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Fees and access information

Permanent Enrolments

Mater Childcare offers permanent care. Fees are a set daily rate as outlined below.

  • Birth to 36 months: $103 per child/per day
  • 37 months to 60 months: $98 per child/per day.

Fee Inclusions

  • a nutritious lunch and healthy afternoon snack
  • disposable nappies
  • quick drop off and pick up parking zone
  • an emergent education and care program
  • qualified staff.

Holding Deposit

  • Mater Childcare requires a holding deposit of $250.00 per placement (not subject to GST)
  • the holding deposit is held for the duration of the child's placement in Mater Childcare
  • upon verification of payment you will receive a printed receipt to confirm your deposit
  • holding deposits are conditionally refundable upon the cessation of enrolment, please see Mater Childcare's Payment of Fees policy for more details. For a copy of this document, please contact Mater Childcare.

Late Fees

We ask for your cooperation in dropping off and collecting children within our operating hours. If at any time you have an emergency and are going to be delayed, please attempt to make alternative arrangements for the collection of your child and contact Mater Childcare as soon as possible.

A late fee will apply if your child is left at Mater Childcare after closing time. The late fee is not subject to Child Care Benefit. For more information on late fees please refer to Mater Childcare handbook and Payment of Fees policy. For a copy of these documents please contact Mater Childcare.

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