ASSISTANCE WITH CHILDCARE FEES
Bayside Park Early Education Centre is approved to offer a reduction in Fees through Childcare Benefit and/or the Childcare Rebate. It is important for families to contact the Department of Human Services on 136 150 to determine any eligibility in Fee Assistance, as this can reduce your out-of-pocket expenses considerably.
CHILDCARE BENEFIT (CCB)
This is a Child Care Benefit Scheme (CCB) which is funded by the Federal Government. Under this scheme, a formula is used to calculate the percentage of the Fees that each family will pay. This percentage depends on the family income. To be eligible, all families must register with the Department of Human Services by completing a “Childcare Benefit Application Form” which is to be lodged at the local Department of Human Services office.
CHILDCARE TAX REBATE (CCR)
Despite whether or not families are entitled to receive Child Care Benefit (CCB) which is income-tested, there may still be an entitlement to the Childcare Tax Rebate (CCR) which will reimburse you for up to 50% of your out-of-pocket expenses. Please contact the Department of Human Services to lodge your claim, or this may also be done online.
CHILDCARE FEES AS OF JULY 2017
Fully Toilet-trained children - $92 per day (LD1)
Non Toilet-trained children - $98 per day (LD2) - Inc nappies.
Please note that Fees are subject to change at the beginning of each financial year and/or at the beginning of each New Year, at the discretion of Management. Families will be notified at least two weeks in advance if there is to be an increase in Fees at any stage. Prior to this increase, our last Fee Increase was in July 2015.