Fees, Costs & Childcare Subsidies

Fees vary from centre to centre and home-based agency to home-based educator.  Some can charge very high fees while others charge little or nothing.  But there are subsidies available to parents and services also receive funding directly to help to bring down the cost of fees to parents.  Check your eligibility here and what financial help you might be able to access.

There are other costs, sometimes hidden costs, that you need to be aware of and count into the total cost of using a service.



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Fees, Costs & Childcare Subsidies

Late Fee or Fine

An early childhood service may charge a late fee instead of allowing at least a little or occasional flexibility as to when parents arrive to

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