Financial Information and Pricing Policy

Morning Rates  –  $15.00 

The morning rates are from 7.00 AM until 9.00 AM.
Children are taken to school on our bus.

Afternoon Rates  –  $19.00*

The afternoon rates are from 3.00 PM until 6.00 PM. The children are picked up from school and returned to the Centre.

* Shortland Public and Our Ladies of Victories incur a $2.00 bus fee. 

Full Day Rates  –  $42.00 

These rates apply to school vacation and student pupil free day.
Hours are 7.30 PM to 5.30 PM.

Payment in Advance

Upon being offered a place at the service, parent(s) or guardian are required to pay 1 full weeks fees as a security bond and 2 full weeks fees in advance payment.

The bond secures your child’s placement at the service. The bond may be used to cover and/or settle your final account.

Families wishing to terminate their child’s place at the service are required to give written notice of their intended date of termination. If the family has a permanent booking, fees for the full term will still be required.

Upon termination, and written notice received to Nominated Supervisor, “bond” payment that was paid at time of enrollment will be returned or deducted on final payment.

Payment on Absence 

Fees are payable on sick days if those days fall on a day that a child is booked into the service. Waratah OOSH has a No Cancellation policy for all services, BSC, ASC, VC.

If a child is booked in on a day that has been deemed a ‘Pupil Free Day” by the school, regular fees will be charged.

You must cancel your child for the day to avoid a No Cancellation fee of $10.00 per child. The No Cancellation fee will be charged of $10.00 per child per session if you do not cancel.

Late Fee 

Should children be present after 6PM closing time, you are required to pay the Late Fee. After 6PM the charge of $10.00 for the first 5 minutes and $20 for every 5 minutes thereafter.

If you drop your children off before opening hours a similar fee will be charged.

Childcare Benefit percentage will be deducted once Centrelink has been notified.