Our Fees

Winston Mall Children's Centre has very competitive fees for childcare in the Winston Hills area.

The Centre is a not-for profit community based childcare facility and relies on assistance from the enrolled families to oversee the operations of the centre and volunteers to assist with fundraising.

Fees are determined by the annual Centre budget, which is prepared and closely monitored by the Nominated Supervisor and the Executive Committee to keep our Centre operating.

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Many families are given assistance by the Department of Human Services towards their daily rate of care through Child Care Subsidy (CCS), making childcare more affordable.

Summary of Fees

  • One Off Waiting List Fee – $50 per child (non-refundable)
  • One Off Administration/Enrolment Fee – $80 per child
  • Annual Membership Fee – $50 per family – in January
  • Annual Building Fund Fee – $50 per family – in July

Daily Rates

  • Joeys (6 weeks–2 years) – $104.00 per day
  • Wallabies (2–3 years) – $101.00 per day
  • Kangaroos (3–5 years) – $98.00 per day

Note:

  • Late fee for payment of accounts - $25
  • Late fees - set fee of $15 plus $1 per minute charged per family
  • Fees are also payable on public holidays

These fees are current as at 1st July 2019.

PAYMENTS

Preferred payment is by Direct Deposit or EFTPOS.

If you wish to transfer funds by Direct Deposit: BSB 012 478, ACCOUNT NO. 243 306 602.

All fees are subject to change at anytime. Notification will be given to all parents.

Fees for all bookings will be charged for the full 50 weeks of the Centre’s operation including absence due to sickness and family holidays.

Families that wish to claim the Child Care Subsidy need to provide their CRN's at the time of enrolment for the payment to be applied. See the my.gov.au website for more information.

NOTICE OF LEAVE

If a family needs to leave WMCC, a two week notice period is required which should be provided in writing to the Nominated Supervisor.

All accounts need to be up to date before leaving the Centre.

As a stated in WMCC Fee Agreement Policy, a different notice period applies if your child is leaving for school the following year.

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PRIORITY OF ACCESS

Winston Mall Children’s Centre implements the following priority of access in accordance with Commonwealth Government guidelines:

  1. Workforce participants where a single parent, or both parents, are employed, seeking employment or are studying/training for future employment.
  2. Those children or parents with a continuing disability or incapacity.
  3. Children at risk of serious abuse or neglect.
  4. Parents at home with more than one child below school age and single parent at home.