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Grenfell Preschool & Long Day Care Centre is a non-profit organisation.  We deliver a high quality educational service which is subsidised by the Federal and State Governments.  We endeavor to maintain a fee structure which is affordable and sustainable.

  

  

Rates - Long Day Care  ( 8.00am to 6.00pm)
Full Day
Half Day
  
$74.00
$37.00

  

Rates - Occasional Care

  

  

                                                                                               $8.00 per hour

Rates -  Preschool (state funded non-CCB) for children 3 years and older
Full Day

     8:00am - 3:30pm

Half Day

Equity children: children from families holding a low income health care card and/or is Aboriginal

          $16.00

N/A

Children eligible to attend school the following year.

          $20.00

N/A

Children not eligible for school the following year

          $30.00

               N/A

  

To help with the cost of child care, the Federal Government provides the following assistance to families:

Child Care Benefit (CCB) Child Care Benefit reduces the cost of your total child care fees.  It is available to you if you are a parent, foster parent or grandparent with a child in your care who is attending a child care service approved by, or registered with, the Government.  There are certain eligibility requirements you must meet to get Child Care Benefit.

Child Care Rebate (CCR)

The Child Care Tax Rebate is additional assistance to you if you are using approved child care for work, study or training related reasons.

Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Child Care Fee Assistance

JET Child Care fee assistance provides extra help if you are a parent on an income support payment and looking for work, studying or starting a job. It will cover most of your child care costs.  From 1 July 2008 eligibility for JET Child Care fee assistance increased from 12 months of study, regardless of the course duration, to up to 24 months.

  

The following fact sheets are made available by the Federal Government to provide information to families about their child care needs and available assistance:

Fact Sheet 1:  Information for families using child care

Fact Sheet 2:  What is Child Care Benefit (CCB)?

Fact Sheet 3:  What is approved child care?

Fact Sheet 4:  What are the different types of approved child care?

Fact Sheet 5:  What is registered child care?

Fact Sheet 6:  How much Child Care Benefit (CCB) can I get?

Fact Sheet 7:  What is the Child Care Benefit (CCB) work, training, study test?

Fact Sheet 8:  What are my responsibilities for receiving Child Care Benefit (CCB)?

Fact Sheet 9:  Absences from child care—Child Care Benefit (CCB)

Fact Sheet 10:  What is the Child Care Tax Rebate (CCTR)?

Fact Sheet 11:  Is there extra help I can get with my child care cost?

Fact Sheet 12:  What is Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Child Care fee assistance?

Fact Sheet 13:  What child care services are available in regional and remote communities?

Fact Sheet 14:  Is there any extra assistance for my child with additional needs?

Fact Sheet 15:  How do I know if my child is attending a quality service?

Fact Sheet 16:  Will my child be given priority for child care services?

Fact Sheet 17:  Child Care Access Hotline - to help you find a child care service for your child

Fact Sheet 18:  Where do I go for more information on child care?

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