Fees and subsidies

Centre Fees

All 3 and 4 year olds are entitled to 20 hours free care per week. For families who choose centre-based education there is a minimum requirement of 18 hours attendance per week at the centre.

Service Hourly Rate Casual Rate Lunch Free ECE - 20 hours
3-4 year olds
Optional charges
Lunch and Snacks
Elm Row $7.14 $8.14 Includes all meals – Lunch and snacks Lunch and snacks
$7.00 per day
Koputai $7.14 $8.14 Includes all meals – Lunch and snacks Lunch and snacks
$7.00 per day
Russell Street $7.14 $8.14 Includes all meals – Lunch and snacks Lunch and snacks
$7.00 per day
Nursery $7.27 $8.27 Includes all meals – Lunch and snacks N/A

Methods of Payment

  • Payments are made weekly by automatic payment or telephone/internet banking.
  • Terms of credit: due seven days after the invoice date

Subsidies Available

Further information about subsidies for childcare is available below.