Our full fee is: $82.00 per day, before CCB or CCR has been applied.
Please call us with your CCB percentage and number of eligible hours and we can work out your exact fee. If you don’t have a CCB percentages please call the Family Assistance Office (FAO) on 13 61 50.
On enrolment we will need your CRN for yourself and your child so we can confirm register attendance and ensure that you are receiving the maximum entitlement.
Child Care Benefit (CCB) & Child Care Rebate (CCR)
A family subsidy (Child Care Benefit) is available from the Family Assistance Office (FAO). The Family Assistance Office will assess parents’ taxable income and a scale will be used to determine the amount of assistance each family will receive. The assistance may be claimed at a reduced Service fee or at the end of the financial year. Every family regardless of their income is entitled to this assistance.
The Child Care Rebate covers 50% of out of pocket expenses up to a maximum amount each year. The Child Care Rebate is not income tested. If you are claiming Child Care Benefit you are eligible for the Child Care Rebate if you meet a “work study test”.
For further details please speak to our Nominated Supervisor or contact FAO on 13 61 50.
You can be paid for any absence from approved care your child attends for up to 42 days per child per financial year. Additional absences beyond 42 days for certain reasons may be approved and paid. Please talk to us about the additional absences.
Public holidays will be counted as an absence if the child would normally have attended the service on that week day, and fees have been charged for that day for the child. You can access your child’s absence record on your online statement by selecting ‘View Child Care Details and Payments’ on your Centrelink online account. You can also do this using the Express plus Families mobile app.
Service Closing Time and Late Fees
Please be aware the Centre closes at 6:30pm. In accordance with National Regulations and licensing, we are not permitted to have children in the service after 6:30pm. A late fee is incurred for children collected after 6:30pm.
The fee is $15 per child for every 15 minutes or part thereof and will be added to your next account. The late fee is strictly adhered to, as two staff members are required to remain at the program until all children are collected.
If we are unable to contact either the parent or a person nominated by the parent on the enrolment form to arrange collection of the child/children within an hour of the Service closing, then we will contact Department of Education and Communities and the Police to take responsibility of your child.