Our childcare fees

 
  • Envelope for childcare feesChildren can attend for their booked hours any time during the day between 7:30am to 5:30pm, the hours are determined on enrolment.
  • St Mary’s is a not-for-profit, community childcare centre.
  • Our childcare fees cover all our services and include the Government’s 20 Hours ECE (Early Childhood Education) subsidy.

How to enrol has our online waiting list application form and explains how to enrol your child at our centre.

Daily fees from 1 January 2018

  • Children can be booked in for any hours between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm daily.
  • Short day is up to 7 hours.
  • Long day is up to 10 hours.
  • For children enrolled for 5 days a week,  there is a 5% discount (see below table for 5 days)
  • Parents are invoiced fortnightly.
  • Fees must be paid two weeks in advance.
  • Payment is to be made by direct credit or automatic payment.
  • There is a penalty payment added for late pick ups.
Fees $ per Day      
Under 2 Years old 2 to 4 Days per week 5 days per week  
Short Day (up to 7 hours) $78/day $74/day  
Long Day (up to 10 hours) $100/day $95/day  
2 Year olds 2 to 4 Days per week 5 Days per week  
Short Day (up to 7 hours) $66/day $63/day  
Long Day  (up to 10 hours) $86/day $81/day  
3 & 4 Years old without 20 hours ECE 2 to 4 Days per week 5 Days per week  
Short Day (up to 7 hours) $66/day $63/day  
Long Day  (up to 10 hours) $86/day $81/day  
3 and 4 Years old with 20 hrs. ECE 2 or 3 Days per week 4 Days per week 5 Days per week
Short Day (up to 7 hours) $28/day $29/day $33/day
Long Day  (up to 10 hours) $49/day $54/day $58/day