and services, don’t hesitate to give us a call. You can come and see us at two convenient locations in Melbourne!

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Mon to Fri: 7am - 5pm 
Sat: 7:30am - 1pm 
Sun: Closed
If you hire on Saturday you get Sunday Free!


21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744


1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488


Bendigo City and Surrounding Areas

Phone: 03 5482 9168

We service all suburbs including:
Bentleigh, Brighton, Caulfield, Chadstone, Malvern East, Toorak, and many more!