Fees and Payments

The Centre is run on a “Not for Profit” basis and therefore fees will be kept minimal while ensuring appropriate and substantial funding. Please be aware that the cost of the program is calculated based on the session, therefore there are no half day or hourly rates available.

Family Membership Fees:

A $20.00 annual membership fee is charged to every family when they enrol or re-enrol at the centre each year.

Before and After School Attendance Fees:

Session Type Morning Session (per child) Afternoon Session (per child)
Permanent Booking $9.50 $17.00
Casual Booking $10.50 $18.00

Vacation Care Attendance Fees:

The Family Membership fee must be paid to enrol in Vacation Care.

Vacation Care fees for in centre activities are $44, however incursions and excursions attract an additional fee. Summer Vacation Program coming soon.

Ezidebit Fees:

Administration Fee (once only): $1.10

Bank Account Transaction Fee: $1.18

Credit Card Transaction Fee: VISA/Mastercard 2.5% (min $1.18); AMEX/Diners 4.4% (min $0.88)

EZIDEBIT Dishonour Fee: $14.80 per dishonoured transaction (to be charged directly from Ezidebit)

Late Collection Fee:

The Centre closes at 6.00pm. Any child collected after 6.00pm will incur a $1.00 per minute per child charge. If a child is not collected by 6.30pm & no contact can be made with parents or emergency contacts, the child will be placed under the supervision of the local police station or Department of Community Services. Late pick up fines are calculated on the spot & are determined by the timestamp on the touchscreen at the service. Continual late pick-ups will lead to written notification that your booking at the centre is in jeopardy.

Non-Notification Fee:

It is your responsibility to inform the centre. A non-notification fee of $5 is charged if the centre has not been contacted that your child is not attending; please do not pass on a message with a sibling or the school. NB: The school does not pass on messages regarding absences if your child is away. You must either log in to the webserver & mark them away or let the centre know to avoid unnecessary confusion & concern. The roll is checked in each session to make sure all children are present.

Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR):

Ermington OSHC is an approved Childcare centre, which means that our families can claim CCB and the 50% CCR, if they are eligible.

All families who are Australian residents may apply for fee assistance through the Child Care Benefit Scheme.

At the time of enrolment, in order for us to be able to formalise your account so you can receive your rebates, you must provide us with:

1. Guardian registered to receive CCB/CCR

2. This person’s CRN

3. This person’s DOB

4. Each child’s CRN

5. Each child’s DOB

To find out more about the Government Childcare Payments please view our FAQ page.