At Talent Excellence Coordination unit, childcare fees are charged on an hourly basis, per child. Different rates apply depending on the times or days care is required, or whether weekends or overnight care is required.
Fee reductions are available through the Family Assistance Office.
Child Care Benefit (CCB): is an income-tested subsidy from the Federal Government to assist families with the cost of their child care. Contact the Family Assistance Office (FAO) on 136 150 for details on how your fees can be reduced.
Child Care Rebate (CCR): is a further Federal Government initiative for all taxpayers using approved child care to assist with child care costs.CCR is not means tested. Child Care Benefit is means tested. Depending on income you may not be eligible for Child Care Benefit but may still be eligible for the Child Care Rebate. Contact Centrelink or visit the mychild website to find your eligibility and entitlements. For further information contact the Family Assistance Office (FAO).
For information regarding your child care fees contact Talent Excellence Coordination Unit on 03 9747 8625.