Summary Of Fees & Charges - From Dec 1st 2014



Standard charge $6.00 per hour
Minimum 12 hours - must be enrolled on 2 days to socialise child

  • Ministry of Education ECE for 3 & 4 year old children
  • Up to 6 hours can be claimed on any one day
  • No more than 20 hours per week
  • WINZ can subsidise further hours
  • Anything over the allotted hours with WINZ will be charged at $6.00 per hour


Government Provisos

  • All children are entitled to 20 ECE hours once they turn 3 years of age until they turn 5 years of age. 
  • You can split the 6 hours per day with Homebased and Kindy but may not exceed 6 hours in total for any one day at both services combined.
  • An Early Childhood Education 20 hours form is required with the total hours in each service not exceeding 20 hours in total.
  • All children from 0 - 3 years of age pay the standard hourly rate of $6.00 unless a WINZ subsidy applies.


Home from Home Provisos

  • Parents are charged the full fee of $6.00 per hour if care is cancelled without 10 working days notice.
  • A holding fee of $3.00 per hour will apply when 5 working days notice of absense is given, for up to a maximum of four weeks per year (a week being your child's normal booked hours per week).
  • Absences in excess of the 4 week allowance will be charged at the standard fee of $6.00 per hour.
  • When an Educarer is unavailable there will be no charge, however every effort will be made to find alternative care if required. 
  • An administration fee of $25 will be charged to parents on enrolment then every 12 months after that.