Mater Childcare

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About Mater Childcare

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday 6.30 am to 6 pm daily.

Mater Childcare is open 52 weeks a year. We do not operate on public holidays though full fees still apply.

Age Range Staff to Child Ratio
aged 0 to 2 1 Adult—4 Children
Children aged 15 months to 2 1 Adult—5 Children
aged 2 to 3 1 Adult—5 Children
Children aged 3 to school age 1 Adult—11 Children

What to Bring

Please remember to bring for your child:

  • at least one change of clothes
  • bed linen
  • hat (broad brimmed or legionnaires)
  • a drink bottle and milk bottles for babies
  • a piece of fruit for morning tea (contribution to the centre morning tea prepared for all children).


Mater Childcare Building 1

There are several short term car parking spaces located on College Hill Drive which can be used for drop-off and pick-up only. Alternately families with children on level 1 may access Building 1 via the gate on Clarence Street.

Mater Childcare Building 2

Short term car parking spaces are available for drop-off and pick-up in the basement of the building (off Clarence Street) and in the short term drop-off and pick-up spaces outside Mater Childcare on College Hill Drive (internal road off Annerley Road). Access to Building 2 is via lift or stairs from the basement of the building as well as via the path from College Hill Drive to level 2 foyer.

Mater Childcare centre