About Us

A recent addition to the esteemed SMART Resources Group, SMART Labour Hire proudly complements the well-established SMART Recycling and SMART Pallets divisions, enriching the organisation’s diverse profile.

We stepped into the Labour Hire industry in 2021 with unwavering fearlessness and excitement. Our exceptional team comprises seasoned professionals with extensive experience in recruitment across various sectors, including Manufacturing, Waste Industry, Food Processing, Warehousing, Freight and Transport, as well as Administration and Office support.
Our primary mission is cultivating solid and enduring relationships with our current and future clients. We achieve this by delivering customised and top-notch services tailored to their ever-evolving and demanding working environments. Our commitment to excellence sets us apart in the industry, ensuring our client’s needs are met and surpassed with unmatched dedication. As we move forward, we aim to further solidify our position in the market as a reliable and efficient Labour Hire solution. We believe in fostering a collaborative and harmonious work environment where the right talent meets the right opportunity. At SMART Labour Hire, we are not just another service provider but your strategic partner in navigating the dynamic challenges of the modern workforce. Trust us to bring the right people, skills, and expertise to your projects, helping you succeed and grow. Join us in this exciting journey as we revolutionise the Labour Hire industry, one step at a time, and together, build a future founded on excellence and mutual prosperity.
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Management Team

Ward Petherbridge

Ward Petherbridge has been a pioneer in the recycling industry for over 20 years and is Managing Director of Smart Labour Hire, Smart Recycling and Smart Pallets.

Te’o Anthony Sofe

Anthony has over 15 years experience in labour recruitment and, as a proud Victorian with Samoan Heritage, is an active community leader in Victoria…